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Fostex FM-3 3-ch Mixer

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The FM-3 Portable Mixer offers a three-input, stereo output portable mixing solution and has been designed primarily for ENG.

SKU: FM-3 Categories: , ,
Brands: Fostex
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Description

FM-3 3 Channel Portable Mixer

The FM-3 Portable Mixer offers a three-input, stereo output portable mixing solution and has been designed primarily for ENG (professional electronic news gathering) but is also at home in on-location film productions. It’s equipped with 3 balanced inputs (switchable phantom power), with a 2ch main output plus a wide variety of sub outputs.

Both the FM-4 and FM-3 are robust, rugged designs with all controls, inputs and outputs easily accessible on three main surfaces with no ‘round the back’ controls. Special care has been taken to ensure noise levels are kept extremely low, which makes these mixers perfect for use in any over-the-shoulder production application including digital transmission links or digital video and audio recording media.

With their low-noise circuitry, exceptional audio fidelity and unique feature sets the new Fostex Portable Mixer / Mic Pre are not only more than suitable for all professional broadcast and film applications, they set a new benchmark for portable on-location mixing devices.

Options

EX-BP2, Battery Pack for FM-3/FM-4

The exclusive battery pack for FM-3 and FM-4 containing 8 x AA batteries. It has more than 6 hours operation with alkaline batteries (phantom off). The same unit that is included in the FM-3 and FM-4 package.

AD15-4300, AC Adapter for FM-3/FM-4

15V 4.3A external power supply unit for FM-3 and FM-4 for long time stationary use.

SC-FM3,Carrying Case for FM-3

A carrying case is also available. Model SC-FM3 is manufactured from high-grade materials, is ultra-durable and includes pockets for accessories / batteries etc.

Additional information

Weight 1.2 kg
Product can be split into multiple boxes

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specification

Inputs

FM-3 INPUT 1 through INPUT 3:
XLR-3-31 type (transformer balanced)

MIC input

Input impedance:
2 k Ohm or more

Nominal input level:
-70 dBu to -30 dBu

Phantom Power:
P48V or T12V (selectable)

LINE input

Input impedance:
10 k Ohm or more

Nominal input level:
-20 dBu to +4 dBu

AUX IN:
XLR-5-51 type (electronically balanced)

Input impedance:
20 k Ohm or more

Nominal input level:
+4 dBu

RTN IN: Connector:
ø3.5mm stereo mini-phone jack (unbalanced)

Input impedance:
10 k Ohm or more

Nominal input level:
-10 dBV

Outputs

AIN OUT (L, R):
XLR-3-32 type (transformer balanced)

Applicable load impedance:
600 Ohm or more

Nominal output level:
+4, 0, -10 or -60 dBu (FM-4) / +4, 0, -20 or -60 dBu (FM-3) (switchable)

SUB OUT:
XLR-5-52 type (electronically balanced)

Applicable load impedance:
10 k Ohm or more

Nominal output level:
+4, 0, -20 or -60 dBu (switchable)

TAPE OUT: Connector:
ø 3.5mm stereo mini-phone jack (unbalanced)

Applicable load impedance:
10 k Ohm or more

Nominal output level:
-10 dBV

AUX OUT: Connector:
ø3.5mm stereo mini-phone jack (unbalanced)

Applicable load impedance:
10 k Ohm or more

Nominal output level:
-10 dBV or -60 dBV (switchable)

PHONES: Connectors:
1/4” stereo phone jack and ø3.5mm stereo mini-phone jack

Applicable load impedance:
8 Ohm or more

LIMITER: Attack time:
Approx 5 msec.

Release time:
Approx 200 msec.

Threshold level:
+6, +9 or +12dBu (FM-4) / +6 or +12dBu (FM-3) output level

Ratio:
3:1 or 5:1 (level and ratio can be selected using the status mode)

DC IN:
XLR-4-32 type (male)

Input voltage:
DC10V to DC 24V

DC OUT:
Hirose 4 pin (female)

Applicable plug:
Hirose HR10A-7P-4P. DC7.2V – 24

Performance

Frequency response:

LINE IN – MAIN OUT:
20Hz to 20kHz +/- 1dB (reference level)

MIC IN – MAIN OUT:
40Hz to 20kHz +/- 1dB (reference level)

HEADPHONES (32 Ohm load, 25mW output power):
20Hz to 20kHz +/- 3dB

S/N ratio (A-weighted):

LINE
(INPUT GAIN: +4 dBu): 80dB or better

MIC
(INPUT GAIN: -70dBu: 55dB) or better (equivalent input noise: -125 dBu)

Total harmonic distortion:

LINE:
0.1% or less at 1 kHz (Input Gain +4dBu)

MIC:
0.1% or less at 1kHz (Input Gain -70dBu)

Headphones residual noise:
(PHONES level control at minimum) -72 dBV or less (A-weighted)

Crosstalk:
-70 dB or less at 1kHz

Physical

External dimensions:
210 (W) x 57 (H) x 156 (D) mm (Including protrusions)

Weight:
Approximately 1.2kg (not including the internal batteries)

Internal batteries:
Eight AA batteries (alkaline: 12V, nickel hydride: 9.6V)

Power requirement:
DC7.2 to 12V

External power supply:
Optional AC adaptor (AD15C / AD15-4300)

features

Balanced 3ch input and 2ch main outputs
Light but robust aluminum body construction
Metal axis fader pots using conductive plastic to extend its quality and durability

Brand

Fostex

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