closeup shot of Avid S6 control surface

What's New in EUCON

March 10, 2021

EUCON is a high-speed Ethernet control protocol that enables Avid control surfaces to connect and communicate with Avid and third-party audio, video, and monitoring applications, giving you unmatched hands-on control of your favorite creative tools.

This technology is built into Avid control surfaces and applications, including:

Avid Control Avid Dock Avid S1 Avid S3 Avid S4 Avid S6 Artist Series (discontinued)

EUCON is always getting better with new features and improvements—here's an overview of the features we've introduced over the past few years:

November 2020 (Version 2020.11)

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  • Pro Tools Folder Track Spill lets you spill out not only VCA Masters, but also Folder Track members from the touchscreen, surface, or Avid Control app
  • Avid Control Desktop application enables you to run the Meters View from the Avid Control iOS/Android app on a Windows or macOS workstation without a tablet
  • PEC/DIR Metering gives you the ability to link Display Modules to your PEC/DIRECT Post Modules and display tracks from Post Layouts
  • EQ and DYN Cycling enables you to cycle through your EQ and DYN slots directly from the surface
  • Track Rename allows you to rename Pro Tools tracks from both the Avid Control app and S4/S6 Master Module
  • Auto Bank to Selected Track enables Avid Control to join the surfaces and follow Track selection
  • All Controls Track Automation Feedback provides you with visual feedback whenever ANY control on a track goes into Write or Preview mode
screenshot of Pro Tools using EUCON

May 2020 (Version 2020.5)

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  • Pro Tools Folder Track support gives you the option to show not only Hidden Tracks but also Closed Folder Track Members
  • Layouts Assign from Avid Control enables you to quickly build layouts, directly from the Avid Control Tracks Screen
screenshot of layout assign in Avid Control

December 2019 (Version 2019.12)

  • All-New Avid Control app with many new features, including EQ/DYN/PAN graphs, active Universe View, Meters tab, S6-style knobs, Portrait mode
  • Support for Avid S1
Avid S1 control surface

May 2019 (Version 2019.5)

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  • "Scroll to Track" and "Scroll into View" were much-requested ICON features that make it easy to scroll Pro Tools windows and bank your control surface accordingly to get to the tracks you need faster
  • Pan and Send Auto-Open/Close give you the option to open Pan and Send windows from an Attention, a Function button press, or even a knob touch
  • Intelligent Attentioning provides you with seven options that control what causes the surface to Attention, offering much greater control to customize what areas of the Pro Tools environment will attention a track and place it on the control surface
  • Full S6-Style Monitoring for the Pro Tools | Control app enables you to control Pro Tools | MTRX and XMON hardware via EUCON, as well as the monitoring sections in Pro Tools, Nuendo, Cubase, and Pyramix, with a range of controls, including Source and Speaker select, Fold-down, Cue, and Talkback control
screenshot of Pro Tools Control app

March 2018 (Version 2018.3)

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  • Multiple DAW Softkey Macros for S6 allows you to send and receive any combination of commands and feedback to multiple connected DAWs simultaneously—for example, you can now match out of Automation across multiple DAWs
  • Universal EUCON Workstation Installer provides one installer for all systems
  • Avid Control app can now be used with S6
wide shot of Avid S6 control surface

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