iMultiMix 8 USB by Alesis is a compact desktop mixer with 100 studio grade 28 * bit digital effects, a limiter to avoid distorted recordings and an integrated iPod dock manageable with a control ring for direct recording. iMultiMix 8 USB, presented at latest Musik Messe, the first Alesis product to integrate iPod control and recording capability together with a 3-channel equalizer and guitar / microphone / line inputs.
Once the recordings are complete you can transfer them directly to iTunes with Mac OS X or Windows XP. All channels are recorded in CD quality at 44.1 or 48kHz.
It is also possible to use iMultimix as a USB audio interface and record directly on the computer.
iMultiMix 8 USB can also play music from the iPod and mix your live performance with the pre-recorded tracks making the whole an excellent tool to manage accompaniment tracks for solo performances or for small groups.
Main features – Integrated iPod recording – 48V phantom power supply – four high gain mic / line preamps (XLR and 1? 4 ? balanced) – integrated limiter – 16-Bit / 44.1kHz and 48kHz recording on the computer via USB – two guitar mic inputs / line? auxiliary sends and returns? 100 28-bit digital effects * Reverb, Chorus, Flange, Delay? 3-band equalizer per channel – Steinberg Cubase LE softare included
The retail price of 499 Dollars and in our country will be distributed starting from September, at a price that has not yet been determined, by E-sound.
(thanks to F. Lo Forte for the report)