28 March, 2007 — Lexicon®, a Harman International Company (NYSE-HAR), exhibits the MX400 & MX400XL Dual Stereo / Surround Reverb Processors. These new single rack-space, 4-in, 4-out units combine an intuitive front-panel design with Lexicon’s “Hardware Plug-In” technology, a unique USB connection and VST/AU interface for use with software recording platforms. Featuring a wide array of rich, complex reverb algorithms, delays, effects and dbx® dynamics, the MX400 series is an ideal package equally suited for the home studio or live use. The MX400 series also offers an affordable entry into the ever-expanding world of surround applications. In any application, the MX400 series products provide versatility and sound that is unmistakably Lexicon.
Like its award nominated sibling, the MX200, the MX400 series has removed the compromises associated with using hardware in the home studio environment. The USB “Hardware Plug-In” format allows users to have complete plug-in control over their MX400 within any VST or Audio Units software environment, enabling users to control all automation and recall parameters exactly as they would with any software plug-in while enjoying the sonic benefits only hardware can provide. Equally at home for live applications, the MX400 supplies the FOH/live sound engineer intuitive front panel control with a backlit LCD screen for parameter displays. A 4-in, 4-out design, the MX400 series offer unprecedented connectivity through TRS balanced I/O (MX400), or XLR I/O (MX400XL). Both products also offer 4 channel surround algorithms, making them an extremely affordable offering to the ever-expanding surround market.
The MX400 will be available at an estimated street price of $499.95. MX400XL will have an estimated street price $549.95
Commenting on the release of the Lexicon MX400, Jeff Phillips, Market Manager, Recording at Harman Music Group, stated: “The MX400 is a true product breakthrough. The MX400 and MX400XL represent an unprecedented level of sonic performance, connectivity, features and control.”