Sound Devices 302 3-channel Field Audio Mixer

Sound Devices 302 3-channel Field Audio Mixer
Developed specifically for audio-for-picture applications, the 302 mixer is the perfect tool for production companies and camera operators wanting to take control of their audio. The 302 is stunning for its size, flexibility, control and performance; it is the most compact and cost-effective battery-powered professional audio mixer in its class.


Frequency Response:
20 Hz - 30 kHz, +0.2, -0.5 dB,
-1 dB @ 5 Hz and 50 kHz typical

Equivalent Input Noise:
-126 dBu (-128 dBV) maximum
(22 Hz - 22 kHz bandwidth, flat filter, trim control fully up)

Input Clipping Level:
0 dBu minimum (trim control fully down)

Line Output Clipping Level (1% THD):
20 dBu minimum, 18 dBu minimum with 600 ohm load

Dynamic Range:
115 dB minimum (trim fully down)

THD + Noise:
0.007% typical (1 kHz, +4 dBu at Line out), 0.009 max (50 Hz to 20 kHz, +18 dBu at line out, fader fully up)

Output Noise:
-100 dBu (-102 dBV) maximum (22 Hz - 22 kHz bandwidth, flat filter, master gain fully up, faders fully down)

L/R Gain Matching:
+/- 0.1 dB (Mic In to Line Out)

40-segment, sunlight-viewable
Selectable peak, VU, or peak (with or without peak hold) + VU ballistics

High-Pass Filters:
Switchable 80 Hz or 160 Hz, 12 dB/oct, silent activation

Mic Powering (each mic selectable):
none, 12 V phantom, 48 V phantom, 12 V T-power, selected per mic input

Input Limiters:
+18 dBu threshold, 20:1 limiting ratio, 1 mS attack time, 200 mS release time.

Output Limiters:
Affects the outputs of the mixer.
Threshold selectable from +4 dBu to +20 dBu, 1 dB steps, 20:1 limiting ratio, 1 mS attack time, 200 mS release time

Power supply:
Internal +/-16 V (bi-polar) regulated audio rails, 2.4 - 6 V range internal batteries, isolated (floating) external DC input jack, 5-18 V
locking 4-pin Hirose connector, pin-4 = (+), pin-1 = (-)

Operating: -20oC to 60oC, 0 to 95% relative humidity; (non-condensing), storage: -40oC to 85oC

0.85 kg, (1.8 lbs) with three alkaline AA batteries

47 mm x 214 mm x 114 mm (H x W x D), 1.8" x 8.4" x 4.5"

In the Box

Setup Menu Card
4 x Bumpers
1/8" to 1/4" Phone (3.5 to 6.3mm) Adapter


Reviewed by 3 Customers
Rating: 5.0
Sound Devices 302
Rating: 5.0
By Verified Buyer from Auckland on
Solid mixer, sounds great and easy to use. Global Media Pro got this and all the other gear I ordered to me in less than a week. Awesome service and great prices.
Quality Beast
Rating: 5.0
By from Croatia on
For the price it's the best 3 channel mixer. Built like a Tank.
Sound Devices 302 3-Channel Field Audio Mixer
Rating: 5.0
By from Rome Italy on
Perfect product for audio recording on field.
The balanced connectors in and out make this product very useful for small troupes.