Tag: MixPre-3 II

MixPre v9.01 Firmware

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  • Added the ability to have audio on Aux In 1 and timecode on Aux In 2 or vice versa.


  • ISOs set to MS linking when in Custom Mode are no longer MS decoded in Mix Only Mode after a power cycle.
  • Limiter settings now persist over a power cycle (MixPre Series II).
  • Activating the slate mic no longer mutes channels that are not routed in the Slate Routing menu.
  • In Musicians mode, tracks 5/6 no longer playback to the LR mix regardless of their fader position (Only MixPres with Musicians Plugin installed).
  • Aux In Mode>Timecode Aux In 1 is no longer hidden (MixPre-3, 6 Series I only)
  • In Ambisonics mode, the binaural meters now work correctly (MixPre-6 I and II with Ambisonics plugin only).
  • In Custom mode, USB Outputs no longer get set to Track L after a power cycle.

MixPre v9.00 Firmware

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  • Support for 2-instance NoiseAssist plugin for the MixPre-Series II. The new 2-instance plugin is available from the Sound Devices Online Store. 
  • Support for +2ch plugin for the MixPre-3 (Series I and II). Turns the MixPre-3 from a 3-channel/5-track into a 5-channel/7-track recorder by adding mixable and recordable channels 4 and 5. The +2ch plugin is available from the Sound Devices Online Store. 
  • Added the ability to have both timecode and audio output on the Stereo Out 3.5mm connector (MixPre-3 II, MixPre-6 II only) 
  • Added a full slate mic routing matrix to the MixPre-10. 
  • Added Headphone + Ch1 knob and Headphone + Ch2 knob shortcuts to allow quick access to the extra channel settings (Ch 5&6 on MixPre-6, Ch 9&10 on MixPre-10, Ch 4&5 on MixPre-3 with +2ch plugin installed) 
  • Added adjustable virtual faders for channels 5,6 (MixPre-6), channels 9,10 (MixPre-10, and channels 4,5 (MixPre-3 with optional +2ch plugin). 
  • Extra channels can now be sourced from any Aux or USB input. 


  • Aux input gains changing after playback or a power cycle, no longer occur. 
  • With a controller connected, a channel no longer shows Low Cut as ‘200Hz’ when set to 160 Hz. 

MixPre II Live Stream

Oct 16, 2023
OnlineUnited States (US)

Join us on October 16th, 2023, at 11:00am CDT, for a live-streamed event all about the MixPre II Series of mixer-recorders. Laura Sillanpää, Sound Devices Technical Support Specialist, will lead the session, where she’ll share tips and tricks for using MixPre mixer-recorders in various applications, will answer your questions, and will talk about some exciting news coming soon. Whether you’re just getting started using a MixPre II mixer-recorder or you’ve used one for years, this live-streamed event is for you.

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MixPre-10 II

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MixPre Knob

Made By: Lom Audio.

Dimensions: 12mm diameter, 8.5mm internal diameter.
Material: PETG (froggy green, hi-vis orange and black), PLA (crystal).
Compatibility: MixPre-3, 6, 10 (both T and M versions, both I. and II. generation).

The knob is friction-fitted on the original knob, no need to modify your device.

Soundbag Dashboards

Made By: Soundbag Dashboards.

Soundbag Dashboards can help you create your ultimate production sound bag.  

Just like the dashboard of your vehicle, Soundbag Dashboards place all of the audio gear you depend on, right in your line of sight, ensuring you can quickly and easily monitor your equipment. Soundbag Dashboards are designed to mount to your audio mixer and lay out your wireless receivers right in front of you for easy viewing and access. Some models also feature the ability to mount DC power distribution systems including the Remote Audio RM remote, the Battery Bud and various Audio Root models.

Now with our new Modular Dashboard System, you can choose exactly how you want to build your Soundbag!

Custom Glow Pots Color-Coded Knobs For MixPre

Made By: Bioluminous.

These are custom replacement knobs for all models of the Sound Devices MixPre line. They will work on the 1st and 2nd generation of the MixPre 3 / 6 / 10. They will not work on any other Sound Devices models. The knobs are custom-designed by us and produced using the best materials available. These knobs are only sold by Bioluminous and not available anywhere else.

We created these knobs to have several features:

  • Bottom part has thick glow-in-the-dark part for easy viewing on dark sets and studios
  • Top part is in the color you choose and the color is viewable from all angles
  • Knob is sculpted to make it easy to adjust based on feel without looking
  • Top has embedded stainless steel screw to allow for easy one-finger adjustment

You choose the colors you want. There are 32 color choices available so you can be sure to be able to match your existing color scheme. Each knob purchase includes two knobs of the same color, one is reversed for use on the top row of the MixPre 10 series only. Choose the color you want from the item picker at the top of the page. Select quantity and add to cart. Then repeat for the other colors you want.