Get amazing sound quality, customizable hands-on control — no matter what you throw into the mix. Or take deep hands-on control of your favorite EUCON-enabled audio and video software to speed up editing and mixing tasks. With Pro Tools Mixing Solutions you get unprecedented control, ergonomics, flexibility, and the most extensive interoperability in the industry.
Pro Tools | S6
The Pro Tools | S6 control surface delivers superior ergonomics and intelligent studio control, providing an intuitive, immersive experience for the modern sound engineer. And because it’s built on proven technology, trusted by top audio professionals in the most demanding production environments, S6 delivers the performance you need to complete projects faster and deliver the best sounding mixes possible.
Engage your audience with Dolby Atmos™ immersive audio, the new standard in cinema and homes—bringing movies to life with unrivaled sound. Pro Tools and Pro Tools | S6 provide the industry’s most seamless integration with Dolby Atmos, allowing you to streamline workflows and turn around massive, breathtaking mixes even faster.
- Revolutionary modular design – S6 is built to grow with you at every stage of your business—now and in the future. With a first-of-its-kind modular design, you can customize the surface with the modules you need to match your current workflow for the greatest cost efficiency, and scale the surface—horizontally and vertically—as your business grows. Choose a pre-configured S6 M10 or S6 M40 surface with the options you need or, with S6 M40, customize the surface even further with different channel control combinations.
- Mix smarter with superior ergonomics – S6 acts and feels like a physical extension of your software, providing a truly intuitive and immersive experience. Turn around projects faster with high precision editing and mixing control at your fingertips. Quickly access and edit plug-ins, surround panning, and more with the multipoint touchscreen or optional joystick control. And see every detail of your mix with unprecedented visual feedback, including waveform scrolling at variable speeds, top-lit status knobs, and color OLED info screens.
- Get intelligent studio control – Experience the deep DAW control that only Avid can deliver. Pair S6 with Pro Tools and you gain the Avid advantage of faster workflows, extended visual feedback, and unique features to accelerate your efficiency every step of the way. And extend your control to Logic Pro, Nuendo, and other EUCON™-enabled DAWs, enabling you to mix and control multiple music and/or audio post projects created on different audio workstations simultaneously—all from a single control surface.
- Proven and trusted technology – S6 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 your best sounding mix possible—on time, every time.
Pro Tools | S3
Pro Tools | S3 is a streamlined yet versatile mixing system for the modern sound engineer. Based on the award-winning Pro Tools | S6 control surface, Pro Tools | S3 delivers intelligent control over every aspect of Pro Tools and other DAWs. All in a more portable and affordable surface. But don’t let its small size fool you. While it’s ideal for space-confined and on-the-go mixing, it packs enormous power to handle large sessions and turn around projects faster. Plus, you can pair it with Pro Tools | Dock and the Pro Tools | Control app to extend your workflow further.
- Take complete control of your studio – Experience the deep and versatile DAW control only Avid can deliver. With its intelligent, ergonomic design and EUCON support, S3 puts tightly integrated recording, editing, and mixing control at your fingertips. Work smarter and faster—with your choice of apps—to expand your mixing capabilities and job opportunities. And because S3 is application-aware, you can switch between different DAWs in seconds. Plus, its compact footprint fits easily into any space, giving you full reign of the “sweet spot.”
- Work smarter and faster – S3 combines a traditional console layout with the advancements of Pro Tools | S6, ensuring intuitive operation, regardless of your experience level. From interacting with tracks and editing plug-ins, to writing automation, you get the tactile control you need to create better mixes faster. With much more precision than working with a keyboard and mouse. Plus, when paired with Pro Tools | Dock and the Pro Tools | Control app, you can accelerate your efficiency even more.
- Experience exceptional integration and ergonomics – No other surface offers the level of DAW integration and versatility that Avid control surfaces provide, and S3 is no different. Its intuitive controls feel like an extension of your software, enabling you to mix with comfort, ease, and speed. Plus, you’ll get plenty of rich visual feedback to inform and guide you towards creating that perfect mix.
- 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. It’s 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.
- Set up a studio in any size space – Whether you’re at home, tucked in a small suite, or on the go, S3’s compact size, power, and extensive DAW control put you in the driver’s seat of your studio. Wherever you want it to be. What’s more, S3 features a built-in 4×6 interface, enabling you to record, mix, and monitor sessions with just the surface and your laptop (Mac only). Or monitor audio using S3 standalone. No additional audio interface required.
- Use the same technology pros trust – S3 delivers incredible workflow acceleration, highly responsive handling, and deep DAW integration. All of it 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.
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