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Avid S3 - Compact 16-fader EUCON Control Surface

by Avid
£4,296.00 inc. vat
£3,580.00 ex. vat
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Avid S3

The Avid Pro Tools S3 is the smaller brother to the award winning Avid S6 mixing console. The S3 is a powerful, flexible, extremely ergonomic, fully customizable and very portable modern control surface and shares a lot of the same technology from its more expensive counterpart. 

Take complete control of your studio
Experience the deep and versatile DAW control that only Avid can deliver. With its intelligent, ergonomic design and full EUCON support, S3 puts tightly integrated recording, editing, and mixing control at your fingertips, enabling you to work smarter and faster—with your choice of DAWs—to expand your mixing capabilities and job opportunities. Plus, its compact footprint fits easily into any space, giving you full reign of the “sweet spot.”

Work smarter and faster
S3 combines traditional console layout design with the proven advancements of the Artist Series, C|24, and Pro Tools | S6 control surfaces, ensuring highly intuitive operation, regardless of your experience level. Plus, when paired with Pro Tools, you gain the advantage of faster workflows and unique features that accelerate your efficiency every step of the way. If you know Pro Tools, you’ll feel right at home with S3. 

Create your mix, your way
With EUCON technology at its core, not only can you mix sessions using Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Cubase, and other DAWs, you can also customize the surface for your task at hand. Create up to 12 custom mixer layouts and recall them to the surface at any time—ideal for mixing drums, vocals, dialog, sound effects, and other groupings. Plus, you can switch between applications with ease, giving you the choice to work with what you want—and the capability to take on any project that comes your way. 

Proven and trusted technology
S3 delivers incredible workflow acceleration, highly responsive handling, and deep DAW integration—all built on proven technology, trusted by top audio professionals in the most demanding production environments. The result: you get the exceptional, dynamic performance you need to deliver the best sounding mix possible—on time, every time.

Avid S3 Features

16 High Quality Touch Sensitive Alps Faders

  • Same as Venue Profile and SC48
  • Individually cabled, not soldered
  • Easily replaced
  • Individual screws 

32 Touch Sensitive Rotary Encoders

  • Same as S6
  • More Heavily Damped Than Artist Series
  • Long Travel, Clear Click 
  • Living Hinge’ Switches
  • Ability to Split Row Top & Bottom

Rich visual feedback with 32 OLED displays, 32 LEDs for track color coding and modes, as well as 10 segment meters

  • Same as S6
  • 128 x 64 resolution for Tons of Info!
  • Follows Track Color in PT - Same as S6
  • Follows Modes - Same as S6
    • Blue: Pan
    • Magenta: EQ
    • Green: Dynamics 
    • Yellow: Sends

4x6 AVB Audio Interface

  • Supports Core Audio - Mac Only
  • Works as audio interface over AVB  - 48kHz only
  • 2 Mic Pres + 2 Line Ins
  • AVB Stream Monitoring

Standalone Monitor Section

  • Line ins 1-2 or 3-4
  • Cut, Dim, Sum to Mono
  • Main & ALT speakers

Compact for ultra portability to take your mix with you

  • Take complete control of your studio! - Work smarter and faster
  • Experience exceptional integration, ergonomics, and visual feedback
  • Proven controls in the sweet spot
  • Create your mix, your way - Customize with Layouts
  • Proven and trusted technology - Channel Layouts and more!

Eucon Enabled for Compatibility with Leading DAWs and Non-linear editors

  • Pro Tools, Media Composer
  • Logic Pro
  • Cubase / Nuendo
  • and More