The Purple Audio Sweet Ten is a 10-slot 500 Series rack designed to accommodate a variety 500 Series modules. It addresses challenges associated with power supplies, particularly in the case of a 10-slot series 500 rack. Overall, the Purple Audio Sweet Ten aims to provide a reliable, versatile, and high-performance solution for studios seeking a 500 Series rack for their audio modules.
Switching Power Supply: The Sweet Ten utilizes a switching power supply, which is designed to meet or exceed specified current needs while addressing the challenges associated with linear power supplies. Switching power supplies offer advantages in terms of reduced heat generation and magnetic hum fields.
Advanced Design: The switching power supply is carefully designed to ensure that it does not compromise audio performance. Comparative testing has been performed on various modules, including those of competitors, to verify that the Sweet Ten maintains optimal audio performance across the full bandwidth (10Hz – 500kHz).
Construction and Finish:
Trivalent Yellow Chromate Cold Rolled Steel: The top, side, and back panels of the Sweet Ten are finished in trivalent yellow chromate cold rolled steel. This material is chosen for improved grounding and shielding, offering better durability and protection compared to painted steel.
Ground Plane Motherboards: The rack features ground plane motherboards, providing additional grounding for enhanced performance.
Frequency Bypass Capacitors: The rack motherboard includes frequency bypass capacitors at each slot. These capacitors improve filtering, particularly for modules equipped with DC/DC converters.
Two Inputs and Two Outputs Per Slot: Each slot on the Sweet Ten provides two inputs and two outputs – one XLR and one TRS in/out. This configuration adds flexibility for various connection options.
Versatility for Future Modules: The design allows for potential future uses of connectors, such as fader loops on upcoming modules or other surprises.
Integration with Moiyn Mixer Module: Slot 9 can be used with the Moiyn mixer module, turning the Sweet Ten into a portable console. This configuration enables stereo balanced source injection.
19″ W x 5.25″ H x 8.25″ D
13 lbs ~ 6 kg
22″x14″x12″ ~ 56cm x 36cm x 30cm
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