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32-Bit Float USB Audio with the MixPre II Series

Join us for an overview using the MixPre-II as a 32-bit float USB audio interface.

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32-Bit Float Applications

USB Audio Streaming 32-bit float USB Audio. Only supported in MacOS 10.15  (Catalina). Adobe Audition 2020 Yes, In and Out Adobe Premiere Pro 2020 Yes, In and Out Apple FCPX 10.4.8 No Apple Logic Pro X 10.4.8 No Audacity 2.02 No Avid Media Composer 8.6.5 Untested Boom Recorder 8.7.3 Yes, In and Out DaVinci Resolve […]

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XL-AES Assembly

To install the XL-AES, do the following: Remove the connector cover on the top of the 8-Series mixer-recorder by prying up gently to break the magnetic connection. If you are installing the XL-AES on a Scorpio, peel and stick the included gasket to the bottom of the XL-AES before mating with the Scorpio. Align the […]

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USB Hub Support

All MixPre, MixPre-M and MixPre II Series models running firmware v5.00 or higher support USB hubs. USB hubs allow you to simultaneously connect multiple USB devices, such as USB control surfaces, keyboards, and USB drives (MixPre II Series, MixPre-10T, and MixPre-10M only).  Sound Devices recommends wall-powered USB hubs, which deliver appropriate current. If using a […]

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8-Series FAQ

General What’s with the name? Scorpio is the most powerful mixer-recorder we’ve ever created, so we wanted to give it an instantly memorable name. Scorpio is also the 8th sign in the zodiac – perfect for the 8-Series line of mixer-recorders. The 833 is similar to the tried and true 633 but with substantially more […]

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8-Series Comparison Chart

Chart highlights only the differences between the 8-Series models. All features not listed are common to all models.

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