Sound Devices: New Field Mixer/Recorder Now Available

688 multichannel mixer features automatic mixing, interconnection flexibility March 9, 2015

REEDSBURG, Wis.— Sound Devices has released its new 688, a 12-input, 16-track portable mixer/recorder.

The 688 is the center of an extensible mixing and recording system incorporating MixAssist, Sound Devices automatic mixing technology. The 688 accepts the SL-6 SuperSlot powering and wireless accessory. A mixing bag comprised of a 688 with attached SL-6 plus SuperSlot-compatible wireless offers audio mixing, recording and wireless receiver control all from the mixer, with dramatically simplified power distribution and interconnection.

This field mixer harnesses the best of the 633, 664 and 788T, according to Sound Devices.

The optional SL-6 powering and wireless system, available summer 2015, simplifies interconnection between the 688 and multiple channels of wireless by accepting up to three dual-channel slot-compatible receivers. Using Sound Devices' developed SuperSlot interconnection standard, the SL-6 offers all powering, audio interconnection and control needed for SuperSlot-compatible receivers.

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