Sound Devices MixPre-6 II

$849.00 USD

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Description

Sound Devices MixPre-6 II

4 XLR/TRS Combo input 8-track audio recorder (6+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

 

More questions? View the MixPre II FAQ here.

Specifications

Audio Inputs

Frequency Response10Hz to 80kHz +/- 0.5dB re 1kHz @ 192kHz sample rate
THD + Noise0.005% max (@1kHz, 22-22kHz BW, gain=20dB, -10dBu in)
ADC32 bit precision; 142 dB dynamic range min (A-weighted, gain=10dB, fader=0dB)
Equivalent Input Noise-130dBV (-128dBu) max (A-weighting, gain=76dB, 150 ohm source impedance)
InputsMic: XLR active-balanced; 4k input
Line: XLR active-balanced; 4k input
Aux/Mic in: 3.5mm TRS, 2-channel unbalanced; 100k input
Line: ¼-inch TRS active-balanced; 4k input
USB Audio: 4 channels
All inputs fully RF-filtered and overload protected.
GainMic input: +6dB to +76dB
Line input: -20dB to +30dB
Fader: -inf to +20dB
Headphone: -inf to +20dB
Total, Mic-to-recording (max): +96dB
Aux In (Mic): Gain = +10dB to +40dB
Aux In (Line): Gain = -10dB to +20dB
Total Aux Gain including Fader (Mic-to-recording): +60dB
Maximum Input LevelMic XLR: +14dBu (limiters on or off)
Line XLR: +28dBu (limiters on or off)
Aux In (Mic): -10dBu
Aux In (Line): +10dBu
Low Cut Filters40Hz to 160Hz (adjustable), 18 dB/oct. First stage analog, subsequent stages digital.
Microphone PoweringMic XLRs: 48V via 6.8k resistors, 10mA each
Mic 3.5mm: 3V @ 3k source
LimitersLimiter at all gain stages, range > 40dB. First stage analog, subsequent stages digital. Adjustable Threshold, Ratio, and Release.

Audio Outputs

DAC feeding Stereo Out, Headphone Out32 bit precision; 115dB dynamic range (A-weighted)
Stereo Out3.5mm TRS stereo unbalanced, 500 ohm output, +7.8dBu max output level
Headphones Out3.5mm TRS stereo unbalanced, 300mW + 300mW, for use with any impedance headphones

USB

  • Audio Interface (USB-C): 8-in/4-out; 44.1 to 96 kHz; 16/24-bit; Class-compliant USB 2.0 high speed or ASIO® (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)

Recording

Maximum Record Tracks8 Tracks: Stereo mix + 6 ISOs
Sampling Frequency44.1 kHz
47.952 kHz
48 kHz
48.048 kHz
96 kHz
192 kHz
Bit Depth16; 24, 32 Float
Recording StorageType: SD, SDXC, SDHC Card (USB thumbdrive, copy only)
Max Storage Size: 512 GB (SDXC)
Card format: exFAT
File TypePolyphonic WAV

Timecode

Timecode ModesFree 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 RatesAuto-detects (fps): 23.98 (same as 23.976)
24
25
29.97DF
29.97ND
30
30DF
3.5 mm Aux InTimecode Input
Timecode: 20k ohm impedance, 0.3 V – 3.0 V p-p (–17 dBu – +3 dBu)
3.5 mm Stereo OutTimecode Output
Timecode: 1k ohm impedance, 3.0V p-p (+12 dBu)
HDMITC 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

Touch Screen

  • 320×256; 1.6-inch, color, sunlight-viewable IPS LCD

Power

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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Dimensions: 36mm x 166 mm x 118 mm (H x W x D); 1.40” x 6.53” x 4.65”
  • Weight: .56 kg; 19.9 oz. (unpackaged, without batteries)

Manuals & Docs

User Guide