Midas M32R LIVE 32-Channel Compact Digital Mixer



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Get High Power Mixing Capability From A Compact Unit With The Midas M32R LIVE 32-Channel Compact Digital Mixer

Digital Console for Live and Studio with 40 Input Channels, 16 Midas PRO Microphone Preamplifiers and 25 Mix Buses and Live Multitrack Recording

The goal for M32R LIVE was to combine the best of classic British console designs with advanced modern technology to completely redefine what a rack mountable digital desktop mixing console can offer. They began the industrial design process by drawing inspiration from a somewhat unexpected source – the luxury and high-performance car industry.

In order to create a future-forward design that took the Midas legacy even further, Midas enlisted the help of Rajesh Kutty, a leading industrial designer known for his work with celebrated luxury auto manufacturers such as Bentley, etc.

A close look at M32R LIVE reveals that the styling is completely new in every sense of the word. Rajesh Kutty’s automotive-inspired design elements mesh perfectly with a recognisable Midas signature, setting the M32R LIVE apart from any other console. Its beautifully streamlined and elegant form factor completely revolutionises the experience of live mixing.

INDUSTRY-LEADING 192 KHZ PRECISION

The groundbreaking M32R LIVE console combines legendary Midas sound quality with advanced digital technology, future-proof floating point audio engine, extremely low-latency design and industry-leading 192 kHz ADC and DAC converters, creating a revolutionary mid-format live console. M32R LIVE features ultra-sleek styling, offering you a truly luxurious mixing experience. High-end construction materials include carbon fibre provide unparalleled durability and strength, plus substantially lower weight than comparable consoles.

LEGENDARY MIDAS SOUND QUALITY

While the Midas M32R LIVE design, styling, and construction will surely turn a lot of heads, it’s the sound that matters most to engineers and performing artists. And that’s where M32R LIVE shines even brighter – as the latest in a long line of pristine-sounding Midas consoles, it descends from a celebrated lineage that literally set the standard in electrical design and sound quality. Ever since Midas consoles first found fame 40 years ago with acts like Billy Joel, Yes, The Beach Boys, Pink Floyd and others, the Midas legacy has always been about uncompromising quality and the ultimate in sound reproduction.

BUILT FOR TOMORROW

The M32R LIVE is a console built for today, and tomorrow – its rock-solid proprietary operating system and the 0.8 ms audio engine provide outstanding state-of-the-art audio performance for years to come.

AWARD-WINNING MIDAS MIC PREAMPLIFIER

The Midas mic preamp is considered by leading live sound and recording engineers to be the very essence of the famous Midas sound. More than 40 years of design experience paired with the finest choice of premium-grade components lead to the acclaimed warmth and depth, bring out subtle ambience, maintain spatial positioning, and more effectively capture a precise image. The acclaimed sound of the award-winning Midas microphone preamplifier has inspired generations of live sound engineers to their best work, creating sonic landscapes that have captivated audiences worldwide.

YOUR “MIND-TO-SOUND” INTERFACE

M32R LIVE is your "mind-to-sound" interface – the intersection of creativity and production.
Whether you’re accustomed to digital mixers or not, the M32R LIVE’s intuitive user interface offers a fluid mixing experience that instantly feels like home.



  • Live performance and studio recording digital console with up to 40 simultaneous input channels
  • 16 award-winning Midas PRO microphone preamplifiers
  • 25 time-aligned and phase-coherent mix buses
  • AES50 networking allows up to 96 inputs and 96 outputs
  • 32 bi-directional channels of live recording/playback on dual SD/SDHC (cards not included)
  • Up to 3 hours of 32 channel PCM recording in one session - stored as uncompressed WAV files
  • High-performance aluminium and high-impact steel structure
  • Rack mount brackets included for ultimate flexibility
  • 40 bit floating point digital signal processing
  • 8 DCA and 6 mute groups
  • 8 digital signal processing effects engines
  • 17 Midas PRO motor faders
  • Daylight viewable 5" full colour TFT display screen
  • 32 x 32 channel USB 2.0 audio interface
  • DAW remote control emulations of Mackie Control and HUI protocols
  • Optional wireless remote control with Midas Apps for iPhone and iPad
  • Auto-ranging universal switch-mode power supply
  • Designed and engineered in the U.K.


PROCESSING

  • Input Processing Channels: 32 Input Channels, 8 Aux Channels, 8 FX Return Channels
  • Output Processing Channels: 8/16
  • 16 aux buses, 6 matrices, main LRC: 100
  • Internal Effects Engines (True Stereo/Mono): 8/16
  • Internal Show Automation (structured Cues/Snippets): 500/100
  • Internal Total Recall Scenes 
  • (incl. Preamplifiers and Faders): 100
  • Signal Processing: 40-Bit Floating Point
  • A/D Conversion (8-channel, 96 kHz ready): 24-Bit, 114 dB Dynamic Range, A-weighted
  • D/A Conversion (stereo, 96 kHz ready): 24-Bit, 120 dB Dynamic Range, A-weighted
  • I/O Latency (Console Input to Output) 0.8 ms
  • Network Latency (Stage Box In > Console > Stage Box Out): 1.1 ms

CONNECTORS

  • Midas PRO Series Microphone Preamplifier (XLR): 16
  • Talkback Microphone Input (XLR): 1
  • RCA Inputs/Outputs: 2/2
  • XLR Outputs: 8
  • Monitoring Outputs (XLR/quarter-inch TRS Balanced): 2/2
  • Aux Inputs/Outputs (quarter-inch TRS Balanced): 6/6
  • Phones Output (quarter-inch TRS): 1 (Stereo)
  • AES50 Ports (Klark Teknik SuperMAC): 2
  • Expansion Card Interface: 32 Channel Audio Input / Output
  • ULTRANET P-16 Connector (No Power Supplied): 1
  • MIDI Inputs/Outputs: 1/1
  • USB Type A (Audio and Data Import/Export): 1
  • USB Type B, rear panel, for remote control: 1
  • Ethernet, RJ45, rear panel, for remote control: 1

MIC INPUT CHARACTERISTICS

  • Design: Midas PRO Series
  • THD+N (0 dB gain, 0 dBu output): < 0.01% unweighted
  • THD+N (+40 dB gain, 0 dBu to +20 dBu output): < 0.03% unweighted
  • Input Impedance (Unbalanced/Balanced): 10 kilo-ohms /10 kilo-ohms
  • Non-Clip Maximum Input Level: +23 dBu
  • Phantom Power (Switchable per Input): +48 V
  • Equivalent Input Noise @ +45 dB gain (150 ohm source): -125 dBu 22 Hz-22 kHz, unweighted
  • CMRR @ Unity Gain (Typical):> 70 dB
  • CMRR @ 40 dB Gain (Typical): > 90 dB

INPUT/OUTPUT CHARACTERISTICS

  • Frequency Response @ 48 kHz Sample Rate: 0 dB to -1 dB 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Dynamic Range, Analogue In to Analogue Out: 106 dB 22 Hz - 22 kHz, unweighted
  • A/D Dynamic Range, Preamplifier and Converter (Typical): 109 dB 22 Hz - 22 kHz, unweighted
  • D/A Dynamic Range, Converter and Output (Typical): 109 dB 22 Hz - 22 kHz, unweighted
  • Crosstalk Rejection @ 1 kHz, Adjacent Channels: 100 dB
  • Output level, XLR Connectors (Nominal/Maximum): +4 dBu / +21 dBu
  • Output Impedance, XLR Connectors (Unbalanced/Balanced): 50 Ω/50 Ω
  • Input impedance, TRS Connectors (Unbalanced/Balanced): 20 kilo-ohms/40 kilo ohms
  • Non-Clip Maximum Input Level, TRS Connectors (Unbalanced/Balanced): +21 dBu
  • Output Level, TRS (Nominal/Maximum): +4 dBu/+21 dBu
  • Output Impedance, TRS (Unbalanced/Balanced): 50 Ω/50 Ω
  • Phones Output Impedance/Maximum output Level: 40 ohms/+21 dBu (Stereo)
  • Residual Noise Level,
  • Out 1-16 XLR Connectors, Unity Gain: -85 dBu 22 Hz-22 kHz, unweighted
  • Residual Noise Level, Out 1-16 XLR Connectors, Muted: -88 dBu 22 Hz-22 kHz, unweighted
  • Residual Noise Level,TRS and Monitor out XLR Connectors: -83 dBu 22 Hz-22 kHz, unweighted

DISPLAY

  • Main Screen: 5" TFT LCD, 800 x 480 Resolution, 262k Colours
  • Channel LCD Screen: 128 x 64 LCD with RGB Colour Backlight
  • Main Meter: 18 Segment (-45 dB to Clip)

POWER

  • Switch-Mode Power Supply: Auto-Ranging 100-240 VAC (50/60 Hz) +/- 10%
  • Power Consumption: 70 W

PHYSICAL

  • Standard Operating Temperature Range: 5 degrees C - 40 degrees C (41 degrees F - 104 degrees F)
  • Dimensions: 478 x 617 x 208 mm (18.8 x 24.3 x 8.2")
  • Weight 14.3 kg (31.5
    Manufacturer: Midas
    Model: M32RLIVE
    Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
    SKU: I609723-N-0
    UPC: #653341305831
    Listing ID: NA92484