Avid S4

World-class mixing for smaller studios

Get the mixing power of industry-standard Avid S6 in a more compact control surface for budget-conscious pros and smaller audio post and music facilities. Avid S4 boosts your mixing efficiency with the same award-winning workflows in a more streamlined, semi-modular surface that provides intelligent DAW control. Whether creating music, designing sound, mixing immersive audio, or teaching audio production, it's the perfect fit for any project.

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

    • The power of an S6 in a smaller surface

      From its deep DAW control and fully integrated Dolby Atmos workflows, to superior ergonomics and operational ease, Avid S4 gives you the same massive power, monitoring capabilities, and workflows of S6 in a more compact control surface designed for smaller spaces and budgets.

    • Work across DAWs

      Find your new workflow, no matter the DAWs or NLEs you use. With over 50 partners across the audio industry, everyone is invited to unlock a smoother experience with EUCON technology. Work across , Nuendo, Logic Pro, and other audio and video software, even two different applications at once. From editing plugins and writing automation, to performing complex tasks with a single key press, it accelerates you like only an Avid control surface can.

    • From stereo to immersive

      Add-ons for S4 include dual joysticks, PEC/Direct controls, and additional assignable knob controls for immersive mixing and re-recording workflows. Win the work you want with a versatile control surface that powers your potential while keeping your budget in check.

    • Get deep into your mix

      S4 supports up to four optional Display Modules, providing extensive visual feedback of your session. Get better insight into every aspect of your session with waveforms, channel meters, groups, EQ curves, and automation data and glide through the deeper details of your projects with custom shortcuts, personal plugin parameters, and smooth, satisfying tactile control.

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    You can, with EUCON

    EUCON is Avid’s high-speed Ethernet control protocol that delivers deep hardware and software integration. While other control surfaces repackage the experience of legacy technologies and experiences, EUCON redefines, creating a fluid experience that keeps pace with evolving needs of audio professionals. Together with Pro Tools, EUCON feels quick and natural, unifying your hands, ears, and ideas, so you can move through a session or multiple applications in luxury.

    AVID S4 FEATURES

      • For Audio Post section

        Bring the robust workflows of S6 to your smaller rooms, freeing up dub stages and budgets

      • Form fit for re-recording, mixing, and ADR

        Customize S4 with dual joysticks, PEC/Direct controls, and additional assignable knob controls to help take on any film, TV, or OTT media project. Get up and running fast with a fully integrated Channel Strip Module and preassembled frame.

      • Stop banking and start spilling

        VCA Spill and Folder Track spill give you the ability to expand track folders onto separate tracks happens with a single touch.

      • Custom knob and meter layouts

        Quickly automate routine tasks, integrate touch screen support, and enjoy countless conveniences that form-fit to the tasks at hand.

      • Customizable metering

        Link Post Modules and Display Modules together to view tracks in five different metering views, two different color options, and up to ten wide surround formats

      • Creativity at scale

        S4 supports monitoring and routing control for simple stereo sessions to incredibly complex mixes, including Dolby Atmos®.

      • Save studio space

        S4’s smaller profile is a perfect fit for smaller recording studios, independent music/audio post mixers, and smaller rooms.

      • Stop banking and start spilling

        VCA spill and Folder Track spill give you the ability to expand track folders onto separate tracks happens with a single touch.

      • Customizable metering

        Link Post Modules and Display Modules together to view tracks in five different metering views, two different color options, and up to ten wide surround formats.

      • More affordable solution

        A more affordable solution to teach students the music and audio post-production workflows they’ll need for a successful career in the media and entertainment industry.

      • Audio’s common language

        Teach students real-world music and audio post production using the same tools and workflows used across the industry.

      • Work across DAWs

        Have the flexibility to control different DAWs in your classrooms, including Pro Tools, providing a more well-rounded education

      • Mix wirelessly on iPad, Android, or iOS

        With Avid Control, you can seamlessly transition mixing audio to and from your classroom control surface.

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    Create custom knob layouts—NEW

    With the latest EUCON update, you can now map the controls of an inserted plugin to your surface—for any plugin, from any EUCON-enabled DAW. This makes it easy to create custom knob layouts for all of your favorite plugins, so you always have your favorite parameters at your fingertips exactly where you want them. You can also map layouts that target different areas of your surface, giving you more flexibility. Even the default EQ and DYN function maps can be rearranged.

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    View PEC/DIR metering on your displays

    Working with Post Modules and Display Modules? You can now link them together, enabling you to view tracks from post layouts in five different metering views, two different color options, and up to 10 wide surround formats. Both input and output meters from any track, from any workstation, can be assigned to these post layout tracks.

    Mix with confidence

    Get unprecedented visual feedback of your mix—including Pro Tools waveforms and advanced metering—with support for up to four Display Modules, enabling you to make more informed mixing decisions.

    Create Dolby Atmos mixes with ease

    Create Dolby Atmos mixes with ease

    Experience the most efficient hands-on Dolby Atmos mixing workflows in the industry when paired with Pro Tools Ultimate, providing extensive integration for faster project turnaround. Plus, its compact size makes it easy to outfit smaller rooms for immersive audio.

    Customize the surface for your needs

    Customize the surface for your needs

    With its compact, semi-modular design, you can configure S4 with up to 24 faders—plus three module options that offer dual joysticks, PEC/Direct controls, or additional knobs—to meet your workflow needs, without dominating studio space.

    Get comprehensive monitor control

    Easily assign and control talkback, listenback, and speaker sources and levels right from the surface to handle everything from simple cue mixes for music recording, to monitoring immersive audio projects.

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