Wheatstone M4IP-USB  Mic Processing Blade
Wheatstone M4IP-USB  Mic Processing Blade
Wheatstone M4IP-USB  Mic Processing Blade
Wheatstone M4IP-USB  Mic Processing Blade

Wheatstone M4IP-USB Mic Processing Blade

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The M4IP-USB Microphone Processor BLADE combines four high-quality microphone preamps, four channels of Vorsis Embedded microphone processing, four independent USB ports, and a WheatNet-IP BLADE interface, allowing you to place four microphone inputs anywhere in your WheatNet-IP Intelligent Network (although it also works just fine as a standalone processor). The preamps and processors are accessed and controlled from any point on the network via its Windows-based GUI.
The M4IP-USB is a great way to maximize your investment in on-air talent by combining four mic processors into a single rack space, accessible from anywhere. The M4IP-USB microphone processor is equipped with four matched Super-Quiet (SQ) microphone preamplifiers featuring an extremely low noise floor, very wide dynamic range, faithfully accurate transient response, and ruler flat frequency response. Operating in harmony with high quality 24-bit A/D converters and a 96kHz base sample rate, the M4IP-USB adds absolutely no undesired coloration to the signal and faithfully preserves the sound of any microphone and talent combination. It also features a four-section equalizer with high and low shelving EQ and two bands of fully parametric EQ, high and low pass filters, and de-esser and expander functions.
The signal path of the M4IP-USB includes four completely independent channels of Wheatstone’s smooth-sounding Vorsis dynamics processing. Adjustable from anywhere on your network, the M4IP-USB offers the security of password protected TCP/IP-based remote control and no front panel controls.

Specs For M4IP-USB:

FACTORY PRESETS
Factory presets are pre-installed and write protected.
New factory presets can be down­loaded from the 
Wheatstone-Processing.com web site and installed 
via the Windows-based GUI software.

USER PRESETS
Storage for 80 presets in on-board non-volatile memory, unlimited storage on host PC.

AUDIO INPUTS
Microphone XLR-F connectors: four
Electronic differential: >2KΩ (bridg­ing)
Optimum source impedance: 200Ω
Phantom Power: 48VDC, switchable on/off
Gain: -10dB to +70dB in 1dB steps
Frequency response: ±0.2dB 20Hz-20KHz
Equivalent input noise (EIN): -128dBu
THD+N: <0.03%, 20Hz-20kHz, -50dBu input
SMPTE DIM: 0.00007%

AUDIO OUTPUTS
Line-level output Two RJ45 to StudioHub standard
Reference Level: 0VU=-20dBFS
Output Sample Rates: 44.1kHz or 48kHz
Balanced: 110Ω AES-3 0VU=-20dBfs
Electronically balanced : <10Ω source impedance
Optimum load impedance: >600Ω
Maximum output level: +24dBu

FILTERS
Asymmetry filter Phase rotator, 4th order allpass, 
switchable in/out
High-pass: 24dB/octave Butterworth
Adjustable: 20Hz-1kHz
Low-pass: 24dB/octave Butterworth
Adjustable: 1-20kHz

DOWNWARD EXPANDER
Threshold Adjustable: -60dBFS to 0dBFS
Depth Adjustable: 0-40dB
Close Adjustable: 50ms-3s

DE-ESSER
Control: Recursive-style
Threshold Adjustable: -10dBFS to -60dBFS
Release time Adjustable: 50ms-500ms
De-ess frequency Adjustable: 20Hz-20kHz

PARAMETRIC EQUALIZER
Routable: Pre or post compressor Band 1: Shelving 
Adjustable: 20-200Hz 
Boost/cut: ±14dB Bands 2 and 3: Parametric 
Adjustable: 20Hz-20kHz 
Boost/cut: ±14dB 
Bandwidth: 0.2-3.0 octave Band 4: Shelving 
Adjustable: 2kH-20kHz 
Boost/cut: ±14dB COMPRESSOR
Control: Broadband
Threshold: -10dBFS to -50dBFS
Attack time: 0.2ms-1s
Release time: 33ms-1s
Ratio: 1:1-20:1 FINAL LIMITER 
Control: Zero-overshoot look-ahead limiter
Threshold: fixed at -6dBFS
Attack: automatic
Release: automatic CONTROL

1000BaseT Gigabit Ethernet USB
Four independent USB ports PHYSICAL
Dimensions: 
19”/48.3cm wide 

1.75”/4.5cm high 

13.25”/33.7cm deep 
(15.25”/38.7cm deep w/rear connectors)
Weight: 10.35lbs/4.69kg
Shipping weight: 14lbs/6.4kg
Power: 90-120VAC, 50-60Hz, 22VA  
Common Specs to all BLADE-3s:   LOGIC I/O
Connectors: RJ-45 (2), 12 channels
Voltage: +5VDC to GND 
 +5VDC and GND provided
Current: 100mA max source/sink ETHERNET
Connectors: RJ-45
Cable: CAT5E or CAT6
Audio transport: 
Gigabit Ethernet 

1000BASE-T, used for all 
BLADE-3-to-BLADE-3 audio traffic
Utility interface: 100BASE-TX for future use SYSTEM
Sample rate: 
44.1 or 48kHz, user-
selectable in software
Sync: 
Internal or external, 
External sync input
Reference level: 0dBFS=+4dBu (+4dBu=1.23VRMS)
Latency: 
0.5mS, BLADE-3 to switch to BLADE-3 PHYSICAL
Dimensions: 1RU 
 
19”/48.3cm wide
1-3/4”/4.5cm high 
13-1/4”/33.7cm deep 
15-1/4”/38.7cm deep 
with connectors
Shipping weight: 14lbs/6.4kg
Power consumption: 23VA, 12W