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Designed in 1969, the BCM10 was the ideal tracking console for premier studios. Its class A design, and 1073 modules delivered the best in audio performance throughout the golden era of studio recording.

Designed, manufactured, and assembled by hand in the UK, the BCM10/2 Mk2 is guaranteed to seduce even the most fridged of tympanic membranes.


Premium Front-End

80-Series Modules

The BCM10/2 MkII 80-series module slots can house the classic 1073, 1084 preamps or the modern 1073N.

1073 Preamps

All module options feature the 1073 preamp, capable of producing up to 80dB of mic gain by layering transistor gain stages on top of each other. This unique design lets you dial in the precise gain levels via the 5dB switch and, if required, drive the preamp to produce subtle harmonic saturation.

Marinair Transformers

The BCM’s 1073, 1084, or 1073N modules use exclusive Marinair specification transformers to balance the microphone input, along with the line input and output stage.

Inductor-Based EQ

The three-band EQ from the 1073, 1084 or 1073N uses exclusive, hand-wound inductors This equaliser, complimented with a choke-coupled high pass filter, gives complete control over the frequency spectrum.

Switchable HPF

The famous 1073 18dB/octave high pass filter is ideal for cutting out unwanted low frequencies and delivering complete control over the frequency spectrum, with 1084 modules installed, frequency control is enhanced with the addition of a switchable low pass filter.

1073/1084 EQ

For those looking for further EQ control, the 1084 modules use the same preamp design as the 1073 but feature an expanded EQ palette with selectable high-frequency bands, low pass filter and mid-band Hi-Q setting.


Modern Bussing & Connectivity  

1252 Module

The new 1952 channel routing module handles channel bussing and routing, featuring modern switching options for current studio needs.

Switchable Insert

Each channel features a switchable, balanced insert, perfect for connecting to a patch bay or directly into outboard processors.

Direct Outputs

For tracking or stem mixing, each channel has a direct output with up to +10dB in hand, switchable to pre or post the insert point.

Dual-Path Mixing

This additional transformer-balanced line input transforms the console into an in-line mixer and doubles the consoles channel count when mixing large sessions.

Aux & Cue Sends

The modern BCM10/2 Mk II busing system expands upon the capabilities of the original console with four mono pre/post fader aux sends and a stereo cue send, perfect for connecting to outboard FX and performer headphone systems.

P&G Faders

Smooth action P&G faders complimented with 7-stage LED metering deliver a precise visual overview of levels when tracking or mixing.


Class-A Topology

Voltage Mixing

The BCM10/2 MkII uses voltage mixing across its mix busses; this architecture reduces the mix bus gain to be reamplified through the 1272’s to line level. This process creates a ‘pleasant analogue hue compared to modern, transparent, current mixing and forms part of the BCM’s unique sonic character.

1272 Modules

The classic Neve 1272 line amplifier module works across its associated mix bus to reamplify the signal boosting it through Marinair Transformers.

Class A Discrete

The modern BCM 10/2 MkII uses class-A discrete architecture throughout. Neve engineers revived the original circuits to preserve the classic Neve character.

Transformer-Balanced Design

In addition to the Marinair transformers found in the channel modules, almost every input and output to the console is transformer-balanced, including the 1952 A&B line inputs, channel simple inputs, mix bus channel inputs, reverb returns and each 1272 module input & output. In total, a ten-channel BCM10/2 MkII uses 104 Marinair specification transformers!

External PSU

In the BCM10/2 MkII, everything is discrete, including the power supply. The quiet running, external 3U 19″ rackmount PSU module can be housed in the control room or a service room, keeping the analogue and power cables separate.


Mix Processing & Routing

Mix Bus Inserts

The BCM10/2 MkII includes two stereo mix bus inserts, ideal for custom bus processing final signals, and the IMR blend allows for parallel processing with single-knob controls.

500 Series Slots

To further enhance the mix bus processing capabilities of the BCM10/2 MkII, two VPR alliance specification 500 series slots are included, allowing for any 500 series processor to be applied across the mix bus.

Dual DI Inputs

Dual DI inputs with cue send, AFL, and solo isolation can bring additional signals from external mixers into the BCM mix bus or connect an external mixer into the performer cue mix systems.

Dual Reverb Returns

Dual reverb returns with stereo width, cue send, AFL, and solo isolation are dedicated systems for connecting outboard FX processors back into the console.

Mute Groups & Smart Switching

Global controls for aux on/off & pre/post fade state make session routing simple, plus two independent cut groups for tracking or mixing.

Solo System

Three professional destructive and non-destructive solo modes – solo-in-place, after-fader-listen, and pre-fader-listen.


Powerful Monitor Controls

Stepped Monitor Control

The stepped, triple-gang, gold-plated monitor switch delivers accurate levels for its many possible outputs, including signal blending options and internal and external signal sources. Additional monitor controls – mono sum, individual speaker cuts and variable speaker dim are powerful tools for modern professionals.

5.1 Monitoring

The BCM10/2 MkII powerful monitor section features three 5.1 external sources and three stereos. With 5.1 monitor outputs, the BCM can be the centre of any surround system without the need for external monitor controls.

Three Loudspeaker Outputs

The BCM10/2 MkII features three loudspeaker outputs, one complete 5.1 system and two stereo outputs; each output has independent trim controls for finely tuning your studio monitoring.

Headphones & SLS System

The SLS (studio loudspeaker system) and headphone output have independent source selections, level control and talkback facilities. These outputs can be used as named or as separate cue bus systems.

Talkback & Return Talkback

Talkback to cue, SLS and slate allow for seamless communication between engineer and artist, with a two-mode return talkback system for either two-way communication between artist and engineer or three-way between producer, artist and engineer.

Large VU Meters

The console centre’s large, backlit VU meters visually reference eleven selectable stereo mix bus signals. The VU meters feature -10dB attenuation allowing for accurate metering when pushing the console mix output.

Neve BCM10/2 MK2 - 16 Channel Mixing Console

  • Neve BCM10/2 MK2

  • Designed in 1969, the classic BCM10 was the ultimate tracking console for the world's premier studios. Its class A design, transformer balanced topology, and 1073® modules delivered the ultimate in audio performance throughout the golden era of studio recording.
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