New Compact Mixers from Alesis

Portable Mixers Are Packed With Features, Performance, and Value      06/01/03
Continuing their stream of new products releases, Alesis have just announced a completely new line of portable, affordable mixers. The MultiMix Series includes 4 different tabletop mixers, plus a powerful new rack mixer, all at very affordable prices. This aggressive new pricing policy is sure to make these products attractive. Alas, at the time of this release, there were no pictures available. All MultiMix Series products feature 99 on-board 24-bit Alesis digital effects, as well as an “intuitive interface design with superior feel”. Each of the four MultiMix products has been designed from the inside out to provide the level of performance users expect from Alesis, at incredible prices: MultiMix 6FX: A super compact analog mixer for performing or recording applications, with digital effects. Featuring an estimated street price of $99.00, the MultiMix 6FX is an incredible value. Includes 2 mic/line inputs, 2 stereo line inputs, a 3 band EQ on each channel, plus 99 high quality 24-bit Alesis digital effects. MultiMix 8FX: A highly compact analog mixer, designed for live applications such as piano bar, single musician, duets, etc., or for simple recording applications such as live to 2-track, etc. Featuring an estimated street price of $149.00, the MultiMix 8FX delivers powerful mixing capabilities at a very low price. The MultiMix 8 FX includes 99 high quality 24-bit Alesis digital effects, and is small enough to fit in a “gig bag.” Featuring 8-input, 2-buss analog mixing with 4 mic preamps with switchable 75Hz high-pass filters, 2 stereo line channels, a 3 band EQ on each channel, and more. MultiMix 12FX: A portable analog mixer that can handle a wide range of PA and recording applications, such as live performances for small bands, ensembles, and general PA, or recording applications such as live to 2-track, simple multi-track, etc. Featuring an estimated street price of $229.00, the MultiMix 12FX is a low cost yet powerful solution for mixing performances or recording. The MultiMix 12FX includes a 12-input, 4-buss analog mixer featuring 4 mic preamps with switchable 75Hz high-pass filters, 4 stereo line channels, a 3 band EQ on each channel, 99 high quality 24-bit Alesis digital effects, and much more. MultiMix 12FXD: The world’s most affordable analog mixer with digital output. The MultiMix 12FXD adds S/PDIF digital output to the specification of the MultiMix 12FX. With an estimated street price of $299.00, the MultiMix 12FXD is the perfect option for users seeking a low-cost, yet powerful mixing solution with digital output. The MultiMix 12FXD is a 12-input, 4-buss analog mixer featuring 4 mic preamps with switchable 75Hz high-pass filters, 4 stereo line channels, 99 high quality 24-bit Alesis digital effects, and a 44.1kHz digital S/PDIF main output. MultiMix 12R: The world’s most affordable 12-input, 2-buss analog rack mixer featuring 8 mic preamps with 2 stereo line channels, all in a compact, 3-U rack mount configuration. The MultiMix 12R has 2-band, fixed frequency EQ on each channel, 1 pre-fader aux send and 1 post-fader aux send per channel, and 60mm linear potentiometers (faders) for master level of each channel. The master section features an external stereo aux return level, stereo LED bar graph meters, stereo master L/R buss 60mm fader, and a separate phones/monitor level control. Alesis President John E. “Jack” O’Donnell commented: “With the MultiMix Series, we’re out to prove that studio-grade mixing is easy to do, and easy to afford. Now anyone can enjoy the benefits of Alesis quality and performance in these powerful, versatile, and portable products.” Complete features and specifications for the MultiMix Series will be available at www.alesis.com in January, 2003. More From: ALESIS
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