Harman’s Soundcraft brings out new series of digital mixers23 January 2015
Harman has launched the Soundcraft Ui Series of remote controlled digital mixers, providing the ability to mix audio from any Wi-Fi connected device in any location. The Ui12 and Ui16 both feature an integrated, onboard Wi-Fi router and can be controlled via a tablet, PC or smartphone.
The mixers have cross-platform compatibility and can use up to 10 control devices simultaneously. They also feature built-in Harman signal processing from dbx, DigiTech and Lexicon, including dbx AFS2, and DigiTech Amp Modeling.
Both mixers offer 31-band graphic EQ, noise gate and compressor on all outputs, plus real-time frequency analyser (RTA) on inputs and outputs. Built in are three dedicated Lexicon FX busses: Reverb, Delay and Chorus. Both mixers also offer independent network interfaces on board for simultaneous control by Wi-Fi and Ethernet, plus a floor-ready rugged chassis for live applications.
The Ui12 also features four XLR combo mic/line inputs, four XLR mic inputs, two channels of Hi-Z/instrument inputs, as well as a stereo RCA line input. A two-channel USB media player is included, along with two balanced XLR Aux outputs, two quarter-inch headphone outputs with level control, plus balanced stereo XLR and quarter-inch main outputs. Two-channel USB audio playback is compatible with MP3, WAV and AIFF formats.