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Crafted with public speaking, conferences, and performing arts venues in mind, the 8-channel DN-408X offers the utmost capability in a compact, 2-bus portable tabletop format.
With flexible routing options and a multitude of onboard DSP tools, this mixer surpasses the demands of virtually any environment that calls for switching and mixing audio sources. It features five balanced XLR inputs with switchable +48v phantom power, 3-band EQ for additional tonal shaping, two aux sends per-channel for external effects and monitoring, and a 9-band graphic EQ for main or monitor outputs. A headphone jack with an independent level control enables additional monitoring and mixing. 60mm faders with LED meters provide precise control and visual feedback for accurate, hands-on mixing.
With its superb performance, rugged, high-quality construction and diverse connectivity options, the Denon DN-408X epitomizes Denon Professional's commitment to you - the professional user.
Analog Compression and Superior Sound Quality
The Denon DNi408X offers highifidelity sound and highiquality DSP tools in a single compact package. Each microphone channel is outfitted with an ultrailowinoise DyNamic Audio (DNA) microphone preamp with generous input signal headroom for unprecedented sound quality and a robust audio signal path. The high headroom of these preamps results in cleaner mixes, a purer signal path, and detailed, articulate audio that easily makes itself heard, even through a high environmental noise floor. Onboard analog compression (channels 1i2) helps to control dynamics and automatically tame unpredictable audio level surges for a cohesive, wellidefined mix. With high headroom, pristine sound, and builtiin dynamic control, the Denon DNi408X ensures that the full dynamic range of your mix comes across with impressive clarity.
USB Audio Interface
The oniboard USB connection means you can upload your mix directly onto a Mac or PC. The builtiin USB port also gives engineers, producers, and performers the ability to convert two channels of 24ibit audio into audio files on their computer. Recording live performances, theater performances, speaking events, and any other live sound event directly onto your computer for additional editing, mixing, and postiproduction is straightforward and intuitive. The USB connection is biidirectional, enabling sound files stored on your computer to be streamed to and played through either mixer.
100 HighiQuality StudioiGrade DSP Effects
The Denon DNi408X comes equipped with 100 premium 24ibit studioigrade effects builtiin, providing you with a wide range of additional creative control in any mixing environment. Options include room and delays, small and large hall acoustics, plate and spring reverbs, flangers, choruses, and more. The net benefit of the builtiin effects is that it "lightens the payload," so to speak, by making a cumbersome and inconvenient separate effects rack unnecessary.
Live sound environments are often poorly lit, meaning you have to put up with inefficient, restricted visibility. Denon solves this problem by color coding each section of the mixer and providing brightly colored knobs for fast, foolproof access. Blue, green, red, yellow and white pots are easily identified in low lighting conditions. LED indicators for output level, peak, and phantom power ensure that you have multiple visual cues to accurately reflect the actual acoustic output. Additionally, the Denon DNi408X's USB port will power a readilyiavailable external LED lamp (sold separately) for even better visibility.