SoundDevices 552 Five Channel Portable Production Mixer with Built-In Recorder

5 Channel Portable Field Mixer with Built-In Recorder

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SoundDevices 552 Five Channel Portable Production Mixer with Built-In Recorder
SoundDevices 552 Key Features
Five high-performance mic/line inputs with limiters
Direct outputs per input, pre/post and mic/line selectable
Ultra-light and strong metaliized-carbon-fiber top and bottom chassis panels
Integrated two-track 16- or 24-bit audio recorder to SD/SDHC cards, Wave or MP3
44.1, 48, 48.048, 88.2, and 96 kHz sampling rate
Four-track AES3 digital output running at same SR as recorder
Front-panel control of mic/line input & phantom status with LED indication at each input
Sweepable high-pass filter with silent engagement
92 dB of gain (maximum) from input to analog output
Sunlight-viewable, 21 segment Peak/VU meters with zoom mode
Stereo linking of inputs 1 & 2 and 3 & 4
Two return audio inputs for two-camera confidence monitoring
Extensive headphone monitoring including input solos, record source, and return audio
Powered by four AA batteries or external 10-18 VDC

SoundDevices 552 Five Channel Portable Production Mixer with Built-In Recorder
The Sound Device 552 Production Mixer uses top analog and digital technologies,
along with advanced mechanical construction,
to give professionals a superb sounding, compact, lightweight and power-efficient mixer
that is equally at home in simple run-and-gun applications
or in complex multi-input, multi-output production setups.
Portable Studio Quality field mixer The Sounddevices 552 contains 
five precision, high-dynamic-range, transformer-balanced microphone inputs with expanded gain and headroom.
The studio-grade inputs have their own limiter, sweepable high-pass filter, and pre-or-post-fade direct output.
Multiple Recording Sources
The 552 integrated digital audio recorder writes industry-standard Broadcast Wave files to SD and SDHC cards.
The recorder is ideal for applications where a high-quality, 24-bit local recording is required.
Either the outputs or combinations of inputs and outputs can be assigned as record sources.
Input Type
XLR mic - Transformer-balanced for use with <600 ohm mics
XLR line - Transformer-balanced for use with 2k ohm outputs
RTN A,B (3.5 mm, TA3, 10-Pin) - Unbalanced stereo for use with 2k ohm outputs
Output Type
XLR Line - Transformer-balanced for use with >600 ohm inputs
XLR -10 - Transformer-balanced for use with >10k ohm outputs
XLR Mic - Transformer-balanced for use with >600 ohm inputs
10-Pin Line - Transformer-balanced for use with >600 ohm inputs
10-Pin -10 - Transformer-balanced for use with >10k ohm outputs
10-Pin Mic - Transformer-balanced for use with >600 ohm inputs
TA3 Balanced Mic and Line: pin-2 and 3 driven, for use with >3k ohm inputs
TA3 Direct Outputs Mic and Line: pin-2 and 3 driven, for use with >3k ohm inputs
Tape Outs (3.5 mm and TA3-Type): Unbalanced, stereo, for use with >6k ohm inputs
Mono Mic Out: Unbalanced, mono, for use with >600 ohm inputs
Headphones (3.5 mm and 1/4"): Unbalanced, stereo, for use with 8-2k ohm headphones

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