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Sample 32-bit float and 24-bit fixed WAV files

These samples were recorded on a MixPre-3 II to demonstrate the advantage of using 32-bit float WAV files for recording. We split a signal from a MKH40 mic into two MixPre-3 IIs, one recording 24-bit fixed WAVs, and the other 32-bit float WAVs. We then applied too much gain to loud dialogue. Low-cut was set […]

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32-Bit Float Files Explained

The MixPre II models introduce the ability to record 32-bit floating point WAV files.  For ultra-high-dynamic-range recording, 32-bit float is an ideal recording format. The primary benefit of these files is their ability to record signals exceeding 0 dBFS. There is in fact so much headroom that from a fidelity standpoint, it doesn’t matter where […]

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MixPre II FAQ

What is different about the MixPre II compared to the previous MixPre models?  All MixPre II Series recorders feature 32-bit float recording, timecode generators, 192 kHz recording, adjustable limiters, auto-copy to USB drives, and extended Pre-roll. The MixPre-10 II TA3 balanced outputs are now +18 dBu. Will the above features be backwards compatible with previous […]

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Using the Icon Platform M+ with Scorpio: Channel Strip

Let’s look at the Channel Strip on the Icon Platform M+ that has been optimized to work with Scorpio.

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Using the Icon Platform M+ with Scorpio: Modes

Let’s look at the three main modes on the Platform M+, optimized for Scorpio.

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Using the Icon Platform M+ with the Scorpio: Transport Controls

Let’s look at the transport controls on the Icon Platform M+, optimized to work with Scorpio.

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