Alesis MultiMix 8 USB 8-Channel Mixer with Effects and USB Interface

Alesis MultiMix 8 USB 8-Channel Mixer with Effects and USB Interface

Alesis MultiMix 8 USB 8-Channel Mixer with Effects and USB Interface

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Product Highlights

  • Integrated USB 2.0 Audio Interface
  • Ultra-Fast with Low-Latency
  • Supports 24-Bit/44.1 - 96kHz Audio
  • Up to 100 Effects Presets
  • Built-in 28Bit Effects
  • 8-Channel Audio Mixer
  • Includes Cubase LE Software
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Alesis MultiMix 8 USB 2.0 Overview

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The Alesis MultiMix 8 USB 2.0 Integrated USB 2.0 Audio Interface and Mixer is an 8 input audio recording and sound reinforcement mixer with an internal effects processor and USB 2.0 connection. The faster USB 2.0 connection provides ultra-fast, low-latency, 24-bit/44.1-96kHz multi-channel audio recording. Designed for project studio and small P.A. applications, the Multimix 8 features 4 mono input channels and 2 stereo paired (L/R) input channels via balanced 1/4" TRS Phone connections.

In addition to the line level inputs, the mixer also features 4 mic preamps with phantom power and up to 50dB of preamp gain. The internal digital effects processor features 100 preset effects and an easy-to-read display. Of the included effects are a variety of reverbs, delays, choruses, flanges, a pitch transposer and combinations of these. A 3-band EQ is provided per channel for audio signal contouring and 1 post-fader aux send/effects send is also featured on every channel. Control room output level provides control over the separate control room output.

10-direct outputs to your computer for recording and 2 return inputs for monitoring
High-gain mic/line (XLR and 1/4" balanced) inputs with phantom power, 2 stereo balanced 1/4"
Line inputs, aux send (to onboard or external effects), stereo aux return Switchable 75Hz high pass filters
100 onboard 28-bit preset effects including reverbs, delays, chorus, flanging, pitch and multi-effects
3-band EQ per channel with high/low shelving and mid band pass/reject
Separate 1/4" balanced main and monitor outs, headphone out
24-bit, 44.1 to 96kHz operation with high-end A/D and D/A conversion through an integrated USB 2.0 Audio interface
Steinberg Cubase LE included
In the Box
Alesis MultiMix 8 USB 8-Channel Mixer with Effects and USB Interface
  • Steinberg Cubase LE
  • USB Cable
  • User Manual
  • 1 Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
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    Alesis MultiMix 8 USB 2.0 Specs

    Minimum System Requirements (Mac) G4 with native USB 2.0 support
    Mac OS X version 10.4 or later
    512MB RAM
    5400 RPM or faster hard drive recommended for multitrack audio
    Minimum System Requirements (PC) Pentium 4, 2.4GHz Processor (or equivalent)
    512 MB RAM
    Available USB2.0 Port
    Windows XP (with Service Pack 2 or higher installed)
    Input Channels Mic in sensitivity range: -60dBu to -10dBu nominal, +5dBu maximum
    Line in sensitivity range: -40dBu to -+10dBu nominal, +25dBu maximum
    Mic/line gain range: +10 to +60dB
    EQ Section High-pass filter: 75Hz, 18dB/octave
    High shelving: 12kHz, +/- 15dB
    Mid bandpass/band reject: 2.5 kHz, +/- 15dB
    Low shelving: 80Hz, +/- 15dB
    AUX Sends Aux send A & B gain range: -∞ to +10dB
    AUX Returns Aux Return A gain range: -∞ to +15dB
    Effects level/ Aux return B gain range: -∞ to +15dB
    Levels Channel level gain range: -∞ to +10dB
    Main mix, Ctrl Room gain range: -∞ to +10dB
    Inputs 1/4" Inputs
    Stereo Aux return level: +4dBu nominal, +20dBu maximum
    RCA Inputs
    2-Track in level: -10dBV nominal, +5dBV maximum
    Outputs 1/4" Outputs
    Main mix, ctrl room, Ext aux send level: +4dBu nominal, +20dBu maximum
    Headphone output: 75 ohm output impedance >105mW into 75 ohms, > 40mW into 600ohms
    RCA Outputs 2-Track output level: -10dBV nominal, +5dBV maximum
    Dimensions (WxDxH) 14.5 x 10.75 x 5" (368 x 273 x 153mm)
    Weight 7lb (3.2kg)

    Alesis MultiMix 8 USB 2.0 Reviews

    MultiMix 8 USB 8-Channel Mixer with Effects and USB Interface is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 13.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stellar for my needs/level! This is an outstanding device that speaks beautifully with Garageband so that we can produce our podcast with ease and quality.Alesis also features some of the sharpest tech support and customer service in this business. Great product! Great experience!
    Date published: 2008-05-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Working great with 64bit Windows 7 Bought this product being very skeptical about the reviews I read with this mixer having driver issues with Windows 7 64 bit. I just downloaded the driver from the Alesis website, followed the quick start instructions, and it has worked just fine. I'm using the included Albeton Live Lite software which is very easy to use and set up with the mixer. I've owned this product for about one month so far with no hiccups. The sound quality is great, the built in effects are a huge plus, and I honestly couldn't have chose a better product in both value and quality aspects. For the price and features you get, this product should definitely receive serious consideration for both beginner and intermediate recording purposes.
    Date published: 2011-04-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as advertised. I purchased this mixer to run 2 Sony wireless lav. mics into a MacPro during live webcasts. I was disappointed to find out that it was not compatible with OSX Lion, and could not make it work on my computer. After calling Alesis customer support, they had a driver for me within 48 hours. Either the timing was just right or Alesis has the best customer support ever. Now it works flawlessly. The system has a professional quality, with smooth controls and quality materials. I would not hesitate to purchase other items from Alesis in the future.
    Date published: 2011-09-12
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from So far so good. I have only owned this for a couple weeks. I haven't had a problem with it. Its has some effects I haven't used. It works well with adobe audition. When recording the thing I really liked was I could assign line 1 to track 1 line 2 track two and so on in audition. This gives me the capability to record full jam sessions and isolate each instrument. There is a delay that I can hear in the headphones occasionally but it doesn't reflect in the recording.
    Date published: 2010-02-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from great mixer and multichannel interface This is my first real audio interface and I love it. It's a really handy analog mixer with very useable effects and works great as a multichannel interface. It is quiet, sounds good, and is a great way for someone to get started with computer based recording as it comes with cubase LE. I'm recording hardware synths and samplers but it would be great for recording a band as well because you can record 8 analog inputs simultaneously.
    Date published: 2011-02-28
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Worth your money I bought this specifically to use for recording with my laptop. I own a Yamaha MG82CX and the Alesis mixer is quite comparable to the Yamaha. Cubase LE needs a bit of getting used to but has a lot of features for multi track recordings. While the overall build quality seems satisfactory, the gain knobs feel awkward as they are partially sunken in the chassis. Also noticed the mixer gets quite warm during operation.
    Date published: 2011-06-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Useful, powerful and small to carry on Much interfaces are only that: interfaces. This is different. You can use it like a regular mixer in small projects, garage band, a little band. But powerful because when you connect it to a Mac, can record up to 8 independent channels at a time, giving you also the chance to monitor the input levels and adjust it easely. Very, very practical mixer and recording interface. Yes, it's small, but that's the good stuff.
    Date published: 2011-04-12
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great mini-mixer I use this to mix rehearsals (running a couple vocal mics, plus running keyboards from my computer back into the mix). Works well, but it would be nice if there was any sort of mixing control on the signal coming in from USB. No complaints using it for multitrack recording... decent preamps and enough control to get the raw signal I need.
    Date published: 2012-02-16
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