The Notepad-8FX from Soundcraft is a small-format, 8-channel analog mixing console with an integrated 2x2 USB audio interface and built-in Lexicon effects, well suited for music production, podcasts, video production, interviews, rehearsals, writing sessions, and mobile events. The mixer combines professional-grade analog components such as two microphone preamps with combo XLR-1/4" inputs, 3-band EQ, and 100 Hz high-pass filters. Additionally, input 1 offers a Hi-Z instrument input for incorporating guitars and other high-impedance instruments.
Channels 1-6 include gain/trim controls, and all channels feature an aux send, pan knob, and level controls. Channels 3/4 and 5/6 feature 1/4" line-level inputs, while channels 7/8 include stereo RCA inputs. Outputs include Master L/R on XLR, a 1/4" aux send, and a dedicated 1/4" headphone output with selectable monitoring of the master bus or aux bus. The on-board effects include delay with tap-tempo, reverb, chorus, and karaoke. The master section offers a master fader and four LED meters with -20, 0, +6 dB, and peak settings. The Notepad-8FX features a durable metal enclosure and ships with an external power supply.
The Notepad-8FX 8-channel mixer makes it easy to get legendary Soundcraft sound for your music, podcasts or videos. The Notepad-8FX combines professional-grade analog components, renowned HARMAN digital signal processing and a built-in USB audio interface to use with your favorite Mac or PC editing software. Whether you’re a singer-songwriter or a podcaster, Notepad-8FX offers best-in-class features like Lexicon® effects, so you can bring a level of polish to your creative productions that’s sure to impress.
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. Plus, ducking, when enabled, automatically lowers the volume of background music when audio is detected by the main source, allowing your voice and message to stand out. 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.
|Input (Mic) - Mic/Line Combo Inputs||2|
|Input (Mic) - Gain||2|
|Input (Mic) - Inputs with Hi-Z||1|
|Input (Mic) - Peak Light||2|
|Input (Mic) - EQ High||2|
|Input (Mic) - EQ Mid||2|
|Input (Mic) - EQ Low||2|
|Input (Mic) - Pan||2|
|Input (Mic) - Level||2|
|Input (Line) - 1/4" Stereo Line Inputs w/Trim||2|
|Input (Line) - RCA Stereo Line Inputs||1|
|Input (Line) - 1/4" Stereo Line External FX Return||n/a|
|Input (Line) - Aux/FX||3|
|Input (Line) - Balance||3|
|Input (USB) - USB Return||2, summed with RCA, into channel 7&8|
|Output - Master Stereo Out||1|
|Output - Monitor Stereo Out||1|
|Output - Aux Out||1|
|Lexicon Processing - Reverb/Chorus/Delay||1|
|Lexicon Processing - Tap Tempo||1|
|Output Control - Master Level Fader||1|
|Output Control - Monitor/Phones Level||1|
|Output Control - Output Meters||4x LED|
|Product Located in||Port Moresby Regions|