M32 Live

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Midas M32 digital mixing console
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Product Overview

Digital Console for Live Sound and Studio Mixing

A Future Classic

The Midas M32 LIVE is a combination of the best British console designs with advanced modern technology to completely redefine what a medium-format live console can offer.

Midas M32 Live

A landmark in console history

A close look at the Midas M32 LIVE reveals that the styling is completely new in every sense of the word. Its automotive-inspired design elements mesh perfectly with a recognisable Midas signature, setting the M32 LIVE apart from any other console. Its beautifully streamlined and elegant form factor completely revolutionises the experience of live mixing. The Midas M32 LIVE construction is equally impressive, and is designed to offer you years of reliable performance while withstanding the demanding environment of live performance venues.

Midas M32 Live

Industry-Leading 192 kHz Precision

The ground breaking Midas M32 LIVE console combines legendary Midas sound quality with advanced digital technology, future-proof floating point audio engine, extremely low-latency design and industry-leading 192 kHz ADC and DAC converters, creating a revolutionary mid-format live console.

Robust and Stylish Design:

M32 LIVE features ultra-sleek styling, offering you a truly luxurious mixing experience. High-end construction materials include carbon fibre provide unparalleled durability and strength, plus substantially lower weight than comparable consoles. The M32 LIVE utilises award-winning Midas PRO Series microphone preamplifiers and the custom-designed Midas PRO motorised faders that are rated for 1 million life cycles-three times more than other leading consoles.

Creating Sonic Landscapes

The Midas preamplifier design eliminates typical imbalances of gain-setting stages, thereby improving the common-mode rejection ratio (CMRR) and harmonic distortion to an almost immeasurable level. The constant high-frequency bandwidth topology assures excellent stability, RF rejection and noise performance at all gain levels, contributing to its transparent, open and dynamic sound.

Ease of usability:

Whether you come from an analogue mixing background, or are accustomed to using other digital consoles, your first experience with M32 LIVE has been engineered to be intuitive, fluid and straightforward.

  • Live performance and studio recording digital console with up to 40 simultaneous input channels
  • 32 award-winning Midas microphone preamplifiers
  • 25 time-aligned and phase-coherent mix buses
  • AES50 networking allows up to 96 inputs and 96 outputs
  • 192 kHz ADC and DAC converters for outstanding audio performance
  • Industry-leading design by Bentley* Motors Designer
  • High-performance carbon fibre, aluminium and high-impact steel structure
  • 40 bit floating point digital signal processing
  • 8 DCA and 6 mute groups
  • 8 stereo signal processing effects engines
  • 25 Midas PRO motorised 100 mm faders
  • Daylight viewable 7" full colour TFT display screen
  • 32 x 32 channel USB 2.0 audio interface
  • DAW remote control emulations of Mackie Control and HUI protocols
  • Optional wireless remote control with Midas Apps for iPhone and iPad
  • Auto-ranging universal switch-mode power supply
  • Designed and engineered in the U.K.

Technical Details

Input Processing Channels: 32 Input Channels, 8 Aux Channels, 8 FX Return Channels

Output Processing Channels: 16

16 aux buses, 6 matrices, main LRC: 100

Internal Effects Engines (True Stereo / Mono): 16

Internal Show Automation (structured Cues / Snippets): 500 / 100

Internal Total Recall Scenes (incl. Preamplifiers and Faders): 100
Signal Processing: 40-Bit Floating Point

A/D Conversion (8-channel, 96 kHz ready): 114 dB Dynamic Range (A-weighted*)

D/A Conversion (stereo, 96 kHz ready): 120 dB Dynamic Range (A-weighted*)

I/O Latency (Console Input to Output): 0.8 ms

Network Latency (Stage Box In > Console > Stage Box Out): 1.1 ms
Midas PRO Series Microphone Preamplifier (XLR): 32

Talkback Microphone Input (XLR): 1

RCA Inputs / Outputs: 2

XLR Outputs: 16

Monitoring Outputs (XLR / 1/4" TRS Balanced): 2

Aux Inputs/Outputs (1/4" TRS Balanced): 6

Phones Output (1/4" TRS): 2 (Stereo)

Digital AES/EBU Output (XLR): 1
AES50 Ports (Klark Teknik SuperMAC): 2

Expansion Card Interface: 32 Channel Audio Input / Output

ULTRANET P-16 Connector (No Power Supplied): 1

MIDI Inputs / Outputs: 1

USB Type A (Audio and Data Import / Export): 1

USB Type B, rear panel, for remote control: 1

Ethernet, RJ45, rear panel, for remote control: 1
Mic Input Characteristics:
Design: Midas PRO Series

THD+N (0 dB gain, 0 dBu output): < 0.01% (unweighted)

THD+N (+40 dB gain, 0 dBu to +20 dBu output): < 0.03% (unweighted)

Input Impedance (Unbalanced / Balanced): 10 kΩ / 10 kΩ

Non-Clip Maximum Input Level: +23 dBu
Phantom Power (Switchable per Input): +48 V

Equivalent Input Noise @ +45 dB gain: -125 dB (22 Hz-22 kHz, unweighted)

CMRR @ Unity Gain (Typical): >70 dB

CMRR @ 40 dB Gain (Typical): >90 dB
Input/Output Characteristics:
Frequency Response @ 48 kHz Sample Rate: 0 dB to -1 dB (20 Hz-20 kHz)

Dynamic Range, Analogue In to Analogue Out: 106 dB (22 Hz-22 kHz, unweighted)

A/D Dynamic Range, Output (Typical): 109 dB (22 Hz-22 kHz, unweighted)

Crosstalk Rejection @ 1 kHz, Adjacent Channels: 100 dB

Output level, XLR Connectors (Nominal / Maximum): +4 dBu / +21 dBu

Output Impedance, XLR Connectors (Unbalanced / Balanced): 50 Ω / 50 Ω

Input impedance, TRS Connectors (Unbalanced / Balanced): 20 kΩ / 40 kΩ

Non-Clip Maximum Input Level, TRS Connectors: +21 dBu
Output Level, TRS (Nominal / Maximum): +4 dBu / +21 dBu

Output Impedance, TRS (Unbalanced / Balanced): 50 Ω / 50 Ω

Phones Output Impedance / Maximum output Level: 40 Ω / +21 dBu (Stereo)

Residual Noise Level, Out 1-16 XLR Connectors, Unity Gain: -85 dBu 22 Hz-22 kHz unweighted

Residual Noise Level, Out 1-16 XLR Connectors, Muted: -88 dBu 22 Hz-22 kHz unweighted

Residual Noise Level, TRS and s Monitor out XLR Connector: -83 dBu 22 Hz-22 kHz unweighted
Main Screen: 7" TFT LCD, 800 x 480 Resolution, 262k Colours

Channel LCD Screen: 128 x 64 LCD with RGB Colour Backlight
Main Meter: 24 Segment (-57 dB to Clip)
Switch-Mode Power Supply: Auto-Ranging 100-240 VAC (50/60 Hz) ± 10%
Power Consumption: 120 W
Standard Operating Temperature Range: 5°C - 40°C

Dimensions: 891 x 612 x 256 mm
Weight: 25 kg


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