I’m sure most Tape Op readers know that the summing wars are really heating up . As widely discussed in these pages and at TapeOpCon for the last few years. adder 16 tracks with compressor and limiter, insert two points, one has 4 inputs switchable to mono optional card A / D UTILIZATION the summation in n is not. Get the guaranteed best price on Microphone Preamps like the Audient Sumo Summing Amplifier with Compressor/Limiter and k/24 bit Digital Output Card at.

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Each Sumo unit delivers a dB dynamic range while providing an extremely low noise and low distortion environment. The stereo image was wider and the depth of field seemed better.

By continuing to use the site, you are consenting to the use of cookies as explained in our Privacy Policy to improve your experience. I used a Digi for mixing, and clocking Pro Tools eumo the Sumo really made Pro Tools sound better overall during the days that I had the unit.

The LED ladders have a tremendous amount of light spill, so signal in one channel would light up the other channel so much so that it would seem as if there was signal present when there was none. The project was mixed twice: Mixing in Pro Tools exclusively sometimes feels like mixing with tweezers; you have to be very, very careful how you’re gain-staging at all times just to make sure that you’re not using up too much of the math too quickly.

I think that for what you get for your money, its “all in one” nature, and the fact that the Sumo is relatively transparent, the Sumo covers a lot of ground to help DAW-only studios take advantage of the ease and clarity of analog summing.


My sujo stereo system consists of a mish-mash of late’s and early’s hi-fi gear, a Rega Planar turntable, six in-ceiling speakers hooked up to a power smuo, and a pair of ADAM Audio P11A The most problematic feature of the Sumo is the metering.

I used the Sumo for awhile on different mixes at my home studio, but my primary use of it was mixing a band from PA called The Sw! Their mic preamps, summing amps, and control room Now that there is some kind of rackmount version of every other large format console’s mic pres or channel It has always been a priority for me to provide the ability for each member of a band to dial in her or his own headphone mix during a tracking or overdub session.

Subscribe for free here. Signals seem to stay clean, wide, and open; and the buss exhibits none of the “pinched” nature of smo mix busses whereby the image starts to close down as maximum level is reached.

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I’d love to see an expanded Sumo that really integrated the monitor section of a larger console. All this is fine for a desktop mixing setup, but it’s doubtful that these features would solve even a basic studio’s summo monitor routing needs.

For additional flexibility, the first two channel pairs can be switched to mono, handling, for example, Kick, Snare, Bass, and Lead Vocal as opposed to two stereo pairs. Based on the heart and guts of their flagship ASP console, the Sumo is a “just what you need” type of box for those of us working solely with DAW’s.

Vintage King co-founder Michael Nehra shares some of his love, knowledge, and practical advice for diving into the world of vintage audio gear, and then takes us behind the scenes for a walk through As widely discussed in these pages and at TapeOpCon for the last few years, summing devices, such as the Roll Music Folcrom and the Dangerous Music 2-BUS, have set the stage for the onslaught of devices that allow you to utilize all of the available outputs on your audio interface during mixdown.


As far as mixing “In The Box,” I’m not really biased either way. Separate gain reduction metering sump provided for each processor, giving instant visual feedback.

Audient Sumo – 16 Channel Summing/Mix with SSL type Bus Compressor and Limiter

Summing in the analog domain ensures no reduction in resolution, making your mixes fuller, aucient and more musically coherent. Balanced inserts on the stereo outs let you plug in your favorite mix-buss processors.

The main portion of the on-screen interface is divided Expandable to 64 Analog Inputs Sumo offers the option for input expansion for up to three additional Sumo units yielding a total audientt 64 analog inputs. Sumo summing amplifier Reviewed by Thom Monahan.

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The Sumo’s infrastructure begins at the right point with a fully-balanced mix buss with tons and tons of headroom. If this item contains incorrect or inappropriate information usmo contact us here to flag it for review. Overall, the Sumo is a great idea and is well executed, and it’s a recipe for more devices that I’m sure we’ll see in the coming year.

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