Support Articles

Automatic Mixing 101

As productions continue to use more microphones simultaneously, producing a clean mix with intelligible speech can become quite difficult. Automatic mixers can help sound professionals in these multi-microphone applications. The Scorpio, 888, 833, 633, and 688 offer two automatic mixing algorithms: Sound Devices’ own MixAssist and Dugan Automix, a collaboration between Sound Devices and Dan […]

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Approved Media – MixPre II Series and MixPre Series

Sound Devices extensively tests removable recording media with the MixPre-3 II, MixPre-6 II, MixPre-10 II, and the legacy MixPre-3, MixPre-6, and MixPre-10T audio recorders. SD Cards Sound Devices recommends its own brand of SD card – the SAM-32SD, listed below – which has been optimized and extensively tested to ensure fast and flawless performance when […]

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633 Three Quarter

Approved Media – 6 Series

Sound Devices extensively tests removable recording media with the 633, 664 and 688 Mixer. For best media performance, Sound Devices recommends occasionally performing a full reformat of an SD card per the “Overwrite Format” method from the SD Association. The Overwrite Format deletes file/directory entries by initializing file system parameters of the card (same as with Quick Format), and erases […]

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Approved Media – 8-Series

Sound Devices extensively tests removable recording media with the 8-Series portable mixer-recorders. SD Cards Sound Devices recommends its own brand of SD card – the SAM-32SD, listed below – which has been optimized and extensively tested to ensure fast and flawless performance with the 8-Series. However, many SD, SDHC, and SDXC cards from other reputable […]

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The 32-Bit Float Workflow

Join us for an overview of the 32-bit float recording process, from capture to post-production.

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Repair FAQ

How can I send my unit for repair? The first step is to contact our Support Team. They’ll ask questions to gather the information needed to take care of you and your product. Some problems do not require a hardware fix and can be resolved without sending the unit in. Our Support Team will troubleshoot […]

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