The Aphex works on the principle of generating, within its circuits, fourth and fifth harmonics of the input signal which are mixed in with the input signal at the output. It is thought by the psycho-acoustic researchers that these harmonics are the minute cues which our subconscious minds interpret as ‘presence’ or ‘realness’. It is claimed that it is these missing cues that the Aphex Aural Exciter re-creates and adds back to the main signal to change the way in which we perceive what we hear. Other conventional types of processors such as equalisers or reverberation, enhance those parts of the signal that are left when these cues are masked by the recording process. The Aphex Aural Exciter replaces these masked sounds.
Because the harmonics generated are derived from the main signal, they are musically related. The harmonic structure of each sound or instrument, therefore, is strengthened, allowing it to stand out from others. This manifests itself in a perceived increase in clarity or treble boost without giving any measurable increase in level.
Excellent Condition; some minor cosmetic wear from regular use – no bad or notable damage. All features tested and working. This is a pre-owned item and there may be signs of use, so please view the photos carefully and consider them part of the description.