Alesis have announced its new line of MultiMix
mixers featuring USB 2.0 connectivity. Available in 8- and 16-channel configuration, Alesis say that these compact tabletop mixers feature low noise analog electronics, one hundred studio-grade 28-bit digital effects, and rock-solid construction.
The USB 2.0 technology incorporated into the MultiMix USB 2.0 Series mixers provides for high bandwidth recording of multiple 24-bit/44.1 â€“ 96 kHz audio channels from the mixer to your computer (PC/Windows or Mac OSX). Designed with low noise analog electronics, Alesis say that the MultiMix USB 2.0 mixers are cost-effective and highly versatile companions to the desktop and mobile recording environment. Both models feature high-gain mic/line preamps, 48V phantom power, auxiliary sends/returns, and an onboard effects engine encompassing one hundred 28-bit preset effects, including reverb, delay, chorus, and flanging. Each channel provides 3-band EQ with high/low shelving and mid band pass/reject.
The MultiMix USB 2.0 8-channel mixer
provides four high-gain mic/line (XLR and quarter-inch balanced) inputs with phantom power, two stereo balanced quarter-inch line inputs, an Aux send that can send to either onboard or external effects, and a stereo Aux return.
The MultiMix USB 2.0 16-channel mixer
has eight high-gain mic/line (XLR and quarter-inch balanced) inputs, with the remaining I/O connectivity identical to its smaller sibling.
Additional features of the MultiMix USB 2.0 Series include separate quarter-inch balanced main and monitor outs, plus headphone out. Plug and Play operation is available under Windows XP and Mac OSXâ€”eliminating the need for special drivers or setup. Completing the system package is the inclusion of Steinbergâ€™s Cubase LE recording software.
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