SOUNDCRAFT NOTEPAD-12FX, 4-mono 4-stereo Analogue Mixer with USB I/O + FX
SOUNDCRAFT NOTEPAD-12FX, Small-Format Analogue Mixing Console With USB I/O
The legendary Soundcraft Notepad makes a welcome return, now with a USB audio interface. The new Notepad series mixers have streamlined mixing surfaces with USB I/O connectivity for computer-based recording and playback.
The Notepad-12FX mixer makes it easy to get legendary Soundcraft sound for your music, podcasts, content creation, Youtube posts or videos. The Notepad-12FX combines professional-grade analogue components, renowned HARMAN digital signal processing a 4x4 USB audio interface to use with your favourite Mac or PC editing software.
Whether you're a singer-songwriter or a podcaster, Notepad mixers offer best-in-class features like renowned Soundcraft mic preamps, so you can bring a level of polish to your creative productions that's sure to impress.
As of the Notepad 1.09 firmware update, the firmware includes a highly-requested “ducker” feature as well as a firmware updater and a control panel that allows users to select which inputs feed the USB bus while connected to computer workstation software.
- 4-mono and 4-stereo inputs with USB I/O and Lexicon Effects
- Get legendary Soundcraft quality from professional microphone preamps
- Easily record, edit and playback from your Mac and PC with an integrated USB audio interface-simply plug-and-play with your Mac*
- Getting a great mix is easy with a familiar channel strip layout that includes EQ, master level and rotary headphone volume control
- Durable metal enclosure that's built-to-last.
- *PC requires Soundcraft driver installation
Notepad 12FX features a 4-track (4x4) USB functionality and an audio ducking feature with the 1.09 firmware update:
Using the Soundcraft USB Audio Control Panel, users can select the “Audio Routing” tab, to select the point in the console feeding the USB bus to computer.
For Inputs 1+2 the routing is fixed from:
- Mic Inputs 1+2
- Mic Input 3+4
- Stereo Input 5+6
- Stereo Input 7+8
- Mix L+R
USB return will come into the input channel 9+10, which is the channel where the USB-B connector is attached. This signal is summed with signal coming in the RCA 9+10 jacks, before proceeding down the input channel strip.
COMFORTABLY FAMILIAR, INCREDIBLY POWERFUL
You’ll find yourself right at home with Notepad’s traditional channel strip layout. Aux sends and three EQ controls per channel give you a level of convenience often reserved for larger consoles. A rotary headphone volume control makes it easy to adjust your personal listening level, while a master fader level with LED metering provides precise control over your master output signal. Designed for home studios, rehearsals, live performances, and podcast production, the Notepad series provides a layout that’s familiar to audio professionals yet easy to grasp for beginners.
PERFECT FOR REHEARSALS, GIGS, AND MORE
The deceptively compact Notepad mixers easily fit in a gear bag and provide plenty of capability for writing sessions, rehearsals and gigs. Notepad mixers are engineered to provide iconic Soundcraft performance and allow you to connect your favourite gear like microphones, guitars, keyboards and more. With three models available (Notepad-5, -8FX and -12FX), there's a Notepad mixer that's a perfect match-whether you're a singer-songwriter or a small rock ensemble.
YOUR ALL-IN-ONE PODCASTING SOLUTION
The combination of premium Soundcraft components and the built-in USB audio interface make Notepad the ideal centerpiece for your podcasting workflow. The Notepad-12FX features Lexicon digital effects to give your production a level of polish typically achieved by recording studios. From capturing monologues to interviews with multiple panelists, Notepad mixers are designed to help you share your ideas with the world.
ICONIC LEXICON DIGITAL EFFECTS
The Notepad-12FX features premium, studio-quality effects by Lexicon that help you achieve truly professional sound without additional plug-ins or equipment. Enhance your projects with reverb, chorus, or delay with tap tempo control, backed by industry-leading signal processing technology built into the Notepad's DSP engine.
WORK SEAMLESSLY WITH YOUR MAC OR PC
Notepad's integrated USB audio interface allows you to easily record, edit and play projects using your favourite audio software. By combining Soundcraft legendary audio performance with HARMAN signal processing and the built-in USB interface for your computer, Notepad offers the best of both analogue and digital audio in a no-compromise solution.
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