By: Azden
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4-Channel Portable Mixer

The Azden FMX-42 is a portable 4-channel audio mixer designed for professional and semi-professional field audio capturing. The FMX-42 features 4 balanced 3-pin XLR microphone inputs with individually switched +48VDC phantom power. A pair of balanced XLR outputs provide line or mic level (switchable) signal to cameras, recorders, etc. Additional features include a switchable input limiter to reduce the possibility of overload distortion, Left / Center / Right Pan switches on all input channels and enhanced circuitry for improved signal-to-noise ratio. Overall, the Azden FMX-42 proves to be an affordable field mixing solution for event videos, ENG / EFP applications, documentaries, and more.


Available Configurations Include:

FMX-42a Step-up model includes all the great features of the FMX-42 plus: A 10 pin and mini plug camera return to monitor the audio  feed directly from the camera.

FMX-42 features include:

  • 4 balanced XLR line/mic inputs and pan controls
  • Switchable 48V phantom power and limiting
  • Professional quality VU meters
  • 2 balanced XLR outputs (line/mic switchable)
  • Stereo mini-jack output for DV cameras
  • Mini-jack Camera Return & headphone out with level control
  • 6x AA battery powered
  • Optional A/C adapter
Inputs Balanced XLR Female x4
Output Balanced XLR Male x2
1/4" Phone x1
3.5mm Mini x1
Monitor/Headphone Out 1/4" Phone
3.5mm Mini
Link Input/Output No
Impedance Line: 20 kOhms
Mic: 2 kOhms
Gain Standard: +4 dBu (> 10 kOhm load) -2 dBu (600 Ohm load)
Maximum: +20 dBu (>10 kOhm load) +13 dBu (600 Ohm load)
Hum & Noise Balanced Output: -120 dBu
(A weighted, Input Equivalent Level)
Frequency Response 20Hz - 30kHz (±1.5 dB)
Distortion < 0.005% @ 1 kHz (@ LINE position +19 dBu output)
Metering Standard Level: 0 VU (+4 dBu)
Control Voltage Out No
Phantom Power +48V (±4V)
Operating Temperature Not Specified by Manufacturer
Power Battery Requirement: 6 Alkaline "AA"
Battery Runtime: Approx. 10 hours (Meter Illumination & Phantom Power OFF)
External Power: 12VDC @ 200mA
Current Drain: 155mA (Meter Illumination & Phantom Power OFF - @ 9V)
195 mA (Meter Illumination OFF/Phantom Power ON w/2-SGM-1000 - @ 9V)
Base Dimensions (WxHxD) 8.6 x 1.9 x 5.9" (220 x 56 x 150mm)
Weight 6 lbs (2.72kg)

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