Excerpt: The first product born of Behringer's buyout of the Midas/ Klark Teknik group is a powerful digital mixing console. But can it really challenge an audio professional's preconceptions of the brand?
Summary: The Behringer X32 is an astonishingly affordable but immensely powerful and well-built digital console that deserves to do very well. It will appeal most strongly to the live-sound and theatre markets, but has home studio applications too.
Pros: Impressive sound quality and technical performance., Astonishing value for money., Comprehensive feature set with excellent effects., Sensible ergonomics and superb digital 'scribble strip' LCDs., Three-year warranty., Imminent remote control from iPad and computer., XUF computer interface with stable drivers and low latency., USB replay of only uncompressed audio!
Cons: Base sample rates only., No external word-clock facilities (yet)., No S/PDIF or AES3 inputs., USB replay not compatible with iPod or compressed audio., No SRC for USB replay (yet)., EQ reset only available via the main display screen.