The Soundcraft MH4 is a professional, large format sound reinforcement console that's designed for front-of-house (FOH) and monitor mixing applications. The MH4 is available in 24, 32, 40, 48 and 56 channel frames to accommodate various input needs.
This model is configured with 40 input channels. 40 inputs feature microphone and line level connections, an additional 4 stereo inputs are provided as well. The stereo inputs enable flexible auxiliary routing for monitoring mixing applications. The console features 8 group outputs enabling routing to monitors, external recorders, etc. The MH4 series implements Soundcraft's microphone preamps and EQ section, delivering the sonic quality expected of more costly consoles.
Additional features include Soundcraft's famed 20 x 8 matrix mixer for added routing flexibility and an integrated meter bridge, enabling accurate metering.
Soundcraft RW5686 Features:
- 40 Mono, 4 Stereo Input Channels
The MH4 is available in a variety of frame configurations. This model features 40 mono and 4 stereo inputs.
- 8 Subgroup Outputs
The MH4 series features 8 group outputs for routing to external recorders, monitors, etc.
- Matrix Mixer
The matrix output mixer provides added routing flexibility.
- 8 Auxiliary Sends
8 auxiliary sends provide plenty of routing to external effects, monitors, etc.
- Direct Outputs
All mono inputs provide direct outputs for direct routing to recorders, mixers, etc.
- High Performance Microphone Preamplifiers
The MH4 microphone preamplifier's provide an ultra low-noise floor while maintaining high output gain.
Soundcraft RW5686 Specifications:
|Total # Of Inputs ||40 Total |
|Mic/Line Inputs ||40 Line: 1/4" TRS Phone |
40 Microphone: 3-pin XLR
|Stereo Line Inputs ||4 Stereo: L/R 3-pin XLR Microphone / Line |
|In-Line Inputs/Returns ||No |
|AUX Sends ||8 Aux Sends |
|AUX Returns ||4 Stereo Returns |
|Inserts ||1/4" TRS Phone - Mono Inputs, Main Output and Subgroup Outputs |
|BUS (Group) Outputs ||8 Subgroups: Balanced 3-pin XLR |
|2 Trk Master I/O ||Mix L/R: Stereo Paired 3-pin XLR Balanced |
|ALT I/O ||ALT Stereo: L/R Stereo Paired 1/4" Output |
|Monitor Outputs ||Monitor: L/R Stereo Paired 1/4" TRS Phone |
|EQ Section ||High Filter: 1.2kHz - 20kHz +/- 15dB, shelving |
Hi-Mid: 750Hz - 12kHz, +/- 15dB, Q=0.5 - 3.0
Lo-Mid: 75Hz - 1.2kHz, +/- 15dB, Q=0.5 - 3.0
Low Filter: 35Hz - 550Hz +/- 15dB, shelving
|Solo/Mute ||All Input Channels |
|Channel Level Control ||100mm Faders |
|Trim/Gain Control ||Rotary Potentiometers |
|Phantom Power ||+48V Phantom individually switched |
|Metering ||Overbridge, 8VU Meters monitoring Group/Aux/Matrix |
+3VU Meters monitoring Left Mix/AFL/PFL, Right Mix/AFL/PFL & Mono (center) Mix
Each meter has a peak LED set to 3dB below clipping
Mono & Stereo Inputs, 12-LED bargraph + Peak LED
|Frequency Response ||20Hz to 20kHz |
|Dynamic Range ||not specified by manufacturer |
|Signal-to-Noise Ratio ||Measured RMS, 22Hz to 22kHz Bandwidth |
-128dBu Mic E.I.N. @ unity gain, 150 ohms source impedance
<-82dBu Mix Output, 40 inputs routed to mix
<-83dBu Group & Center Outputs
<-80dBu Aux Outputs
<-89dBu Matrix Outputs
|Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) ||All measurements @ +10dBu <0.006% @ 1kHz |
XLR In to Direct Out <0.01% @ 10kHz
XLR In to Mix Out <0.006% @ 1kHz
|Power Supply ||Each 17V rail takes 6.5A (nominal) |
|Dimensions ||81.5 x 20.5 x 52.5" (2070.1 x 520.7 x 1333.5mm) (WxHxD) |
|Weight ||595 lbs. (269.88 kg) |