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Avid Artist Mix Control Surface

Compact 8-fader control surface for Pro Tools and other audio/video apps (formerly Euphonix MC Mix)
List Price: $1,399.00
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Take your mixing to a new level with Artist Mix, a sleek control surface that gives you the feel and deep software integration of a professional console at a more affordable price. Mix with a level of speed and control simply not possible when mixing with just a mouse. And get fast access to a variety of software functions right from the surface to adjust audio levels, plug-in parameters, panning, automation modes, and much morewith excellent visual feedbackall in a compact footprint that fits perfectly between your keyboard and screen.

Artist Mix features EUCON (Extended User Control), a high-speed open control protocol that has been adopted by many of the world's leading software developers. Pro Tools, Media Composer, Apple Logic, Apple Final Cut Pro, Steinberg Cubase, and many other applications support EUCON, giving you highly responsive control over almost all software functions. You gain a tightly connected experience in which the control surface acts and feels like a physical extension of your software.

Key Features

  • 8 touch-sensitive 100mm long throw motorized faders
  • 8 touch-sensitive rotary encoders
  • 8 high-resolution OLED displays
  • Ethernet connectivity for high-speed, high-resolution control
  • Footswitch jack to punch in and out of recording
  • Supports EUCON, HUI and Mackie Control protocols
  • Controls multiple applications & workstations
  • Slim, compact design for easy studio integration and portability

Take control with EUCON

With Artist Mix, you gain deep, integrated control over your favorite EUCON-enabled creative applications, such as Pro Tools 9, Media Composer, Logic, Nuendo, Cubase, Maestro, and more. EUCON carries high-resolution control information for faders, knobs, displays, and more between Artist Mix and whatever application is in focus on your computer. This enables you to quickly switch between multiple applicationsand even workstationsat the touch of a button, with all controls and displays automatically matching the selected application.

Mix with precision

Get accurate and smooth mixing control through eight high-quality, motorized, touch-sensitive, 100mm long throw faders. Easily select tracks for editing just by touching the corresponding fader. Use the Fader Flip function to tweak plug-in parameters with the fadersperfect for filter sweeps. Bank tracks (eight at a time) or nudge tracks (one at a time) using dedicated keys that help you navigate through your project. You can even lock individual tracks to faders and store them as Layouts, which are saved with your project for easy recall (up to 48 per project), making mixing large projects a breeze. Save multiple Layouts to mix drums, keyboards, guitars, and so on, or just lock a fader to act as a master fader.

Adjust parameters with a twist

Control everything from panning and gain to plug-in parameters, EQ settings, and more using the eight touch-sensitive rotary encoders, with instant positional feedback displayed on the high-resolution OLED displays. With the touch-sensitivity, you can write automation quickly and intuitively. The encoders are also velocity-sensitive, enabling you to quickly sweep from minimum to maximum parameter values in one turn, or make very precise adjustments by turning the encoder slowly. Press the encoder tops to instantiate plug-ins, sends, and more, as well as navigate through parameters.

View feedback in high resolution

Easily view track names/numbers, detailed metering data (from mono to 5.1 surround), parameter names/values, current automation mode, and more through eight 128 x 64-pixel OLED displays. Get instant feedback about the item youre modifying the moment you move the corresponding rotary encoder.

System Requirements

Mac

  • Mac OS X 10.5 or higher (32- or 64-bit)
  • Intel processor (no PowerPC support)
  • 1 GB RAM (2 GB or more recommended)
  • 500 MB free hard disk space
  • 1 available 10/100 Base-T Ethernet port*

PC

  • Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate (32- or 64-bit)
  • 1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 1 GB RAM (32-bit) / 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
  • 500 MB free hard disk space
  • 1 available 10/100 Base-T Ethernet port*

* Ethernet hub or switch required to connect additional units or to connect to a network

Whats Included

  • Artist Mix controller
  • Artist Series DVD-ROM (includes software and electronic user guides)
  • Ethernet crossover cable
  • Riser brackets (2)
  • Universal AC power adaptor
  • Quick Setup guide
  • Registration card


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