Sound Devices MixPre-3 II 3-Channel / 5-Track Recorder & Audio Interface

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MIXPRE 3 II

Your Price: $1,199.00 CDN

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3 Preamp, 5 Track, 32-Bit Float Audio Recorder


If you record field audio, sound effects, podcasts, voice-overs, music, audio for film, or are just starting your audio journey, the MixPre-3 II is for you! With three crystal-clear, ultra low-noise Kashmir preamps, you can record multiple actors, multiple podcasters, or audio for small productions with superior quality all the way up to a 32-bit float bit depth and a 192 kHz sample rate. This newest generation of Sound Devices' award-winning MixPre Series has been redesigned for increased performance and an astounding 142 dB of dynamic range.

Your MixPre-3 II is highly customizable to your needs. Record internally to a compatible SD card on set or stream your podcast over USB to your computer at home. Power with your computer, wall power, or record in the middle of nowhere with AA or Sony L-mount batteries. Adjust limiters, bit depth, sample rates, gain, pan, low-cut, phase inversion and phantom power to your liking. Trigger your camera with the internal timecode generator, or feed timecode in via HDMI or Aux In. The choice is yours!

Overview
• Three 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 3 x 2 portable mixer.
• Record up to 5 tracks to an SD card and backup to a USB thumb drive.
• 5-in, 2-out USB audio interface streams to your computer via USB-C.
• 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 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-4AA Battery Sled (batteries not included), MX-PSU AC Power Supply, and USB-C to USB-C cable.
• Customize with plugins from the Plugin Store.
• Dimensions (H x W x D): 36 mm x 144 mm x 110 mm / 1.40" x 5.68" x 4.35"
• Weight: .48 kg; 16.8 oz. (unpackaged, without batteries)

What's New in the MixPre-3 II?
• Bit depth up to 32-bit float for increased dynamic range.
• Record up to 192 kHz.
• Faster, more advanced hardware.
• Internal LTC Timecode Generation and Output.
• Adjustable Limiters.
• Auto-copy to USB Drive.
• Pre-roll buffer increased to 10 seconds.

Specs
3, 6 or 10 track recording
142dB dynamic range
32bit float, 24bit, 16bit recording
Up to 192kHz sample rate
Mic input: +6dB to +76dB
Line input: -20dB to +30dB
Timecode
Wireless control using Wingman app
Auto-copy to USB
1.6-inch, colour, sunlight-viewable IPS LCD Touch screen
Power supply included (4x AA sled)
AC Adaptor included (MX-PSU), USB-C port
Dimensions(H x W x D): 36 mm x 144 mm x 110 mm / 1.40" x 5.68" x 4.35"
Weight: .48 kg; 16.8 oz. (unpackaged, without batteries)
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