The Sound Devices 552 Field Mixer is a 5 channel mixer with a built in 2 channel recorder.

Key Features:

Inputs – Each of the 5 inputs is transfomer balanced with gain control, limiter, sweepable high pass filter and can be PFL’ed

Outputs – The 552 has multiple analog balanced outputs from the TA3 connectors, Hirose 10 pin connector and the XLR connects. It also has the ability to output 4 channels of AES from the XLR or Hirose 10 pin connector.

Recording – Records 2 channels of either uncompressed broadcast WAV files or compressed MP3 files.

What's Included

Mixer in Pouch


  • Frequency Response
    20Hz - 30kHz (+0.2, -0.5dB)
  • Power
    Phantom Power 12V and 48V Phantom (Each Mic Selectable)
  • Outputs
    Outputs 5 x TA3 Direct Outputs
    2 x Analog/Digital XLR
    1 x 10-Pin Hirose Mic/Line "Return A"
    1 x 3.5mm "Return B"
    1 x 3.5mm Tape
    1 x 3.5mm Mono Mic
    1 x TA3 "Return B"/Time Code In Connector
    1 x TA3 Balanced Stereo Output (2 Jacks, L/R)
    1 x TA3 Tape Output
    1 x TA5 Output
    1 x 3.5mm Headphone


$125Per Week

Pickup procedures

Pickup time is Monday-Friday 2:00 pm-4:30 pm the day before your rental starts. Rental needs to be returned by 10 am the day after your rental. For after business hours or weekend returns, we have a secure lockbox. We will provide you with a custom code to access the lockbox. If your rental requires prep time in the VPS Shop, please schedule time when booking your equipment.