Soundcraft Live 8 - Live Sound Reinforcement Mixer

Soundcraft Live 8 - Live Sound Reinforcement Mixer

Soundcraft Live 8 - Live Sound Reinforcement Mixer

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Soundcraft Live 8 - Live Sound Reinforcement Mixer

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Product Highlights

  • 24 Channel
  • 8 Buss
  • Additional Outputs On 10 x 2 Matrix

Soundcraft Live 8 overview

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The Soundcraft / Spirit Live 8 sound reinforcement audio mixers deliver a feature set and sound that meet the demands of professional engineers while remaining compact and affordable. The Live 8 series feature 8 bus output groups and a variety of input channel frames to suite large or small applications. This version features 24 inputs and 2 dedicated stereo inputs in a rugged chassis designed for fixed installation or road use.

Balanced XLR microphone and 1/4" line level inputs are features on all input channels, the stereo inputs feature 2 sets of 1/4" paired connections. The stereo paired marked "Line" is dedicated for general line level input devices and a separate pair marked "CD" is optimized for CD players and other stereo play-back devices. Insert connections are featured on all inputs, buss groups and mix output. A 4-band parametric EQ with 2 sweepable mid-range sections are featured on every mono input channel. Additional features include an integrated meter bridge and 10 x 2 matrix mixer section. The Live 8 console is at home in FOH applications for houses of worship, small theaters, clubs and more.

24 Mono, 2 Stereo Input Channels
The Live 8 console is available in a variety of frame configurations. This model features 24 mono and 2 stereo inputs.
8 Subgroup Outputs
The Live 8 features 8 group outputs for routing to external recorders, monitors, etc.
Matrix Mixer
The matrix output mixer provides added routing flexibility.
6 Auxiliary Sends
6 auxiliary sends provide plenty of routing to external effects, monitors, etc.
Direct Outputs
All mono inputs provide direct outputs for direct routing to recorders, mixers, etc.
UltraMic+ Microphone Preamplifiers
The Live 8 features Soundcraft's UltraMic+ microphone preamplifier's for a high output gain range of up to 66dB.
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Soundcraft Live 8 - Live Sound Reinforcement Mixer
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    Soundcraft Live 8 specs

    Total # Of Inputs 24 Mono + 2 Stereo
    Mic/Line Inputs 24 Line: 3-pin XLR
    24 Microphone: 3-pin XLR
    Stereo Line Inputs 2 Stereo: L/R 1/4" Phone Line x2 Stereo Line and CD Input on each
    In-Line Inputs/Returns No
    AUX Sends 6 Aux Sends
    AUX Returns 2 Aux Returns
    Inserts 1/4" TRS Phone - Mono Inputs, Main Output and Subgroup Outputs
    BUS (Group) Outputs 8 Subgroups: Balanced 3-pin XLR
    2 Trk Master I/O Mix L/R: Stereo Paired 3-pin XLR Balanced
    ALT I/O Rec Out: L/R Stereo Paired 1/4" Output
    Matrix Out A/B: L/R Stereo XLR Balanced
    Monitor Outputs Mix Output
    EQ Section High Filter: 13kHz, shelving
    Hi-Mid: 550Hz - 13kHz, +/- 15dB, Q=1.5
    Lo-Mid: 80Hz - 1.9kHz, +/- 15dB, Q=1.5
    Low Filter: 80Hz +/- 15dB, shelving
    Solo/Mute All Input Channels
    Channel Level Control 100mm Faders
    Trim/Gain Control Rotary Potentiometers
    Phantom Power +48V Phantom individually switched
    Metering 8-segment LED bargraphs for all inputs
    12-segment LED bargraphs for Group Outputs, Stereo Mix L & R
    Frequency Response 25Hz to 20kHz +/- 1dB
    Dynamic Range not specified by manufacturer
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio Mic Input: -129dBu EIN 22Hz to 22kHz unweighted(150 ohm source)
    Bus Noise:
    Mix: 81dBu channels routed to Mix, faders @ unity
    Aux: -86dBu channels routed, o/p at max, i/p faders down
    Direct Output: -90dBu Input to Post-Fade Output @ unity gain
    Matrix Output: -93dBu Matrix Output @ max, sends down
    Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) -10dBu Input routed to Mix, +20 out @ 1kHz: < 0.005%
    Power Supply External lightweight switched-mode PSU DPS-3
    AC mains supply (internal PSU) 85V-270V AC, 50/60Hz universal input power consumption - 300W max
    Dimensions 43.86 x 6.77 x 25.91" (1114 x 172 x 658.1mm) (WxHxD)
    Weight not specified by manufacturer

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