Avid Artist Color Control Surface

Avid Artist Color Control Surface

Avid Artist Color Control Surface

B&H # AVACCSURF MFR # 9900-65172-00
In Stock
Free Expedited Shipping

Product Highlights

  • Three Optical Trackballs
  • Three Optical Trackwheels
  • Six Touch Sensitive Rotary Encoders
  • Store Four Color Correction Settings
  • Nine Programmable Soft Keys
  • EUCON, HUI, and Mackie Control Protocols
  • Integrated OLED Display
  • Ethernet Connectivity
  • Combines with Artist Series Controllers
  • Windows and Mac Compatible
Show moreShow less

Enter to win a $1000 B&H Gift Card!

Share a favorite product for chances to win one of four $1000 B&H Gift Cards! 1 new winner announced every Monday starting Dec 11th!
Limit 1 entry per day; Come back every day to increase your chance of winning!

Be sure to mention #BHWishList when you share!

Share on Twitter

Congrats to our winners so far:

Jordan S, Laura H, Gilberto J, Gabrielle P.,

Next winner: 12/18/2017

Official Rules


NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The B & H $1,000.00 Gift Card Dash (the "Sweepstakes") is void where prohibited by law and is sponsored by B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 ("Sponsor"). It is not sponsored or endorsed by Facebook or Twitter in any way.

Entry Period/Methods of Entry. The Sweepstakes will run from on or about December 4, 2017 until on or about December 31, 2017 (the "Entry Period"). Entries received outside the Entry Period are void. Enter the Sweepstakes via either one of the following methods. (1) Share any product found on the B&H website (the "Website") on Facebook or Twitter via the dedicated links contained on the Website using the hashtag #BHWishList; or (2) Mail a postcard (postmarked during the Entry Period) containing your name, address, phone number, and email address, and indicate the subject(s), if any, about which you are interested in receiving future emails from B&H (e.g. photo, video, audio, computers, home theater, portable entertainment ) (optional) to: B&H $1,000.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes, c/o B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 (either option, an "Entry"). Entries must not, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content. Entries deemed by Sponsor to be inappropriate will be disqualified. Entries owned by a third party, or the use of any trademarks, service marks, logos, brands, or products owned by a third party are not acceptable for entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit 1 entry per person, per day.

Winner Selection/Prizes/Odds. The B&H Social Team will randomly select a winner from among all eligible entries every Monday during the Entry Period, for a total four (4) winners (each a "Winner"). Each Winner will receive a B&H Gift Card pre-valued in the amount of $1,000.00. No cash or other substitutions will be offered. Winner selection is in the sole and absolute discretion of the B&H Social Team. Any taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winners will be notified and receive their prize at the email address associated with the account to which their Entry was posted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Identity of Winners/Eligible Participants. Winners will be identified by the email account associated with the Facebook or Twitter account from which their Entry was submitted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. An email account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such email account by the internet access or online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with such email account. Any issues regarding the identity of a Winner shall be resolved by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Sweepstakes is only open to residents of the United States that are at least eighteen (18) years of age on their entry date and is not open to employees of Sponsor, their immediate family, any person domiciled with such employees, or any affiliates or subsidiaries of Sponsor.

Entry Ownership/Entrant Agreements. Entrants retain full ownership and copyrights to their Submission. However, by entering the Sweepstakes entrants grant Sponsor permission to use their Entries for promotional purposes on their respective social media channels with proper credit. Entrants also agree: (a) to be bound by these Official B&H $1,000.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes Rules; (b) that any claims related to this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action and that awards, shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in entering the Sweepstakes, and shall not include incidental or consequential damages or attorneys fees; and (c) that any actual or perceived ambiguities in these rules shall be interpreted by Sponsor in their sole discretion.

Limitation of Liability/Sponsor Modification/Cancellation Rights/ Choice of Law/ Venue/ Winners List. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete entries or for failure to receive entries due to technical failures or human error of any kind. Winners agree that Sponsor will have no responsibility for losses or damage of any kind resulting from the acceptance, possession, or use of the prizes. Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant's consent to the publication of his or her name by Sponsor in any media for commercial or promotional purposes without limitation or further compensation subject to Sponsor's respective Privacy Policies. Sponsor may modify or discontinue the Sweepstakes at any time and may disqualify from the Sweepstakes any person it determines, in its sole discretion, to have attempted to or actually tampered with or otherwise abused any aspect of the Sweepstakes. Entrants agree that in the unlikely event a dispute arises in connection with this Sweepstakes, it will be governed by the laws of the State of New York and heard exclusively in a court of applicable jurisdiction in the County and State of New York irrespective of any choice of law provisions to the contrary. To receive names of the winners by U.S. mail, please mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., Attn: B&H $1,000.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes, 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001. Any Winners List request must be received by B&H within one (1) year of the date the Sweepstakes is conducted.

Let us know how to reach you if you win!

Privacy 100% guaranteed; email address for contact purposes only


Already have a B&H account? Just log in tomorrow to enter again!

$0.00 Tax Collected Outside NY and NJ

You Pay: $995.00

Add to Wish List Item in Wish List
  • 1Description

The Artist Color from Avid is a compact color correction panel. The panel's three trackballs and three trackwheels, are high-resolution and optically encoded. There are also six rotary encoders for additional settings for up to four different color correction grades at one time, using individual buttons to copy and paste. Additionally there are nine programmable soft keys which can be assigned two functions each. The Integrated OLED display updates automatically with the chosen application, displaying parameter names and values.

The Artist Color control surface utilizes EUCON protocols over Ethernet for communicating with software for project, program, or workstation navigation. The functionality of Artist Color depends on how deeply the application incorporates EUCON protocols. The Artist Color control surface can be combined with other control surfaces in the Artist series for additional controls, and the modular design allows you to customize your control panel layout.

Control Protocol and Functionality

Eucon is an advanced protocol to communicate with software over an Ethernet connection at over 250x the speed of MIDI. The basic functionality of the Artist Color control surface can be expanded upon depending on the depth of EUCON utilization by the software being controlled.

Note: See Specifications for information on software version compatibility with EUCON Protocols.

Control Surface Adjustments

Trackballs and Softwheels
The three trackballs are optically encoded for precision and the sensitivity can be adjusted. The trackballs control hue, saturation and brightness for shadow, midtone, and highlight. Engaging the use of Soft Keys allows further functionality depending on the capabilities of the grading software you are using.
Trackwheels and Soft Keys
The three trackwheels sit at the base of the trackballs and operate independently from the trackballs. They are optically encoded for precision and the sensitivity can be adjusted. The trackwheels are used in conjunction with the trackballs to control the contrast of the hue, saturation and brightness for shadow, midtone, and highlight. Engaging the use of Soft Keys allows further functionality depending on the capabilities of the grading software you are using.
Rotary Encoder Knobs and Page Buttons
The rotary encoder knobs are dual function knobs, they can be rotated or pressed like a switch. Rotating adjusts the displayed parameters. Pressing the knob allows you to clear color parameters, select specific secondary operations, or even navigate to control operations at a different workstation.

The Page buttons work with the 6 rotary knobs and if supported by the specific application allow for assigning additional "pages" of controllable parameters that can then be "paged" through - forward or back.
Copy/Paste Grade Buttons
If supported by the application software four discrete buttons are provided to copy and store four different color correction settings (grades), one grade stored per button. Four discrete paste buttons are used to select and apply the selected grade.
The Artist Color comes with 9 programmable soft keys, using the SHIFT key allows for assigning a second function to the 9 programmable soft keys for a total of 18 programmable functions.
HUI and Mackie Control Protocol
The Artist Transport supports HUI and Mackie Control Protocols over its Ethernet connection for legacy software applications that don't support Eucon.

Note: Not all Eucon functionality may be available using HUI and Mackie Control Protocols.
UPC: 724643113988
In the Box
Avid Artist Color Control Surface
  • 2 x Riser Brackets
  • Artist Series DVD-ROM - Includes Software and Electronic User Guides
  • Ethernet Crossover Cable
  • Universal AC Power Adapter
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    System Requirements
    Mac OS Operating System
    OS X 10.5 or higher (32 or 64-bit)

    Intel (No Power PC support)

    1 GB (2 GB or more recommended)

    Hard Disk Space
    500 MB Free

    Ethernet Port
    10/100 Base-T

    Note: Ethernet hub or switch additionally required to connect additional units, or to connect to a network
    Windows Operating System
    Windows 7 Home Premium
    Windows 7 Professional
    Windows 7 Ultimate (32 or 64-bit)

    1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64)

    1 GB (32-bit) / 2GB (64-bit)

    Hard Disk Space
    500 MB Free

    Ethernet Port
    10/100 Base-T

    Note: Ethernet hub or switch additionally required to connect additional units, or to connect to a network
    Software Control Compatible Video Software
    Avid Media Composer 6.0 and higher
    Avid Symphony 6.0 and higher
    Avid DS 11 and higher
    Apple Color 1.5 and higher
    Assimilate SCRATCH
    Autodesk Smoke for Mac 2011 Extension 1 and higher
    Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve
    Colorfront On-set Dailies
    Digital Vision Phoenix
    FilmLight Baselight ONE
    Image Systems Nucoda Fuse
    Pomfort LiveGrade
    Pomfort Silverstack SET
    RED REDCINE-X 2.5.2 and higher
    The Foundry STORM

    Note: Some software may require installation of EuControl software from the included DVD-ROM.
    Expansion The Artist Color can combine with up to the following number of optional Avid Artist Series Control Surfaces at the same time:

    1 x Artist Control
    1 x Artist Transport
    4 x Artist Mixes
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 20 x 9.5 x 1.2" (229 x 241 x 30 mm)
    Weight 5.5 lb (2.5 kg)
    Power Supply
    AC Input 100-240 Volts AC, 50/60 Hz
    2,000 mA
    DC Output 15 Volts DC, 4800 mA
    Connector Ring Positive
    Pin Negative
    Dimension L x W x H 5.50 x 2.25 x. 1.88" (139.70 x 57.15 x 47.63 mm)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 9.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 26.0 x 12.5 x 4.5"
    Be the first to review this item
    See any errors on this page? Let us know.