Midas M 32 and M 32R

Custom dust cover by Viktory

Midas M 32 and M 32R – custom dust cover by Viktory
M32

M32

Digital Console for Live and Studio with 40 Input Channels, 32 MIDAS Microphone Preamplifiers and 25 Mix Buses

  • Live performance and studio recording digital console with up to 40 simultaneous input channels
  • 32 award-winning MIDAS microphone preamplifiers
  • 25 time-aligned and phase-coherent mix buses
  • AES50 networking allows up to 96 inputs and 96 outputs
  • Open architecture allows for future 96 kHz operation
  • 192 kHz ADC and DAC converters for outstanding audio performance
  • Industry-leading design by Bentley* Motors Designer
  • High-performance carbon fibre, aluminium and high-impact steel structure
  • 40 bit floating point digital signal processing
  • 8 DCA and 6 mute groups
  • 8 stereo signal processing effects engines
  • 25 MIDAS PRO motorised 100 mm faders
  • Daylight viewable 7” full colour TFT display screen
  • 32 x 32 channel USB 2.0 audio interface
  • DAW remote control emulations of Mackie Control* and HUI* protocols
  • Optional wireless remote control with MIDAS Apps for iPhone* and iPad*
  • Auto-ranging universal switch-mode power supply
  • 10-Year Warranty Program*
  • Designed and engineered in the U.K.

Designing A Future Classic

Our goal for M32 was to combine the best of classic British console designs with advanced modern technology to completely redefine what a medium-format live console can offer.

We began the industrial design process by drawing inspiration from a

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Why High-Performance Cars?

Simply because the design teams at Aston Martin*, Bentley*, Rolls Royce*, and other leading manufacturers are skilled at introducing innovative technological advancements while simultaneously maintaining the feel, essence, and intangible qualities

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The Landmark in Console History

A close look at M32 reveals that the styling is completely new in every sense of the word. Rajesh Kutty’s automotive-inspired design elements mesh perfectly with a recognisable MIDAS signature, setting the M32 apart from any other console. Its

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MIDAS is the Epitome of Excellence

In 2013, MIDAS approached me to create a new design language for MIDAS and with it a new mixing console. Having designed for Bentley, I am intimately familiar with the challenge of transforming a brand while retaining the precious heritage – in this

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Industry-Leading 192 kHz Precision

The groundbreaking M32 console combines legendary MIDAS sound quality with advanced digital technology, future-proof 96 kHz capable open architecture design and industry-leading 192 kHz ADC and DAC converters, creating a revolutionary mid-format

more >


Legendary MIDAS Sound Quality

While the MIDAS M32 design, styling, and construction will surely turn a lot of heads, it’s the sound that matters most to engineers and performing artists. And that’s where M32 shines even brighter – as the latest in a long line of

more >


Built for Tomorrow

The M32 is a console built for today, and tomorrow – its future-proof 96 kHz capable open architecture design and industry-leading 192 kHz 24 bit ADC and DAC converters provide outstanding state-of-the-art audio performance.


Award-Winning MIDAS Mic Preamplifier

The MIDAS mic preamp is considered by leading live sound and recording engineers to be the very essence of the famous MIDAS sound. More than 40 years of design experience paired with the fi nest choice of premium-grade components lead to the

more >


Creating Sonic Landscapes

The MIDAS preamplifier design eliminates typical imbalances of gain-setting stages, thereby improving the common-mode rejection ratio (CMRR) and harmonic distortion to an almost immeasurable level. The constant high-frequency bandwidth topology

more >


What Makes the M32 Possible is – Everything

Whether you come from an analogue mixing background, or are accustomed to using other digital consoles, your first experience with M32 has been engineered to be intuitive, fluid and straightforward.

The brilliance of the M32 is its simplicity

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Industry-Leading Technology for More than 40 years

MIDAS’ experience spans over 40 years at the very top end of the live audio industry on countless world tours by the greatest artists and the most prestigious events. 40 years of relentless research, development with 300 of the world’s best

more >


Your “Mind-to-Sound” Interface

M32 is your “mind-to-sound” interface – the intersection of creativity and production.

Whether you’re accustomed to digital mixers or not, the M32’s intuitive user interface offers a fluid mixing experience that instantly feels like

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Channel Strip

The M32 Channel Strip puts the most important channel processing parameters into one section so that no matter which channel you are working on, the controls are always the same.

This highly-efficient layout stems from MIDAS decades of

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7″ Main Display

M32’s 7″ day-viewable color TFT (Thin-Film Transistor) display shows the setting parameters you need when you need them.

Selected for its high-contrast performance and outdoor visibility, TFT is ideal for concert and open air festival venues.

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Sends On Fader

M32 brings the convenience of digital mixing to your Aux and output bus mixes too, thanks to its integrated Sends on Fader feature. This incredible function allows you to build powerful, dedicated sub-mixes for monitor, secondary zone feeds, and

more >


DCA Groups

DCA (Digitally Controlled Amplifier) groups allow control over several signals at once without actually mixing them into a subgroup bus. M32’s 8 DCA groups let you control multiple signals via a single fader, such as the entire drum mix, the horn

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View Function

Across the M32 you’ll find 11 strategically placed View buttons associated with various functions.

These buttons enable immediate access to information about that specific function. For instance, if you press the View button in the Equaliser

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Assign Section

While some digital consoles offer a few user-definable controls, M32’s Assign section sets a new standard by providing a total of 36 fully customizable controls on three separate layers.

As with channels and buses, individual Scribble Strips

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“Acoustic Integration” – the Live Sound Revolution

Legendary 40-year old British company TURBOSOUND, famous for producing some of the world’s best speaker systems, have teamed up with MIDAS to seamlessly integrate mixer and speaker systems. We call it “Acoustic Integration”.

The M32’s

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100-Band RTA for all Channel/Bus EQs

The M32 includes a 100-band Real Time Analyser (RTA) with full bar and spectrograph views on the M32-EDIT control application. This high-resolution RTA displays the audio energy distribution in 100 frequency bands over time – capturing a sonogram

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We have you covered


*iPad and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc. Bentley is a trademark of Bentley Motors Limited. All third-party trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Their use neither constitutes a claim of the trademark nor affiliation of the trademark owners with MUSIC Tribe. Product names are mentioned solely as a reference for compatibility, effects and/or components. Warranty details can be found at musictribe.com.
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Midas M32R

Midas M 32 R custom dust cover by Viktory

 

M32R

M32R

Digital Console for Live and Studio with 40 Input Channels, 16 MIDAS PRO Microphone Preamplifiers and 25 Mix Buses

  • Live performance and studio recording digital console with up to 40 simultaneous input channels
  • 16 award-winning MIDAS PRO microphone preamplifiers
  • 25 time-aligned and phase-coherent mix buses
  • AES50 networking allows up to 96 inputs and 96 outputs
  • Open architecture allows for future 96 kHz operation
  • 192 kHz ADC and DAC converters for outstanding audio performance
  • Industry-leading design by Bentley* Motors Designer
  • High-performance aluminium and high-impact steel structure
  • Rack mount brackets included for ultimate flexibility
  • 40 bit floating point digital signal processing
  • 8 DCA and 6 mute groups
  • 8 digital signal processing effects engines
  • 17 MIDAS PRO motorised 100 mm faders
  • Daylight viewable 5” full colour TFT display screen
  • 32 x 32 channel USB 2.0 audio interface
  • DAW remote control emulations of Mackie Control* and HUI* protocols
  • Optional wireless remote control with MIDAS Apps for iPhone* and iPad*
  • Auto-ranging universal switch-mode power supply
  • 10-Year Warranty Program*
  • Designed and engineered in the U.K.

Designing A Future Classic

Our goal for M32R was to combine the best of classic British console designs with advanced modern technology to completely redefine what a rack mountable digital desktop mixing console can offer.

We began the industrial design process by

more >


Why High-Performance Cars?

Simply because the design teams at Aston Martin*, Bentley*, Rolls Royce*, and other leading manufacturers are skilled at introducing innovative technological advancements while simultaneously maintaining the feel, essence, and intangible qualities

more >


The Landmark in Console History

A close look at M32R reveals that the styling is completely new in every sense of the word. Rajesh Kutty’s automotive-inspired design elements mesh perfectly with a recognisable MIDAS signature, setting the M32R apart from any other console. Its

more >


MIDAS is the Epitome of Excellence

In 2013, MIDAS approached me to create a new design language for MIDAS and with it a new mixing console. Having designed for Bentley, I am intimately familiar with the challenge of transforming a brand while retaining the precious heritage –

more >


Industry-Leading 192 kHz Precision

The ground-breaking M32R console combines legendary MIDAS sound quality with advanced digital technology, future-proof 96 kHz capable open architecture design and industry-leading 192 kHz ADC and DAC converters, creating a revolutionary

more >


Legendary MIDAS Sound Quality

While the MIDAS M32R design, styling, and construction will surely turn a lot of heads, it’s the sound that matters most to engineers and performing artists. And that’s where M32R shines even brighter – as the latest in a long line of

more >


Built for Tomorrow

The M32R is a console built for today, and tomorrow – its future-proof 96 kHz capable open architecture design and industry-leading 192 kHz 24 bit ADC and DAC converters provide outstanding state-of-the-art audio performance.


Award-Winning MIDAS Mic Preamplifier

The MIDAS mic preamp is considered by leading live sound and recording engineers to be the very essence of the famous MIDASsound. More than 40 years of design experience paired with the finest choice of premium-grade components lead to the

more >


Creating Sonic Landscapes

The MIDAS preamplifier design eliminates typical imbalances of gain-setting stages, thereby improving the common-mode rejection ratio (CMRR) and harmonic distortion to an almost immeasurable level. The constant high-frequency bandwidth topology

more >


What Makes the M32R Possible is – Everything

Whether you come from an analogue mixing background, or are accustomed to using other digital consoles, your first experience with M32R has been engineered to be intuitive, fluid and straightforward.

The brilliance of the M32R is its

more >


Industry-Leading Technology for More than 40 years

MIDAS’ experience spans over 40 years at the very top end of the live audio industry on countless world tours by the greatest artists and the most prestigious events. 40 years of relentless research, development with 300 of the world’s best

more >


Your “Mind-to-Sound” Interface

M32R is your “mind-to-sound” interface – the intersection of creativity and production.

Whether you’re accustomed to digital mixers or not, the M32R’s intuitive user interface offers a fluid mixing experience that instantly feels like

more >


Channel Strip

The M32R Channel Strip puts the most important channel processing parameters into one section so that no matter which channel you are working on, the controls are always the same.

This highly-efficient layout stems from MIDAS decades of

more >


5″ Main Display

M32R’s 5″ day-viewable color TFT (Thin-Film Transistor) display shows the setting parameters you need when you need them.

Selected for its high-contrast performance and outdoor visibility, TFT is ideal for concert and open air festival

more >


Sends On Fader

M32R brings the convenience of digital mixing to your Aux and output bus mixes too, thanks to its integrated Sends on Fader feature. This incredible function allows you to build powerful, dedicated sub-mixes for monitor, secondary zone feeds, and

more >


DCA Groups

DCA (Digitally Controlled Amplifier) groups allow control over several signals at once without actually mixing them into a subgroup bus. M32R’s 8 DCA groups let you control multiple signals via a single fader, such as the entire drum mix, the horn

more >


View Function

Across the M32R you’ll find 11 strategically placed View buttons associated with various functions. These buttons enable immediate access to information about that specific function.

For instance, if you press the View button in the Equaliser

more >


“Acoustic Integration” – the Live Sound Revolution

Legendary 40-year old British company TURBOSOUND , famous for producing some of the world’s best speaker systems, have teamed up with MIDAS to seamlessly integrate mixer and speaker systems. We call it “Acoustic Integration”.

The M32R’s

more >


100-Band RTA for all Channel/Bus Eqs

The M32R includes a 100-band Real Time Analyser (RTA) with full bar and spectrograph views on the M32-EDIT control application. This high-resolution RTA displays the audio energy distribution in100 frequency bands over time – capturing a sonogram

more >


16 Breathtaking FX “Plug-Ins” Based on True Physical Modeling

We’ve included 16 breathtaking FX “Plug-Ins” in the M32R, giving you access to a total of 50+ effects that would otherwise cost tens of thousands of dollars in hardware.

This generation of high-end FX “Plug-Ins” is based on True Physical

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Gain Splitting and Remote Control for FOH and Monitoring

Gain Split mode separates channel gain (trim) from the head amp gain, allowing both the FOH and/ or the monitor engineer to adjust local trim digitally – and independently of the preamp gain.

Additionally, the HA Gain Remote option allows

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Routing and Processing Flexibility

The M32R’s routing is extremely robust and flexible. Output signals and XLR outputs are now treated separately, allowing signals from AES50 sources or expansion cards to be routed directly to the M32R’s analogue outputs.

For example, you can

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Mighty Tools for Scene and Show Management

M32R’s Cue List provides an innovative way to automate the loading of scenes and “Snippets” at different points during a show. Each of the 500 Cue entries can load any of the 100 Scenes or Snippets separately or at the same time. This gives you an

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The MIDAS PRO FADER – Rated for 1 Million Life Cycles

In our pursuit to lead the industry in every possible aspect, we decided to design the world’s most reliable motor fader. We dove deep into materials science, employing semi-precious metals that offered the durability we desired. We took painstaking

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LCD Scribble Strips

A total of 29 programmable LCD Scribble Strips off er channel/bus identification that mirrors what is being controlled.

Use them to enter input/output tags, plus add icons you recognize at-a-glance. Then assign colors to create visual groups for

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Virtual Effects Racks

M32R includes an extensive array of onboard effects, rendering outboard processing racks a thing of the past. The Virtual FX rack features 8 true-stereo, studio-grade effects engines each assignable to any input, group or output mix bus. Choose from

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The immaculate tube signal path in Teletronix’ LA-2A Leveling Amplifier has left its exceptional clarity, its rich and warm compression on countless albums of the past decades.

The ultra-smooth optical attenuator is closely modeled in our LA

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When Urei released the 1176LN Limiting Amplifier in the late 60’s, it broke new ground. Field Effect Transistors employed were just invented and the 1176 was one of the first audio processors to benefit from this new technology.

Our digital

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The Fairchild 670 tube compressor not only achieves record bids in high-end vintage gear auctions, it also delivers some of the finest colorations in compressor history. Two small trim VR’s preset the control side chain action, a six-step switch

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The COMBINATOR is an amazing 5-band compressor that emulates famous broadcasting and mastering compressors.

A highly complex processor, the COMBINATOR utilises automatic parameter control that produces stunning and “inaudible” results.

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The XTEC EQ1 is undisputedly one of the best passive studio equalisers ever manufactured. Virtually indescribable, recording engineers claim the Pultec EQP-1a to be the “secret sauce” of sound enhancement.

We analysed this classic to the core

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Pultec simply wrote the book on passive equalisation. By digitally “rebuilding” every aspect of the original Pultec classic, we captured the very essence in our parametric equaliser XTEC EQ5. Our digital re-incarnation is based on the original model

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The new SUB OCTAVER provides two channels of earth-shattering sub-harmonics generation, one or even two octaves below the input signal. While originally designed for bass players, the eff ect can be adjusted for Hi, Mid and Low frequency tracking to

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The EDISON EX1 is the re-incarnation of our own analogue classics. This remarkably-eff ective tool allows manipulation of the stereo fi eld. Selectable M/S input/output modes allow the processing or creation of M/S recorded sound sources.

The SOUND MAXIMIZER restores natural brilliance and clarity to any audio signal by adjusting the phase and amplitude integrity to reveal more of the natural texture of the sound, which is often hidden when using some effects and equalisers.

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The DIMENSIONAL CHORUS is the perfect emulation of what has been referred to as “the best analogue Chorus unit ever created”. Four simple Mode preset buttons activate amazing eff ects, best described as “space” and “dimension”. Absolutely faithful

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MODULATION DELAY combines three of the most used time modulation effects into one easy-to-operate unit. Enjoy true-stereo delay with a lush and spacious chorus, topped off with three reverb models to choose from.

The Lexicon 480L* has been recognised as the gold standard of digital reverb. We have included three of the finest reverb models – Rich Plate, Room and Rich Chamber. The M32’s models precisely capture all nuances based on our “True Physical

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EXCITERS increase presence and intelligibility in live sound applications and are indispensable for adding clarity, air and harmonic overtones in the recording studio. ENHANCERS let you emphasise the Bass, Midrange and Hi output at selectable

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Our TruEQ STEREO GEQ delivers musical and responsive signal processing-perfect for general room equalisation, indispensable for monitoring. M32 provides up to 16 mono graphic EQs, in addition to the multi-band parametric EQs in all channels and

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VINTAGE ROOM stands out head and shoulders over other competing reverberation strategies in the way it models sound propagation in air and room resonances. Invented in the early ’80s, the role model delivered authentic room character from an

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PLATE REVERB emulates the characteristics of a plate reverb chamber with control over the damping pad, modulation depth and speed, and crossover. PLATE REVERB will give your tracks the sound heard on countless hit records since the late 1950’s.

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The 3-TAP DELAY in the M32 records the input signal and then echoes it back after a user-definable period of time and number of repeats. What makes the stereo and triple delay useful and outstanding is the linked tap-timing and musical choice of

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The HALL REVERB effect provides a broad spectrum of reverberation possibilities, from small room to large, or even cavernous proportions. When softly mixed with the original signal, Hall Reverb can be used to create a warm, more natural sound.

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This handy dynamic FLANGER & DELAY duo blends the “whoosh” of soaring jet planes with classic Delay, and can be adjusted from mild to wild. This combination effect only takes up one FX slot. (Inspired by Lexicon PCM70*)

WAVE DESIGNER is a powerful tool for adjusting signal transients and dynamics such as attack and sustain. Use it to make a snare drum really “crack” in the mix or level out volume inconsistencies of slap bass tracks. (Inspired by SPL Transient Designer*)

The STEREO PRECISION LIMITER is perfect for setting a precise volume limits, ensuring distortion-free and optimal signal integrity. Use the Stereo Precision Limiter to boost quiet signals or reduce the level of “hot” signals to prevent clipping.

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The DE-ESSER is a “must-have” tool for reducing the amount of sibilance in vocal mics while adeptly preserving the natural voice timbre of a performance. Use it to enhance the smoothness of the upper mid to high frequencies in vocals as well as drum

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Based on the legendary EMT250, the VINTAGE REVERB delivers a shimmering, bright reverb that won’t overpower your live or recorded tracks. Use the VINTAGE REVERB to sweeten vocals and snare drums without sacrificing clarity. (Inspired by EMT250 Plate Reverb*)

Occupying only one FX slot, the CHORUS & CHAMBER effect combines the shimmer and doubling characteristics of a studio-grade Chorus with the sweet sound of a traditional Chamber reverb. (Inspired by Lexicon PCM70*)


You Are Connected

Each M32R comes loaded with all of the connectivity, I/O and functionality you need, right out of the box – but it doesn’t end there. Onboard USB 2.0 connectivity delivers a full 32 x 32 channels of audio and MIDI to your DAW. Integrated

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POWERPLAY P16

Easy as a handshake. Plug the P16-M personal monitor mixer into M32R’s ULTRANET port with a shielded (STP) CAT5 cable, and let the performer dial in the ideal 16-channel personal monitor mix. You can daisy-chain additional P16-M units, or use

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DL16

The MIDAS DL16 digital stage box closes the gap between stage and FOH (Front of House) by placing 16 fully-programmable, remotely controllable high-end MIDAS mic preamps and 8 analogue, balanced XLR returns at the stage end. Connecting over

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What are AES50 and SuperMAC?

AES50 simultaneously provides high channel counts, extremely low and deterministic latencies, accurate phase-aligned networked clock distribution, error detection, network redundancy, with simple deployment and ease of use to meet the needs of the

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We have you covered


*iPad and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc. Bentley is a trademark of Bentley Motors Limited. All third-party trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Their use neither constitutes a claim of the trademark nor affiliation of the trademark owners with MUSIC Tribe. Product names are mentioned solely as a reference for compatibility, effects and/or components. Warranty details can be found at musictribe.com.

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