Arrakis Systems ARC-10U-Blue
The ARC-10 series of radio consoles are general purpose consoles that meet the needs for most On Air Radio & Radio Production studio applications.
Performance you can feel.
With the ARC-10 series console, you get a console that takes less time to setup, easier to maintain, and
features that match consoles that are double its price. All the power, none of the regrets.
5 Types of Channels
2 High Performance mic channels. Perfect for a Guest/Host configuration.
High performance mic channels, with XLR inputs.
High performance mic preamps.
48 VDC phantom power.
Channel 1 features a Talk button to talk to a Studio monitor.
LED illuminated switches.
7 Inputs, giving you enough channels to connect all of your devices.
Trim pot adjustable for each channel.
Active balanced RJ-45 or unbalanced RCA (depending on model)
2 stereo output buses. Both balanced and unbalanced outputs.
LED illuminated switches.
ARC-10UP & BP models only.
Play & Record in digital with Windows PC or Mac.
USB sound card functionality to work with any software.
Simple connect using standard USB cable.
Play audio from your USB device directly onto your board.
Record audio from your board using any 3rd party software.
Phone channel comes standard, allowing you to connect to a phone hybrid.
Audio & Logic connections available to connect to hybrid.
Listen off-line to a caller using the Cue button.
Talkback button enables you to talk to the caller off-air.
Mix minus feed to the caller is a mix of Pgm-Aud.
LED illuminated switches.
The Bluetooth channel allows you to connect any Bluetooth device to channel 10 on the board.
Connect your phone using the Bluetooth channel to take calls and put callers on-air.
Connect your tablet wireless to the board, to play audio over the air.
Quality comes standard with the latest in Bluetooth technology.
Three Models to Choose from
The ARC-10 family of consoles comes in 3 models. They all have the same front panel operation and differ only in the types of input sources that they accommodate.
Unbalanced RCA Inputs. Easy connectivity.No USB channel.Stereo input channel on channel 9, in lieu of USB channel.
Unbalanced RCA Inputs. Easy connectivity.USB channel on channel 9.
Balanced RJ-45 Inputs; excellent for high RF environments.USB channel on channel 9.
10 Channels. Analog Console. Affordable & Powerful. (STANDARD WITH ALL MODELS, unless otherwise noted)
10 Channels - with 10 channels you can connect all the essentials. 6 Line In inputs allows you to connect to CD players, mp3 players and other analog sources.Mic Channels - 2 mic channels with optional 48V phantom power. The channel Two mic can also be remoted to a separate announce booth if desired.Real VU Meters - stylish and easy to use VU meters for Program & Audition buses.Built Tough - professional throughout, with multi-million operation LED lighted switches andelectronic audio switching. Built for ANY environment.Socketed IC's - one IC is surface mounted, all of the rest are socketed for ease of service.No More RF - has balanced inputs & outputs for use in high RF environments (ARC-10BPONLY).
2 Stereo output buses. Program & Audition with mono mixdowns. (STANDARD WITH ALL MODELS, unless otherwise noted)
Active balanced - All outputs & inputs are active balanced (ARC-10BP ONLY).Stereo or Mono - Both stereo & mono outputs for 2 output buses.Listen - Monitor & 8 ohm Headphone output as well as built in Cue speaker talkback system with built-in amplifier.
4 types of Inputs. More options, more power. (STANDARD WITH ALL MODELS, unless otherwise noted)
2 Mic Channel - Two mic channels are included on the ARC-10 to support a Host and Guest talk show in the main control room itself. The channel Two mic can also be remoted to a separate announce booth if desired.Stereo Line level Channel - Channels 3-8 are stereo, line level input channels appropriate for source devices like CD players, MP3 players, network feeds, etc. The unbalanced model is ideal for studios where these sources are located locally in the studio itself. The balanced model should be selected if some of these sources (such as a satellite feed) are originated in other studios where the wiring could be long and introduce hum & noise.PC-USB input Channel (ARC-10UP & ARC-10BP ONLY) - Play & Record in digital with a Windows PC or MAC, USB sound card functionality built directly into the module, record audio onto a PC or playback audio from the PC over the air, & LED illuminated swtiches.Telephone Channel - Channel 10 is a dedicated telephone channel that easily connects to an external telephone hybrid. The caller can talk to you through the Cue system while a 'Push to Talk' button enables the Control Room mic to talk off-line to the caller. Just select the Air or Recording bus then turn the channel on. What could be easier
Phone line system. Connect your phone hybrid for a powerful phone system (STANDARD WITH ALL MODELS)
Phone Channel - channel 10 is a dedicated telephone channel that easily connects to an external telephone hybrid.Talkback Cue System - the caller can talk to you through the Cue system while a Talkback button enables the Control Room mic to talk off-line to the caller.
USB input channel. Connect to any PC (Windows XP, 7) or MAC for play & record. (ARC-10UP & ARC-10BP models ONLY)
Use any software - Use any automation or production software to either play or record.Playback - play any audio from your PC onto the board and then over the air. Play YouTube clips or any audio from your PC or MAC.Recording - record audio coming from your board onto your PC or MAC with any production software.Easy Setup - connect with a simple USB cable.Start & Stop Automation - with our automation system, you may start & stop the automation system.
RJ45 Connections. Quick & easy install with RJ45 connections. (ARC-10BP ONLY)
World Standard - all IO is world standard RJ45.Cables Provided - 10 foot cables (connectorized at one end with molded RJ45 connectors) are provided for the inputs. This is en expensive option for most consoles but is standard with the ARC-10.Quick Setup - as simple as plug and play.Premade wiring - optional cables are available for common connections such as XLR & RCA. Check the accessories section for more information.
Low Profile Design. Defining what attractive is. (STANDARD WITH ALL MODELS)
Modern & Timeless - The ARC series has a modern low profile & sleek design that is timeless.
110 or 220VAC. Autosensing international power supply. (STANDARD WITH ALL MODELS)
Autosensing - power supply autosenses between 110 & 220 VAC for domestic or international installations.
Balanced & Unbalanced Outputs
Pgm output has both XLR balanced, & RCA unbalanced outputs. Both Pgm & Aud include mono mixdowns.
Balanced RJ45 Connectors
ll Stereo inputs are world standard balanced RJ45 connectors. 10ft. Cabling is included, no charge (ARC-10BP model only).
Momentary switches are 5 million operation & LED illuminated, for an extremely long life. No more need to replace switches or bulbs.
Conductive plastic faders for highest possible resolution and life. Dust covers designed to protect and prolong the life of the fader.
The power supply is auto-sensing 110-220VAC. Certified: UL, CE, CS, CB. Perfect for use anywhere in the world.
Headphone system with stereo amp for 8ohm (or Hi-Z) headphones. Plus Monitor and Cue systems.
Depth - 15 inches - 381mmHeight - 6 inches - 153mmWidth - 24 inches - 610mm
Weight - 32 pounds - 15kgDepth - 28 inches - 711mmHeight - 18 inches - 458mmWidth - 11 inches - 280mm*These values may change at any time without notice.
ARC-10 Console (ARC-10U / ARC-10UP / ARC-10BP)Operations ManualPower Supply (110V / 220V auto-sensing)15-pin, sub-D, solder cup, DB15M connectorRCA audio cable.RJ45 cable (qty 1 for U & UP model) (qty 4 for BP model)
Included with ARC-10UP & BP only
DB9MF molded serial cableUSB Cable3.5mm audio cable
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