S6L_Sabbath

 

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Mix and record live productions of any size with ease. Avid VENUE | S6L delivers the unmatched processing power and sound clarity artists and engineers rely on to present the best show possible. From direct AAX and Waves plugin support and 128 tracks of Pro Tools recording, to full system modularity and 300+ processing channels, the S6L unified platform gives you the mixing efficiency, creativity, and flexibility you need to meet the demands of any gig. And with its expanded line of five control surfaces, three engines, and five I/O racks (including the new Stage 48) to choose from—with 100% hardware, software, and show file compatibility across all—it’s easy to configure and scale the perfect system for your needs.

  • Specifications
    Control Surface S6L-48D S6L-32D S6L-24D S6L-24C S6L-16C
    12-inch daylight-visible touchscreens
    1 Master Touchscreen, 5 Channel Touch Modules
    1 Master Touchscreen, 3 Channel Touch Modules
    1 Master Touchscreen, 2 Channel Touch Modules
    1 Master Touchscreen
    none (requires user-provided external touchscreen)
    Faders
    48 + 2
    32 + 2
    24 + 2
    24 + 2
    16 + 2
    Knob Modules with high-resolution OLEDs and tri-color function indicators
    160 assignable knobs across 5 Channel Knob Modules
    96 assignable knobs across 3 Channel Knob Modules
    64 assignable knobs across 2 Channel Knob Modules
    32 assignable knobs across 1 Channel Knob Module
    32 assignable knobs across 1 Channel Knob Module
    Master Live Module
    Graphic TFTs with soft buttons; Touch and Turn assignable encoder; 2 assignable faders; monitoring, layout and snapshot controls; transport controls and function buttons
    Metering
    30-segment meters per channel, with pre- and post-fade metering options; Nominal indicator, Expander/Gate status and Compressor/Limiter gain reduction meters 
    Analog inputs
    8 XLR mic/line inputs with 48V and signal present LEDs
    1 XLR mic/line input*
    Analog outputs
    8 XLR outputs with mute and signal present LEDs
    2 XLR outputs*
    Digital inputs
    4 pairs of XLR stereo AES/EBU (8 channels total)
    none*
    Digital outputs
    4 pairs of XLR stereo AES/EBU (8 channels total)
    none*
    Headphone outputs
    2 independent 1/4" TRS stereo headphone jacks
    1 1/4" TRS stereo headphone jack
    Ancillary I/O
    DVI-D video out, 5 USB 2.0 (2 rear, 2 front, 1 internal), ECx Ethernet port for wired/wireless remote control, GPIO (8 in/8 out), 2 footswitch, Linear Time Code input, MIDI I/O
    Ethernet AVB ports
    2 etherCON (copper), 2 selectable as etherCON (copper) or SFP (fiber); redundant ring topology; supports Luminex GigaCore 26i and GigaCore 10 AVB switches for redundant star configuration
    Power supply
    Dual redundant, internal hot-swappable PSUs Dual redundant, internal**
    Height (front, rear)
    3.6, 15.3 inches (91, 388 mm)
    3.6, 8 inches (91, 205 mm)
    Width
    76.1 inches (1,934 mm)
    51.3 inches (1,304 mm)
    38.9 inches (989 mm)
    38.9 inches (989 mm)
    26.4 inches (671 mm)
    Depth
    31 inches (787 mm)
    31 inches (787 mm)
    31 inches (787 mm)
     
    31 inches (787 mm)
    31 inches (787 mm)
    Weight
    212 lbs (96 kg)
    155 lbs (70 kg)
    119 lbs (54 kg)
    84 lbs (38 kg)
    72 lbs (33 kg)

    * Local 16 Rack can supply additional local I/O

    ** S6L-24C and 16C power supplies are not compatible/swappable with S6L-48D, 32D, and 24D control surface power supplies, or with E6L-192 and 144 engine power supplies


     

    ENGINE E6L-192 E6L-144 E6L-112
    Sample rates
     
    96 kHz
     
    Input channels
    192
    144
    112
    Input processing
    HEAT, HPF, LPF, 4-band PEQ, Expander/Gate, Compressor/Limiter, Delay, 4 plugin inserts, hardware insert
    Mix busses
    96 + LCR
    64 + LCR
    48 + LCR
    Output processing
    7-band PEQ, Compressor/Limiter, Delay, 4 plugin inserts, hardware insert
    Matrix
    24 x 24
    16 x 16
     
    VCAs
     
    48
     
    Stereo solo busses
     
    2, with independent control
     
    Graphic EQs (31-band)
     
    32
     
    Digital signal processing
    Supports up to four HDX-192 DSP Expansion Cards for plugin processing; includes one card
    Supports up to two HDX-192 DSP Expansion Cards for plugin processing; includes one card
     
    Plugin support
     
    64-bit AAX DSP; also supports Waves SoundGrid systems through the WSG-HD Option Card for full integration with S6L, or over MADI
     
    Plugin slots
    400
    400
    400
    Pro Tools integration
     
    Record/play back up to 128 audio tracks via Ethernet AVB
     
    Expansion Option Card slots
     
    4 max
    2 max
    Ethernet AVB ports
    Includes two AVB-192 Ethernet AVB Network Cards with two ports (per card), selectable as etherCON (copper) or SFP (fiber), with redundant ring topology; supports Luminex GigaCore 26i and GigaCore 10 AVB switches for redundant star configuration
    I/O sharing
    Supports up to three S6L systems, up to 192 inputs total (requires two AVB-192 Ethernet AVB Network Cards to share I/O)
    Word Clock I/O
    Clock I/O BNC, 75 Ohm coaxial
    USB ports
    5 USB 2.0 ports (2 front, 2 back, 1 internal)
    Power supply
     
    N+1 redundant, internal hot-swappable PSUs
    Dual redundant, internal*
    Dimensions (H x W x D)
    8.6 x 16.9 x 19 inches (218 x 430 x 483 mm)
    Rack spaces
    5U
    Weight
     
    74 lbs (33 kg)
     

    * The E6L-112 power supply is not compatible/swappable with S6L-48D, 32D, and 24D control surface power supplies, or with E6L-192 and 144 engine power supplies

     

    I/O STAGE 64 STAGE 48 STAGE 32 STAGE 16 LOCAL 16
    Maximum I/O
    64 input channels, 32 output channels @ 96 kHz with one Stage 64 rack; up to 192 inputs/96 outputs supported (depending on the E6L engine in use) with three Stage 64 racks (64 ins/32 outs each)
    48 analog input channels and 24 analog output channels @ 96 kHz with one Stage 48 rack
    Total of 32 input/output channels @ 96 kHz with one Stage 32 rack
    16 XLR mic inputs/preamps, 8 XLR line outputs, 4 channels of AES3 output
    8 XLR mic/line inputs, 8 XLR outputs, 4 pairs of XLR stereo AES/EBU inputs (8 channels total), 4 pairs of XLR stereo AES/EBU outputs (8 channels total)
    I/O card slots
    12
    n/a
    4
    n/a
    n/a
    Sample rates
    96 kHz
    96 kHz
    96 kHz
    96 kHz**
    96 kHz
    Ethernet AVB ports
     
    2, selectable as etherCON (copper) or SFP (fiber), with redundant ring topology; supports Luminex GigaCore 26i and GigaCore 10 AVB switches for redundant star configuration
     
    2 Gigabit Ethernet AVB ports, etherCON (copper), with redundant ring topology; supports Luminex GigaCore 26i and GigaCore 10 AVB switches for redundant star configuration
    2, each providing etherCON (copper) or SFP (fiber optic) connections
    Maximum cable length
     
    Copper: 100 meters (328 feet); Fiber: 500 meters (1,640.4 feet)
     
    100 meters (328 feet)
    Copper: 100 meters (328 feet); Fiber: 500 meters (1,640.4 feet) for Multi-Mode, 10,000 meters (32,808 feet) for Single Mode Fiber
    MADI
    Dual MADI output offers direct split of all 64 inputs
    Dual MADI output offers direct split of all 48 inputs
    Single MADI output offers direct split of up to 32 inputs
    n/a
    n/a
    Headphone confidence monitor
    1/4" TRS stereo headphone jack with volume control; display for channel selection
    n/a
    n/a
    n/a
    n/a
    Word Clock I/O
    BNC, 75 Ohm coaxial
    n/a
    n/a
    n/a
    n/a
    Power supply
     
    Dual redundant internal PSUs
     
    Single internal PSU
    Dual redundant internal PSUs
    Rack spaces
    10U
    8U
    5U
    4U
    3U
    Dimensions (H x W x D)
    17.5 x 17 x 12.2 inches (445 x 432 x 310 mm)
    14 x 16.9 x 22.4 inches (355 x 430 x 568 mm)
    8.7 x 18.5 x 18.9 inches (220 x 470 x 480 mm)
    6.9 x 19 x 8.1 inches (175 x 483 x 206 mm) with ears/handles out (rackmount configuration)
    5.2 x 17.4 x 11 inches (132 x 442 x 278 mm)
    Weight
    69 lbs (31 kg)
    80.2 lbs (36.4 kg)
    49 lbs (22 kg)
    15.8 lbs (7.1 kg)
    13.2 lbs (6 kg)

    The specifications listed above are provided for informational purposes only and subject to change without notice.

    * Option cards are available as separate purchases and not included with core systems.
    ** When connected to Avid VENUE | S6L—operates at 48 kHz when connected to Avid VENUE | S3L-X.

     

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