AATON Cantar X3

article code: AAT.2300005

Aaton Cantar X3 24-track digital audio recorder with embedded 10 channel mixer, incl. 2 batteries, dual battery charger, power supply, PeliStorm case and tool kit

€18,150.00 incl. VAT
€15,000.00 excl. VAT

Description

The Cantar X3 is a 24-track portable digital audio recorder with embedded 10 channel mixer.

  • • Inputs can be routed to any of the tracks
  • • All tracks and inputs can be routed to 8 analog auxiliary outputs and/or digital outputs
  • • Linear control faders addressable to any inputs and output
  • • Linear control faders assignable to mixdown of 10 isolated tracks to either 1 or 2 mixdown tracks and mixdown can be assigned to any tracks
  • • Eight rotary potentiometers for direct control of balanced mic/line inputs
  • • Simultaneous recording to multiple media, or backup copying of recorded tracks post-record
  • • New improved interface menu accessible through buttons and jog wheel
  • • All inputs and outputs monitoring and routing accessible through comprehensive and intuitive menus
  • • 16 or 24bit Broadcast Wave File recording at sample rates from 44.1 to 192kHz with support for pull-up/down recording rates
  • • Sample-rate converters on all digital inputs
  • • Variable delay on all analog inputs and outputs
  • • 10 second pre-record buffer
  • • Generous 48V phantom supply guarantees 8mA to each of the 8 mic inputs
  • • High pass filters before the preamp stage, LFA and EQ
  • • Native monophonic BWF recording with optional polyphonic real time mirroring to removable media
  • • Self generated PDF and CSV sound reports embedded with deliverable media
  • • Metadata entry of scene, take, notes, track names, roll and more with support for US and Euro-centric metadata templates
  • • Scene/take file naming structure
  • • Aaton AutoSlate automatic slate clap detection and logging
  • • Built-in slate-mic with external slate mic input on 3.5mm connector
  • • High precision 1ppm timecode generator supports all common frame rates
  • • Remote record and stop triggered by external timecode
  • • Rec&Play: record live audio while playing back pre-recorded files
  • • Enhanced playback monitoring with waveform display on front panel
  • • MS recorded tracks automatically decoded to LR for mixdown and/or monitoring
  • • USB keyboard input for easy metadata editing and routing control
  • • X3 reads and displays battery metadata
  • • Compatible with original Cantarem

The Cantar X3 comes with:

  • • 1x Cantar X3
  • • 2x batteries
  • • 1x dual battery charger
  • • 1x power supply with XLR4 connector and AC power cord
  • • 1x PeliStorm IM2450 transport case
  • • 1 x tool kit

Specifications

Analog & digital inputs:

  • • 8 low-noise mic preamps with very high quality transformer, P48V, limiters and filters
  • • 4 analog line inputs
  • • AES digital inputs include 2 AES42 pairs (mode 2), 8 AES/EBU
  • • 24 Audinate Dante audio inputs (optional)

Outputs:

  • • 8 analog line level outputs
  • • 8 AES digital outputs
  • • 32 Audinate Dante audio outputs (optional)

Recording media:

  • • Record and playback to and from internal 256GB SSD drive (can be expa nded to larger SSD size)
  • • Simultaneous recording to internal SSD drive, two SD cards and USB external drive

Metering & controls:

  • • Ultra bright large swivelling display panel, visibility optimised for shoulder work or cart
  • • 2 large rotary control selectors for easy record and operation in any situation
  • • 8 rotary potentiometers positioned so the operator's hands rest on them in a perfectly natural position
  • • On board 10 channel fader plate with magnetic linear assignable faders
  • • Direct access to monitoring and setup functions through dedicated buttons

Power:

  • • 2 identical on board quick release smart batteries insure seamless switchover during recording
  • • 1 external power input on XLR4 for when working on cart

General:

  • • Open mechanical structure with independent analog, digital and display modules for easy maintenance and 'anti-obsolescence' upgrades
  • • Generates reports (PDF and database), patented auto slate detection
  • • Housing made of machined avionic aluminum, water and dust resistant
  • • Ultra-resistant coatings
  • • Waterproof and dustproof
  • • Dimensions: 240 X 320 X 90 mm
  • • Weight: 3.55 Kg (4.01 Kg with 2batteries)

Connectivity:

  • • 4x balanced analog XLR3 mic/line
  • • 2x balanced analog XLR5 mic/line
  • • 2x balanced analog XLR5 (line only)
  • • 2x d-sub25 (balanced analog out/AES I/O)
  • • 2x TA3M (AES42 mode 2)
  • • 2x RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet (1 Audinate Dante, 1 PC connect)
  • • 3x USB2 (keyboard, external devices)
  • • 1x 6.35mm TRS jack (headphones)
  • • 1x 3.5mm TRRS jack (headphones + external slate mic input)
  • • 1x XLR4 (external DC input)
  • • 1 Hirose 4p (DC output)
  • • WiFi and Bluetooth (app-based communication)
  • • 1x DVI (external video monitor)
  • • 1x 26 pin MDR (accessories, world clock I/O,...)
  • • 1x BNC (future use)
  • • 1x Lemo 5p (timecode I/O)

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