The new Avid S3L Compact Digital

Now in the Showroom! Live Mixing System from Avid.

Check out the new compact digital mixing system from Avid, the S3L. It’s a scalable modular system built for road, but equally suited to the studio. The S3L system delivers all of what you would expect from Avid’s live sound systems; integrated AAX plug-ins, Pro Tools (or other DAW) integration, virtual soundcheck, portable VENUE show files via USB key, amazing sound quality, and rock solid reliability.

Key System Components and Features:

S3 control surface

  • Compact 16-fader surface, with six bankable layers
  • 32 touch-sensitive encoders and high-resolution OLEDs
  • Multicolor Channel Control parameter section for fast mix adjustments
  • Full complement of I/O (see Specifications)
  • Dual Gigabit Ethernet AVB ports, featuring latching etherCON connectors
  • EUCON-enabled for Pro Tools and other DAW control (feature coming soon)
  • USB connections for a keyboard and mouse (not included)

E3 engine

  • Runs VENUE software, mission control for the entire system
  • High-performance, HDX-powered processing engine (supports AAX DSP plug-ins)
  • 24 aux busses, LCR, plus 8 mono matrixes and 8 VCAs
  • 2-track recording/playback using standard USB Flash drives
  • Local and ancillary I/O (see Specifications)
  • Three Gigabit Ethernet AVB ports, featuring latching etherCON connectors
  • Separate Ethernet port for remote control using a laptop or tablet

Stage 16 remote I/O box

  • 16 analog inputs (XLR) with remote mic preamp control
  • 8 analog line outputs (XLR)
  • 4 channels of AES3 digital output
  • Ruggedized design with dual-purpose rack ears/handles for use as a stage box or rack-mounted
  • Power and status LEDs, with device Identify feature
  • Sliding Mute switch silences all box outputs
  • Two Gigabit Ethernet AVB ports, featuring latching etherCON connectors