Sound Devices 833 Mixer/Recorder

Sound Devices 833 digital audio recorder

Sound Devices 833 12 Track audio recorder

The Sound Devices 833 is a professional tool for mobile and small productions. Like the popular Sound Devices 633, the 833 is small, lightweight, and compact. A tactile interface with dedicated faders, trim knobs, and PFL switches makes this mixer-recorder ideal for run-and-gun bag use.

The 833 has 6 mic/line preamplifiers, 8 channels, 12 tracks, 6 analogue outputs and an accurate timecode reader/generator. It has many features in common with Sound Devices flagship Scorpio recorder such as the new preamplifier design, 2 SD card slots, dual L-Mount battery charging and powering, and an internal 256 GB SSD.

Additionally, the 833 shares the same processing architecture and multiple FPGAs as the Scorpio. This enables the 833 to be fully routable and any physical input can be routed to any track. The 833 features both digital and analogue inputs and outputs and has multiple powering options so it will fit effortlessly into your existing kit.

A built-in three band EQ may be set to either pre- or post-fade for each channel to tackle any problems directly on-set. And there's Dugan Automixing to automatically attenuate unused microphones in multi-microphone applications. Up to 8 channels can be automixed at a time, and two separate groups can be mixed simultaneously.

Dedicated coms and slate allows for professional bi-directional communication with other crew members. Send customized mixes to the camera or crew with multiple mix buses. With the ability to record to three media simultaneously, you can turn over SD cards to production at the end of the day while keeping a backup on the internal 256 GB SSD.

The 833 may be controlled via the companion Android app, SD-Remote, which features transport controls, metering, and sound reports. For an instant mobile workstation, choose from one of several supported USB control surfaces such as the Icon Audio Platform M+

Power connector is a TA4 and a suitable mains PSU is included. Alternatively the 833 can be powered with 2 Sony L mount type batteries which clip on to the back of the unit and charge from the recorder. Or of course it can be powered from your existing Hawk-Woods, Audioroot or similar re-chargeable battery system supplying 10-18 Volts. NB quiescent current drain is 875mA.

And here's a special price bundle so you can carry and protect your new 833 in a Stingray sound bag from K-Tek at a discount price:-

Sound Devices 833 with K-Tek Small Stingray for £4458.00

Freq. Response  10 Hz to 80 kHz ± 0.5 dB (192 kHz sample rate, re 1 kHz) THD +

Noise 0.005% max (1 kHz, 22 Hz–22 kHz BW, trim @20, fader @ 0, -10 dBu in)

Equivalent Input Noise  -131 dBV (-129 dBu) max  (A-weighting, 76 dB gain, 150 ohm source impedance)

Processing Engine Highly extensible, full FPGA-based audio processing, 3 FPGAs, six-way ARM multiprocessor system, 64-bit audio processing precision Inputs

Mic/Line inputs 6 total, all fully featured; 3 on full-size XLR, 3 on TA3

Mic-level inputs: (XLR, TA3): Class-A, discrete differential long-tail pair, 4k ohm input impedance

Line-level inputs: (XLR, TA3,): active-balanced, 4k ohm input impedance

48V phantom: full 10mA to all 6 inputs simultaneously

AES3 or AES42 available on XLR input 1 AES42: +10 V, 250 mA available, mode-1, auto-ASRC

Aux (3.5 mm/10-pin): unbalanced 2-channel, 4k ohm input impedance

Com Rtn (TA3, 3.5mm) balanced, 1-channel, 8k ohm input impedance

External Slate Mic (TA5): balanced, 8k ohm input impedance, menu-selectable 12 V phantom. Maximum  Input Level Mic: +8 dBu (2.0 Vrms)  Line: +28 dBu (19.5 Vrms)  Rtn A, B, C: +18 dBu (6.2 Vrms) Com Rtn 1, 2: +24 dBu (12.3 Vrms)  External Slate Mic: +12 dBu (3.2 Vrms)

High-Pass Filters Adjustable 10 Hz to 320 Hz, 18 dB/oct. 1st stage analogue (before preamp), 2nd stage digital.

Limiters available at all channels, buses, headphones, for all sample rates, analog first stage, all subsequent stages digital Attack time: 1 ms  Release time: adjustable, 50 ms to 1000 ms Threshold: adjustable, -2 dBFS to -12 dBFS Selectable ratio: inf:1, 20:1, 18:1, 16:1, 14:1, 12:1, 10:1

Delay Channel Adjustable 0-50 ms  Output Adjustable 0-500 ms

Maximum Gain Trim stage (mic input): 76 dB Trim stage (line input): 50 dB Fader stage: 16 dB Bus stage: 16 dB Headphone stage: 20 dB Mic-to-Line: 108 dB Mic-to-Headphone: 112 dB Outputs

XLR (L, R) active-balanced, 250/3.2k/120 ohms (mic/-10/line) TA3 (X1/X2) active-balanced, 250/3.2k/120 ohms (mic/-10/line)  3.5mm (X3/X4): unbalanced, stereo, 1.8k ohms

Headphone Outputs  ¼”, 3.5 mm, TA5 (along with mic input pins) for single connection to headset + mic. High output, 4 ohm output impedance, 400 mW + 400 mW

Maximum Output Level (all into 10k load)  Line: +20 dBu (7.8 Vrms)  “-10”: +6 dBu (1.5 Vrms)  Mic: -20 dBu (0.078 Vrms)  X3/X4 Out: +6 dBu (1.5 Vrms) Headphone outputs (¼”, TA-5): +14 dBu (4.0 Vrms)

A/D converters  32-bit, 120 dB, A-weighted dynamic range typical

Sampling rates 44.1 kHz, 47.952 kHz, 48 kHz, 48.048 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 192 kHz

Digital Outputs AES3 transformer-balanced, in pairs; 1-2 (XLR-L), 3-4 (XLR-R), 110 ohm, 2 V p-p, AES and S/PDIF compatible

Recording  Internal 256 GB SSD  Two removable SD Cards Simultaneous recording to internal SSD and the two SD cards exFAT formatting 12 tracks (8 iso channels, 4 buses)  Broadcast WAV monophonic and polyphonic file format 64-bit WAV (RF64) monophonic and polyphonic; support for files > 4 GB

Automixing  Dugan Automixing up to 8 channels on left and right mix bus

USB USB-C (USB 3.1 type 1) for file transfer of internal SSD, both SD Cards  USB-A host for keyboard, external controller, external USB hubs supported for connecting multiple devices

Timecode and Sync Modes Supported: Off, Rec Run, Free Run, 24h Run, External,  including External Auto-Record and Continuous modes. Frame Rates: 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97 DF, 29.97 ND, 30 DF, 30 ND Sample/Timecode Accuracy: 0.1 ppm (0.25 frames per 24 hours) Timecode Input: 20k ohm impedance, 0.3 V - 3.0 V p-p (–17 dBu - +3 dBu) Timecode Output: 75 ohm impedance, 5 V p-p (+12 dBu) Word Clock Input: 10k/75 ohm selectable impedance,  1-5 V p-p input sensitivity  Word Clock Output: 75 ohm impedance, 5 V p-p output, at SR Remote Control

USB MIDI Control - 3rd party fader controllers, SD-Remote Android app, USB keyboard, external Timecode Record Trigger

LCD  320x240, Transflective, excellent sunlight visibility. Larger touchscreen display available via USB-connected SD-Remote app

Power External: 10-18 V input on locking TA4 connectors, pin-4 = (+), pin-1 = (-)  Dual rear-mount Sony-style L-mount batteries with chargers

Idle Current Draw: 875 mA @ 12 V (10.5 W)

Intelligent power-down of unused mic preamps and other internal circuits

Environmental  Operating: -20° C to 60° C, 0 to 90% relative humidity (non-condensing) Storage: -40° C to 85° C

Dimensions  (H x W x D) •  5.1 cm x 22 cm x 17 cm; (2.0 in. x 8.7 in. x 6. in) Weight 2.75 lbs (unpackaged, without batteries) 1.25 kg (unpackaged)

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