Wheatstone L-8 Console

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Precision-built, low-profile, IP control surface,hot-swappable fader modules.

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Wheatstone L-8 Console sub1The L-8 has all the latest goodies plus is hot swappable down to the individual fader.

This smaller cousin to the popular Wheatstone LX-24, is big in capability but scaled for news production, voiceover work and all those applications requiring a solid control surface that will deliver under deadline, every time. The L-8 is based on all the same design principles as the bigger LX-24.


Each fader provides access to four stereo busses, a stereo cue bus and its own individual Bus-Minus. An LED source name display, an A/B source selector and one programmable soft button are also available and a SET button provides access to assignable controls in the master section. Snapshots of the L-8’s configuration can be saved and recalled at the touch of a button, making setup for different working sessions a quick and simple task.

The L-8 meter bridge features three sets of bright, ultra-high resolution LED meters along with a digital clock/timer. The L-8 has control room and headphone outputs with level control and source selection, as well as an independent studio monitor output.

The L-8 is designed for use with Wheatstone’s WheatNet-IP Intelligent Network. An ip88cb Console Audio BLADE provides the audio mix functionality, additional BLADEs can be added for inputs and outputs in a variety of digital and analogue formats. The L-8 console is sleek, versatile and low profile. No tabletop cutouts needed. Just plug the L-8 into your WheatNet-IP Intelligent Network and quickly assign any source of any type to any fader anywhere in your network.


8 Fader L-8 frame with:-

  • 8 IN-L8 Input Module
  • 1 x CR-L8 Control Room Monitor Module
  • 1 x SC-L8 Studio Monitor Module
  • 1 x L-8 User Manual
  • 1 x ip88cb Console Blade Mix Engine with 8 mono (4 stereo) analogue line inputs, 2 Mic preamps (patchable to 2 analogue line inputs)
  • 4 x AES/EBU inputs, AES/EBU outputs, 4 analogue outputs, Cue and headphone outputs on RJ45 and 1/4” socket
  • Control room and studio monitor outputs on XLRs, 12 programmable logic ports

Additional Inputs and Outputs can added with ip88a, ip88d, ip88ad, ip88m and ip88ve I/O Blades through a gigabit Ethernet network.

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