article code: SD.MIXPRE3M

Sound Devices 3 input / 12 track audio recorder with overdub, remixing and USB audio interface, incl. MX-4AA battery sled and MX-PSU AC adapter

€644.93 incl. VAT
€533.00 excl. VAT


The MixPre-3M 3-input/12-track recorder, mixer and USB audio interface simplifies music creation with built-in features including overdub, track laying, punch in/out, bounce, reverb, vocal air, and metronome. It's designed specifically for musicians recording with or without a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW).

Ideal for song creation, rehearsal and live performance, the MixPre-3M acts as a high-performance portable studio for musicians to capture their songs and ideas anytime and anywhere inspiration grabs them. Incorporating the core functionality of a DAW, the MixPre-3M is intuitive to allow musicians to focus on creating songs without letting technology get in the way.

Some of the key features of the MixPre-3M include:

  • • Exceptional audio quality: featuring ultra-low-noise Kashmir mic preamps handcrafted by Sound Devices. These preamps feature discrete, Class-A components with analog limiters offering musicians and songwriters the highest quality, distortion-free, musically-lush audio recordings.
  • • Song creation: the MixPre M-Series has the ability to simultaneously record, playback, mix, monitor, layer, and overdub up to 12 tracks, with the bounce feature helping to free up additional tracks. The MixPre-3M can record up to three tracks. Other features include vintage reverb and vocal air effects, metronome, punch in and out, and the ability to locate to cue points.
  • • Multi-track USB audio interfaces: stream up to five tracks of audio for a Mac or Windows computer at up to 96k. They also feature the unique ability to simultaneously record to an SD card while streaming audio via USB.
  • • Mixer for live performance: feeds directly into a PA and adjust levels, or playback pre-prepared multi-channel backing tracks for solo performers.
  • • Easy file sharing: musicians can export their mix to an SD card or to a computer as a stereo WAV or AAC file, ideal for emailing or uploading to music sharing platforms.
  • • Anytime, anywhere powering: featuring convenient detachable sleds for AA batteries (four or eight) or hot-swappable Li-Ion batteries sleds. The MixPre-3M can also be powered via USB-C from a computer or included MX-PSU power adapter.
  • • Versatile I/O routing: the MixPre-3M offers three XLR balanced Mic/Line level inputs. Each input provides 96dB of gain, 48v phantom power, low cut filters and limiters. Additionally, it has a 3.5mm 2-channel Aux/Mic input, two USB inputs from a MAC or PC and a 3.5mm stereo output.



  • • max sampling rate/bit depth: 96kHz/24
  • • playback audio scrub: 1/8x to 16x (FFWD and REW)
  • • media: SD card


  • • USB ports: 2 (1x USB-A, 1x USB-C)
  • • USB audio streaming (Mac &/or Windows w/ASIO driver): 5in/2out


  • • balanced mic/line inputs: 3 XLR
  • • aux/mic in (3.5mm): plug-in-power mic, 2 ch line in
  • • 48V phantom
  • • low cut filters: 40-160 Hz, 18db/Oct
  • • analog input limiters
  • • digital output limiters
  • • input pair linking (stereo and M/S)
  • • input gain, pan and fader controls
  • • input SOLOs (individual or multiple)
  • • unbalanced stereo output (3.5mm) with routing matrix
  • • headphone output (3.5mm, wide bandwidth, high gain)
  • • user-programmable headphone presets
  • • metering: LCD (1 meter views) & multi-color ring LEDs
  • • tone generator


  • • touchscreen, sunlight-readable
  • • transport controls & ergonomic channel knobs
  • • load/save user setup: 4 internal, unlimited to SD card


  • • overdub
  • • effects: reverbs & vocal air
  • • punch in/out
  • • bouncing
  • • Q-points
  • • metronome
  • • render (export): stereo mix (.wav or .aac) | multichannel (.wav)


Brand Sound Devices


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