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Sound Devices Wingman iOS Wireless Control for MixPre-3 & MixPre-6 Mixer/Recorders

Sound Devices
Abel Code: SD-WM-Connect
Estimated to Ship – 5-10 Business Days
The Sound Devices Wingman delivers remote, wireless control over your MixPre-3 or MixPre-6 mixer/recorders via iOS devices. It also works with 6-series mxies with WM-Connect. WM-Connect is a required hardware accessory to use the Wingman App.
Key Highlights
  • Start/Stop audio REC from iOS device
  • Pair with the FREE Wingman App
  • Use with your existing MixPre recorder


Remote control your MixPre-3 or MixPre-6 mixer/recorder or 6-series mixer with the Sound Devices Wingman iOS Wireless Control with WM-Connect hardware accessory.

Work Smarter & Faster

Along with remote control, Wingman provides clear views of metering and timecode display on the larger screens of mobile devices. The touchscreen interface is easy-to-use and provides fast access to key MixPre functionality. With Wingman, you can:

  • View meters, timecode, & frame rate
  • Start/Stop audio recordings
  • Enter & edit metadata
  • Arm, disarm, & name tracks
  • Tap the touchscreen to circle takes or designate false takes
  • Undo last recorded file
  • Remotely monitor meter levels
  • Create sound reports on the mixer
  • Email reports (.csv file) from your iOS mobile device

Download the Wingman App for free from the Apple iTunes Store. A WM-Connect Accessory is required for the app to function with your MixPre 3 or 6-series mixer/recorder.


WM-Connect uses Bluetooth Smart technology and comes with a right-angle USB A-to-B Adapter and a USB A-to-B Cable Adapter to connect to the MixPre USB port.

The WM-Connect Bluetooth Smart USB Dongle easily inserts into the USB-B port of the MixPre mixer. You would use one of the two A-to-B adapters provided to connect the dongle. If you are using a cart in your workflow, Sound Devices states the accessory can also be inserted into the keyboard port of an attached CL-12 linear fader controller.

Workflow Convenience

When multiple 6-Series mixers are on set and equipped with a WM-Connect, Wingman will display all available devices within range. Users may easily and efficiently switch connection from one mixer to another from within the app.

Bluetooth Smart®

As a major benefit of any MixPre Series recorder, Bluetooth Smart technology is built into the recorder for instant, easy integration to the Sound Devices Wingman app.


Wingman is compatible with:

  • iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch, running iOS v8.0 or later
  • MixPre-3 & MixPre-6, running 688, 664, or 633 firmware v4.00 or later

Required to use Wingman App:

  • WM-Connect, a Bluetooth Smart USB accessory from Sound Devices
  • An appropriate A-to-B Adapter, provided with purchase of the WM-Connect

Typical Line of Sight Range for the WM-Connect:

  • About 50 feet, depending on RF conditions

NOTE: Sound Devices recommends that users update to the latest version of firmware as soon as possible.

What's in the Box

  • Limited 90-Day Warranty
  • USB A-toB Cable Adapter
  • USB A-toB Right Angle Adapter
  • WM-Connect Dongle
  • Sound Devices Wingman IOS Wireless Control for MixPre-3 & MixPre-6 Mixer/Recorders


Key Highlights

  • Start/Stop audio REC from iOS device
  • Pair with the FREE Wingman App
  • Use with your existing MixPre recorder
  • Bluetooth Smart technology
  • Use App with multiple MixPre mixers

Software / Apps / Plugins

Software/App Notes:
Download the Wingman App for free from the Apple iTunes Store


Wireless Range:
Below 100 feet - Approx. 50 feet, depending on RF conditions. @0 dBm = 20-40m approx. @-20 dBm = ~5m approx.
Wireless Frequency:
2.4 GHz
Internal Antenna - Integrated PCB
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