I installed this board a couple years ago in Redding and then I see this on Facebook
Congratulations, you win a free upgrade to this shitty old Arrakis 1200 I dragged out of the e-waste bin.
That being said, You Can Decrease The Likelihood Of Damaged Consoles With This One Weird Trick: use consoles with a vertical front surface. Here’s an SAS like that, I stole the pic off someone else’s post and forget where it is but it’s slick.
Many early consoles had this layout, using big chunky rotary faders.
SAS has also replicated this with the Dees Digital, designed to meet Rick Dees’ desire to have a modern board with digital routing but with the classic rotary pots and vertical panel. It’s a beauty.
And now, additional folderol