AATON Digital annonce le Cantar Mini.

AATON Digital annonce le Cantar Mini.

Il sera présenté au Micro-Salon à Paris ces vendredi 27 et samedi 28 janvier 2017. Les commandes peuvent être passées via AD HOC Sound Services, distributeur officiel AATON Digital pour la Belgique. Le prix annoncé est de 7600 EUR (hors TVA).

Les spécifications sont:


Cantar Mini

Portable 16 track recorder with embedded mixer

Analog and Digital Inputs:

– 4 low noise mic inputs, preamps with very high quality transformer. 48V Phantom, limiters, filters and EQ

– 2 balanced line inputs

– AES digital inputs include 2 AES42 (mode 2) / AES3 pairs (4 mono channels)

– Built-In Slate Mic with External Slate Mic Input on 3.5mm connector


– 8 Analog line level outputs

– 4 AES3 Digital outputs on SubD HD 15

4 Recording Media

– Simultaneous recording to internal mSATA 256 GB SSD drive, two SD cards and USB external drive

Metering and Controls

– Ultra bright large swiveling display panel, visibility optimized for shoulder work or cart, auto adjust brigthness

– One large rotary selector for easy operations in any situations

– On board ten channel sliders plate with magnetic linear assignable sliders

– Direct access to monitoring and set-up functions through dedicated buttons


– Two identical on board quick release Lithium smart batteries ensure seamless switchover during recording

Up to 11 hours autonomy when using “stand by” mode

– One XLR4 DC 13-17 Volts input for extra power when working on cart

Main features

– All inputs can be routed to any of the 16 tracks, linear control sliders addressable to any inputs and output

– All tracks and inputs can be routed to 8 analog auxiliary outputs and /or 4 digital outputs

– Native Monophonic BWF recording with optional Polyphonic real-time mirroring to removable media

– USB keyboard inputs for easy metadata editing and routing control

– Enhanced Playback Monitoring with Waveform Display on front panel

– Self-Generated PDF,CSV and ALE Sound Reports embedded with deliverable media

– Compatible with Cantarem2

General Specifications:

– Open mechanical structure with independent Analog, Digital and Display modules for easy

maintenance and – ‘anti-obsolescence’ – upgrades.

– Housing made of machined avionic aluminum. Water and dust resistant

– Dimensions: 259 X 234 X 90 mm – 10,2 x 9,2 x 3,5 inches

– Weight: 2,8 Kg with two batteries


Connectivity Inputs & outputs

– 4 Balanced Analog TA3M Mic/Line

– 1 SubDHD15 (2 pair AES42 inputs / AES3 input & output)

– 1 Gigabit Ethernet (1 PC Connect)

– 2 USB2 (Keyboard, external devices)

– 1 6.35mm (Headphone output)

– 1 3.5mm (Headphone output/ External slate mic input)

– 1 XLR4 (DC Input)

– 1 Hirose 4 pins (DC Output 500mA)

– 1 Lemo 5 (Timecode)

– 1 SubD25 (Balanced Analog Out )

– Wi-Fi (Web app based communication)

Additional Features

– mixdown can be assigned to any tracks

– Simultaneous recording to multiple media, or backup copying of recorded tracks post-record

– New improved interface menu accessible through buttons and jog wheel. All inputs and outputs

monitoring and routing accessible through comprehensive and intuitive menus

– 16 or 24-bit Broadcast Wave File recording at sample rates from 44.1kHz~192kHz with support

for pull-up/down recording rates

– Sample Rate Converters on all Digital Inputs

– Variable Delays on all analog Inputs

– 30 Second Pre-Record Buffer

– Generous 48V Phantom supply guarantees 8mA to each of the 4 Mics inputs

– High-Pass filters before the preamp stage, LFA and EQ

– Metadata entry of Scene, Take, Notes, Track Names, Roll and more with support for US

and Euro-centric metadata templates

– Aaton AutoSlate automatic slate clap detection and logging

– M/S Recorded Tracks automatically decoded to L/R for Mixdown and/or monitoring

– Cantar Mini reads and displays battery metadata