Soundcraft Notepad 8-FX Analog USB Mixer
Soundcraft Notepad 8-FX Analog USB Mixer Product Overview by GAK
The intuitive new Notepad 8-FX is a compact 8-channel mixing console, designed to allow easy access to professional sound at an entry-level price. Notepad 8-FX combines professional-grade analog components with renowned digital signal processing, Lexicon effects and a built-in USB audio interface where you can easily record, edit and playback from your Mac and PC.
Getting the mix you desire is easy with a familiar channel strip layout that includes EQ, aux send, master fader level and rotary headphone volume control. The Notepad 8-FX is the perfect solution for singer-songwriters, audio professionals and podcasters alike.
Soundcraft overview:Pristine Audio Quality. A Soundcraft Tradition.
For over 40 years, audio professionals have trusted Soundcraft mixing solutions for pristine sound quality and reliable performance. Notepad series mixers continue this tradition with professional-grade Soundcraft microphone preamps, convenient XLR and 1/4” connectors, and durable metal enclosures built to stand the test of time.
Comfortably Familiar. Incredibly Powerful.
You’ll find yourself right at home with Notepad’s traditional channel strip layout. Aux sends and three EQ controls per channel give you a level of convenience often reserved for larger consoles. A rotary headphone volume control makes it easy to adjust your personal listening level, while a master fader level with LED metering provides precise control over your master output signal. Designed for home studios, rehearsals, live performances, and podcast production, the Notepad series provides a layout that’s familiar to audio professionals yet easy to grasp for beginners.
Perfect for Rehearsals, Gigs, and More
The deceptively compact Notepad mixers easily fit in a gear bag and provide plenty of capability for writing sessions, rehearsals and gigs. Notepad mixers are engineered to provide iconic Soundcraft performance and allow you to connect your favorite gear like microphones, guitars, keyboards and more. With three models available (Notepad-5, -8FX and -12FX), there’s a Notepad mixer that’s a perfect match—whether you’re a singer-songwriter or a small rock ensemble.
Your All-in-One Podcasting Solution
The combination of premium Soundcraft components and the built-in USB audio interface make Notepad the ideal centerpiece for your podcasting workflow. The Notepad-8FX features Lexicon digital effects to give your production a level of polish typically achieved by recording studios. From capturing monologues to interviews with multiple panelists, Notepad mixers are designed to help you share your ideas with the world.
Iconic Lexicon Digital Effects
The Notepad-8FX features premium, studio-quality effects by Lexicon that help you achieve truly professional sound without additional plug-ins or equipment. Enhance your projects with reverb, chorus, or delay with tap tempo control, backed by industry-leading signal processing technology built into the Notepad’s DSP engine.
Work Seamlessly with Your Mac or PC
Notepad's integrated USB audio interface allows you to easily record, edit and play projects using your favorite audio software. By combining Soundcraft legendary audio performance with HARMAN signal processing and the built-in USB interface for your computer, Notepad offers the best of both analog and digital audio in a no-compromise solution.
- Get legendary Soundcraft quality from professional microphone preamps
- Easily record, edit and playback from your Mac and PC with an integrated USB audio interface—simply plug-and-play with your Mac*
- Sweeten your mix with HARMAN digital signal processing including iconic Lexicon reverb, echo and delay
- Getting a great mix is easy with a familiar channel strip layout that includes EQ, aux send, master fader level and rotary headphone volume control
- Durable metal enclosure that’s built-to-last.
- *PC requires Soundcraft driver installation
- Input Connectors:
- Channel 1: Neutrik XLR/TRS Combo (Switchable Hi-Z)
- Channel 2: Neutrik XLR/TRS Combo
- Channel 3/4: 1/4'' Jack L/R (Mono)
- Channel 5/6: RCA L/R
- Output Connectors:
- Master: Neutrik XLR L/R
- Aux: 1/4'' Jack
- Headphones: 1/4'' Jack
- USB Interface: Bi-Directional
- Lexicon Effects: Delay, Chorus, Reverb
- Gain Control: +10dB to +60dB
- Trim Control: -20dB to +20dB
- Aux/FX Control: -∞ to +10dB
- Aux Master: -∞ to +10dB
- Level Control: -∞ to +10dB
- Headphone Level: 0 to 10dB
- EQ Control:
- HF: 12kHz, ±12dB
- MF: 2.5kHz, ±12dB
- LF: 80Hz, ±12dB
- Signal Indicators: 4-Segment LED (-20dB, 0dB, +6dB, Peak)