Can you recommend a tiny USB mixer?

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Can you recommend a tiny USB mixer?

Post by Snarl 12/8 » Tue Oct 25, 2022 4:13 pm


I'm googling, but not finding the perfect thing. All I need is one line level stereo channel and one mic preamp, with stereo line outs and a USB output that can be used simultaneously. It's for someone who is singing while playing a keyboard who wants to record themself. Anyone know of a tiny, great sounding mixer that's as close to that as possible? I feel like there should be at least one piece of gear designed specifically for this purpose.



EDIT: After googling more, I guess I'm just asking if the Soundcraft Notepads are any good? Or, what would you buy in that zone?
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Re: Can you recommend a tiny USB mixer?

Post by Scodiddly » Tue Oct 25, 2022 6:37 pm

All that stuff is fine, no kidding. Yamaha makes some little ones with various capabilities, the Soundcraft ones will be good too.

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Re: Can you recommend a tiny USB mixer?

Post by digitaldrummer » Wed Oct 26, 2022 10:21 am

I was just looking up similar items for a friend today. this looked interesting: ... face-black ... face-black
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Re: Can you recommend a tiny USB mixer?

Post by floid » Wed Oct 26, 2022 1:54 pm

I've got one of the little Soundcrafts that's a size up from what you're describing, and it's fine. Nothing amazing, just very useful for what it is.
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Re: Can you recommend a tiny USB mixer?

Post by KuruPrionz » Wed Nov 23, 2022 2:45 pm

Take a look at the SSL 2 and the SSL 2+. I have no affiliation, I paid for mine and I use it often.

I have the 2+, which adds another headphone amp and MIDI connections plus another set of outputs.
Either of them will do what you need and they do sound great.
Here's a review.

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