The Matrix from SSL is a SuperAnalogue 16 channel, 40 input mixing console with a built-in signal router, and delivers multi-layer digital workstation control. Designed to be at the heart of the daily creative process, the Matrix is fully equipped to integrate monitors, workstations and outboard processors.
The SuperAnalogue router manages the sends and returns of up to 16 outboard processor units together with the assignment of the console's channel strip insert points. Using the Insert Matrix control panel software, any combination of outboard gear can be rapidly inserted into any of the console channels, essentially providing the user with the ability to run outboard equipment as "analog plug-ins" within a DAW.
With HUI or MCU modes, the 16 motorized faders and channel controls provide complete hands-on control over a DAW mixer, allowing for mixing on a tactile, fully-featured control surface. Additionally, Matrix provides access to transport and navigation functions, plug-in and virtual instrument parameters, and essential DAW commands.
- 16 mono line channels with 2 separate inputs per strip
- 32 x 16 x 16 insert router for up to 16 external processing devices
- Stereo auxiliary send and 4 mono sends per channel
- "Input to Cue Stereo" doubles mixdown channel count
- "In Line" DAW monitoring with "SuperCue" headphone mode
- Dual stereo mix busses with summing inserts and reassign
- 4 stereo returns with full stereo mix bus routing
- Stereo digital I/O (S/PDIF, AES/EBU) with SSL converter technology
- Stereo monitoring with independent main and mini monitor outputs
- 3 external monitor inputs with source summing
- iJack front panel monitor input
- Artist monitor output with independent EQ and monitor source selection
- 16 motorised faders with multiple layer DAW control
- General purpose MIDI controller mode
- Additional motorised "Focus" fader for simultaneous DAW/Console control
- Programmable function keys for keyboard key strokes/macros
- DAW-based MIDI fader automation
- Ethernet MIDI connectivity and PC/MAC browser interface
- Heavy duty external power supply