The Soundcraft M8 is a 8 channel analog mixer designed for project studio recording and live sound reinforcement applications. The mixer features 8 mono inputs and 2 stereo (L/R) inputs dedicated for stereo line level signal from playback devices, keyboards, video equipment etc. Both mono and stereo line inputs feature 1/4" balanced phone connectors, channels 1 through 8 also feature balanced XLR microphone inputs capable of providing +48V phantom power to condenser microphones. Each channel features a 3 band EQ section with sweepable mid-range.
The output section hosts a unique feature seldom found on analog mixers. A stereo S/PDIF digital output provides digital integration to digital recorders, computer based workstations and more. Stereo analog outputs include balanced XLR main outputs and 1/4" phone monitor outputs. The M8 features extensive signal routing with insert points on all mono channels and stereo outputs, 4 Aux send and Return buses provide routing flexibility to external effect processors or monitor mixers.
8 Mono & 2 Stereo Channels
The Soundcraft M8 features 8 mono input channels and 2 additional L/R stereo input channels for keyboards, playback devices or effect returns.
S/PDIF Digital Output
In addition to balanced stereo master outputs, the M series features a S/PDIF digital stereo output for connecting to digital recorders, DAWs etc.
3 Band EQ Section
Every mono input features a 3-band EQ section with sweepable midrange, delivering that famous british EQ sound to every mix.
Inserts On Mono Channels & Stereo Out
1/4" TRS phone insert connections are provided on all mono channels and stereo master output. The inserts allow signal routing to external processors, recorders, monitor mixers etc.
4 AUX Sends & Returns
The M series is equipped with 4 AUX sends and 4 dedicated returns, accommodating 2-stereo or 4-mono effects processors.
Soundcraft M8 Specifications:
- Award winning mic-pre design with 66db of gain
- Direct outs on each channel - selectable pre or post fader
- 4 Aux outputs
- 3 band EQ with sweepable midrange
- S/PDIF Digital output
- Signal and Peak indicators on each output
- 100mm faders
- Mono Sum output with level control
- All balanced I/O - either XLR or 1/4Ó TRS
- 4 dedicated Stereo Inputs in additionto 4 Stereo FX returns on each model
- Pre-installed rack rails - just remove side panels! (M8, M12 only)