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Eight ultra-low-noise Kashmir microphone preamps with adjustable limiters capture high quality audio in the field, on set, or with a computer.
Create a mix using the built-in 10 x 4 portable mixer.
Record up to 12 tracks to an SD card and backup to a USB thumb drive.
12-in, 4-out USB audio interface streams to your computer via USB-C at bit depths up to 32-bit float.
Choose bit depths from 16 to 32-bit float, and sampling rates from 44.1 kHz to 192 kHz.
Internal LTC timecode generator. Timecode In/Out via BNC or Aux In/Stereo Out.
Timecode and record triggering via HDMI.
USB-A for control surfaces, keyboards, and auto-copy to USB drive.
In-unit ISO mixing, gain, pan, low-cut, phase inversion, and phantom power.
Sunlight-readable color touch screen and LED metering.
Lightweight, durable, and small: perfect for bag use, mobile recording, or a home studio.
Powerful 300 mW+300 mW headphone amp allows clear and accurate reference of audio.
Includes a MX-8AA Battery Sled (batteries not included), XL-WPH3 AC Power Supply, and USB-C to USB-C cable.
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Frequency Response 10 Hz to 80 kHz +/- 0.5 dB re 1 kHz @ 192 kHz sample rate THD + Noise 0.005% max (@1kHz, 22-22 kHz BW, gain=20 dB, -10 dBu in) ADC 32 bit precision; 142 dB dynamic range min (A-weighted, gain=10 dB, fader=0 dB) Equivalent Input Noise -130 dBV (-128 dBu) max (A-weighting, gain=76 dB, 150 ohm source impedance) Inputs Mic: XLR active-balanced; 4k input Line: XLR active-balanced; 4k input Aux/Mic in: 3.5 mm TRS, 2-channel unbalanced; 100k input Line: ¼-inch TRS active-balanced; 4k input USB Audio: 4 channels 10 Total analog inputs: 8 mic-line inputs, 2 on Aux In All inputs fully RF-filtered and overload protected. Gain Mic input: +6 dB to +76 dB Line input: -20 dB to +30 dB Fader: -inf to +20 dB Headphone: -inf to +20 dB Total, Mic-to-recording (max): +96 dB Aux In (Mic): Gain = +10 dB to +40 dB Aux In (Line): Gain = -10 dB to +20 dB Total Aux Gain including Fader (Mic-to-recording): +60 dB Maximum Input Level Mic XLR: +14 dBu (limiters on or off) Line XLR/¼-inch: +28 dBu (limiters on or off) Aux In (Mic): -10 dBu Aux In (Line): +10 dBu Low Cut Filters 40 Hz to 160 Hz (adjustable), 18 dB/oct. First stage analog, subsequent stages digital. Microphone Powering Mic XLRs: 48 V via 6.8k resistors, 10 mA each Mic 3.5 mm: 3 V @ 3k source Limiters Limiter at all gain stages, range > 40 dB. First stage analog, subsequent stages digital. Adjustable Threshold, Ratio, and Release.
DAC feeding Stereo Out, Headphone Out 32 bit precision; 115 dB dynamic range (A-weighted) L/R Out TA3 2-channel balanced, 1.1K max output impedance, +18 dBu max output level X1/X2 Out 3.5 mm TRS stereo unbalanced, 500 ohm output impedance, +7.8 dBu max output level Headphones Out 3.5 mm TRS stereo unbalanced, 300 mW + 300 mW, for use with any impedance headphones
Audio Interface (USB-C): 12-in/4-out; 44.1 to 96 kHz; 16/24/32-bit integer, 32-bit float; Class-compliant USB 2.0 high speed or ASIO® driver (supplied via download) Mass Storage (USB-C): USB 2.0 high speed Keyboard (USB-A): Text entry and control Thumbdrive (USB-A): Manual or auto-copy to drive Midi Control Surface (USB-A)
Maximum Record Tracks 12 Tracks: Stereo mix + 10 ISOs Sampling Frequency 44.1 kHz 47.952 kHz 48 kHz 48.048 kHz 96 kHz 192 kHz Bit Depth Recording Storage Type: SD, SDXC, SDHC Card (USB thumbdrive, copy only) Max Storage Size: 512 GB (SDXC) Card format: exFAT File Types
Timecode Modes Free Run Time of Day (file stamped w/current ToD) Rec Run Ext LTC (file stamped w/incoming LTC on BNC or Aux 3.5mm) Camera TC (file stamped w/incoming TC from cameras that output TC) Timecode Frame Rates Auto-detects (fps): 23.98 (same as 23.976) 24 25 29.97DF 29.97ND 30 30DF Sync Source Internal, Word Clock, Ext LTC BNC In (TC In) Switchable between Timecode (default) or Word Clock Input Timecode: 20k ohm impedance, 0.3 V – 3.0 V p-p (–17 dBu – +3 dBu) Word Clock: 10k ohm impedance, 1.5 V p-p BNC Out (TC Out) Switchable between Timecode (default) or Word Clock Output Timecode: 1k ohm impedance, 3.0 V p-p (+12 dBu) Word Clock: 75 ohm impedance, 5 V p-p HDMI Sample/Timecode Accuracy 0.2 ppm (0.5 frames per 24 hours)
Bluetooth LE: Wireless control using Wingman app HDMI (micro): Auto-record start/stop trigger from cameras that output record flag over HDMI Timecode: Auto-record start/stop trigger via Aux In timecode
320×256; 1.6-inch, color, sunlight-viewable IPS LCD
AA Batteries: 8x AA sled (included). NiMH recommended L-Mount: Optional sled for 2x (hot-swappable) Li-ion batteries AC Adapter: XL-WPH3 (included): Universal, 45 W in-line AC-to-DC power supply Hirose 4-pin DC plug, with detachable IEC power cord. 100-240, 50/60 Hz
Operating: -20°C to 60°C, 0 to 90% relative humidity; (non-condensing) Storage: -40°C to 85°C
Dimensions (H x W x D)
3.6 cm x 20.6 cm x 17.5 cm 1.375” x 8.125” x 6.875”
0.91 kg (unpackaged, without batteries) 32.1 oz. (unpackaged, without batteries)
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MixPre-10 II MixPre-6 II MixPre-3 II Mixer 10 x 4 6 x 2 3 x 2 Analog Inputs 8 XLR/TRS combo, 3.5 mm Aux In 4 XLR/TRS combo, 3.5 mm Aux In 3 XLR, 3.5 mm Aux In Analog Outputs +18 dBu TA3 outputs, 3.5 mm X1/X2 3.5 mm Stereo Output 3.5 mm Stereo Output USB Audio Streaming 12 in/4 out to Mac &/or Windows w/ ASIO driver 2 in/2 out to Windows w/o ASIO driver 8 in/4 out to Mac &/or Windows w/ ASIO driver 2 in/2 out to Windows w/o ASIO driver 5 in/2 out to Mac &/or Windows w/ ASIO driver 2 in/2 out to Windows w/o ASIO driver Record Tracks 12 (10 ISO + LR Mix) 8 (6 ISO + LR Mix) 5 (3 ISO + LR Mix) Timecode Input BNC In, 3.5 mm Aux In, HDMI 3.5 mm Aux In, HDMI 3.5 mm Aux In, HDMI Timecode Output BNC Out, 3.5 mm Stereo Out 3.5 mm Stereo Out 3.5 mm Stereo Out Sync Internal, Word Clock, Ext LTC Internal Internal