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Sound Devices 688 12-Input Mixer

Providing you with 12 analogue inputs and the ability to record up to 16 inputs to SD and CompactFlash cards, the 688 12-Input Field Production Mixer and 16-Track Recorder from Sound Devices boasts a streamlined design with flexible routing and the company's MixAssist auto-mix system.

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Input comes in the form of 6 high-bandwidth mic/line inputs on XLR connectors and 6 line inputs on TA3 connectors, in addition to 2 AES42/AES3 digital inputs.

The 688 can record up to 16 tracks of your audio as mono- or polyphonic broadcast WAV files, supporting sample rates up to 192 kHz on up to 6 tracks. With its dual memory card recording, you can set up redundant recording or combinations of WAV and MP3 files. The recorder is compatible with both the SL-6 power distribution and 6-channel wireless system, and the CL-6 input controller.

*Can be hired with the Sound Devices CL-12 Linear Fader Controller

  • 12 analogue inputs: Six mic/line preamps plus six line inputs all with front-panel faders & PFLs.
  • 16-track recording to SD & CompactFlash cards; Timecode-stamped WAV & MP3 files
  • MixAssist 12-input auto-mixer.
  • Optional Accessories: SL-6 power distribution & 6-ch SuperSlotâ„¢ wireless receiver system; CL-6 input controller with LED metering & transport controls.
  • Both SL-6 and CL-6 can be connected to the 688 at the same time. SL-6 to top panel, CL-6 to bottom panel.
  • Eight output buses: L/R mix plus Aux 1-6; transformer-balanced XLR & Hirose outs for freedom from ground loops Two AES42/AES3 inputs, eight AES3 outputs.
  • Direct menu control of SuperSlot-compatible wireless (with SL-6).
  • PowerSafe protects files from power loss.
  • 2-second power on-to-recording.
  • Flexible digital mixing and routing.
  • Supports all sample rates up to 192kHz.
  • Adjustable input & output delay.
  • Three camera returns & dedicated COM return.
  • Internal & external slate mic inputs.
  • Ambient TC generator and reader and internal TC backup battery.
  • Easy to navigate interface, 1000-nit LCD visible in all light conditions, configurable metering.
  • USB Keyboard for metadata entry.
  • User-configurable headphone presets.
  • Sound Devices 688 12-Input Mixer w/16 Track Timecode
  • 3 Pin XLR to 5 Pin XLR Cable
  • 3 Pin XLR to Minijack Cable 
  • Umbilical to Camera Cable
  • X2 XLR to 3 Pin Tini Leads
  • X8 XLR to 3 Pin Tini Leads 
  • X2 16GB Extreme Pro SD Cards
  • Card Reader
  • X2 IDX NP-L7S Batteries
  • NP Charger
  • Hawk-Woods NP Adapter
  • AA Batteries installed and X2 Spare 4 Packs
  • Timecode Out Cable
  • HD 25 Headphones
  • KT Audio Bag
  • Petrol Audio Bag with Raincover

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