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Sounddevices MixPre-3

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The Sound Devices MixPre-3 USB Audio Interface is a three-input, five-track audio recorder, mixer and USB audio interface that ...  All product info

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Audio Recorder | Mixer | USB Audio Interface


The Sound Devices MixPre-3 USB Audio Interface is a three-input, five-track audio recorder, mixer and USB audio interface that contains Kashmir microphone preamps with 32-bit A/D converters. The MixPre-3 is a lightweight, high-resolution audio recorder with integrated USB audio streaming that offers world-class sound quality combined with extreme durability making it ideal for musicians, sound designers, podcasters, videographers, YouTubers and field recordists.

The MixPre-3 features high-performance, ultra-low-noise, discrete, Class-A Kashmir microphone preamps. Featuring a -130dBV noise floor, analogue limiters, and 32-bit A-to-D converters, this interface ensures high-quality audio recordings. Featuring a responsive capacitive touch screen for simple and intuitive operation, and a bright, IPS technology, sunlight-readable colour LCD for the ultimate in convenient navigation.

The MixPre-3 is highly durable thanks to a die-cast aluminium chassis, making it both lightweight and robust. The MixPre further features integrated Bluetooth Smart for easy connection, control and metering via iOS devices. Also including a 3.5mm jack for headphone monitoring with user-programmable presets from a custom-designed powerful, wide-bandwidth headphone amp.

The main features of the Sound Devices MixPre-3 USB Audio Interface include:

  • Frequency Response: 10Hz to 40kHz +/- 0.5dB re 1kHz @ 96kHz Sample Rate
  • THD + Noise: 0.005% Max (@1kHz, 22-22kHz BW, Gain=20dB, -10dBu in)
  • Equivalent Input Noise: -130dBV (-128dBu) Max
  • Inputs: XLR Mic, XLR Line, 3.5mm Aux/Mic, 2-Channel USB
  • Low Cut Filters: 80-240Hz (Adjustable), 18 dB/oct
  • Stereo Out: 3.5mm TRS Stereo Unbalanced
  • Headphones Out: 3.5mm TRS Stereo Unbalanced
  • USB Audio Interface (USB-C): 5-Inputs/2-Outputs; 44.1 to 96 kHz; 16/24-Bit; Class-Compliant USB 2.0 High Speed or ASIO (Supplied)
  • Mass Storage (USB-C): USB 2.0 High Speed
  • Keyboard (USB-A): Text Entry & Control
  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1 kHz/ 48 kHz/96 kHz
  • Bit Depth: 16, 24
  • Recording Type: SD, SDXC, SDHC Card
  • Recording Storage Size: 512 GB (SDXC)
  • Card Format: FAT32 (32GB or Less) or exFAT (>32GB)
  • File Type: WAV
  • Timecode Modes: Time of Day; LTC Input; HDMI TC
  • Remote Control: Bluetooth Smart; HDMI; Timecode
  • Touch Screen: 320x240; 1.6”, Colour, Sunlight-Viewable IPS LCD
  • Power: 4x AA Batteries
  • Dimensions: 144 x 110 x 36 mm
  • Weight: 0.48 kg