The ART USB Mix Three Channel Microphone, Instrument, and Line Mixer / Computer Interface is a compact versatile audio interface for your computer that converts analog signals from a variety of audio sources to USB Audio. The USB Mix provides a great starting point for personal home studio recording or for anyone wanting to do mobile location recording.

Key Features

USB powered, no external power supply needed when used with a computer Balanced XLR or unbalanced 1/4-inch Instrument inputs with switchable impedance Switchable low noise +48V phantom power Balanced 1/4-inch TRS inputs for stereo or mono line-level sources 1/4-inch TRS output jacks work with balanced or unbalanced lines Stereo 1/4-inch TRS headphone jack with independent level control for output monitoring Independent controls for both sets of inputs, main output, and headphone monitor Green/Red LED signal/clip indicator Switchable assignment of USB playback to channels 2 and 3 USB 2.0 compliant USB cable, AC adapter, and Audacity recording software included


Frequency Response 20 Hz – 20 kHz (+0, -1 dB)

Total Harmonic Distortion <0.01% @ 1 kHz Maximum Input Level +4dBu (XLR input), +14dBu (1/4″ input) Maximum Output Level +14dBu (Main Mix Outputs), +13dBu (Monitor output) Input Connections XLR balanced / 1/4″ unbalanced “Combo” jack (ch1 input) 1/4″ balanced or unbalanced (Ch2-Ch3 inputs) Output Connections 1/4″ TRS balanced (Main Mix outputs) 1/4″ TRS stereo (Monitor output) Input Impedance 240k Ω (Inst-HiZ), 20k Ω (Line) (Ch 1, Ch2-Ch3 1/4″ inputs) > 4k Ω (Ch1 XLR input)

Output Impedance <1k Ω (balanced 1/4″), <500 Ω (unbalanced 1/4″) 100 Ω (Monitor output) CMRR > 54 dB typical

Phase Response All connections are phase coherent

Signal to Noise Ratio > 90 dB typical (Ref 0 dBu)

Equivalent Input Noise -120 dBu typical (XLR balanced, max gain), -100 dBu typical (1/4″)

Maximum Gain (In to Main Out) +53dB (XLR), +32dB (1/4″) Ch1 input

+10dB (1/4″) (Ch2-Ch3 inputs)

Maximum Gain (In to USB) +44dB (XLR), +23dB (1/4″) (Ch1 input)

+1dB (1/4″) (Ch2-Ch3 inputs)

Maximum Gain (USB to Out) +14dB (Main Mix outputs), +13dB (Monitor output)

Phantom Power Switch selectable, +48V DC, filtered, current limited

A/D-D/A 16 Bit, 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz, USB selectable from computer

0.4 ms A/D latency @ 44.1 kHz

Computer Interface USB 2.0 compliant, Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, ME, 98SE

Mac OS 9.1 / OS X computers with native USB support, Linux

Chassis Type All steel black finish

Power Requirements 5.0V DC @ <500 mA (external) or USB bus powered @ 150 mA typical Dimensions 1.6″ x 4.0″ x 4.75″ (41mm x 101mm x 121mm) Weight 1.1 lbs (0.5 kg) Notes 0 dBu = 0.775Vrms Weight includes power supply and USB cable

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