Sound Devices MixPre-3 II

$649.00 USD

3 XLR input 5-track audio recorder (3+2ch Mix) with USB Audio Interface. Features Kashmir™ mic preamps with analog limiters , 32-bit A-to-D converters and 32-bit float recording.

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Description

Sound Devices MixPre-3 II

3 XLR input 5-track audio recorder (3+2ch Mix) with USB Audio Interface. Features Kashmir™ mic preamps with analog limiters , 32-bit A-to-D converters and 32-bit float recording. Stereo output (2-ch) via one 3.5mm connector. Max sample rate of 192Khz. Built-in Bluetooth for wireless control via Wingman app. Copy files to thumbrive via USB-A. Includes MX-4AA battery sled and MX-PSU power supply.

Key Features:

  • Kashmir™ Microphone Preamps with 48 V Phantom
  • Internal timecode generator
  • Sample rates up to 192 kHz
  • Bit depths up to 32-bit float
  • Adjustable Limiters
  • SD card recording and reading
  • Backup to USB drive
  • 10 seconds of Pre-roll at 48 kHz
  • USB Control Surface support
  • Customize with plugins
  • Add low cut, high pass, delay, polarity invert, and panning
  • Simultaneous recording, mixing, USB audio streaming
  • Trigger record via timecode or HDMI timecode
  • Basic, Advanced, and custom modes
  • High-fidelity headphone amplifier

Specifications

Audio Inputs

  • Frequency Response
    • 10 Hz to 80 kHz +/- 0.5 dB re 1 kHz @ 192 kHz sample rate
  • THD + Noise
    • 0.005% max (@1 kHz, 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
    • USB Audio: 2 channels
    • 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 > 40dB. First stage analog, subsequent stages digital. Adjustable Threshold, Ratio, and Release.

Audio Outputs

  • DAC feeding Stereo Out, Headphone Out
    • 32 bit precision; 115 dB dynamic range (A-weighted)
  • L/R 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

USB

  • Audio Interface (USB-C): 5-in/2-out (from computer); 44.1 kHz/48 kHz/96 kHz; 16/24-bit; Class-compliant USB 2.0 high speed driver
  • 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)

Recording

  • Maximum Record Tracks
    • 5 Tracks Stereo mix + 3 ISO’s
  • Sampling Frequency
    • 44.1 kHz
    • 47.952 kHz
    • 48 kHz
    • 48.048 kHz
    • 96 kHz
    • 192 kHz
  • Bit Depth
    • 16
    • 24
    • 32 Float
  • Recording Storage
    • Type: SD, SDXC, SDHC Card, & USB thumbdrive (copy only)
    • Max Storage Size: 512 GB (SDXC)
    • Card format: exFAT
  • File Type
    • Polyphonic WAV

Timecode

  • Timecode Modes
    • Free Run
    • Time of Day (file stamped w/current ToD)
    • Rec Run
    • Ext LTC (file stamped w/incoming LTC on 3.5mm Aux In)
    • 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
  • 3.5 mm Aux In
    • Timecode Input
    • Timecode: 20k ohm impedance, 0.3 V – 3.0 V p-p (–17 dBu – +3 dBu)
  • 3.5 mm Stereo Out
    • Timecode Output
    • Timecode: 1k ohm impedance, 3.0V p-p (+12 dBu)
  • HDMI
    • TC Reader via HDMI

Remote Control

  • 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

Power

  • AA Batteries: 4x AA sled (included); 8x AA sled (optional accessory). NiMH recommended
  • L-Mount: Optional sled for 2x (hot-swappable) Li-ion batteries
  • From computer: Bus-powered via USB-C port
  • AC Adapter: MX-PSU (included) Power supply wall adapter w/ USB-C connector; 15 W; has 4 adapter plugs for US, UK, AU & Europe

Manuals & Docs

User Guide