SOUNDCRAFT GB8 48 stage mixer

GB8 48


SOUNDCRAFT GB8 48 stage mixer

Premium-grade live mixer

Soundcraft GB8-48 48-channel mixer is designed for a range of live applications and installations, making it ideal for everything from homes or cult to live concerts and more. The very durable and durable steel chassis is ideal for live installation, easy to withstand exposed to wide live use. Its dual topology is based on the success of the SOUNDCRAFT MH3 and MH4 desks, allowing you to use the GB8 for FOH duties or a monitor with group control silencer or AUX output. The four channels stereo full function also includes four stereo returns for greater convenience, perfect for small touring sound system and more. Also there is a 4-band GB30 equalizer for precise control of your frequency bands, allowing you to easily create professional blends for live performances.

GB30 Microphone Preampliers

Soundcraft GB4 series features custom GB30 microphone preamps and EQ, delivering exceptional sound quality throughout. Gb30 microphone preamplions are specially designed by Graham Blyth, providing an even warm articulate signal that captures every nuance of the original source material. Reminiscent vintage microphone preamps, the gb30 preamp circuit is spacious still deep in its sound palette, creating unique harmonic and overtones. Ultra low-noise and high production gain ensure optimum clarity and punch, cutting through even the busiest mixes.

Intuitive Layout & Design

Souncraft GB8-48 offers a wide range of design aspects implemented to improve the workflow and performance of the mixer. The console features a two-goal individually switchable phantom +48V power supply on each mono input module, allowing you to utilize studio devices such as condenser microphones and more. The integrated bridge meter offers accurate VU output meters on the left, right and center, giving you a very accurate visual with classic vintage style: found older mixers. All metal TRS jacks NEUTRIK XLR components are designed for optimal performance and signal transfer, providing the best possible sound quality at any time. The output record delimiter and alternative Stereo output is designed to reign in the dynamic mix after.


  • Dual-purpose console
  • Individually for each input module mono switchable phantom power supply + 48V
  • 4 STE channels per frame size
  • 8 AUX send (all switched between pre/post fader operations)
  • 8 Group sends (paired)
  • Returns 4 stereo
  • 4 mute groups
  • 11 x 4 Matrix outputs
  • Output record delimiter and alternative Stereo output.
  • GB30 Mic Preamp
  • GB30 4-Range Equalizer
  • Bridge meter with accurate VU meters to left, right and center output
  • Integrated power supply with external power link option
  • All TRS and XLR metal NEUTRIK connectors
  • Direct outputs to all mono input channels

Technical data

Noise: Measured RMS, 22Hz-22kHz bandwidth

  • E.I.N. mic @ unity of the body, 150W Impedance Source: -128dBu
  • Mix output, 40 inputs directed to mixing:<-82dBu>-82dBu>
  • Output groups:<-83dBu>-83dBu>
  • Aux outputs:<-80dBu>-80dBu>
  • Output matrix:<-89dBu>-89dBu>

Interrogation (@1 kHZ, typical)

  • Silent input channel:<-97dB>-97dB>
  • Fader cut-off input:<-95dB>-95dB>
  • Lord of isolation:<-77dB>-77dB>
  • Mix of insulation trail:<-97dB>-97dB>
  • Isolation group route:<-97dB>-97dB>
  • Crosstalk channel:<-99dB>-99dB>
  • Groups to Mix:<-89dB>-89dB>
  • AUX Send pots offness (typical):<-84dB>-84dB>
  • Send matrix pots offness (typical):<-84dB>-84dB>


  • Microphone Input for any output, 20 Hz -; 20 kHz<-1 db="">-1>


  • Mic sens.-30dBu + 20dBu outputs @1 kHz at all:<0.006%>0.006%>


  • Typical @ 1kHz: 80dB

Max level input and output

  • Mono and Stereo microphone inputs: + 15dBu
  • Mono and Stereo Line-Ins: + 30dBu
  • Returns stereo and insert phrases: + 20dBu
  • Any output: + 20dBu
  • Rated level: 0dBu
  • Headphone power: 2x250mW 200 m

Input and output impedances

  • Microphone inputs: 2 K Ohm
  • Line-ins and stereo returns: 10 K oms
  • Mix, Group, Aux, Matrix and Direct Outputs: 150 oms
  • Insert sends: 75 Ohm
  • Insert Return: 5 K Ohm
  • Recommended headphone impedance: 200 -; 600 oms
Product Details
GB8 48
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