Reedsburg, WI (April 21, 2010)–Sound Devices has introduced the 1.10 firmware update for its 552 Production Mixer.
The 552 is the company’s first mixer to incorporate a fully integrated digital audio recorder. This new firmware release includes numerous functional enhancements and several upgrades.
According to the company, the 552 mixer now has the ability to record time code to a track. This feature is helpful for transcriptions for network news magazine applications. Additional features include split ear return metering, auto-record feature on time code advance and a record-pause feature.
The newest firmware update also enables the slate mic on the 552 to be available during file playback, makes the “record time remaining” announcement visible while still recording, and has added meter ballistics and file metadata functions.