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- Field Recording, Filmmaking & Podcasting
- 32-Bit Recording / 32-Bit USB Streaming
- Record up to 192 kHz, Stream to 96 kHz
- 3 x High-Gain, Low-Noise Mic Preamps
For independent filmmakers, field recordists, and podcasters who need pristine audio capture of up to three microphones, the Sound Devices MixPre-3 II multitrack field recorder is an ideal tool. Record up to three tracks of external sources plus a stereo mix at up to 32-bit / 192 kHz while monitoring your audio headphones. If you choose to use the MixPre-3 II as your studio interface, you'll be able to achieve sample rates up to 96 kHz
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The specs say operating temperature of Mix Pre 3 ...
The specs say operating temperature of Mix Pre 3 II is -4 to 86°F . The Mix pre 3 goes up to 140°. Thats a huge difference. 86° is ridiculously low. Is that correct?
Per Sound Devices, the operating temperature range is -20 to 60 C, which is -4 to 140 Fahrenheit. I have sent a note to the web group for a correction. https://www.sounddevices.com/product/mixpre-3-ii/
Date published: 2021-01-07
What is the correct cable to connect to camera ...
What is the correct cable to connect to camera from aux port for scratch track?
1/8" stereo from the MixPre. Other end would depend on the camera.
Date published: 2021-02-22
What accessory can I use to mount this on a mic ...
What accessory can I use to mount this on a mic stand or neck of a tripiod?
There is 1/4 inch thread in the bottom, just like you'd find in the bottom of a camera. Mount it directly to anything with a 1/4 screwpost. There is also a springloaded 1/4 post/bolt for the top, that lives recessed inside. Push a hex wrench up through a hole in the bottom, to pop it out on top and screw it into whatever you want to mount there. So you either need something with 1/4" post, or an adapter to 1/4". As an example, here's what I do much of the time for a static shot of a live music performance: 1. Turn camera upside down, then place MixPre upside down on the bottom of the camera. 2. Use the hex wrench to push the 1/4" post into the 1/4" thread of the camera, and tighten it down. Now the MixPre is mounted to the camera. 3. Place quick-release plate (for tripod) upside down on the MixPre, line up the 1/4" post of the plate with the 1/4" thread of the MixPre, and tighten it down. Now you have a camera and audio recorder in one unit, with a quick release plate for mounting on a tripod. To mount it on a mic stand... just need an adapter from your mic stand threads to 1/4" post.
Date published: 2020-05-12
How does this compare to the Zoom F6?
How does this compare to the Zoom F6?
I couldn't say you are asking about a product that has not even arrived yet. The F6 does not arrive till October.
Date published: 2019-09-16
Can you jam timecode from a camera that sends ...
Can you jam timecode from a camera that sends timecode over hdmi like the Sony FS5 without leaving the hdmi cable plugged in?
The MixPre does not see timecode from an external source, unless it is recorded onto an unused audio track. It does have a generator that can feed your other devices, such as a camera.
Date published: 2022-07-25
On the specs for the Mixpre 3 II, it says there ...
On the specs for the Mixpre 3 II, it says there are 3 XLR-1/4 Combo inputs. That is incorrect according to the pictures. They are only XLR inputs and not a Combo Input. Can you confirm?
Yes, I can confirm that the 2 Mixpre 3 ll units that I purchased from B&H have only the XLR inputs.
Date published: 2019-11-26
Here's a simple one but I haven't found the ...
Here's a simple one but I haven't found the answer: can MIXPRE-3 II recording be triggered by the camera Fuji XT-3? And if so, any steps regarding how that is done would be appreciated.
No, the only way to control the Sound Devices Mixpre is with a controller like an Korg nanoKontrol, the controller will allow you to full control the recorder. with a usb cable attched to Mixpre you will be able to record, stop, play, rewind, fastforward and mix the inputs mic channels.
Date published: 2021-03-14
Can I hook my wireless headphones to the ...
Can I hook my wireless headphones to the headphone out via bluetooth?
Depending on the quality of your bluetooth transmitter, you might find the latency it introduces makes it basically unusable.
Date published: 2020-07-25