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Kamesan KS-342 4-Channel Digital Field Mixer

B&H # KAKS342 Mfr # KS-342
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This is a special order item and is non-cancelable and non-returnable. Est. arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at time of shipment.

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You Pay: $2,650.00
Product Highlights
  • 4 Channels
  • M/S Stereo Decoding
  • AES/EBU Digital Output
  • Up to 24-bit/96kHz Resolution

The Kamesan KS-342 is a professional, feature packed 4-channel portable audio mixer designed for ENG / EFP, broadcast, documentary and film applications. The KS-342 delivers a feature set that includes M/S stereo decoding, stereo main and sub outputs, built-in compressor, channel linking, switchable 48V and 12V A-B phantom power; and unique to the KS-342 is its AES/EBU digital output.

The KS-342's AES/EBU output is capable of 24-bit audio at 44.1, 48 and 96kHz resolution, providing a digital connection to portable digital recorders, computer interfaces and more. The KS-342's controls feature a comprehensive, well designed panel for maximum comfort and ease while operating with gloves and in harsh weather. Its quiet circuitry, pristine audio fidelity and unique feature set make the KS-342 more than suitable for all professional broadcast and film applications.

4 Input Channels
The KS-342 features 4 input channels with balanced, low-noise XLR connections. The inputs feature variable level control for microphone and line level signal.
Stereo Main Output
A pair of balanced stereo XLR outputs provide microphone and line level output signal.
AES/EBU Digital Output
In addition to analog outputs the KS-342 features an AES/EBU digital output on a 3-pin XLR connection. The digital stereo output is capable of 24-bit audio at 44.1, 48 or 96kHz resolution.
5-pin Analog Sub-Output
A single 5-pin XLR connection provides an additional stereo output. The sub-output may be assigned to output channels 3 and 4, M/S decoding applications or used as an additional stereo main output for all input channels.
M/S Stereo Matrix
Channels 1 and 2 feature an M/S switch for easy M/S stereo decoding. Channel fader 1 controls M/S signal width while fader 2 controls level.
Comprehensive Monitoring
1/4" TRS Phone headphone output located on the front panel features a level control and switch for various L/R and M/S monitoring modes.
Plenty of Powering Options
The KS-342 is powered with 8-AA alkaline batteries for up to 6 hours. Additional powering options include external 10V and 15V DC power sources or a standard NP1 battery.
Selectable Phantom Power
All input channels are capable of supplying +48V phantom or 12V A-B power.
Ergonomic Controls and Layout
The front panel features a comprehensive layout with easily accessible controls and comfortable dials in all temperatures.
Slate Microphone
An internal slate microphone is provided for clapper marking and commentary.
Compressor
An internal compressor is provided for ultimate level control while eliminating distortion due to peak overload.
Expandable Option Slots
The KS-342 features 2 slots for expansion modules that provide sub-mixing capability and a four-channel integrated EQ/compressor module.
Inputs 4 - Balanced 3-pin XLR Mic & Line
1 - Balanced 5-pin XLR Stereo Line linked channels 1 & 2
Output Main Output: Balanced L/R Stereo 3-pin XLR
Sub Output: Balanced Single Stereo 5-pin XLR
AES/EBU Output: Balanced Single Stereo 3-pin XLR
Monitor/Headphone Out 1/4" TRS Phone
ALT I/O AUX In: 1/4" Phone
Link Input/Output No
Impedance Mic: 3.0k ohms
Line: 600 ohms
Aux: 10k ohms
Gain Mic: -70 to -30dBs
Line: -20 to +4dBm
Aux: -20 to +4dBm
Hum & Noise Mic(-70): < -54dB (22kHz LPF/RMS)
Line(+4): < -70dB (22kHz LPF/RMS)
Monitor: < -65dB (22kHz LPF/RMS)
Frequency Response Main Out & Sub Out (within 1dB): 30Hz to 40kHz
Distortion < 0.1% (50Hz - 15kHz +4dBm)
Metering Illuminated VU scale BBC scale and Nordic scale are optional and factory installed
Control Voltage Out No
Phantom Power +48V Phantom
12V A-B Phantom
Operating Temperature not specified by manufacturer
Power Internal Power:
8 x AA Dry-cell Batteries (approx. 6 hours)
1 x NP-1 NICd Battery requires battery holder (sold separately)
External Power Supply:
+10V to +15V (maximum current 0.5A)
Dimensions 8.5 x 2.4 x 6.7" (215 x 60 x 170mm) (WxHxD)
Weight 5.3 lbs (2.4 kg) including batteries
4.4 lbs (2.0 kg) without batteries
Kamesan KS-342 4-Channel Digital Field Mixer
  • BP-3/8 AA Battery Holder
  • 1 Year Warranty
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