[NAMM] Midas unveils the M32 digital mixer
Midas came to the NAMM Show 2014 with a big, digital news called M32. We’re talking 40 channels of digital mixing…
The Midas M32 is inspired by the British consoles but sports a medium-size modern design in which the brand included 32 of their mic preamps with motorized faders and 25 mix busses, as well as 192kHz DAC and DCA with a dynamic range of 114dB.
Add to this 7” TFT touch screens, a personal monitoring section, network transmission and full channel strips with backlit switches and LED rotary encoders for shelving control, dual dynamic section, parametric EQ, sends, pan and preamp settings, and you have a mixing console that can be used in studio or on stage.
The M32 has a long list of features and innovations, including a Send of Fader function to create sub-mixes, 8 DCA groups to control multiple signals without mixing them into a sub-group bus, an Assign section with 36 controls spread on 3 layers, a real time 100-band analyzer with spectrograph, 16 new effect plug-ins (50+ in total) based on physical modeling of Urei 1176, Teletronix LA-2A, Fairchild 670, Pultec EQP-1A processors, a 5-band compressor, 4 stereo reverbs that can be used simultaneously, a 31-band graphic EQ and more.
The 32 x 32 audio and MIDI USB interface allows for connecting the Midas M32 directly to your Mac or PC and two AES50 network ports support up to 96 inputs and output via a CAT5 cable. A standard Ethernet port allows Mac/PC and iOS users to remotely control the mixer thanks to software editors.
Last, Midas offers extension cards for increased MADI, Dante, FireWire or ADAT capacities.
You can see the full list of functionalities and story on midasconsoles.com/Products/M32.html. The price of this new Midas M32 is $4999.99.
Viewers of this article also read...
- [NAMM] DigiTech Live Harmony vocal processor DigiTech adds to its Vocalist Series the new Live Harmony vocal processor pedal that is introduced today at NAMM 2014.
- [NAMM] Tannoy makes a Revealation Tannoy revamped its Reveal active monitors and introduces three new models at the NAMM Show 2014.
- [NAMM] M-Audio Vocal Studio USB microphone M-Audio will introduce in a few hours at NAMM 2014 its new Vocal Studio large diaphragm condenser microphone for direct recording to Mac and PC.