This product has been discontinued and is no longer shipping. Manufacturing specs and user information is provided below for owners of the product.

MC3 Monitor Controller

Part # R800 1410 00

About the MC3

  • Select between two sets of powered monitors in the studio
  • Passive straight-wire audio path for transparent audio
  • Convenient subwoofer control, Mono & Dim switches
  • Built-in headphone amplifier for silent monitoring

The MC3™ monitor controller is a studio tool that enables you to take command of your monitor system, with the ability to quickly select between two sets of powered speakers and adjust signal levels, and additional control for headphones and a subwoofer.

MC3 Applications

Using the MC3 with 2 sets of monitors

The most common application is switching between two sets of monitors. This enables the engineer to hear how the mix will translate at various levels using different sized drivers. The mono switch is used to check AM radio compatibility.

Adding a sub to the playback

With more and more home theaters using subs, it is important to audition mixes with and without the added bass. The MC3 lets you switch in a sub as needed. Top mount dials let you adjust the level going to the sub for optimal mix.

Using the MC3 as a router

The MC3 can be used as a basic audio router for applications such as sending a stereo signal to two rooms. Applications include splitting the signal between the living room and kitchen or two zones in a restaurant.