Sixteen-Channel Mixer Doubles As Computer Recording Interface
Alesis, a leading manufacturer of professional audio electronics and musical instruments, announces the MultiMix 16 USB FX, an 16-channel audio mixer with digital effects and USB recording interface. The MultiMix 16 USB FX is a 16-channel desktop mixer designed for easy integration into musicians" computer-based recording environments. Whether they are mixing a band or sub-mixing a group of inputs, such as a drumset, musicians will find the MultiMix 16 USB FX to be easy to use, super durable and feature-packed.
The MultiMix 16 USB FX gives you a selection of eight XLR inputs with switchable phantom power supply for condenser microphones. MultiMix 16 USB FX also provides 1/4-inch and RCA connectors for working with instruments and line-level audio sources, and guitarists will enjoy a guitar input, enabling them to plug your instruments directly into the mixer for amp-free recording.
Known for developing digital signal processing technology, Alesis has given MultiMix 16 USB FX a range of studio-grade effects. Studio owners who already have your own effects processing gear will appreciate the MultiMix 16 USB FX's auxiliary input, which is assignable to pre and post-fader points in the audio signal path. Engineers will also appreciate that MultiMix 16 USB FX offers them flexible EQ controls including a sweepable parametric on channels one through six.
Like the other mixers in Alesis" MultiMix USB series, including the MultiMix 4 USB and MultiMix 6 USB, the MultiMix 16 USB FX contains a complete USB recording interface. Musicians and engineers can plug the MultiMix 16 USB FX's class-compliant USB connection into your Mac or PC without installing any software drivers and enjoy a digital-direct stereo connection with virtually any audio software application. The MultiMix 16 USB FX enables bidirectional stereo signal, so musicians can record the stereo Main output into your computer and listen back using the mixer as an interface from software to headphones and monitoring loudspeakers.
The MultiMix 16 USB FX comes complete with a copy of Steinberg Cubase LE digtal audio workstation (DAW) software. Cubase is one of the most popular DAWs in the world thanks to its intuitive approach to composing, recording, editing and mixing.
"MultiMix 16 USB FX provides bands, producers and engineers the best way to mix a large number of elements with ease," said Dan Radin, Project Manager, Alesis. "With on-board effects, multiple input options and a USB audio interface, the MultiMix 16 USB FX provides exceptional features at an outstanding value."
Mix the whole band, add effects, and interface with your Mac or PC.
he MultiMix 16 USB FX is a live and recording mixer with built-in effects that doubles as a computer recording interface so you can mix, record, or do both at the same time. Whether you are mixing a band or sub-mixing a group of inputs such as a drumset, the MultiMix 16 USB FX is easy to use, super durable, and packed with features. Offering microphone inputs with phantom power, guitar-direct inputs, and line-level inputs for connecting everything else, plus a selection of stage-ready effects, the MultiMix 16 USB FX delivers clean audio to your PA and recording systems.
The MultiMix 16 USB FX features eight XLR inputs with independent gain faders. These XLR inputs also have a switchable phantom power option to accommodate both dynamic and condenser microphones. 1/4" line inputs are also available on all 16 channels. A high-impedance input on channel two enables direct connection of a guitar or bass - a great convenience for singer/songwriters looking to get a clean, "hot" signal. A Tape RCA stereo input is also included adding the ability to mix in audio from other sources such as a CD or LP player.
Each channel features multi-band EQs, with channels one through four featuring sweepable, parametric midrange control for perfectly tailoring the sound of microphones. The MultiMix 16 USB FX has an internal effects processor to quickly and easily add new colors to your mix. Reverb, Delay or Phaser can be dialed up simply by adjusting the pre or post-fader knobs located within each channel strip. The MultiMix 16 USB FX also contains Aux Out and stereo Returns, as well as Insert jacks on channels one through four to allow for audio to be processed by external effects engines.
Like the other mixers in Alesis' MultiMix USB series, the MultiMix 16 USB FX contains a complete USB recording interface. Musicians and engineers can plug the MultiMix 16 USB FX's class-compliant USB connection into your Mac or PC without installing any software drivers and enjoy a digital-direct stereo connection with virtually any audio software application. The MultiMix 16 USB FX enables bidirectional stereo signal, so musicians can record the stereo Main output into your computer and listen back using the mixer as an interface from software to headphones and monitoring loudspeakers.
Part of the latest generation of MultiMix mixers, the MultiMix 16 USB FX has removable endcaps, which can be helpful for squeezing the MultiMix 16 USB FX into smaller spaces in tightly packed setups. In addition to its improved signal-to-noise ratio specifications, the mixer consumes 36% less power than its predecessor for reliability and energy efficiency.
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