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What is SuperSlot?  SuperSlot™ is an open, electro-mechanical connection specification, developed by Sound Devices, to simplify the interconnection of wireless audio transmitters and receivers with audio mixers and cameras for the entire industry to use. SuperSlot provides power, audio, and control signals over a single multi-pin connection. SuperSlot-compatible products are offered by multiple manufacturers. Read […]

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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 (MacOS Catalina) Learn how to set up your MixPre II here. 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 2020.4+ Yes Untested by Sound Devices Boom Recorder 8.7.3 Yes, […]

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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 powerful […]

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