miniDSP Balanced Kit

Balanced version of our successful miniDSP kits. Balanced In & out in a pocket size form factor!
115 USD
Volume control pot
Add a UMIK-1
miniDC for Car Audio
INPUTS/Phoenix to XLR female - (7cm, 1pc)
OUTPUTS/Phoenix to XLR male - (7cm, 2pcs)
  • Description
  • Specifications
  • Support
  • Application Notes
  • Reviews

miniDSP Balanced kit is an innovative digital audio signal processor for low cost, low power and great sound in a pocket size form factor. With our revolutionary “one platform, many configuration” concept, miniDSP kits gives un-paralleled flexibility to engineers, A/V designers and DIYers at a fraction of the cost of typical alternatives. May it be a source mixer, a multi-way digital crossover or an I2S digital audio interface, it's really up to your imagination to configure it the way you see fit.

Not into DIY? Looking for a boxed product? Checkout the little brother here miniDSP 2x4 balanced in a box.


  • 28/56bit DSP Engine
  • 24 bit ADC/DAC resolution
  • 48kHz sampling rate
  • Balanced inputs: Max 4Vrms /1.8Vrms based on jumper
  • Balanced outputs: Max 4Vrms/2Vrms based on jumper
  • All connectivity on plug-in terminal blocks
  • Digital Audio input/outputs via I2S
  • Nichicon Muse Audiophile capacitors
  • Volume control by potentiometer
  • Plug&Play USB driver and real time Software configuration using miniDSP plug-ins
  • Device does not required a PC once configured
  • Single 12VDC power supply on terminal block

WARNING: Unlike miniDSP 2x4 kit, this kit requires a 12VDC supply to operate. An external 12VDC is not supplied and must be purchased separately (drop down menu next to pricing).

Product downloads

Software plug-in (to be purchased separately)

Once a plug-in purchased, the download will automatically become available under your UserDownloads section. Please make sure to read the user manual for more details.

What's in the box?

  • 1 x MiniDSP Balanced kit
  • 1 x shielded USB cable
  • Male phoenix terminal block connectors for both audio in, out and DC connectivity. (Total 1 x 6pin IN phoenix, 1 x 2PIN DC, 2 x 6PIN OUT phoenix)

Optional Accessories


Digital Signal Processor Engine Analog Devices Fixed point DSP

Internal Processing resolution
& Sample rate

28-56 bit / 48 kHz

Input/Ouput Configuration

2 in / 4 out

Audio Input Connectivity

Balanced, plug-in terminal block type

Audio Output Connectivity

Balanced, plug-in terminal block type

Input / Output Max Levels

IN: 0.9Vrms(2.5Vpp) to 2Vrms(5.6Vpp) <1% THD
OUT: 2Vrms (5.6Vpp) from + to ground,
i.e. 14dBu in balanced mode <1% THD

Input Impendance
47 kΩ
Output Impedance 1.12 k (560  each signal pin)

Calibration Software

miniDSP 2x4 plug-ins
Filtering Technology IIR
DSP Presets -
Dimensions 16mm x 75mm x 110mm
Power External 12V supply
Compatible Boards miniDIGI
Impulse Response Correction
Infrared Remote Learning
Win/Mac Compatible
UMIK-1 Included
Bass Management
Room EQ Wizard Support

Application Notes on miniDSP 2x4 Balanced kit

In this application note, we will show you how to design an active 2-way loudspeaker. 3-way and 4-way speakers are an extension of the approach described here. 

 In this application note, we show you how to use miniDSP to properly integrate a subwoofer into your system.

 In this application note, we show you how to use Room EQ Wizard (REW) and its integration with miniDSP to equalize your subwoofer.

Sunday, 05 December 2010
finally balanced!rnfinally balanced!rnfinally balanced!rnfinally balanced!rnfinally balanced!rnfinally balanced!rnfinally balanced!
Arne Mikkelsen