The Mercury D Series G8 Sum-It Module is a 8:2, Passive Summing Mixer for your Mercury G810 Rack System. A simple to operate, but flexible and convenient mixer to have on top of your work station or in your rack. Illuminated push button switches allow you to easily choose Left, Right or Center (for Center both are buttons are engaged) on the G8 Sum-It.
The G8 Sum-It gives you many options that you can quickly and easily do during a recording session. From recording 8 tracks of Drums and summing down to stereo if you only have 2 Inputs to your DAW or Recorder - Or - You can easily sum multiple microphones together for Mono, Dual Mono or Stereo applications. If you have 3 mics on a Guitar Cabinet you can quickly sum them down to 1 channel by engaging 3 switches on the Mercury D Series G8 Sum-It. Note: You also can still use Direct Outs from Channel 1-8 to go to another DAW, Mixer etc...
The best feature of the Mercury G8 Sum-It is that it is passive. Designed to use the Mercury M72s, M76m or GPQ15s Studio Microphone Amplifiers (but any Preamp at 34dB fo gain will work) as the Two Buss Amplifiers for the G8 Sum-It.
You can easily change the tone of recording by changing the Two Buss Amplifiers on your G8 Sum-It. Mix and Match your Mercury Studio Microphone Amplifiers to get the sound you want for Bass, Guitar, Drums, Keys etc... Or You can easily send 4 Stereo Stem from your DAW out to your G810 / G8 Sum-It to get warmed up with you Mercury M72s working as your Two Buss Amplifier.
Easy set up Example: Take the Outputs of Channel 9 and 10 on the G810 Rack System (which is Left and Right out of the G8 Sum-It) and plug into the Inputs of your M72s or M76m. Set gain to 34dB and you are at unity level for the Mercury D Series G8 Sum-It. Take the Outputs of the Mercury M72s (working as your Two Buss Amps) to your DAW or Recorder.
The Mercury D Series G8 Sum-It is the first in the G8 Module Product Line. G8 Modules are proprietary 2 slot modules for slots 9 and 10 in your Mercury D Series G810 Rack System I or II. No other ‘500’ rack has the interface capabilities to connect a Mercury G8 Module. The G8 Sum-It can be installed in both the G810 Rack System I and G810 Rack System II.