The MLC8B is a multi-channel level contol surface from the MLC8 series, that is designed to be used in surround sound studios where level control is desired over multiple speakers. It features Analog, 75 & 110 Ohm AES, and 3G/HD/SD-SDI inputs, and provides digital and analog outputs. The MLC8B is equipped with eight LED bargraph level displays, individual channel and master level control with mute function, level status LED indicators, presets and toggling between 5.1 and stereo listening, and 7.1 & 5.1 to stereo mix-down capability. Optionally, it can also accept Dolby Encoder and AC-3.
Furthermore, the MLC8B may also be ordered with a remote control unit (MLC8BR) for facilities that require more than one interface.
When properly equipped the MLC8 series of controllers can handle AES, Dolby E, Dolby AC3, analog audio, or HD/SD embedded signals.See below for order information of the different models available in the MLC8 series.