Sound Devices Introduces iPad-Compatible SD-Remote For 8-Series Portable Mixer-Recorders

Sound Devices has introduced SD-Remote, an iPad compatible app that allows sound mixers to remotely control their 8-Series mixer-recorder from an iOS tablet. Previously, SD-Remote was only available for Android tablets.

Sound Devices said SD-Remote for iPad was released concurrently with firmware version 3.21 for the 8-Series Portable Mixer-Recorders, consisting of the Scorpio, 888 and 833. In addition to supporting SD-Remote for iPad, Version 3.21 includes improved Bluetooth LE connectivity for Android SD-Remote. Android SD-Remote has also received a software update.

With SD-Remote, sound mixers can access transport controls, edit metadata, write Take Notes, monitor outputs and arm/disarm/mute/solo channels. Large-scale meters are available for all channels and the current timecode is displayed on every screen. Remote control via Bluetooth LE allows a mixer to control their Scorpio, 888 and 833 from afar.

This release comes after 8-Series Firmware Version 3.20, in which SD-Remote for Android received the ability to connect over Bluetooth LE. Previously, sound mixers needed a hardwired USB connection to use SD-Remote for Android.

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