Features

System features

Gain modular flexibility

The VENUE | Profile System is comprised of three modular components that offer great customizability to meet your needs. Take control of large mixes easily with the 24-fader Profile console. Get scalable processing power with the FOH Rack. And connect mic and line-level stage sources to the Stage Rack for mixing.

Present amazing sound clarity

Achieve studio-quality sound live, with incredible warmth and smoothness. Thanks to premium-grade mic preamps and digital audio converters in the Stage Rack, you get pristine audio fidelity to present mixes with exceptional sound clarity. And with the console’s onboard EQ and dynamics, plus support for the same plug-ins used in top recording studios, achieving great sounding mixes becomes easy.

Boost your mixing efficiency

If you’re familiar with mixing on an analog console, you’ll feel right at home with the Profile control surface. It features advanced digital technology under the hood to accelerate your workflow. Access channels, groups, and plug-ins from the surface. And perform multiple functions with a single button push, encoder twist, footswitch press, or fader movement.

Get more details

Get exceptional performance

The FOH Rack serves as the system’s central processing component. It features an embedded computer running VENUE software, which functions as mission control for your entire Profile System. Working in conjunction with the DSP Mix Engine Cards, you gain unparalleled power and headroom for onboard processing. It also provides local I/O, remote control capability, and dedicated 2-track connections.

Get more details

Scale your I/O

The 10-space Stage Rack serves as the Profile System’s remote I/O component to handle all mic and line-level stage connections. Connect up to 48 inputs and 48 outputs with a single Stage Rack. Or handle large-scale productions with up to 96 ins and outs with two Racks. Each Stage Rack can be expanded from its base configuration of 48 analog inputs and 8 analog outputs to house a variety of analog and digital I/O.

Get more details

Customize your system

Not only can you customize your I/O, but you can install option cards to expand your creative opportunities too. Integrate Pro Tools recording and play back with an HDx or FWx card. Expand your system processing power by installing up to five DSP Mix Engine Cards. Add personal monitoring capabilities with a Personal Q system or ANO A-Net Card. Integrate automixing capabilities into your workflow. And more.

See all options

Software features

Learn once, mix anywhere

When it comes to mixing live sound, being able to present the highest quality audio possible is critical. VENUE software makes it easy. As the common platform across all VENUE systems, it speeds up all aspects of live mixing and recording, eliminating complexity. So you can focus more on what matters—your mix.

Discover VENUE software

Tackle any challenge

Last-minute set changes. Abbreviated sound checks. Feedback. Stuff happens. But you’ll always be prepared with VENUE software at the core of your system. Switch mix settings instantly with snapshot automation. Perform multiple actions with the press of a switch. And knock out feedback with an army of EQs, filters, and other plug-ins at your disposal.

Get studio-quality sound—live

What can you do to help artists put on a phenomenal show? Give them the same sounds that inspired them in the recording studio—live on stage. VENUE is the only live mixing system that directly supports the same plug-ins used in the world’s top recording studios. What’s more, every VENUE system comes with a pack of studio-coveted plug-ins (see below) to help you present your best mix possible.

Integrate Pro Tools recording

Get the most powerful live recording capabilities in the industry. Just add an optional HDx or FWx card to your system to record and play back up to 128 or 32 Pro Tools tracks, respectively. Create a Pro Tools session automatically from your current VENUE show file in seconds. Perform timesaving Virtual Soundchecks to get a headstart on your mix—without requiring the presence of the performers. And control your live mixing and recording rigs as one.

Boost your efficiency

With Snapshots, you can store and recall console and plug-in settings instantly. Set multiple snapshots to handle changes for every song in a set list. Or quickly switch settings for different performers or scenes. You can also trigger time-consuming but frequently performed actions using Events. And get immediate access to all channels in a VCA or group across the console with VCA spill.

Take your mix to go

All VENUE systems use the same software, so you can load any VENUE show file into any VENUE system and be ready to rock. This makes it easy to transition from one console to another, like when going from a club tour to a big festival. Just copy your show files to a USB key and load them into any VENUE system. VENUE software adapts the settings to fit within the available hardware and software feature set of the given VENUE system configuration, from S3L-X up to S6L.

Expand your sonic palette

All of those great-sounding plug-ins that come with your VENUE system? Those are just the start. To achieve your best mix possible, expand your creative possibilities even further with renowned plug-ins from Avid, Waves, Sonnox, McDSP, and other top audio designers. Get unbelievable emulations of modern and vintage hardware processors. Shape sounds to perfection with a wide array of EQs and filters. Create stunning sound effects. And more…

Find more plug-ins

Included plug-ins

BF76
Solid-state compression emulation

Classic Compressors Bundle
Includes BF-2A, BF-3A, Purple Audio MC77, Fairchild 660, and Fairchild 670

Dynamics III
Includes Compressor/Limiter, Expander/Gate, and De-Esser

D-Verb
Reverb and ambience processing

Eleven
Hyper-realistic guitar amp emulation

EQ III
1-, 4-, and 7-band parametric EQ

Flux:: Pure Analyzer Essential*
Network-driven, real-time signal analyzing software and modules

Focusrite d2 and d3
High-quality, multi-band EQ and compressor/limiter bundle

Impact
Console-style mix bus compression

JOEMEEK Bundle
SC2 compressor and VC5 Meequalizer

Line 6 Echo Farm
Vintage echo

Mod Delay II
Variable delay processing

Moogerfooger Bundle
Authentic analog emulations combining audio effects with vintage synth modules

* Flux:: Pure Analyzer Essential requires a separate Mac- or Windows-based computer/laptop and a second iLok USB key to run the analysis software. VENUEPack 4 also includes a 60-day free trial of Flux’s three optional analyzer modules: Pure Analyzer Live, Pure Analyzer Metering, and Pure Analyzer Multichannel. For more information visit the Flux:: Pure Analyzer webpage.

Pitch
Transposing and correction tool

Pultec Bundle
Analog EQ simulator

Reel Tape Suite
Analog tape emulation

Reverb One
World-class reverb processing

ReVibe
Room-modeling reverb

Signal Generator
Audio test tones utility

SignalTools PhaseScope
Multichannel metering and analysis tool

Slightly Rude Compressor
Custom compressor

Smack!
Fool-proof compressor and limiter

TL Aggro
Vintage analog compression emulation

Time Adjuster
Delay compensation, gain compensation, and phase inversion

Trim
Audio signal attenuator

Voce Bundle
Voce spin and chorus/vibrato