The MIDAS M32 completely redefined what is possible from a digital mixer - and thousands of users are enjoying the results. Now that technology has been incorporated into the small but powerful MR18 rack-mountable mixer, which will forever change the way you record and the way you play live music.
A Mixer Whose Time has Come
Over the past few years, the world of recording and performance audio has experienced a major paradigm shift, one that requires musicians and performers alike to take advantage of emerging technologies that offer flexibility and ease of use. The MR18 is an 18-input/8-bus portable mixer housed in a sturdy stage box design for use with iPad and Android tablets. It is ideally suited for both live and studio applications thanks to 16 award-winning MIDAS PRO mic preamps, integrated Wifi module for wireless control, MIDI I/O - and a multi-channel, bidirectional USB Audio Interface. Free iOS, Android and PC apps enable you to move about the venue or the tracking room and manipulate all the parameters of your mix, and the performers have the same freedom to dial-in their personal monitor mixes. Advanced engineering and meticulous design combine to deliver professional-grade performance and impressive affordability - the MIDAS MR18 Tablet Controlled Digital Mixer.
16 MIDAS PRO Mic Preamps
The MIDAS PRO mic amp was developed for the PRO Series mixing consoles and is also found in the M32 - and has been recognized by leading live sound and recording engineers as the very essence of the famous MIDAS sound. It is here in the MIDAS MR18 Tablet Controlled Digital Mixer that more than 40 years of design excellence has come together with premium grade components to provide unparalleled warmth and depth, subtle ambience, and immaculate spatial positioning - for more precise imaging than competing models. 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. MIDAS MR18 portable DJ mixer comes equipped with 16 MIDAS PRO preamps, all of which are literally ready for your input via the Neutrik combo connectors with locking latches.
Built-In Tri-Mode Wifi Router
Designed for the ultimate in mobility, the MIDAS MR18 Tablet Controlled Digital Mixer comes with an integrated Wifi module for direct control of your mixer's functions - without the need to setup and configure an external router. The MR18 gives you the freedom to focus on your mix, while allowing you to move about the venue to experience what every part of the audience is hearing. Plus you can adjust live monitor wedges from the artist's perspective - or better yet, let them mix their own IEMs and floor monitors via their own tablets.
When your application calls for a multiple-microphone setup, such as an onstage panel discussion, press conference or courtroom proceeding, etc., it can become a challenge to maintain so many open mics - and preserve maximum gain and priority for the moderator.
A major first for compact audio mixers, our revolutionary M AIR Gain Sharing technology can easily manage fully automated mixes with up to 16 live microphones. Based on the legendary Dan Dugan automix system, the MIDAS MR18 Tablet Controlled Digital Mixer's gain sharing paradigm automatically controls the levels of all selected microphones in real time, without any gating artifacts or noise modulation.
This function dramatically reduces the typical feedback, studio noise and comb filtering challenges that can occur when two, or more mics are in close proximity of each another. M AIR Gain Sharing technology provides a consistent system gain structure, even when multiple speakers are talking at the same time.
MIDAS MR18 Tablet Controlled Digital Mixer Features:
iPad/Android tablet controlled 18-input digital mixer for studio and live application
16 award-winning MIDAS PRO microphone preamplifiers
Built-In Tri-Mode Wifi router for direct operation-no need for external routers
18 x 18 channel, bidirectional USB2.0 interface
Dugan-style Auto-Mixing automatically manages microphone gain sharing
4 digital signal processing effects engines
ULTRANET connectivity for P-16 Personal Monitoring System
Rack ears and protection bumpers included for flexible rack and onstage applications
6 aux and main LR buses with inserts, full dynamics processing and 6-band parametric or 31-band graphic EQ
6 XLR aux outputs and 2 XLR main outputs plus phones connector
40 bit floating point digital signal processing
Free iOS, Android and PC/Mac/Linux apps available for remote operation via Ethernet, LAN or WiFi
MIDI In/Out allows controlling the mixer via MIDI equipment or for use as a USB MIDI interface
Future firmware updates, incl. new FX "Plug Ins", downloadable from midasconsoles.com free of charge
Auto-ranging universal switch-mode power supply
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