Behringer Multicom Pro XL MDX4600 Processor

    The Behringer MDX4600 4-channel expander/gate/compressor/peak limiter is better than ever with a new dynamic enhancer and low contour filter.

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    Product Description

    The Behringer MDX4600 4-channel expander/gate/compressor/peak limiter is better than ever with a new dynamic enhancer and low contour filter. It's a completely re-engineered dynamics processor, in which proven and reliable circuitry is coupled with clever innovation. Features include an interactive IDE enhancer, which restores high frequencies lost during heavy compression, stereo coupling, switchable hard bypass, and IKA (Interactive Knee Adaptation), which provides a combination of hard and soft knee compression. The switchable low contour filter prevents pumping due to low frequency dominated compression. Interactive Gain and Ratio control make for ultra-musical compression - with total control. The MDX4600 has XLR and 1/4 inch TRS inputs and outputs.

    The MULTICOM PRO-XL MDX4600 gives you four channels of first-class dynamic control in a single rack space. With a multitude of new features like the advanced program-adaptive expander gate, extensive metering plus a variety of configuration options, the MULTICOM PRO-XL puts a lot of dynamic processing power in your rack.

    Behringer MDX4600 Features

    • Switchable IKA (Interactive Knee Adaptation) program-adaptive compression circuitry combines the advantages of hard-knee and soft-knee characteristics
    • IRC (Interactive Ratio Control) expander/gate circuitry for virtually inaudible noise suppression
    • Switchable dynamic enhancer for brilliant, lively audio even with heavy compression
    • IGC (Interactive Gain Control) peak limiting circuitry combines clipper and program limiter for reliable and inaudible protection against signal peaks
    • Switchable low contour filter prevents "pumping" due to low-frequency dominated compression
    • Stereo couple function selectable for channels 1/2 and 3/4
    • Ultra low-noise 4580 operational amplifiers and state-of-the-art THAT VCA's
    • Separate 8-segment LED meters for input/output levels and gain reduction
    • Selectable operating level (+4 dBu/-10 dBV)
    • High-quality detented ALPS potentiometers and illuminated switches
    • Servo-balanced inputs and outputs with 1/4 inch TRS and gold-plated XLR connectors
    • Manufactured under ISO9000 certified management system

    Product Specifications

    Behringer MDX4600 Specifications

      Audio Inputs
    • Type: XLT and 1/4 inch TRS connectors, HF-shielded, servo-balanced
    • Impedance:
      • +4dBu: 90 kOhms balanced, 45 kOhms unbalanced @ 1kHz
      • -10dBv: 180 kOhms balanced, 90 kOhms unbalanced@ 1kHz
    • Operating Level: +4dBu/-10dBV (switchable)
    • Maximum Input Level: +22dBu balanced and unbalanced
    • CMRR (typical): 40dB, >60dB @ 1kHz
      Audio Outputs
    • Type: XLR and 1/4" TRS connectors
      Electronically controlled servo-balanced output stage
    • Impedance: 95 Ohms balanced, 50 Ohms unbalanced @ 1kHz
    • Maximum Output Level: +21dBu, +20dBm balanced and unbalanced
      Sidechain Inputs
    • Type: 1/4 inch TS connector, unbalanced, HL-shielded, DC de-coupled
    • Impedance: 45 kOhms
    • Maximum Input Level: +24dBu
      Sidechain Outputs
    • Type: 1/4 inch TS connector, unbalanced, HL-shielded, DC de-coupled
    • Impedance: 50 kOhms
    • Maximum Input Level: +21dBu
      System Specifications
    • Bandwidth: 20Hz to 20kHz, +0/-0.5dB
    • Frequency Range: 0.35Hz to 200kHz, +0/-3dB
    • S/N Ratio: 115dB unweighted, 22Hz - 22kHz
    • THD:
      • 0.008% typical @ +4dBu, 1kHz, gain 1
      • 0.07% typical @ +20dBu, 1kHz, gain 1
    • IMD: 0.01% typical SMPTE
    • Crosstalk: -110dB @ 1kHz
      Expander/Gate Section
    • Type: IKA (Interactive Knee Adaptation) compressor
    • Threshold: Variable (-40 to +20dB)
    • Ratio: Variable (1:1 to infinity:1)
    • Attack/Release: Variable: (manual or automatic)
    • Auto Characteristic: Wave adaptive compressor
    • Manual Attack Time: Variable (0.3 msec./20dB to 300 msec./20dB)
    • Auto Attack Time: 15 msec. for 10dB, 5 msec. for 20dB, 3 msec. for 30dB typ.
    • Auto Release Time: Program-dependent, typ. 125dB/sec
    • Output: Variable (-20 to +20dB)
      Peak Limiter Section
    • Type: IGC (Interactive Gain Control) peak limiter
    • Level: Variable (0dB to OFF (+21dB))
    • Ratio: Infinity:1
    • Level 1 Limiter Type: Clipper
    • Attack: Zero
    • Release: Zero
    • Level 2 Limiter Type: Program limiter
    • Attack: Program-dependent, typ. <5 msec.
    • Release: Program-dependent, typ. 20dB/sec
      Dynamic Enhancer Section
    • Type: IDE (Interactive Dynamic Enhancer
    • Filter Frequency: 2.5kHz (lower cut-ogg frequency)
    • Characteristic: High-pass filter (6dB/octave)
    • Boost: Maximum 28dB @ 7.5kHz
      Power Supply
    • Mains Voltage: 120 V ~, 60Hz
    • Power Consumption: Maximum 18 Watts
    • Fuse: T 630 mA H
    • Mains Connection: Standard IEC receptacle
    • Dimensions (approx): 1-3/4 x 19 x 8-1/2" (44.5 x 482.6 x 217mm)
    • Weight (approx.): 4.95 lbs. (2.25 kg)
    • Shipping Weight (approx): 7.59 lbs (3.45 kg)

      Behringer makes every effort to ensure the highest standard of quality. Necessary modifications are carried out without notice. Thus, the specifications and design of the device may differ from the information given here.

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