Swift on the heels of announcing Console 1 Mk II at NAMM 2017 last month, Softube has released the planned Console 1 software update with support for selected UAD Powered Plug-ins from Universal Audio and it's free to owners of first-generation Console 1 systems from today.
Now Console 1 owners have not only the included SSL SL 4000 E emulation developed in close collaboration with Solid State Logic, but there are now over 60 Console 1 system-ready plug-ins available from Softube and Universal Audio, adding brands such as Chandler Limited, Fairchild, and Helios to the range of products that can be used with Console 1 systems — all pre-mapped and easily selectable from the Console 1 software.
Greg Westall, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Universal Audio told us...
Softube and Universal Audio share a lot of core values, like the importance of sound quality, ease of use, and a love for good music. Seeing that Universal Audio and Softube are longtime partners, and that Console 1 is a super-intuitive control surface, it all just makes so much sense.
Softube President Oscar Öberg added...
The concept of Console 1 has been extremely popular, and we haven’t been able to keep up with the demand. I’m excited that we finally are able to manufacture larger quantities of a Console 1 that’s not only better but also a lot more affordable.
Console 1 Mk II Scheduled To Ship Soon
Console 1 Mk II is scheduled to start shipping later this Spring, though the software update with the UAD Powered Plug-Ins compatibility can now be downloaded for free from the Softube Download pages.