Welcome to the digital mixing category, if you are familiar with digital mixing consoles go ahead and browse all the products, if not here is a brief explanation of why you should purchase one today.
Digital mixer have small footprint you can fit a 32 channel digital console like the Behringer X32 in a 35 inches wide space. Large quantity of outputs; a 16 channel digital mixer generally comes with 8 outputs, and a 32 channel with 16 outputs. More outputs means more options, like having one monitor for every musician, or even stereo monitor for every musician. You can now send the signal to the nursery room, or to an audio interface to record the show.This is great because you are not limited to 4 outputs like with analog mixers.
Digital mixer can perform many tasks at once
A digital mixer is like having a Swiss army knife, they are several tools in one. Digital mixer are computers, you can save your mix for later recall, this save time because you donÕt need to start mixing a show again from the beginning. Digital mixers are audio interfaces because you can record multitrack to a computer, some mixers require an optional card to do this. Digital mixer have DSP (Digital Signal Processing) integrated. Every channel of a digital mixer comes loaded with DPS: compressor, expander, gate, HPF (high pass filter), sophisticated EQ, LPF low pass filter. So instead of buying several pieces of equipment I believe it is smart to buy a digital mixer.
iPad, tablet controlled.
Digital mixers can be controlled remotely from a tablet or iPad. You are not retricted to one place, you can mix your service from anywhere in the venue. To take advantage of this feature you need a wireless router. With some portable digital mixer you mix completely from your iPad or tablet.
Digital mixers are expandable
Some digital mixers are expandable. If you need more inputs you can add more using an stage box. Usually this feature is reserve for 32 channel mixers, for example the Soundcraft Expression SI 3 is expandable to 66 inputs.
Digital mixer can take advantage of digital snakes.
Even though you can use a regular analog snake with a digital mixer you have the option to use a digital snake or a stage box. Digital snakes are connected to the mixer using a single cat5 or cat6 cable. No need to have bulky analog snakes.
We have a great selection of digital mixers. Please take your time to check those out. If you have questions, please call us or send us an email.