Soundcraft Notepad-5 combines professional-grade analog components such as a microphone preamp with a combo XLR-1/4″ input, 2-band EQ, and a 100 Hz high-pass filter. In addition, input 1 offers a Hi-Z instrument input for incorporating guitars and other high-impedance instruments.
Channels 1-3 include gain/trim controls, a monitor send, and level controls. Channels 2/3 utilize 1/4″ line-level inputs, while channels 4/5 include stereo RCA inputs. Outputs include Master L/R on XLR, a 1/4″ monitor send, and a dedicated 1/4″ monitor output button to select between mono line output or stereo headphone output. The master section offers a master control knob and four LED meters with -20, 0, +6 dB, and peak settings. The Notepad-5 features a durable metal enclosure and ships with an external power supply.