Freedom  

Expected Q4 2016

 
 
 
 
Made for iPod, iPhone, iPad
 
 
 
 
 

Suggested uses:

 

- Voice Over Recording

- Stereo Concert Recording

- Electronic News Gathering

- Guitar or Bass Recording

- Using iPad as effects pedal

- Capture From Mixing Board

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

MixerFace started out as the evolution of our legendary MicPort Pro, favored by musicians and broadcasters around the world. Our customers requested ability to record to an iPhone or a tablet. That meant adding a rechargeable battery and many other features, including stereo input and a professional monitoring section.

 

It tooks us awhile to "dot all the i's", but the end result is truly impressive. Now you can hook any mic up to your smartphone for recording on location! With its unique combination of sound quality, portability, and function, MixerFace sets you apart to record anywhere inspiration strikes you. Reclaim your freedom from the confines of a studio -- record anywhere!

     
     
    Fidelity
 

iPhone an amazing audio production tool. Many apps let you edit, add EQ, compress and then upload your audio online in minutes. But how do you get quality audio into the iPhone in the first place?

 

MixerFace creates an essential bridge between professional microphones and smartphones, providing an easy-to-use and fully-portable solution for broadcast streaming and professional-quality field recording.

 

MixerFace integrates your iPhone into your audio production workflow, making mobile recording easy for broadcasters, musicians and VO artists on-the-go. Featuring a long-lasting rechargeable battery, two Neutrik™ combo jacks, headphone monitor and 24-bit/192kHz converters, it creates an unbeatable mobile production tool, right in your pocket. Stream live or record to iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad or any other smartphone, tablet or computer. Mixerface is the missing link between your microphone and your portable device!

 
 
    Flexibility  
 

This hand-held recording marvel packs a number of features previously available only in studio interfaces into an ideal form-factor for traveling audio professionals in the broadcast and pro audio industry.

 

MixerFace packs two boutique mic preamps with independent gain controls and LED level monitoring, 48V phantom power, Hi-Z inputs for guitar and bass, Broadcast-level limiters, and more into a handheld device that fits underneath the iPhone! This mobile recording interface transforms your smartphone into a portable recording studio. MixerFace creates an end-to-end mobile recording solution for location recordists, ENG journalists, voiceover artists, and touring musicians -- anyone who records on the go.


Record with 24-bit/192kHz sound quality! MixerFace uses state-of the art converters and transfers digital audio to/from iDevices, for purest sound reproduction. This attractive, handheld device made from tough, road-worthy extruded aluminum gently cradles and protects your phone during recording. MixerFace works for an entire shift on a single charge. Capture the World of sounds, using your iPhone, Android or Laptop!

 
 
       

 

 
         

Features

         
         

· Made in USA. HiFi-M8 is designed and precision-assembled by skilled craftsmen in America. CEntrance takes pride in the quality of its products. We test every unit before it goes out the door, so you get a great experience.

         
 

 

· Built tough. Lightweight and durable, the extruded aluminum body is styled to please. The curves are smooth on the hand and easy on the eye. Super looks and scratch resistance are given by the laser-engraved anodized finish.

 
         
 

 

· Portable. HiFi-M8 packs a powerful Lithium-Polymer rechargeable battery for the highest amount of power density. That means longer play time between charges. Battery status is conveniently displayed on an LED bargraph.

 
         
 

 

· Versatile. HiFi-M8 is a portable DAC/Amp with iPhone/iPad/iPod and USB inputs. This device does it all! Use your HiFi-M8 with your computer at work and with your iPhone on the way home.

 
         
 

 

· Audiophile. HiFi-M8 supports most headphones on the market. High output level means you never run out of loudness. The built-in gain, impedance and tone-shaping switches allow for dialing the sound just right.

 
         
 

 

· Dual Core. HiFi-M8 uses a dual-core XMOS microprocessor to achieve the dual functionality of a USB DAC and an iPhone Dock. HiFi-M8 runs custom CEntrance code, supporting 24-bit/192kHz, asynchronous USB audio.

 
         
 

 

· Driver Support. HiFi-M8 supports up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution with Macs and PCs. With Macs, no drivers are required. For Windows, CEntrance offers a free download of its world-renowned Unversal Driver.

 
         
 

 

· Worldwide Use. HiFi-M8 is designed for real-world use. The bundled power supply works around the globe and charges both HiFi-M8 and the attached Apple device. HiFi-M8 can also be charged from a car or a boat.

 
 
     

 

 
 
   
   

Controls

   
 

HiFi-M8's controls are illustrated below. CMB option is shown. Production chassis are all black.

 
 

 

 

 

 
   
 
 

Digital specs

 

Resolution

24-bit (Also supports 16-bit)

Sample Rate

44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.2 kHz, 192 kHz

 

USB Protocol

Asynchronous

 

Local clock

10 ppm precision, unmeasurable jitter

 

Compatibility

iPad, iPhone, iPod, Mac, PC, Andorid

 

 

Analog Specs

 
 

Freq. Response

20 Hz...50 kHz (flat EQ circuit)

 

S/N Ratio

113 dB (A-weighted)

 

THD+N

0.002 % (mid gain position)

 

Crosstalk

-103 dB (at 1kHz)

 

Output Impedance

1, 2, 11 Ohm, selectable

 

Output Power

1.4 W (max), 1 W (typical)

 

Headphones

16...600 Ohm

 

Output voltage

-2 dBV (nominal, max gain) use with less-sensitive over-the head headphones

   

-10 dBV (nominal, mid gain) use for connecting to line-level consumer audio equipment

   

-22 dBV (nominal, min gain) use with ultra-sensitive IEM headphones

 

 

General Specs

 
 

Audio Output

XLR balanced, 1/8" combo, 1/4" unbalanced jack, model-dependent

 

Headphone Amp

Direct Class-A

 

AC Powering

Globally compatible, 90...240V AC power supply included

 

DC Powering

+9...+20V DC (3A) from external adapter, car, boat, etc.

 

Internal supplies

Battery-isolated, filtered ±10V, super-clean analog rails

 

Unit Dimensions:

127 mm (L) x 82 mm (W) x 33 mm (H)

 

Shipping weight:

2 lb

 
 
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Some photos shared by our customers and beta testers

 
 
 
 

Recording Acoustic Guitar with MixerFace -- Listen for the sound quality difference!

 
 
 

Michael Goodman demonstrates MixerFace at a trade show

 
 
 
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