By PSW Staff • November 7, 2018 The new 32 channel 1608 console at Finger Lakes Community College Finger Lakes Community College has expanded their API console selection at its main campus in Canandaigua, NY with the commissioning of an automated 32 channel 1608 console. The school is also equipped with a 48 channel Vision console and another 32 channel 1608 console. “We had a digital console in one of our rooms that we needed to replace. For our other rooms we had bought a Vision, a 1608, and then an expander for that console,” says FLCC’s recording studio manager Bob Potter. “The 1608 is a killer console for our first room, so when it was time to do this room we decided to go back to the analog world from the digital console. I think this was a step up and a smart move for us.” With the initial purchase of the Vision console working out so well for FLCC, Potter wanted to fill his other rooms with a similar sound. He says that the students who have made the transition from digital to analog with the 1608 console can hear the difference, and even the newest students notice that the 1608 sounds amazing once they get familiar with the desk. “We were trying to make smart purchase. We saw the track record API was establishing with 1608, and thought this is a no-brainer for us,” Potter adds. API Finger Lakes Community College Tagged with: 1608 API Finger Lakes Community College Music Recording Technology Vision · all topics Subscribe to Live Sound International Subscribe to Live Sound International magazine. Stay up-to-date, get the latest pro audio news, products and resources each month with Live Sound.