The Sound Devices 442 is a professional 4 input, portable audio mixer designed for mixing audio in film, ENG / EFP, video and broadcast applications. The mixer features 4 balanced 3-pin XLR inputs capable of accepting microphone and line signal (user switchable on every input). The output stage features stereo (L/R) XLR outputs with individually switchable mic, line or -10dB output impedance.
Every input features a dedicated "Direct Output", which is used to distribute audio to external devices. +48V, +12V and +12V-T phantom power is available and is individually switchable on every channel. Each channel features peak limiter and low-cut filter dials as well as volume, gain and pan controls. Channels 1 & 2 can be linked for stereo monitoring or M-S stereo decoding. The unit is powered with 4 - AA alkaline batteries or external 5-18V DC.