Digital Interfaces / Mixers

USB Mix – Project Series

Overview

The ART USB Mix Three Channel Microphone, Instrument, and Line Mixer / Computer Interface is a compact versatile audio interface for your computer that converts analog signals from a variety of audio sources to USB Audio. The USB Mix provides a great starting point for personal home studio recording or for anyone wanting to do mobile location recording.

Key Features

Specifications

Frequency Response 20 Hz – 20 kHz (+0, -1 dB)
Total Harmonic Distortion <0.01% @ 1 kHz
Maximum Input Level +4dBu (XLR input), +14dBu (1/4″ input)
Maximum Output Level +14dBu (Main Mix Outputs), +13dBu (Monitor output)
Input Connections XLR balanced / 1/4″ unbalanced “Combo” jack (ch1 input)
1/4″ balanced or unbalanced (Ch2-Ch3 inputs)
Output Connections 1/4″ TRS balanced (Main Mix outputs)
1/4″ TRS stereo (Monitor output)
Input Impedance 240k Ω (Inst-HiZ), 20k Ω (Line) (Ch 1, Ch2-Ch3 1/4″ inputs)
> 4k Ω (Ch1 XLR input)
Output Impedance <1k Ω (balanced 1/4″), <500 Ω (unbalanced 1/4″)
100 Ω (Monitor output)
CMRR > 54 dB typical
Phase Response All connections are phase coherent
Signal to Noise Ratio > 90 dB typical (Ref 0 dBu)
Equivalent Input Noise -120 dBu typical (XLR balanced, max gain), -100 dBu typical (1/4″)
Maximum Gain (In to Main Out) +53dB (XLR), +32dB (1/4″) Ch1 input
+10dB (1/4″) (Ch2-Ch3 inputs)
Maximum Gain (In to USB) +44dB (XLR), +23dB (1/4″) (Ch1 input)
+1dB (1/4″) (Ch2-Ch3 inputs)
Maximum Gain (USB to Out) +14dB (Main Mix outputs), +13dB (Monitor output)
Phantom Power Switch selectable, +48V DC, filtered, current limited
A/D-D/A 16 Bit, 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz, USB selectable from computer
0.4 ms A/D latency @ 44.1 kHz
Computer Interface USB 2.0 compliant, Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, ME, 98SE
Mac OS 9.1 / OS X computers with native USB support, Linux
Chassis Type All steel black finish
Power Requirements 5.0V DC @ <500 mA (external) or USB bus powered @ 150 mA typical
Dimensions 1.6″ x 4.0″ x 4.75″ (41mm x 101mm x 121mm)
Weight 1.1 lbs (0.5 kg)
Notes 0 dBu = 0.775Vrms
Weight includes power supply and USB cable