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Audioroot UpreMKII
« on: August 08, 2014, 04:00:36 PM »
Sexy little pre/ad wish it had more options though.
http://www.audioroot.fr/product/upre-mkii/
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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2014, 04:13:49 PM »
What other options would you like?

I haven't found much I would change on mine though I haven't had the opportunity to see what all it can do yet. So far major change would be in the length of some of the supplied cables though I have some mini xlrs on order so I can make custom cables to suit my needs once the connectors arrive.

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2014, 04:17:19 PM »
How much are these going for??  I can't find a price online, but I'm guessing more than the Femto.
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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2014, 04:27:21 PM »
What other options would you like?

I haven't found much I would change on mine though I haven't had the opportunity to see what all it can do yet. So far major change would be in the length of some of the supplied cables though I have some mini xlrs on order so I can make custom cables to suit my needs once the connectors arrive.

What are the engravings on the top of the pre? Can it output something other than 24/192 via digital?
I remember Antoine saying the preliminary price was $1200.
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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2014, 04:30:55 PM »
I couldn't find a price online either. Don't know what MSRP is but since I was already in touch with a distributor about this unit, I never got a price from the company. Best price I found I got from Justin @ Pro Sound. Current price will depend on the exchange rate.

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2014, 04:40:12 PM »

What are the engravings on the top of the pre? Can it output something other than 24/192 via digital?

Engravings are the various settings for setting output 2-44.1, 3-48, 4-176.4, 5-192, 6-88.2, 7-96, 8&9-ADC OFF, 0 & 1 not used. When set to 48, my FR2 reports a 48k AES input. I haven't tried any other frequency yet. Set with a tiny screw driver. I recommend setting it before leaving the house as it could be tricky in the field/under darkness. I'll dig the digicam out and get a few pics for posting later.

M/S is set by two other tiny switches under the battery connectors.

I remember Antoine saying the preliminary price was $1200.

Should be able to get this easily for under a grand but check with Justin for current best price.
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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2014, 11:01:37 AM »
This is a bad ass little box, what does it sound like? How is the preamp section? Similar to the Femto? How's the ADC?
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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2014, 11:13:00 AM »

What are the engravings on the top of the pre? Can it output something other than 24/192 via digital?

Engravings are the various settings for setting output 2-44.1, 3-48, 4-176.4, 5-192, 6-88.2, 7-96, 8&9-ADC OFF, 0 & 1 not used. When set to 48, my FR2 reports a 48k AES input. I haven't tried any other frequency yet. Set with a tiny screw driver. I recommend setting it before leaving the house as it could be tricky in the field/under darkness. I'll dig the digicam out and get a few pics for posting later.

M/S is set by two other tiny switches under the battery connectors.

I remember Antoine saying the preliminary price was $1200.

Should be able to get this easily for under a grand but check with Justin for current best price.

Thanks for the pic and description Flipp. The website doesn't mention anything about the switch to change the output settings and I assumed it only allowed 24/192. Just like the femto I wish it had a mini out but with how small these are good luck fitting one. Looks like this new pre is even slightly smaller than the femto. I'm very happy with my Femto so far. I'd love to hear some samples of this.
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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #8 on: August 09, 2014, 12:13:04 PM »
This is a bad ass little box, what does it sound like? How is the preamp section? Similar to the Femto? How's the ADC?

I'd love to hear some samples of this.

So far I've only recorded some nature sounds - cicadas on hot afternoons, birds awakening as dawn approaches and breaks, thunderstorms and the like - as well as some recordings of trains including M/S. Haven't had the opportunity to record any music yet but that'll change this and next weekend. Probably won't be able to give an objective opinion until after next weekends show since it will be in my favorite local venue.

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #9 on: August 09, 2014, 12:48:06 PM »
This is a bad ass little box, what does it sound like? How is the preamp section? Similar to the Femto? How's the ADC?

I'd love to hear some samples of this.

So far I've only recorded some nature sounds - cicadas on hot afternoons, birds awakening as dawn approaches and breaks, thunderstorms and the like - as well as some recordings of trains including M/S. Haven't had the opportunity to record any music yet but that'll change this and next weekend. Probably won't be able to give an objective opinion until after next weekends show since it will be in my favorite local venue.
Good luck! I can't wait to hear your thoughts.
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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #10 on: September 07, 2014, 09:21:26 AM »
Haven't had the opportunity to record any music yet but that'll change this and next weekend. Probably won't be able to give an objective opinion until after next weekends show since it will be in my favorite local venue.

Hi, have you been able to record some music yet? If so, how is the sound signature of the uPRE MKII?

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #11 on: September 07, 2014, 09:56:09 AM »
Haven't had the opportunity to record any music yet but that'll change this and next weekend. Probably won't be able to give an objective opinion until after next weekends show since it will be in my favorite local venue.

Hi, have you been able to record some music yet? If so, how is the sound signature of the uPRE MKII?

I was wondering the same thing!
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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #12 on: September 07, 2014, 12:25:23 PM »
Not yet; I'll post thoughts, and maybe samples, once I do.

< might be able to use this this weekend but realistically it'll probably be @mule middle of next week before I use this for music; should be able to use the following for a fairly good comparison: Beyer 803s>uPRE-II (AES out)>FR2  vs  Beyer 803s>stock FR2-LE  >
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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #13 on: October 18, 2014, 05:53:20 PM »
Last night's encore from WSP in Dallas via wetransfer. Link expired.

Lineage is Beyer 803s >uPre-II AES out >FR2 @ 24/48 DIN 7' DFC 11 rows behind the pit/7 rows FOB

< I've noted some impressions about the pre but need to flesh them out a bit before posting. It also explains why the levels in the sample are lower than optimal. >
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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #14 on: October 19, 2014, 04:56:50 AM »
I've had the opportunity to record a couple of national acts with this. First impressions,

• it doesn't like standard alkaline 9volts as it eats them in a hurry - less than 3 hours till drained - (9v lithiums last longer though I haven't run them to determine time to shutdown yet)
• 9v battery removal is a pain due to very tight fit and grip of the internal contacts - think pliers, esp if you have any hand strength problems   (arthritis, neuromuscular disorder, etc) seriously think about an external battery solution using the Hirose connector < after a chat with audioroot, I'm the only one reporting battery removal problems, note I do have limited hand/arm strength >
•  gain control is very sensitive as one would expect with the gain range of this unit
•  would prefer the metering to reflect -30 -15 -3 or -24 -12 -3 rather than the -40 -20 -3 it ships with

• love the small size, it fits in a collapsible coozey
• sound is very good - neutral to only slightly flavored but describing that flavoring is not easy (see attempts to describe Femto sound)
• love the switchable ganged gain control
• output is fairly hot

First show was the Mule (10-01). Originally had signals bouncing between -20 &- 12 db. On the FR2 the spot on the meters is at -20 unlike the -12 on it's little brother the 2LE. Towards the end of the first set I adjusted the levels so they were bouncing around -6. Early part of the set sounds great, after adjustment there is a brittleness. Not sure if it was battery/power related, ADC overload or what. Not happy with the outcome when neither the uPRE-II nor the FR2 indicated clipping. Waveform looks good, no clipping, flattened peaks or other anomalies. Basically I chalked it up to the initial run with new equipment and operator unfamiliarity. I recorded each set seperately and powered down the unit between sets. I looked down near the end of the encore and the uPRE was dark due to drained batteries. Was not sure if the FR2 would save the file once the input was gone. It did, thankfully. When I got home battery voltage was 8.3 and 8.2.

Second show was WSP in Dallas last night (10-17). I used some Energizer Lithiums. Show was one two hour set plus one song encore. Again I set the levels so they bounced between -20 and -12. Really like the outcome other than the low level. Will probably need to boost about 6db. Would rather boost a low clean signal than have levels where I want them but have undesirable artifacts. Past recordings led me to believe the Beyers were a bit too bottom end oriented. Not so with the uPRE. A very pleasing recording and if future recordings sound as good I can retire thoughts of new mics, yeah right, but at least put them on hold indefinitely. If the -3 lights flash more than a handful of times a set I probably won't like the results based on the two times I've used this for more than recording a local band's practice sessions.  Only more use in the field will tell if I leave this permanently in the chain. Of course more use will also allow me to learn where the ideal settings are for my rig when this is in the chain.

See post above for one sample. More samples coming as soon as the replacement Windows components arrive. Once that box is built I'll upload some samples of the mule before and after bumping the gain.
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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #15 on: October 21, 2014, 06:49:10 AM »
link expired http://we.tl/3XDoNDYNLK  set

WSP 20141017
Verizon Theater
Oct 17 | Dallas, TX | 10:04 CST

Beyer 803s >uPRE-II AES out >FR2 @ 24/48 DIN 7' DFC 11 rows behind the pit/7 rows FOB   204-GG-11

Set   
Up All Night,
Pleas >
Bust It Big,
You Got Yours >
Pickin' Up The Pieces >
Rebirtha >
Blackout Blues,
This Part of Town >
Radio Child,
Shut Up & Drive >
Driving Song >
Little Lilly >
Drumz* & Bass* >
Driving Song >
Swamp** (120 mins)

Encore   
Lawyers, Guns & Money
 
Notes   [without Todd; entire show with Duane Trucks on drums]
* Other One Tease
** LTP 10.31.10
setlist from panicstream


The rest of the show to go with the encore; once again from wetransfer's free side which limits access to 200 downloads or 7 day availability - whichever occurs first. Since there has been no processing of any sort, not even track splits just cf card>comp>wetransfer, please don't post this anywhere else. I will once I get a new windows box built and do some minor editing.

As mentioned above this will need a boost, guessing about 6db.
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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #16 on: October 23, 2014, 06:41:23 AM »
Past recordings led me to believe the Beyers were a bit too bottom end oriented. Not so with the uPRE.

As the result of a chat with the folks at audioroot it seems the above recording was done with the HP filter engaged (as was the mule) so maybe the Beyers do have an enhanced bottom.

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #17 on: December 09, 2014, 03:58:49 PM »
http://www.pro-sound.com/p/SAUDFEMTO.html


Less than 700.00 and they carry some sort of battery pack for it as well that is less than 100.00  (Sorry this is the FEMTO - no digital out)  Thinking of grabbing this for 4 channel with the 744T
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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #18 on: December 09, 2014, 07:18:59 PM »
Talk to Justin. He should be able to do a much better price. Last spring I asked for a price on the Femto since the uPRE-II release was delayed. He quoted a significantly lower price then and gave the usual ts member free shipping discount. Whether you decide on the Femto or the uPRE-II, give Justin a call as I'm sure he'll beat the website posted price.

wrt to the uPRE2; external batteries should be here tomorrow and I plan on modifying a cable to a Hirose connector so I can us this without having to use 9v transistor batts. I'm sure I can find something in the bay area to record between tomorrow and NYE to check runtimes. Not sure what or when but I'll report back once I've run it some more.

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #19 on: December 09, 2014, 08:05:37 PM »
http://www.pro-sound.com/p/SAUDFEMTO.html


Less than 700.00 and they carry some sort of battery pack for it as well that is less than 100.00  (Sorry this is the FEMTO - no digital out)  Thinking of grabbing this for 4 channel with the 744T

I would love to try one of these too! I have only heard 1 Schoeps>FEMTO recording, for RRE NYE last year, and it sounded mighty fine 8) Plus its tiny and only takes 2x9v ;D Anyone have one that I can borrow for a year or two? lol :)
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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #20 on: December 19, 2014, 11:07:22 AM »
flipp - can you please confirm the digital out cable connector - is that a 5-pin mini xlr connector? And the "ins" - also 5 pin mini xlr??

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #21 on: December 19, 2014, 12:55:56 PM »
flipp - can you please confirm the digital out cable connector - is that a 5-pin mini xlr connector? And the "ins" - also 5 pin mini xlr??

out is 5-pin mini xlr
inputs are 3-pin mini xlr
aux power in is a Hirose 4 pin male power plug 10A-7P-4P

The input (2x) and output (1x) cables come with the unit but the external power cable does not.

I have the AES version and the digi-out cable has a full size 3 pin xlr connector on the recorder end. I assume the S/PDIF version has the RCA connector on it but you should probably confirm that with Audioroot. I have found the built-in chat/contact us feature on their main webpage to be useful for getting questions answered. I'll also be happy to answer questions (provided I know the answer).

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #22 on: December 19, 2014, 01:40:19 PM »
So, the AES and analog outputs are both routed through the 5-pin miniXLR? You just use a specific cable for each?

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #23 on: December 19, 2014, 03:04:44 PM »
I have never used the analog out and haven't looked at the other supplied cable(s) in months (I'm not home and can't see what else was included). I do recall I haven't used the middle two listed below but the following 5 cables do come with the unit and each cable is already labeled. (I'll try to post a pic later).
The uPREII page lists
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Each uPRE MKII mic preamp is delivered with 1 uPRE MKII CABLE KIT  :
2 XLR mic inputs cables
1 mini XLR stereo output cable (mini XLR5 to 2 x mini XLR3)
1 mini-jack stereo output cable
1 XLR3 AES output cable

Yes, there is only one output jack so just swap cables whether you want analog or digi out. One downside is output is either/or where analog and digital would be nice.
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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #24 on: December 19, 2014, 03:46:08 PM »
On the Audioroot website it says the outputs on the mini XLR 5 are unbalanced - This would lead me to believe you could make a cable that allows both Analog and digital outputs at the same time - you would just need the pin out.

AES/SPDIF selection is probably used only on formatting framed output signal - it is possible that the extra pin on the XLR-5 could be used as a Jumper to set SPDIF or AES - this is the case with the Sonosax MiniR82 outputs where you jumper in Phantom power

5 pins
1 - GND
2 - Analog L
3 - Analog R
4 - Digitial
5 - ??? ?

This is not the pinout but a possible example based on the statement that the outputs are unbalanced

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #25 on: December 19, 2014, 04:15:39 PM »
I'm very interested in using the uPREii to go digital AES out into my MiniR82. What cable would I need exactly  - would the supplied cable work?

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #26 on: December 19, 2014, 06:08:49 PM »
I'm very interested in using the uPREii to go digital AES out into my MiniR82. What cable would I need exactly  - would the supplied cable work?

I assume it would as the supplied cable is the only one I've used and the only way I've recorded so far using the uPRE is uPRE-II AES out > AES in on my FR2  (every recording at 24/48).

uPRE-IIs are designated as AES or SPDIF version. I don't know if the units are identical (or output both) and the selection is made by which cable is used or if the AES/SPDIF is set by an internal jumper or hardwired in some manner. More questions for Antoine - so far the only one I haven't received an answer for is what AD chip is used.

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #27 on: December 20, 2014, 03:40:29 AM »
I assume it would as the supplied cable is the only one I've used and the only way I've recorded so far using the uPRE is uPRE-II AES out > AES in on my FR2  (every recording at 24/48).

uPRE-IIs are designated as AES or SPDIF version. I don't know if the units are identical (or output both) and the selection is made by which cable is used or if the AES/SPDIF is set by an internal jumper or hardwired in some manner. More questions for Antoine - so far the only one I haven't received an answer for is what AD chip is used.

Thanks. Would you be able to post a picture of the AES-in end of the supplied cable please?

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #28 on: December 20, 2014, 01:51:56 PM »
cable ends showing labeling
output end of uPRE-II
ends of AES digi cable with uPREII in coozie weighing down cable

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #29 on: December 23, 2015, 03:57:14 PM »
 Ok . So I order the upre mk 11 from threw audio on 11/ 21/15 . And still no upre . Keep hearing its on its way . Now they say next week! Any one else order this box and did you have to wait this long?

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #30 on: December 23, 2015, 06:53:39 PM »
Ok . So I order the upre mk 11 from threw audio on 11/ 21/15 . And still no upre . Keep hearing its on its way . Now they say next week! Any one else order this box and did you have to wait this long?

I had been discussing the uPRE2 and the Femto and decided to wait for a uPRE2, then waited a few months before the uPRE2 was released. Once I received an email from audioroot that the product was available I got back in touch with Justin at pro-sound, paid for the product and waited for it to be shipped from France to NY then on to the west coast. Total time from payment made to product in my hand was just under three weeks and I actually had it in-hand before FedEx's estimated arrival in NY. With overseaes shipping and forwarding during the holiday period, one month isn't an inordinately long time, imo.

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #31 on: December 23, 2015, 08:49:26 PM »
Thanks . I'll hang in there . Was hoping to have this for my xmas present to my self . But as they say (all good things to those who wait).

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #32 on: January 14, 2016, 02:19:30 PM »
Well it finally arrived . No manual to go to so I've been playing around with it. A couple questions . HP switch . Which way is on which way is off ? . Also should the adc be off if you run anolog line in to a small deck such as m10 ! I have a canare bcj xj trs on order and a bnc to rca 75 ohm cable on its way so I can go spdif if want. Anyway it's a sweet little box . I'll give it a spin real soon

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #33 on: January 14, 2016, 02:51:07 PM »
Well it finally arrived . No manual to go to so I've been playing around with it. A couple questions . HP switch . Which way is on which way is off ? .


I wondered about that too. I think It is Left is OFF, Right is ON; but am on the road and this laptop doesn't have my notes from when I asked that question. (It might be on a USB drive I have with me but it'll be this evening before I can check).

Many features are the same as it's predecessor, the uPRE. Some questions can be answered by looking/printing that manual.


Also should the adc be off if you run anolog line in to a small deck such as m10 ! I have a canare bcj xj trs on order and a bnc to rca 75 ohm cable on its way so I can go spdif if want. Anyway it's a sweet little box . I'll give it a spin real soon


Not sure if the ADC should be off as I always run mine AES digi out. I'm not even sure if both ADC and analog outs are active simultaneously.

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I've found the "Live Chat" feature on Audioroot's homepage to be a very good place to ask questions. Most times I've found it is Antoinne (the company founder/owner/president) responding.
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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #34 on: January 28, 2016, 04:56:33 AM »
Well my upre mk11 works aes to my 744t but will not work spdif to my pmd 661 .
I've tried a canare transformer to convert it to spdif but it won't recognize. All I get is a digi error message. I may try a  hossa cdl313 converter . But that may not work as I have conversed with Antoine at audio root. He said its set at a pro setting and would need to have a jumper soldered to get a consumer spdif signal. I don't really want to do that. As that would nix the aes .anyone have an idea for a solution?

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #35 on: January 28, 2016, 11:09:52 AM »
It's a problem with the data format and not the physical layer.  Antoine is probably right.  The only other solution would be a box that could receive AES but then retransmit with S/PDIF headers.  Something like a pro interface might be able to do that.

It wouldn't be hard to design a product that was agnostic as to the data format of its input then retransmitted with S/PDIF headers, but given the tiny small market for that product I wouldn't expect to find one as a standalone device.

I wouldn't bet that changing the jumper would nix AES though.  It would change the data header to S/PDIF, but a pro AES input might not care about the format of the data header.  This seems to be more of a pet peeve with consumer boxes.  It would be easy to test, just take any consumer box with a S/PDIF output and feed it to your AES box.

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #36 on: March 09, 2016, 06:46:33 AM »

Very interesting thread!!  Thanks for the info.

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Re: Audioroot UpreMKII
« Reply #37 on: August 23, 2016, 12:26:01 AM »
I just checked the manuals page @ audioroot for the first time this year and see there is finally a manual for the uPRE-MKII. I have no idea how long it has been posted.

http://www.audioroot.fr/manuels/uPRE_MKII_USER_MANUAL.pdf

 

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