Sound Devices MixPre-D Compact Field Audio Mixer

Sound Devices MixPre-D Compact Field Audio Mixer
The MixPre-D sets a new standard for compact, high-performance portable audio mixers. Designed specifically for audio professionals needing the most flexible connectivity, the MixPre-D is ideal for any production application where capturing great sound is important.


Frequency Response:
20 Hz - 30 kHz, +0.2, -0.5 dB (relative to 1 kHz level with 150 ohm source, gain controls set at 50%)

Equivalent Input Noise:
-126 dBu (-128 dBV) maximum mic in to line out, (150 ohm source, flat weighting, 22 Hz - 22 kHz bandwidth, gain control set at 50% or higher, phantom power off)

Input Clipping:
-10 dBu minimum (mic level), +28 dBu minimum (line level)
Output Clipping Level:
Line: +22 dBu minimum with 100k ohm load
Mic: -18 dBu minimum with 100k ohm load

Mic to Line, max: 66 dB
Line to Line, max: 26 dB
Line to Mic, max: -14 dB
Mic to Mic, max: 26 dB
Mic (TA3) relative to Line out: -36 dB

Dynamic Range:
110 dB minimum, mic input to line output
THD + Noise:

0.05% maximum (from 50 Hz to 22 kHz @ +4 dBu output level)
Common Mode Rejection Ratio:

100 dB minimum at 80 Hz, 60 dB minimum at 10 kHz

Transformer-balanced, 2k mic input impedance, 16k line input impedance

XLR-Line/Mic: active-balanced, 100 ohm output impedance
XLR-AES3: balanced, 110 ohm, two-channel, on right XLR connector
TA3: unbalanced mic-level output, pin-2 left, pin-3 right, pin-1 ground, 200 ohm output impedance
Tape (3.5 mm) Unbalanced, tip-left, ring-right, sleeve-ground, 2.1k ohm output impedance

A/D Converter for USB:
103 dB typical, A-weighted; sample rate selectable 44.1k, 48k, or 96k

Output Noise:
-100 dBu (-102 dBV) maximum (22 Hz - 22 kHz bandwidth, flat filter)

High Pass Filters:
80 Hz or 160 Hz (switch selectable), 6 dB per octave

Phantom Power:
12-volt through 680 ohm resistors or 48-volt through 6.8k resistors (switch selectable)

Threshold adjustable, +8 dBu to +18 dBu, 20:1 limiting ratio, 1 mS attack time, 200 mS release time.

16 segment x 2 GaN (Gallium Nitride) meters, peak + VU responding, wicked bright

Internal: 2 AA alkaline batteries, 4 hours life typical, no phantom power
External: 10-17 VDC via 4-pin Hirose, pin 4 = +, pin 1 = -, completely isolated floating supply

USB Connectivity:
USB class-compliant device, analog input to USB output, USB monitoring in headphones

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

0.7 kg, 1.5 lbs with batteries

43 mm x 94 mm x 140 mm (h x w x d), (1.7" x 3.7" x 5.5")