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Roland GO:MIXER PRO-X

Roland GO:MIXER PRO-X  ·  Source: Roland

Roland has announced the GO:MIXER PRO-X. The popular mixer and audio interface for smartphones gets a couple of new input options and features for all your mobile recording and live streaming needs. Roland says that they’ve also improved compatibility with Android and iOS devices.

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Roland GO:MIXER PRO-X

Roland’s GO:MIXER PRO has been a popular solution for mobile recording for a few years now. The device makes it easy to record and/or mix several sound sources simultaneously using an Android or iOS device, such as a microphone, stereo or mono instrument or line level audio sources.

The new generation, which was announced today, follows closely in the footsteps of the original. But Roland has done a bit of adjusting and feature tweaking, to make the new GO:MIXER PRO-X even more versatile for today’s mobile recording and streaming scenarios.

Roland GO:MIXER PRO-X

Roland GO:MIXER PRO-X

To state the obvious, the device is now black. Apart from this design change, it looks very similar to the previous version. The layout of the knobs and input/output connectors is pretty much the same, but if you look closely, you’ll notice a few changes.

The previous generation’s input for a plug-in power microphone has been removed in favor of a new smartphone I/O connector, which allows you to connect a phone over an analog TRRS cable. You can still connect a headset microphone, however, as this functionality has now been integrated into the headphone output. Besides adding two additional input channels for a total of 11, this configuration makes it easy to use a typical pair of earphones with an integrated mic or a gaming headset with the GO:MIXER PRO-X.

The switch that used to control the Center Cancel function (which appears to have been removed) now lets you activate a PAD for the guitar/bass inputs. If your instrument is too loud compared to the other inputs, this allows for a quick adjustment.

Roland GO:MIXER PRO-X

The smartphone I/O jack provides two additional input channels

11 inputs and 3 outputs

Other than that, the inputs and outputs remain the same. In addition to the aforementioned smartphone I/O and headphone/headset jacks, the GO:MIXER PRO-X offers one XLR microphone input with phantom power, two 1/4 instrument inputs (L/MONO, R) and two stereo line inputs (1/8”), all of which can be used simultaneously. A loop back switch allows you to jam along to music from your phone, while recording at the same time.

It connects to Android and iOS devices via the USB Micro-B connector. Adapter cables for Lightningand USB-C are included. Roland says that the GO:MIXER PRO-X now supports a wider variety of devices, which is good news for sure.

If USB bus power isn’t an option, you can power the GO:MIXER PRO-X with four AA batteries (Alkaline or rechargeable Ni-MH).

Roland GO:MIXER PRO-X

The Roland GO:MIXER PRO-X can run on four AA batteries

Price and availability of the Roland GO:MIXER PRO-X

The Roland GO:MIXER PRO-X is now available to order at Thomann.de* for €149. As of now, we don’t yet know when it’ll ship, but that information should be available shortly.

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2 responses to “Roland GO:MIXER PRO-X: The audio mixer for smartphones gets an update”

  1. Jay Neural says:

    I’ve read somewhere it is shipping in August, not sure if this was a guess though.

  2. Cuando podemos pedirlo o será distribuido en las tiendas ?
    Cuál sera su precio?

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