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Sound Devices 552

552 Portable Production Mixer with Integrated Recorder - Sound Devices presents the 552 Production Mixer, the most technologically advanced portable audio mixer ever made.

Using the best analog and digital technologies, along with advanced mechanical construction, the 552 gives professionals a superb sounding, compact, lightweight and power-efficient mixer that is equally at home in simple run-and-gun applications or in complex multi-input, multi-output production setups.
Specifications
Frequency Response:
10 Hz - 50 kHz, +/-0.5 dB

THD + Noise:
0.09% max (50 Hz - 20 kHz, +18 dBu at line out, fader fully up)

Equivalent Input Noise:
-126 dBu (-128 dBV) maximum. (22 Hz - 22 kHz bandwidth, flat filter, trim control fully up)

Maximum Input Level:
XLR mic - 0 dBu (0.78 Vrms)
XLR line - +40 dBu (80 Vrms)
RTN A,B - +24 dBu (12.4 Vrms)

Maximum Gain:
93 dB - mic in to line out
53 dB - mic in to mic out
79 dB - mic in to tape out
107 dB - mic in to headphone out

Input Type:
XLR mic - Transformer-balanced for use with <600 ohm mics
XLR line - Transformer-balanced for use with 2k ohm outputs
RTN A,B (3.5 mm, TA3, 10-Pin) - Unbalanced stereo for use with 2k ohm outputs

Input Impedance:
(ohms actual):
XLR mic - 2k ohms
XLR line - 16k ohms
RTN A,B - 20k ohms

Input Clipping Level:
0 dBu minimum (trim control fully down)

Common Mode Rejection Ratio:
120 dB minimum at 80 Hz, mic input, 100 dB minimum at 10 kHz, mic input

High-Pass Filters:
sweepable 80 Hz to 240 Hz, 12 dB/oct at 80 Hz, 6 dB/octave at 240 Hz

Mic Powering:
(each mic selectable):
no power applied
12 V Phantom - through 680 ohm resistors, 10 mA per mic available
48 V Phantom - through 6.8k resisters, 10 mA per mic available

Input Limiters:
affects the output of the mic preamps only ('Trim' stage), +18 dBu threshold, 20:1 limiting ratio, 1 mS attack time, 500 mS release time.

Output Type:
XLR Line - Transformer-balanced for use with >600 ohm inputs
XLR -10 - Transformer-balanced for use with >10k ohm outputs
XLR Mic - Transformer-balanced for use with >600 ohm inputs
10-Pin Line - Transformer-balanced for use with >600 ohm inputs
10-Pin -10 - Transformer-balanced for use with >10k ohm outputs
10-Pin Mic - Transformer-balanced for use with >600 ohm inputs
TA3 Balanced Mic and Line: pin-2 and 3 driven, for use with >3k ohm inputs
TA3 Direct Outputs Mic and Line: pin-2 and 3 driven, for use with >3k ohm inputs
Tape Outs (3.5 mm and TA3-Type): Unbalanced, stereo, for use with >6k ohm inputs
Mono Mic Out: Unbalanced, mono, for use with >600 ohm inputs
Headphones (3.5 mm and 1/4"): Unbalanced, stereo, for use with 8-2k ohm headphones

Output Impedance:
(ohms actual):
XLR - 85 ohms at Line setting, 3.2k ohms at -10 setting, 150 ohms at Mic setting
10-Pin - 85 ohms at Line setting, 3.2k ohms at -10 setting, 150 ohms at Mic setting
TA3 Balanced Outs - 1k ohms at Mic and Line settings
TA3 Direct Outs - 1k ohms at Mic and Line settings
Tape Outs (3.5 mm and TA3-type) - 1.8k ohms
Mono Mic Out- 150 ohms
Headphones (3.5 mm and 1/4") - 50 ohms

Line Output Clipping Level: (1% THD):
20 dBu minimum with 10k load

Maximum Output Level:
Line (XLR, 10-Pin, TA3 Balanced and Direct Outs) - +20 dBu (7.8 Vrms)
-10 (XLR, 10-Pin, TA3 Balanced and Direct Outs) - +6 dBu (1.5 Vrms)
Mic (XLR, 10-Pin, TA3 Balanced and Direct Outs) - -20 dBu (0.078 Vrms)
Tape Outs - +6 dBu (1.5 Vrms)
Mono Mic Out - +6 dBu (1.5 Vrms)

AES3 Output:
Balanced AES Out A,B on XLR connectors, 110 ohm, 2 V p-p, AES and S/PDIF compatible with RCA adaptor

Recording Media Type:
Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), Secure Digital (SD)
FAT32 formatted, will format media on-board

Recording File Type:
WAV - 2-Track Polyphonic, 16 bit, 24 bit
MP3 - 2-Track Polyphonic, 64 kb/s, 128 kb/s, 192 kb/s, 320 kb/s
fixed file name using date/time as file name, daily folders

Time Code:
Reads external timecode received and stamps BEXT/iXML header for WAV, stamps ID3 tag for MP3
Frame rates - (auto-sense) 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97DF, 29.97ND, 30DF, 30ND, 30+
Input - 20k input impedance, 0.3V-3.0V p-p.

Sampling Frequency:
44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz

A/D:
24 bit, 96 kHz maximum sampling rate

A/D Dynamic Range:
103 dB, A-weighted bandwidth typical

Output Limiters:
Affects the outputs of the mixer
Threshold selectable from +4 dBu to +20 dBu, 1 dB steps, 20:1 limiting ratio, 1 mS attack time,
500 mS release time.

Powering:
internal ±16 V (bi-polar) regulated audio rails, 3.2-8 V range internal batteries, isolated (floating) external DC input jack, 5-18 V
Locking 4-pin Hirose connector, pin-4 = (+), pin-1 = (-),

Temperature:
operating: -20°C to 60°C, 0 to 90% relative humidity; (non-condensing), storage: -40°C to 85°C

Metering:
42 segment, sunlight-viewable,
selectable Peak, VU, or Peak + VU ballistics

Weight:
2.0 kg, (4 lbs 6 oz.) unpackaged without four alkaline AA batteries

Dimensions:
53 mm x 279 mm x 168 mm (H x W x D), 2.1" x 11 x 6.6"
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