Elysia Karacter 500 Coloring Box

A 500 series coloring box to add character, saturation and filters along with a stereo mix matrix!

The karacter 500 is a box full of vibrant colors. It covers a complete spectrum including mastering-grade saturation, tube-inspired distortion and glorious destruction. Gone are the days when only racks full of outboard gear could achieve these elusive and highly desirable styles of tonal coloration...

This all-in-one solution offers two separate channels which can be set up for dual mono, linked stereo or linked and unlinked M/S operation. Integrated mix stages for parallel signal processing and the unique Color Control add to its remarkable flexibility.

The entire unit is designed with discrete class-A topology, so even the most lo-fi sounds will benefit from the karacter's high-end touch. Enhance your tracks or decimate everything – It's a matter of karacter.



Discrete Class-A Topology

  • The input and output stages as well as the complete audio path are fully discrete designs running in constant class-A mode. The result: Signal coloration, high-end style.
Mastering-Grade Saturation
  • In this mode, the karacter 500 generates gentle Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) with a soft characteristic curve, resulting in very musical symmetrical clipping.
Tube-Inspired Distortion
  • In FET Shred mode, the behavior of the karacter 500 changes drastically. The sound instantly reminds of tube amplifiers, with a wide range of asymmetrical distortion.
Glorious Destruction
  • Now, this is pushing the envelope. The Turbo Boost shifts the operating point of the distortion circuit in FET shred mode and generates even more asymmetrical wave forms.
Color Filter
  • The Color control changes the harmonics-frequency relation with tons of interesting variations. Middle is flat; turn left for more dub and right for more shred.
Integrated M/S Matrix
  • As an alternative to standard stereo operation you can process the mid and side signals, opening up completely new options for your work!
Dual Mono/Stereo Link
  • For ultimate flexibility, the karacter 500 offers both true dual mono and linked stereo operation, while in M/S mode the channels can be linked or unlinked as well.
Stepped Controllers
  • All potentiometers of the karacter 500 have 41 steps, which is a great help for recalling your previous sessions fast and precisely.

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  • karacter 500 2-Channel 500 Series Saturator Module
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  • United States

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