Equipped with 32 onboard XLR inputs and 16 XLR outputs, and can be expanded to a total of 40 inputs. It also includes 6 matrix buses, 16 mix buses, 8 DCA and 6 mute groups, as well as a high-resolution 7-inch day-viewable color TFT screen, 25 faders, assignable buttons, and rotary controls. Each channel has a color backlit 128 x 64 graphic LCD. The console can connect to Behringer S16 digital snake boxes that provide 16 XLR inputs and 8 XLR outputs. Up to six S16 boxes can be integrated via Cat-5e, and they can be located up to 100 meters from the console. Two consoles can share audio (typically for front of house and monitor duties) without a snake system via Cat-5 over the AES50 connections.
The X32 has an ULTRANET port for connection to the company’s P-16 personal monitoring system. Other protocols available include AES/EBU stereo digital output and MIDI. Uncompressed 2-track recordings can be made to the USB port, and the X32 ships with a 32 x 32 channel audio interface for FireWire and USB 2.0 to interface with a DAW for multi-track recording. XiControl for iPad allows live control for live front of house and monitor mixing, while the XiQ for iPhone and iTouch provides access to monitor functions. And, XControl PC software allows full live control of the mixer for house and monitor mixing as well as offline editing without being connected to the console. The X32 measures 35.5 x 20.8 x 7.9 inches (w x d x h) and weighs 44 pounds.