Soundcraft Si Impact: Compact and Affordable 32-Channel Mixer

By | May 8, 2015

There are plenty of 32-channel mixers on the market today, but not many are as compact and affordable as the Soundcraft Si Impact. This digital mixing console blends the simple and logical layout of traditional analog consoles with digital workflow enhancements like digital signal processing (DSP) and the unique FaderGlow system. Soundcraft used their 40 years of experience to give this compact, affordable 32-channel mixer that famous British sound. The Si Impact is manufactured in the UK, which has been a Soundcraft tradition since the company was founded.

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This Soundcraft digital console features 32 mic inputs, eight XLR combo jacks for line inputs and instruments, 40 DSP input channels (32 mono inputs and four stereo channels/returns), 31 output busses with full DSP processing and graphic equalization (GEQ), four-band fully parametric equalization (PEQ) on each channel and bus, eight VCAs and eight mute groups, 26 motorized faders (24 input and LR/Mono), four fully customizable fader layers, 20 sub-group/aux busses and four mono/stereo matrix busses. But that’s not all! Let’s take a look at what else this compact and affordable 32-channel mixer has to offer!

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The Si Impact is a digital mixing console that combines traditional analog workflow with the flexibility of digital technology. Powerful digital signal processing gives you studio-grade effects. You get reverb, delays and modulations from Lexicon, dynamics from dbx and graphic equalizers (GEQ) from BSS. On top of that, this Soundcraft digital mixer utilizes the unique FaderGlow system. This system lights up the fader track in various colors that correspond to various settings. You can see what the faders are controlling with a quick glance thanks to the color-coding! Each fader has its own LCD display that shows you your levels. You also get a customizable “scribble strip” that lets you name your channels.

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One of the greatest features of this Soundcraft digital mixer is the built-in 32 x 32 USB audio interface. The audio interface gives you recording and playback capabilities. You can send up to 32 inputs and 32 outputs to and from your favorite digital audio workstation (DAW) running on your Mac or Windows-based computer. If you don’t have a DAW, you’ll love the fact that Ableton Live Lite 9 is included with the Si Impact! Furthermore, you can utilize your iPad for remote control over this affordable mixer! Onstage performers can even set up their own monitor mixes by using multiple iPads.

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