July 24, 2004
Alesis used the Summer NAMM show to announce its new line of portable
USB mixers designed for a range of operating environments and applications.
The MultiMix USB Series includes 3 different tabletop mixers.
The MultiMix USB Mixers are a new line of compact mixers featuring low noise
analog electronics and 100 28-bit digital effects. The MultiMix mixers also
have USB audio, which allows direct computer audio interfacing for 16-bit simultaneous
stereo input and output using standard recording software.
The MultiMix 8USB and 12USB have 4 high-gain mic/line inputs. The MultiMix
16 USB has 8 high-gain mic/line (XLR and 1/4″ balanced) inputs with phantom
power, 2 stereo balanced 1/4″ line inputs, aux send (can send to onboard or
external effects), stereo aux return. All MultiMix USBs have 100 28-bit onboard
preset effects including reverbs, delays, chorus, flanging, pitch and multi-effects,
a 3-band EQ per channel with high/low shelving and mid band pass/reject.
Additional features of the MultiMix USB series include separate 1/4″ balanced
main and monitor outs, headphone out, an integrated USB Port to transfer audio
directly between the MultiMix USB mixer and your computer, 16-bit stereo simultaneous
inputs and outputs over USB. All have Plug and play operation under Windows
and Mac OS.
For more information, visit their web site at www.alesis.com