The SPL MixDream Model 2384 16x2 Analog Summing Mixer is a 2U rackmountable analog summing mixer that can expand the functionality of any digital console or DAW.
The device uses sophisticated discrete Class A/60 V stages for analog summing before analog to digital conversion. It can sum up to 16 audio tracks to a stereo signal, and additional units can be cascaded together for projects that require even higher track counts. This model also features 16 balanced inserts, allowing for the integration of analog outboard effects with individual and overall hard bypass relays.
The 60-volt (±30V) rails of the unit's Class A technology with circuitry based on the most modern analog components. This ensures an extremely high slew rate, a very low noise level of -97 dBu and a dynamic range of 125 dB, which puts the unit on par with among the best analog consoles.
In addition to being used for mixing, the unit can also be used for discrete mastering from single tracks or subgroups as well as up-sampling audio to SACD/DVD-A formats.
The back panel of the unit features nine 8-channel DB25 connectors: Input channels 1 to 8, Insert Send 1 to 8, Insert Return 1 to 8, Input Channels 9 to 16, Insert Send 9 to 16, Insert Return 9 to 16, Direct Out 1 to 8, Direct Out 9 to 16, Direct Out 1 to 8, Direct Out 9 to 16, and Master Ins./Expansion In/Out 2. For outputs the unit includes left and right gold plated XLR-3M connectors for both the master output and monitor output.
|I/O||1x DB25 input channels 1 to 8 connector
1x DB25 insert send 1 to 8 connector
1x DB25 insert return 1 to 8 connector
1x DB25 input channels 9 to 16 connector
1x DB25 insert send 9 to 16 connector
1x DB25 insert return 9 to 16 connector
1x DB25 direct out 1 to 8
1x DB25 direct out 9 to 16
1x DB25 master ins./expansion in/out 2
2x XLR-3M monitor output (left and right)
2x XLR-3M master output (left and right)
|Frequency Range||< 1 to 220,000 Hz (-1 dB)|
|THD+N||-104 dBU (20 to 22,000 Hz with input level of +10 dBu|
|Noise Level||-97 dBu (20 to 22,000 Hz A-weighted)|
|Line Max Input Level||+28 dBu|
|Max Output||+28 dBu (at 1 kHz, THD+N -95 dB)|
|Dynamic Range||125 dB (20 to 22,000 Hz A-weighted)|
|Crosstalk||97 dB (At 1,000 Hz with input level of +10 dBu)|
|CMRR||‹70 dB (at 1 kHz, Input Level +10 dBu)|
|Input Impedance||10 kOhm|
For master/monitor out w/o transformer, insert send: 82 ohm
For master/monitor out with transformer: 65 ohm
|Power Consumption||75 W|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||19.00 x 3.50 x 9.50" (482.0 x 88.0 x 237.0 mm)|
|Weight||14.52 lb (6.60 kg)|
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