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RCF M 18

RCF M 18

Fader-free, all-in-one M 18 has an on-board WiFi access point with both external and internal antennas, enabling full wireless control from up to 5 tablets. It features a total of 18 analog inputs, 8 mic preamps, up to 19 simultaneous studio-grade effects and a full suite of plug-in algorithms and professional internal effects, including a high-quality stereo reverb and classic emulations of guitar and bass amplifiers.

The input EQs (Standard, Vintage and Smooth) enable a wide range of sounds and a flexible sound-sculpting environment. A Mastering processor on the main outputs allows a final fine-tuning of the overall sound. A USB port for the internal two-track player and recorder, MIDI ports and footswitch input provide maximum flexibility.

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RCF M 18 Features

  • 18 analog input channels, 8 mic preamps and 10 Line inputs including 2 HiZ switchable inputs
  • 3 internal FX: Reverb, Delay, Modulation
  • 19 simultaneous studio-grade effects, including Guitar & Bass emulations developed by Overloud
  • MixRemote app ensuring a comprehensive control
  • Valve warmer, Xciter, Maximizer and Stereo Graphic EQ on Main Mix
  • 1 stereo main out and 6 aux outputs
  • USB port for the internal four-track player and two-track recorder
  • MIDI I/O ports
  • 1 dual footswitch connector
  • Internal power supply

Technical Specification

Electrical Specifications
Frequency Response: 20 Hz ÷ 20000 kHz
Voltage Requirements: 90 V - 240 V
Power Supply: Internal
Power Consumption (W): 40 W
Processing Channels: 20
A/D-D/A Conversion: 24 Bit @ 48.0 kHz
Signal Processing: 32 Bit Floating Point
Dynamic Range: 114
Wireless Specifications
Dual Band: Yes
IEEE802.11 B/G STANDARD (GHZ): 2.4 / 5.0 - US version: 2.4 GHz only
Internal Access Point: Yes
External Antennas: 1
Internal Antennas: 2
A/D Dynamic Range (dB): 114 dB
Gain Selection: -10 dB ÷ 4 dB
HI-Z Line Inputs: 2
Line: 10
Low Cut: 10 Hz ÷ 500 dB
Phantom Power +48V: Yes
Gain Range: 0 dB ÷ 60 dB
HI-Z Line Inputs Impedance (Mohm): 1 Mohm
Mic Inputs Impedance (Kohm): 1 kohm
Line Input Impedance (Kohm): 10 kohm
Mic: 8
Main Mix: 2
Aux Send: 6
Phones: 1
FX Send: 3
Aux Output: 6
Output Specifications
Main Out Impedance (ohm): 50 ohm
Aux Out Impedance (ohm): 50 ohm
Phones Out Impedance (ohm): 40 ohm
D/A Dynamic Range (dB): 114 dB
Main Out Level (dBu): 21 dBu
Aux Out Level (dBu): 21 dBu
Phones Out Level (dBm): 35 dBm
RCF Gates: "Gates present on all input channel"
RCF Compressors: Compressor on each input channel
Input Channels EQ: 2 Full Parametric / 2 Semi Parametric / 2 Shelving / 4 Generic
Aux Output EQ: 2 Full Parametric / 2 Shelving
Auxiliary Sends
Aux: 4 Pre / 2 pre/post
FX Post: 3
Internal Effects
Send Effects: 3
MultiFX Insert Effects: 16
Mastering Processors
Main Out Processors: 4.00
Main Out Type: "Valve Warmer, Xciter, Maximizer, 31 band Graphic EQ present on MAIN MIX"
USB Audio
Type: A
Rec Trk: 2
Supported Play Formats: MP3, WAV, AIFF
Supported Rec Format: WAV
Play Trk: 2
Supported Sample Rate (kHz): 48.0
Compressed File Format Play (up to)(kbps): 320 Kbps
Other Features
Footswitch: Yes
MIDI In: Yes
MIDI Out: Yes
LAN Port: Yes
Standard Compliance
CE Marking: Yes
Physical Specifications
Cabinet/Case Material: ABS
Rack Mounting: 2U, Optional rack mounting accessory required
Color: Black
Dimensions (H x W x D): 3.46 x 13.39 x 7.09 inches (88 x 340 x 180 mm)
Weight: 7.5 lbs (3.4 kg)
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