Analog and Digital Inputs

  • 12 analog inputs on XLRs
  • 8 low noise mic preamps with very high quality transformer, 48V Phantom, limiters and filters
  • 4 analog line inputs
  • Multiple AES digital inputs includes 2 AES42 pairs (mode 2), 8 AES/EBU and a Dante Audinate network access

Mixer and Outputs

  • Ten tracks mixer plate with magnetic linear assignable faders
  • All inputs can be routed to any of the 24 tracks
  • All tracks and inputs can be routed to 8 analog auxiliary outputs and /or digital outputs
  • Mixdown can be assigned to any of the tracks

Recording Media

  • Records and playback to and from internal 256 Gg SSD drive (expandable SSD size)
  • Simultaneous recording to internal SSD drive, two SD cards and USB external drive

Metering and Controls

  • Ultra bright large swivelling display panel, visibility optimised for shoulder work or cart
  • Two large rotary control selectors for easy record and operations in any situations
  • Linear control faders addressable to any inputs and output
  • New improved interface menu accessible through buttons, jog wheel - All inputs and outputs monitoring and routing available through comprehensive and intuitive menus
  • USB keyboard input for easy metadata editing and routing control
  • Wifi and Bluetooth communication                                                                                          


  • Two identical on board quick release smart batteries insure seamless switchover during recording
  • One XLR4 DC 12-17 Volts input for extra power inputs when working on cart

More Specifications

  • Generates reports (PDF and database), patented auto slate detection
  • Housing made of machined avionic aluminium
  • Ultra-resistant coatings
  • Water and dust resistant
  • Dimensions: 240 X 320 X 90 mm
  • Modular conception for easy service and upgradibility of the Cantar X3