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Sound Devices MixPre-3 Audio Recorder | Mixer | USB Audio Interface

$649.00

The MixPre-3 has three discrete mic preamps via XLR inputs and one 3.5mm stereo output (2-ch). It can record up to 5 tracks (3 ch + LR mix). You can also stream up to 3 analog inputs + 2-channel mix over USB. Records to a removable SD, SDHC or SDX card. Accepts timecode over 3.5mm or HDMI TC input.

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Product Descriptions

Anytime, Anywhere Audio

The groundbreaking new MixPre-3 is a lightweight, high-resolution audio recorder with integrated USB audio streaming that offers world-class sound quality combined with extreme durability – perfect for musicians, sound designers, podcasters, videographers, YouTubers and field recordists.

Sublime Audio Quality

The MixPre-3 features Sound Devices’ new Kashmirmicrophone preamps. These high-performance, ultra-low-noise, discrete, Class-A mic preamps were hand-crafted by Sound Devices. The Kashmir mic preamps feature a -130dBV noise floor, analog limiters, and new 32-bit A-to-D converters to ensure the highest quality audio recordings that far surpass those of other recorders using simple off-the-shelf IC-based mic preamps.

 

Powerful USB and Recording

The versatile MixPre-3 makes an excellent USB audio interface, offering the unique ability to record audio to an SD card while simultaneously streaming multiple channels of audio via USB. Handy for interviews, podcasts, or simply as a backup recorder to your computer, the MixPre can be used for Skype or Facetime interviews, and to record audio for podcasts or video blogs.

 

Pocket-Size, Unintimidating Design

The small stature and design of the MixPre-3 will fit any production environment. It features a responsive capacitive touch screen for incredibly simple and intuitive operation, and a bright, IPS technology, sunlight-readable color LCD for the ultimate in convenient navigation.

Like all Sound Devices products, the MixPre-3 is extremely durable. Constructed with a die-cast aluminum chassis, it is both lightweight and incredibly robust. The MixPre-3 is super-compact, so much so that it can fit in your pocket – perfect for jobs on the run.

 

Intuitive Operation

The MixPre-3 bridges the gap between sound engineers, musicians and YouTubers with user-friendly navigation featuring Basic and Advanced modes. Designed to allow a user to start recording right out of the box, Basic mode takes the guesswork out of audio recording and is intended for stereo recording applications, such as interviews, video blogs, music or podcasts.

The Advanced mode offers more experienced audio users access to multi-channel recording and advanced settings such as metering, routing, timecode, mic pre gain, stereo and Mid/Side channel linking, headphone presets and more.

What’s more, the MixPre includes integrated Bluetooth Smart for easy connection, control and metering via iOS devices.

 

Advanced Mixing Capabilities

The MixPre-3 is a full-featured mixer that offers offers ergonomic gain control knobs for fast and accurate mixing. Other key features include pan and soloing plus easy-to-see ring LED metering per channel.

The MixPre-3 also includes a 3.5mm jack for headphone monitoring with user-programmable presets from our custom-designed powerful, wide-bandwidth headphone amp.

 

Specifications

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 12 x 12 x 4 in