Lexicon is noted for reverbs, and now the new MX400XL dual stereo/surround reverb processor brings those quality sounds to project studios, surround facilities on a budget, and live sound applications. The new single-rackspace, 4-in, 4-out MX400XL combines an intuitive front-panel design with Lexicon's "Hardware Plug-in" technology, a unique USB connection, and VST/AU interface for use with software recording platforms.
Lexicon MX400XL Dual Stereo/Surround Reverb Processor at a Glance:
Wide array of reverbs, delays, effects, and dbx dynamics
Featuring a wide array of rich, complex reverb algorithms, delays, effects and dbx dynamics, the MX400 series is an ideal package equally suited for the home studio or live use. The MX400 series also offers an affordable entry into the ever-expanding world of surround applications. In any application, the MX400 series products provide versatility and sound that is unmistakably Lexicon.
"Hardware Plug-in" gives you software control of the unit
Like its award nominated sibling, the MX200, the MX400 series has removed the compromises associated with using hardware in the home studio environment. The USB "Hardware Plug-In" format allows you to have complete plug-in control over your MX400 within any VST or Audio Units software environment, enabling you to control all automation and recall parameters exactly as you would with any software plug-in while enjoying the sonic benefits only hardware can provide.
Intuitive front-panel controls for live use
Equally at home for live applications, the MX400 supplies the FOH/live sound engineer intuitive front panel control with a backlit LCD screen for parameter displays. A 4-in, 4-out design, the MX400 series offer unprecedented connectivity through XLR balanced I/O (MX400XL), or TRS I/O (MX400). Both products also offer 4-channel surround algorithms, making them an extremely affordable offering to surround mixing facilities.
Lexicon MX400XL Dual Stereo/Surround Reverb Processor Features:
Plug In Programming & Recall with the Power of Lexicon Hardware
You want the rich, luscious sound that's defined studio reverb for 3 decades: a genuine Lexicon hardware processor. But you also want the flexibility of programming high-quality effects right insideyour DAW program... without bogging down your CPU or resorting to expensive processing cards.
Have it all with the MX400. All parameters of every reverb, delay and dynamic effect in this powerhouse quad processor are available inside any VST or AU compatible DAW program. Just link your computer to the MX400 with a USB cable and control all automation and recall parameters exactly as you would with any software plug-in -- while enjoying the sonic benefits only Lexicon hardware can provide.
Along with the unique 'hardware plug-ins' for PC and Mac, Lexicon has also included MX-Edit Librarian software so you can store and recall custom programs or pull up your choice of 223 genuine Lexicon settings including 25 dedicated Surround Programs. At its heart, the MX400 is everything you would expect from the company that invented digital reverberation. Seventeen Lexicon reverbs, delays and modulation effects plus dbx compression and de-essing. A generous LCD display and big comfy knobs you can getyour hands around.
17 legendary Lexicon reverbs
Lexicon delays and modulation effects
dbx compression and de-essing
7 effect routing options
99 Factory/99 user programs for Stereo mode
99 Factory/99 user programs for Dual-Stereo mode
25 Factory/25 user surround programs
USB 'Hardware Plug-In' feature with
VST and Audio Units plug-in software
MX-Edit Editor/Librarian software
Dual S/PDIF Digital Input/Output
24 bit, 48kHz/44.1kHz sample rates
Large front panel LCD display
MIDI IN and THRU
XLR balanced I/O
4-In/4-Out Versatility, Hands-On Control and Road-Rugged Construction
Meet the most Lexicon power ever offered in a super-affordable 1RU effects processor. Perfect for band PAs, churches and clubs. You need to be able to make changes quickly, so they designed the MX400's intuitive front panel to be a bare minimum of knob tweaks away from any adjustment or effects change. For example, 3 individual, assignable parameter controls mean you don't have to page through menus to fine tune a reverb tail. Because you can use its built-in dbx compression and de-essing in tandem with reverb, the MX400 is the perfect tool for taming problem vocalists. Finally, you can rely on the MX400 for years to come, through countless load-ins and loadouts -- although its sound is A-studio-quality, Lexicon designed the MX400 to withstand dust, moisture, shock, power surges and all the other rigors of live sound use.
The first time you ever heard reverb on an album track, chances are you were hearing Lexicon. They invented digital processing. And they've been perfecting it for 30 years.
7 Effects Routing Options
The MX400 lets you switch effect routings automatically via front panel controls, so you don't have to spend time behind yoru rack changing cables to instantly re-purpose its four powerful processors.
From basc quad mono, to sterero to more complex dual stereo configurations, you can have 'em all at the twist of a knob.
Tremolo / Pan
All MX400 reverbs, delays, dynamics and effects parameters can be accessed and edited from the inlcuded VST and Audio Units plug-ins.
Analog Audio Inputs
Connectors: (4) XLR balanced
Impedance: 50k Ohms bal., 25k Ohms unbal.
Input Level: +4 dBu nominal, +24 dBu maxium 48kHz or 44.1kHz
A/D Conversion: 24-bit, 48kHz 128 x oversampling
Analog Audio Outputs
Frequency Response: 10Hz - 20kHz +0 dB/-0.5 dB
THD+N: <0.0019% 10Hz - 20kHz
Dynamic Range: >109dB (A-weighted) A/A
Crosstalk: Typical <-80 dB 20Hz - 20kHz
Digital Input and Output
Connectors: Dual RCA phono (S/PDIF)
Format: S/PDIF 24-bit
Sample Rate: 44.1 or 48kHz
Frequency Response: 10Hz to 22kHz +/-0.5 dB @ 48kHz
USB: USB 1.0 for MX-EDIT Editor/Librarian and VST/Audio Units plug-ins
MIDI: In/Out 5-pin DIN
Foot Pedal: 1/4 in. phone jack
Power: 117 VAC or 230 VAC, 18 Watts
Size (W/H/D): 19 in. x 1.75 in. x 7.25 in.*/6.375 in.
Weight: 5.8 lbs. (2.6 kg)
Specifications subject to change without notice
Lexicon warrants its products to be free from defects for 1 year from the date of purchase.
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