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Solid State Logic UF8 Advanced DAW Controller

BH #SO726490X2 • MFR #726490X2
Solid State Logic UF8 Advanced DAW Controller
Key Features
  • Fader Bank and Controller for DAWs
  • For Pro Tools, Logic, Live, and More
  • 8 x 100mm Motorized Faders
  • RGB Buttons and LCD Displays
Solid State Logic, a company famous for their large-format mixing consoles, is now giving you the same kind of control for your DAW work with their UF8 Advanced DAW Controller. Designed for the working mixing engineer who prizes workflow, efficiency, convenience, and high-quality derivatives thereof, the UF8 provides an analog mixing-board feel that truly integrates with the DAW for the consummate best-of both-worlds experience.

Eight motorized, touch sensitive faders are on hand, complete with corresponding push-rotary controls, RGB rubber buttons, and TFT LCD hi-res displays, so you always know what you're monitoring at a moment's glance. You'll find dedicated buttons to control automation settings, as well as assignable soft keys for you to associate with your favorite DAW-based keyboard commands.

Speaking of DAWs, the UF8 offers HUI communication with Pro Tools (giving you Channel and Plug-In mode controls to speed up your workflow), as well as MCU communcation for Logic, Cubase, Studio One, and Ableton Live. Up to three different DAWs can be connected to the controller simultaneously.
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Solid State Logic UF8 Overview

Solid State Logic, a company famous for their large-format mixing consoles, is now giving you the same kind of control for your DAW work with their UF8 Advanced DAW Controller. Designed for the working mixing engineer who prizes workflow, efficiency, convenience, and high-quality derivatives thereof, the UF8 provides an analog mixing-board feel that truly integrates with the DAW for the consummate best-of both-worlds experience.

Eight motorized, touch sensitive faders are on hand, complete with corresponding push-rotary controls, RGB rubber buttons, and TFT LCD hi-res displays, so you always know what you're monitoring at a moment's glance. You'll find dedicated buttons to control automation settings, as well as assignable soft keys for you to associate with your favorite DAW-based keyboard commands.

Speaking of DAWs, the UF8 offers HUI communication with Pro Tools (giving you Channel and Plug-In mode controls to speed up your workflow), as well as MCU communcation for Logic, Cubase, Studio One, and Ableton Live. Up to three different DAWs can be connected to the controller simultaneously.

The unit itself provides a brushed anodized top plate over an all-metal enclosure for a truly professional feel. A large, notched encoder enables timeline navigation, as well as track banking so all your channels can be covered by these eight faders. However, the UF8 is also expandable: Connect up to four of them, and give yourself up to 32-channels of control within your DAW. The unit connects to your DAW over USB, so you don't have to trouble with other, less common, or more fussy ports.

8 motorized touch-sensitive faders
8+1 push/rotary encoders
8 x TFT LCD hi-res displays
Backlit RGB soft-feel rubber buttons
Large multiple-purpose notched encoder allows for DAW timeline navigation, track banking, and mouse wheel emulation for even more hands-on control
Customizable keys are ready to assign your favorite keyboard shortcuts/macros
All-metal enclosure finished with a brushed anodized top plate.
Connect up to 4 UF8s to create a 32-channel DAW Controller
Works with the following major DAWs: Avid Pro Tools / Apple Logic Pro X / Steinberg Cubase and Nuendo / PreSonus Studio One / Ableton Live
Up to 3 different DAWs can be connected simultaneously
DAW communication via HUI for Pro Tools. SSL software provides further workflow enhancements with the addition of features such as Channel and Plug-In modes
DAW communication via MCU for Logic, Cubase, Studio One, and Live
Assignable Footswitches
Included stands allow for adjustable elevation angles on desktop
Compatible with ORIGIN modular center section
19" 6U rackmount kit available separately
Connects to your computer via Hi-Speed USB; no need to deal with computer networks or ethernet cables
Powered by the new SSL 360° Software application

Solid State Logic UF8 Specs

Faders
8 x 3.9" / 10 cm
Displays
8 x LCD TFT
Inputs
2 x 1/4" Footswitch Inputs
User Controls
8 x Rotary Controllers
1 Large Rotary
43 Assignable User Keys
Connectivity
USB Type-C, High-Speed 2.0
DAW Compatibility
Pro Tools via HUI, Logic, Logic, Cubase, Studio One, and Live via MCU
Rack Size
6 RU with Optional Kit
Dimensions
17 x 10.5 x 2.4" / 43.1 x 26.6 x 6.3 cm
Weight
6.4 lb / 2.9 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
11.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
21 x 16 x 5.5"

Solid State Logic UF8 Reviews

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Would it be possible to use two or three faders ...

Would it be possible to use two or three faders for expression and dynamic control of virtual instruments?
Asked by: Matt
No. The faders are not user assignable.
Answered by: James Cruz
Date published: 2021-08-30

Can the UF8 also interface with Media Composer?

Can the UF8 also interface with Media Composer?
Asked by: Dan
This will work with Protools, Logic, Cubase, Studio One, and Ableton Live. There is no indication it would work with anything else.
Answered by: James Cruz
Date published: 2021-02-22

Can this be used with DaVinci Resolve / ...

Can this be used with DaVinci Resolve / Fairlight?
Asked by: Matt
Daws that are listed as compatible with the SSL Logic UF8 are: Pro Tools via HUI, Logic, Logic, Cubase, Studio One, and Live via MCU
Answered by: James Cruz
Date published: 2021-08-30

Can this be used with Yamaha DM/CL/QL mixers?

Can this be used with Yamaha DM/CL/QL mixers?
Asked by: Jason
The Solid State Logic UF8 Advanced DAW Controller is made to be used with DAW software, not mixers. It connects to a computer via USB.
Answered by: Calvin M
Date published: 2024-04-16

Will the UF8 also interface with Media Composer?

Will the UF8 also interface with Media Composer?
Asked by: Dan
No, the UF8 will not interface directly with Avid Media Composer video editing software. The UF8 works with the following major DAWs: Avid Pro Tools, Apple Logic Pro X, Steinberg Cubase, and Nuendo, PreSonus Studio One, Ableton Live. Up to three different DAWs can be connected simultaneously.
Answered by: Lisa S
Date published: 2021-10-21
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