The Soundcraft / Spirit Live 8 sound reinforcement audio mixers deliver a feature set and sound that meet the demands of professional engineers while remaining compact and affordable. The Live 8 series feature 8 bus output groups and a variety of input channel frames to suite large or small applications. This version features 24 inputs and 2 dedicated stereo inputs in a rugged chassis designed for fixed installation or road use.
Soundcraft RW5731SM Description:
Balanced XLR microphone and 1/4" line level inputs are features on all input channels, the stereo inputs feature 2 sets of 1/4" paired connections. The stereo paired marked "Line" is dedicated for general line level input devices and a separate pair marked "CD" is optimized for CD players and other stereo play-back devices. Insert connections are featured on all inputs, buss groups and mix output. A 4-band parametric EQ with 2 sweepable mid-range sections are featured on every mono input channel. Additional features include an integrated meter bridge and 10 x 2 matrix mixer section. The Live 8 console is at home in FOH applications for houses of worship, small theaters, clubs and more.
Soundcraft RW5731SM Features:
24 Mono, 2 Stereo Input Channels
The Live 8 console is available in a variety of frame configurations. This model features 24 mono and 2 stereo inputs.
8 Subgroup Outputs
The Live 8 features 8 group outputs for routing to external recorders, monitors, etc.
The matrix output mixer provides added routing flexibility.
6 Auxiliary Sends
6 auxiliary sends provide plenty of routing to external effects, monitors, etc.
All mono inputs provide direct outputs for direct routing to recorders, mixers, etc.
UltraMic+ Microphone Preamplifiers
The Live 8 features Soundcraft's UltraMic+ microphone preamplifier's for a high output gain range of up to 66dB.
|Total # Of Inputs||24 Mono + 2 Stereo |
|Mic/Line Inputs||24 Line: 3-pin XLR |
24 Microphone: 3-pin XLR
|Stereo Line Inputs||2 Stereo: L/R 1/4" Phone Line x2 Stereo Line and CD Input on each |
|In-Line Inputs/Returns||No |
|AUX Sends||6 Aux Sends |
|AUX Returns||2 Aux 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||Rec Out: L/R Stereo Paired 1/4" Output |
Matrix Out A/B: L/R Stereo XLR Balanced
|Monitor Outputs||Mix Output |
|EQ Section||High Filter: 13kHz, shelving |
Hi-Mid: 550Hz - 13kHz, +/- 15dB, Q=1.5
Lo-Mid: 80Hz - 1.9kHz, +/- 15dB, Q=1.5
Low Filter: 80Hz +/- 15dB, shelving
|Solo/Mute||All Input Channels |
|Channel Level Control||100mm Faders |
|Trim/Gain Control||Rotary Potentiometers |
|Phantom Power||+48V Phantom individually switched |
|Metering||8-segment LED bargraphs for all inputs |
12-segment LED bargraphs for Group Outputs, Stereo Mix L & R
|Frequency Response||25Hz to 20kHz +/- 1dB |
|Dynamic Range||not specified by manufacturer |
|Signal-to-Noise Ratio||Mic Input: -129dBu EIN 22Hz to 22kHz unweighted(150 ohm source) |
Mix: 81dBu channels routed to Mix, faders @ unity
Aux: -86dBu channels routed, o/p at max, i/p faders down
Direct Output: -90dBu Input to Post-Fade Output @ unity gain
Matrix Output: -93dBu Matrix Output @ max, sends down
|Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)||-10dBu Input routed to Mix, +20 out @ 1kHz: < 0.005% |
|Power Supply||External lightweight switched-mode PSU DPS-3 |
AC mains supply (internal PSU) 85V-270V AC, 50/60Hz universal input power consumption - 300W max
|Dimensions||43.86 x 6.77 x 25.91" (1114 x 172 x 658.1mm) (WxHxD) |
|Weight||not specified by manufacturer |