Here's what Soundcraft say about the Mini Stagebox 16i
"The new Mini Stagebox 32i and Mini Stagebox 16i are perfect for live sound engineers, houses of worship, bands, club owners and corporate customers that want affordable remote-controlled I/O for their Soundcraft Si series console,” - Scott Wood, Solutions Manager, Mixing at HARMAN Professional Solutions.
“Mini Stagebox 32i and Mini Stagebox 16i deliver the input power, versatility and sound quality of large-scale traditional mixing solutions—all at an incredible value. Combined with the new Soundcraft Si Impact firmware update, the new stageboxes make the Si line more compelling and more flexible than ever.”
Soundcraft Mini Stagebox 32i and Mini Stagebox 16i provide multiple channels of MADI I/O via standard Cat5 cabling, eliminating the need to run expensive and heavy analog snakes from the stage to front-of-house mixing positions. Mini Stagebox 32i and Mini Stagebox 16i offer remarkable value while maintaining the industry-leading performance and dependability found in Soundcraft live solutions.
Mini Stagebox 32i and Mini Stagebox 16i feature a streamlined design that provides essential connections and features, including a MADI over RJ45 connector built right onto the chassis. No local hardware configuration or option cards are needed or required—engineers can simply plug in, power on, select inputs and control remotely using a Soundcraft Si console.
Dedicated XLR mic pre inputs allow 32 or 16 simultaneous channels of external analog input. Mini Stagebox 32i offers twelve analog outputs, while Mini Stagebox 16i offers eight analog outputs for easy connection to house and stage monitors and broadcast or streaming feeds.
- MADI over RJ45/Cat5 connectivity for 100M runs between stage and mixing console (328 feet)
- 32 remote controlled mic preamps and A/D converters
- 12 XLR analog line level outputs
- 3U Rack mount design