BEHRINGER X32 COMPACT Digital Live/Recording Mixer Now Available

New mixer packs groundbreaking functionality into a space saving form factor

X32-COMPACT Press Release8/1/2013, Seattle – BEHRINGER introduces the X32 COMPACT 40-input digital mixer with a feature set and host of connectivity options that are sure to appeal to audio professionals in need of advanced live sound and recording solutions.

Because of its advantageous footprint, the X32 COMPACT fits in spaces that larger consoles can’t, making it ideally suited for small to mid-size venues or for any larger venue wishing to add a side-stage monitor console. It also excels in applications where space and agility count, such as mobile recording and broadcast trucks.

The X32 COMPACT’s local connectivity includes 16 XLR inputs, 8 XLR outs, 6 Aux I/O and expands to its full 40-input, 25-bus capacity when used with BEHRINGER’s optional S16 Digital Stage Box. The mixer also features an ULTRANET port for sending 16 channels of audio via Cat 5e cable to BEHRINGER’s optional P16 Personal Monitoring System.

Packed with processing power, the X32 COMPACT removes the need for outboard gear with its world-class 8-slot, stereo FX engine. It also entitles the registered owner to a free copy of Tracktion 4 audio production software to take advantage of the included 32 x 32 channel USB 2.0 recording interface. Additionally, the onboard 2-track USB recorder can record any two channels of audio assigned to it in the routing menu.

The end-result of true collaboration, X32 COMPACT’s MIDAS-designed, programmable mic preamps and renowned KLARK TEKNIK’s AES50 networking technology all combine at a groundbreaking price point that only BEHRINGER could offer.

MUSIC Group’s Marketing SVP, Costa Lakoumentas said, “Our new X32 COMPACT console puts full-scale digital recording and live sound mixing within the grasp of an entirely new market. Now houses of worship, concert venues and the like can benefit from the X32’s amazing technology and intuitive workflow, even if space or budget constraints prohibit a larger console. The addition of free Tracktion 4 Music Production software provides a complete live sound and studio solution.”

The BEHRINGER X32 COMPACT is available through authorized dealers and online retailers at an estimated MAP of $2499.99 USD, and is covered by MUSIC Group’s 3-Year Limited Warranty Program.

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The BEHRINGER X32 COMPACT combines a phenomenally user-friendly, intuitive layout with an elegant and streamlined workflow. With 40-inputs, 25 mix buses, 16 programmable MIDAS-designed mic preamps, 17 motorized faders, channel LCD’s, a superb Computer Audio Interface and iPad/iPhone* Remote Control Apps, the X32 COMPACT packs all the power of a larger console into a space-saving form factor with true expandability.


BEHRINGER helped inspire a new generation of musicians and define the “Prosumer” or home recording market by making previously unattainable professional audio products affordable. Since its inception in 1989, the company has grown to become a world leader, with tens of millions of users across the globe. Offering a comprehensive range of products that span multiple categories, including mixers, amplifiers, loudspeakers and every other part of the audio signal chain, BEHRINGER is helping artists, musicians, DJs, producers, engineers and aspiring talent realize their musical dreams.

BEHRINGER is owned by MUSIC Group.

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