Aaton Cantar Mini with DANTE

8,540.00 USD CAD

Portable 16 track recorder with embedded mixer

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Aaton Cantar Mini: Portable 16 track recorder with embedded mixer

Special considerations may apply if this item is received outside of North America. Please read for details.

Analog and Digital Inputs:

  • 4 low noise mic inputs, preamps with very high quality transformer. 48V Phantom, limiters, filters and EQ
  • 2 balanced line inputs
  • AES digital inputs include 2 AES42 (mode 2) / AES3 pairs (4 mono channels)
  • Built-In Slate Mic with External Slate Mic Input on 3.5mm connector


  • 8 Analog line level outputs
  • 4 AES3 Digital outputs on SubD HD 15

4 Recording Media

  • Simultaneous recording to internal mSATA 256 GB SSD drive, two SD cards and USB external drive

Metering and Controls

  • Ultra bright large swiveling display panel, visibility optimized for shoulder work or cart, auto adjust brigthness
  • One large rotary selector for easy operations in any situations
  • On board ten channel sliders plate with magnetic linear assignable sliders
  • Direct access to monitoring and set-up functions through dedicated buttons


  • Two identical on board quick release Lithium smart batteries ensure seamless switchover during recording
  • Up to 11 hours autonomy when using “stand by” mode
  • One XLR4 DC 13-17 Volts input for extra power when working on cart

Main features

  • All inputs can be routed to any of the 16 tracks, linear control sliders addressable to any inputs and output
  • All tracks and inputs can be routed to 8 analog auxiliary outputs and /or 4 digital outputs
  • Native Monophonic BWF recording with optional Polyphonic real-time mirroring to removable media
  • USB keyboard inputs for easy metadata editing and routing control
  • Enhanced Playback Monitoring with Waveform Display on front panel
  • Self-Generated PDF,CSV and ALE Sound Reports embedded with deliverable media
  • Compatible with Cantarem2

General Specifications:

  • Open mechanical structure with independent Analog, Digital and Display modules for easymaintenance and – ‘anti-obsolescence’ – upgrades.
  • Housing made of machined avionic aluminum. Water and dust resistant
  • Dimensions: 259 X 234 X 90 mm – 10,2 x 9,2 x 3,5 inches
  • Weight: 2,8 Kg with two batteries

Connectivity Inputs & outputs

  • 4 Balanced Analog TA3M Mic/Line
  • 1 SubDHD15 (2 pair AES42 inputs / AES3 input & output)
  • 1 Gigabit Ethernet (1 PC Connect)
  • 2 USB2 (Keyboard, external devices)
  • 1 6.35mm (Headphone output)
  • 1 3.5mm (Headphone output/ External slate mic input)
  • 1 XLR4 (DC Input)
  • 1 Hirose 4 pins (DC Output 500mA)
  • 1 Lemo 5 (Timecode)
  • 1 SubD25 (Balanced Analog Out )
  • Wi-Fi (Web app based communication)

Additional Features

  • mixdown can be assigned to any tracks
  • Simultaneous recording to multiple media, or backup copying of recorded tracks post-record
  • New improved interface menu accessible through buttons and jog wheel. All inputs and outputsmonitoring and routing accessible through comprehensive and intuitive menus
  • 16 or 24-bit Broadcast Wave File recording at sample rates from 44.1kHz~192kHz with supportfor pull-up/down recording rates
  • Sample Rate Converters on all Digital Inputs
  • Variable Delays on all analog Inputs
  • 30 Second Pre-Record Buffer
  • Generous 48V Phantom supply guarantees 8mA to each of the 4 Mics inputs
  • High-Pass filters before the preamp stage, LFA and EQ
  • Metadata entry of Scene, Take, Notes, Track Names, Roll and more with support for USand Euro-centric metadata templates
  • Aaton AutoSlate automatic slate clap detection and logging
  • M/S Recorded Tracks automatically decoded to L/R for Mixdown and/or monitoring
  • Cantar Mini reads and displays battery metadata