Mackie recently introduced a new rackmount mic preamp, the Onyx800R. Benefiting from the same premium mic pre developed for the newsmall-format Onyx mixers, the 8-channel 800R is suitable forprofessional and project studios seeking a mic preamp with 192kHzdigital output, engineer needing additional, high-quality mic inputsfor analog or digital mixing consoles.
The Onyx 800R features low-noise circuitry based on the legendaryXDR mic pre found in Mackie’s compact mixers. The 1U rackmountOnyx 800R features simultaneous analog and 24-bit/192kHz digitalconnectivity via ADAT Lightpipe, AES/EBU and S/PDIF to work with bothanalog and digital systems. The front panel provides easy access tofeatures such as selectable mic/line inputs per channel, and twoinstrument input jacks, replacing the need for an outboard DI box.
The Mackie Onyx 800R will begin shipping in Q2, 2004.
For more information, please visit www.mackie.com.