|Solid State Logic Axiom-MT Digital Console|
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Solid State Logic, the world leader in digital and analogue consoles for the music, broadcast, post and film industries, will present the Axiom-MT digital multi-track console at the 109th annual AES show, held from September 22 to 25 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Booth 701. SSL will be featuring the MTs new hardware options and the latest software version.
SSLs attention to the needs of todays top engineers, such as Chuck Ainlay, Derek Bason, Bob Bullock, Dana Jon Chappelle, Humberto Gatica, Dan Gellert, Eddie Kramer, Justin Niebank and Bruce Swedien have made the MT the digital console of choice for sonic clarity, system flexibility and reliability. At the AES, the best is now even better with significant hardware and software enhancements, responding to the requests of the industry.
Most significant is a new SuperAnalogue mic. amp., designed to solve all arguments about quality and delays when recording and overdubbing by offering the ultimate in quality, speed and precision, with a long list of additional user-friendly features. Also at AES is SSLs new digital linear motor fader, with four character LED display and virtual detents for easier control of null points and level matching. These new faders are individually hot-swappable, providing quick servicing and reduced spares inventory.
Version 2.2 software enhancements start with EQ functions. New EQ processing set-up options allow operators a generous choice of EQ profiles that are instantly assignable to any channel or channel group. New signal latency management tools are in place to time-compensate for additional signal paths introduced when using external inserts. Because many freelance engineers bring analogue and digital outboard gear into the studio, the latency software streamlines session operations. The already comprehensive automation system has several new features designed to increase mixing flexibility and operator familiarity, making the MT immediately comfortable to use. Additionally, new metering options for stereo channels as well as both main and banked signal paths offer the engineer more visual information during a session.
More than 40 Axiom-MTs have been sold worldwide, including Skip Saylor Recording in Los Angeles, Kampo Recording, Quad and Avatar in New York, Backstage Studio at Soundstage in Nashville, Mega Studios and Blue Sound in Paris, and MG Sound in Vienna. The Axiom-MT has also been installed in four trucks: Sheffield Remote Recordings in Phoenix, MD, Manor Mobile in the UK, and Le Voyageur and Euromedia in Paris.