Scan code: LN142552 Manufacturer code: SP8

(Open Box) EVO - SP8 8 Channel Smart Preamp with AD/DA

(Open Box) EVO - SP8 8 In 8 Out High Performance 8 Channel Mic Pre Expander with Smartgain

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Scan code: LN142552 Manufacturer code: SP8
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(Open Box)
8 Channel Smart Preamp with AD/DA


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The mic preamp of the futureThe ultimate studio preamp expander is here. EVO SP8 is designed to be the perfect partner for expanding your existing audio interface. Give your studio the performance and capability boost it needs, providing eight intelligent EVO Preamps that set their own levels with Smartgain, advanced AD/DA converter technology and a versatile range of I/O connectivity.

Add to that two JFET instrument inputs, the all new, groundbreaking Motion UI control system and exceptional audio performance across the board. The EVO SP8 might just be the world’s smartest Mic Preamp.

Bigger sessions demand more channels and expanding your existing audio interface via ADAT might be the most cost effective solution to scale up your studio. EVO SP8 provides eight mic/line inputs, eight line outputs and 2 x ADAT connections, giving you enough I/O firepower to easily tackle multi-mic sessions like recording drums, or taking on a full band.

At A Glance • EVO Mic Preamps
• 8 x Line Outputs
• JFET Instrument Inputs
• 2 x ADAT Inputs & Outputs
• Class Leading AD/DA Converters

Studio Quality Recordings


The EVO Mic PreampMeet the preamps your studio needs. Eight sonically incredible EVO preamps will effortlessly enhance your recordings, delivering professional grade audio performance backed by 25 years of engineering experience.

The analogue mic preamps have been designed to deliver the most accurate, clean and true to source version of your audio, regardless of what you’re recording.

Analogue Mic Pre Made Smarter


Ultimate AccuracyTake your studio into the 21st century using powerful EVO Preamp technology. Combining all the sonic advantages of a studio-grade analogue mic preamp with digitally controlled tactile precision, the EVO Preamp gives you the ability to set your gain with pin-point accuracy, right down to the decibel.

Advanced Converter Technology


Better converters, better audioSound is everything in the studio and EVO SP8’s high performance AD/DA converters use 32-bit technology to ensure you hear your audio accurately at all times, if you’re recording music or sending audio to your favourite outboard gear and back when mixing.

Better converters mean better audio, helping you make creative decisions confidently, identify issues and improve your overall recording and mixing experience.

A Total Gain-Changer


advanced peak analysisRecording drums and larger sessions are made easy with Smartgain. Automatically set the gain for all eight channels at once with a quick touch of a button.

Powered by the lightning quick Smartgain algorithm, Smartgain uses advanced peak analysis to automatically analyse, adjust and set your gain to the perfect levels, all in under 20 seconds!

Introducion Motion UI

intuitive and Smart!Navigate SP8’s hardware features at rapid speeds thanks to the all new Motion User Interface. For the first time, a stunning high resolution, full colour screen intelligently displays all the information as and when you need it, making the EVO SP8 a fully immersive and intuitive Smart Preamp.


The ScreenEvery adjustment, detail and button press is displayed on a stunning TFT backlit LCD screen that gives you real time visual feedback of your audio, allowing you to make changes on the fly and take total control of the EVO SP8 without needing to look at your computer.


Channel StatusPressing an input button momentarily displayed the channel name, levels and the functions activated for that specific channel. Giving you all the information you need in one place.


MeteringKeep an oye on your levels by quickly going through your input levels with the EVO SP8's crystal clear, full colour metering.


One Knob ControlMade to keep your session in motion, the One-Knob-Control allows you to glide through EVO SP8's hardware features from a single centralised point.

Looks That Could Kill


perfect visibilitySP8 has been carefully designed to look great on both your desktop and in your rack. Super bright backlit LED lighting not only looks stunning but provides perfect visibility in the darkest of studios, whilst a solid steel chassis makes sure EVO SP8 is up to the challenges of daily use in the studio and on the road.

Introducing EVO SP8 | 8 Channel Smart Preamp with AD/DA

The Tech Spec

Features Specification
Type Digital Microphone Preamp
Form Factor Desktop
Simultaneous I/O 8 x 8
A/D Resolution Up to 24-bit/96kHz
Number of Preamps 8
Phantom Power Yes
Analogue Inputs 8 x XLR-1/4" combo (mic/line)
Analogue Outputs 8 x 1/4" TRS
Digital Inputs 2 x Optical (ADAT)
Digital Outputs 2 x Optical (ADAT)
Clock I/O In
Power Supply Standard IEC AC Cable
Computer Interface Type  
Connections (Input)
  • 2 x ADAT Optical
  • 8 x XLR / Jack Combo
Mic Preamps (Max) 8
Instrument Inputs (Max) 8
Phantom Power Yes
Sample Rate (Max)  
Bit Resolution  
iPad Compatible No
Connections (Output)
  • 8 x 6.35mm (1/4") TRS Jack
  • 2 x ADAT Optical
Dimensions (mm)  
DSP Processing No
Misc. Notes  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN142552
Model Number SP8

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(Open Box) EVO - SP8 8 Channel Smart Preamp with AD/DA
(Open Box) EVO - SP8 8 Channel Smart Preamp with AD/DA