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The 788 SSD is an Industry standard 8 input 12 channel field mixer / recorder featuring

  • Eight High performance Mic / Line inputs, each controlled with front panel, pop-out gain controls
  • 12-track recording, to record iso's, stereo mix track, and two-track aux, Aux1, Aux2
  • Each input has solo headphone monitoring, 48 V phantom, limiter, polarity reverse, high-pass, and selectable delay
  • Selectable sampling rate converters on each digital input
  • Sampling rate selectable up to 192kHz
  • AES42 digital microphone support
  • Digital Input (AES3/AES42) Limiters
  • Backlit LCD display viewable in any environment
  • 8 x 13-segment Peak/VU meters with arm LED
  • Word clock in and out with tri-level video sync support
  • Time code generator supports all data rates; holds time code for four hours with no power sources attached
  • Internal 160GB SSD
  • CompactFlash slot with UDMA support
  • Powered by External DV Batteries or NP65 Li-Ion Batteries Via NP Shoe, capable of powering up-to 4 other devices such as radio mic receivers
  • External DC power input operates unit and charges Li-ion battery
  • Back panel multi-pin connector for one-cable connection to digital mixing board (AES input/output, power, switch closure in/out)
  • FireWire 400/800 and USB 2.0 connections for ultra-fast file tranfer between 788T's CF and SSD to computer
  • USB keyboard input for control
  • Aluminum & stainless-steel chassis for exceptional durability and light weight
  • Designed for the same operational environmental extremes as Sound Devices field mixers
  • C-Linked Metadata

What's included
  • 788T-SSD Mixer/Recorder
  • CL8 Mixing Control Surface
  • Carrying case with shoulder strap
  • NP Powering Shoe
  • 3 x SWIT NP Batteries
  • Cabling for connection to camera
  • 4 x XLR cables
  • 4 x TA3 - Female XLR cables
  • Sennheiser HD25 Headphones
  • 2 x ECM77b Microphones
Spec name
Spec description

Internal: 32, 44.1, 47.952, 48, 48.048, 88.2, 96, 96.096, 176.4 and 192 kHz

FireWire 400: For connection to external drives and computers: IEEE-1394a compliant, 6-pin FireWire, Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7) Mac OS X only

Power supply (batteries): operating cell, removable 7.2 V (nominal) Sony L-type Li-ion, operational from 6.5–8.5 V, time code battery, internal 3.6 Li–ion

Record: WAV (AES-31 format), mono or polyphonic, at supported Fs, 24-bit or 16-bit;

Modes Supported: Off, free run, record run, 24 hour run, external time code receive, free run -auto output mute


Internal hard drive SATA interface 2.5-in hard drive 4200–7200 RPM supported, solid-state drive (SSD) support, FAT32 formatted, up to 2 TB addressable

123 dB, A-weighted bandwidth

24 bit, 192 kHz sample rate maximum

32 bit, 192 dB dynamic range

112-segment (8 x 14), sunlight-viewable, selectable peak, VU, or peak (with or without peak hold) with VU ballistics, variable brightness



Drive formatting and speed test for internal hard drive, CF and external drive volumes

Size: 45 mm x 257 mm x 163 mm (H x W x D) 1.8" x 10.1" x 6.4"

Sound Devices 788T-SSD

Portable, Eight Input, Twelve-Track Recorder with Ambient Time Code
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