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New Sound Devices 833
« on: September 11, 2019, 01:10:42 PM »
https://www.sounddevices.com/product/833/

6 ultra low-noise, all-new microphone preamplifiers
8 channels, 6 buses, 12 tracks
6 analog outputs
Ultra-accurate timecode
256 GB internal SSD, 2 SD card slots
USB-A and C ports for SD-Remote app, linear fader control via MCU, keyboard, and file transfer
Dugan Automixing for up to 8 channels
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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2019, 01:20:47 PM »
just saw that.  says shipping Monday but no price listed.  way overkill for me but for those 788 users this looks awesome!
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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2019, 01:39:38 PM »
Gotham Sound email said just under $4000.

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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2019, 02:23:08 PM »
Dugan Automixing for up to 8 channels
Dugan won't help most of us at all, but if you're mixing a panel of speakers, it's fantastic.
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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2019, 02:33:18 PM »
I own a 633.  Fabulous machine.  833 is the next step up from that. 

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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2019, 06:02:09 PM »
Pro line stuff.  Nice to see that they are continuing to support that cohort.  R&D development from this and the Scorpio May trickle down to the Mixpre line.
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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2019, 08:07:53 PM »
Pro line stuff.  Nice to see that they are continuing to support that cohort.  R&D development from this and the Scorpio May trickle down to the Mixpre line.

I was thinking that it would go the other way, too.  I am a bit surprised that the 833 doesn't do 32-bit float-point recording like the MixPre II line.

Otherwise, the difference in flexibility and features between the MixPre and their top-line units is very apparent.
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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2019, 10:22:36 PM »
where are the analog inputs for channels 7 and 8? Perhaps X1 and X2 on the output side? 6 Preamps is great.

I love the digital in and out on this machine, for me, this is the greatest benefit to this over the mixpre6
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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2019, 10:43:19 PM »
the greatest benefit to this over the mixpre6

256 sdd with dual sd is for me!  but again way above my needs or pay grade.....
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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2019, 11:35:50 PM »
I found the 633 to be way more intuitive than the MixPre-6.  And I ran the MP6 for a while.  Just sayin'.

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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #10 on: September 12, 2019, 05:47:03 PM »
Here's the block diagram for the 833.
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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #11 on: September 22, 2019, 04:19:44 AM »
Anybody else on this forum buying one? I am.

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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #12 on: September 22, 2019, 12:16:04 PM »
Descriptive first look, 29 minute video from Gotham on some of the 833 features.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAs02y9owDE&t=585s

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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #13 on: September 22, 2019, 04:11:16 PM »
I don’t understand the 3 xlr ins vs 4
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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #14 on: September 23, 2019, 12:21:07 AM »
I don’t understand the 3 xlr ins vs 4

4x XLR inputs allows me to do ambisonics with the 833, which the 633 couldn't do

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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #15 on: September 23, 2019, 02:11:50 PM »
I don’t understand the 3 xlr ins vs 4

If you're patching out of a SBD, you only need 1 XLR, for the 633/833 will spread the sound to both left & right ISO channels internally.  Luv this feature, for most SBDs I patch out of are mono anyways. 

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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #16 on: October 18, 2019, 07:12:23 AM »
My unboxing (welll... random ramble really!) of the Sound Devices 833 is now online:

https://youtu.be/EegBsjtvA7M

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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #17 on: October 18, 2019, 04:07:37 PM »
My unboxing (welll... random ramble really!) of the Sound Devices 833 is now online:

https://youtu.be/EegBsjtvA7M
Cool! keep us posted on its usefulness to you versus your other gear.
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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #18 on: October 18, 2019, 06:05:47 PM »
My unboxing (welll... random ramble really!) of the Sound Devices 833 is now online:

https://youtu.be/EegBsjtvA7M

Is it just me or was the 2nd half of this video shot in complete darkness making it impossible to see what is happening. I can see the unboxing during the first half of the video but once the sun goes down it becomes hard to watch.
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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #19 on: October 18, 2019, 10:38:23 PM »
My unboxing (welll... random ramble really!) of the Sound Devices 833 is now online:

https://youtu.be/EegBsjtvA7M
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Is it just me or was the 2nd half of this video shot in complete darkness making it impossible to see what is happening. I can see the unboxing during the first half of the video but once the sun goes down it becomes hard to watch.

Yup, sorry about that, I talked for a lot longer than the ten minutes or so that I thought I would! And the sun set faster than I thought as well.

There wasn't much to be seen anyway as I'm just holding the recorder in my hands while I talk about it. (aside from when I comment about the little hidden port, but then again I assume anybody who has been following the 833 already knows about that hidden feature! And the possibility this is for a future "SL4")

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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #20 on: October 18, 2019, 10:39:42 PM »
My unboxing (welll... random ramble really!) of the Sound Devices 833 is now online:

https://youtu.be/EegBsjtvA7M
Cool! keep us posted on its usefulness to you versus your other gear.

Using it on my first shoot tomorrow! (an overseas crew visiting for a reality tv show)
Will report back how I find my first outing

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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #21 on: October 19, 2019, 10:51:57 AM »
Is it just me or was the 2nd half of this video shot in complete darkness making it impossible to see what is happening. I can see the unboxing during the first half of the video but once the sun goes down it becomes hard to watch.
Just think of it as one of those restaurants where you eat in the dark.
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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #22 on: December 14, 2019, 05:23:11 AM »
Is it just me or was the 2nd half of this video shot in complete darkness making it impossible to see what is happening. I can see the unboxing during the first half of the video but once the sun goes down it becomes hard to watch.
Just think of it as one of those restaurants where you eat in the dark.

Or as a podcast ;-)

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Re: New Sound Devices 833
« Reply #23 on: June 23, 2020, 08:11:29 AM »
Did a shoot, uploaded a video about a "gotcha" with the 833 where I had accidentally left Auto-Mute enabled and forgotten I had:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7TNBpIEmtg
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