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OWI MC4-BT Enables Simple Audio Control

The OWI MC4-BT is a 4-channel mixer with built-in Bluetooth that helps users to control volume, microphone level, and other functions.

OWI MC4-BT Enables Simple Audio Control
Applying its 40 years of audio engineering experience, OWI has announced its new MC4-BT 4-channel mixer with Bluetooth.
Robert Archer · February 19, 2018

Using its 40 years of audio engineering experience to design its latest product, the new OWI MC4-BT 4-channel mixer with Bluetooth has been launched into the custom installation market. 

OWI states that it developed its new MC4-BT 4-channel mixer with Bluetooth using input from its dealer base that told the company that Bluetooth is an important feature for users ranging from teachers, to nurses, to homeowners. 

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Designed as a simple interface solution, OWI says the MC4-BT 4-channel mixer with Bluetooth incorporates a feature on the the channel four slider that allows users to turn the volume up or down with the touch of a finger. 

Other features built into MC4-BT include a mic-level channel and the ability to connect a local device. Moreover, the MC4-BT also includes a digital optical input to support the audio necessary for external video displays. 

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According to the company, the MC4-BT fits into a 2-gang wall box, and professional integrators can also utilize the 4-channel mixer with Bluetooth with the OWI AMP-HD amplified speaker series via Cat-5. OWI points out this configuration provides integrators with a simple to install system solution that meets the needs of many applications. 

OWI MC4-BT 4-Channel Mixer with Bluetooth Specifications 

  • Power: 15-volts DC
  • Current 170mils
  • Channels: Four plus a "wild" input
  • Voltage levels: Line (-14 to +4dBm), mic -55dBM
  • Two outputs
  • Output types: Balanced and solid state
  • Output channels: Two BAC on Euro Block/one each Cat-5 (channel one)
  • Output types: Primary, front panel controlled, secondary, rear
  • Input types: Two each--front panel 3.5mm, four each; rear panel fixed wire (Euro block), one "wild" line, unbalanced input
  • Mic/Line Inputs: Channels three and four, Mic or line selected on rear

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  About the Author

Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Robert at

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Speakers · Audio/Video · Distributed Audio · News · Products · Bluetooth · commercial AV · OWI · Whole-House Audio · All Topics
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