Avid has released the EUCON 2018.3 software update, which not only brings a number of major features to the Pro Tools S6 control surface but also includes new functionality and stability fixes across all EUCON-enabled control surfaces, including a new Unified Workstation software installer architecture.
In this article, we are going to take a look at monitor controllers that support 7.1 and above. As there aren't a huge number we are not going to get into the debate about what constitutes a monitor controller as there is a school of thought that says that to be a monitor controller a system needs to handle EQ, delay as well as multiple sources. For the purposes of this roundup, we are going to look at units that can at least control the level and route different sources to a 7.1 speaker system or higher.
Ever since the iPad Pro 10.5" came out there have been questions as to whether it would support the Pro Tools Control app and whether it would fit in the Pro Tools Dock. In this article, we explore the options.
In this article we celebrate all that's good about the C|24 along with some well-documented problems in its design, I suppose we could call this a review of the C|24... all be it ten years late.
AudioSwift is a new app for macOS that lets you use a trackpad as a control surface and MIDI controller in your DAW. You can move one or two faders at the same time, set the values of the pans, sends, master fader, write automation and use the trackpad as a jog wheel by using simple touch commands and without the need of moving the mouse pointer.
SPG Studios in Burbank, California has recently completed a two-stage upgrade of their Stage 5 room. The first stage of this upgrade was installing an AVID MTRX interface and integrating it with their Dual Operator Euphonix System 5-MC and the second part of this two-stage upgrade was to install a new 12-foot Avid Pro Tools S6 M40 provided and integrated by RSPE Audio Solutions.
Yulik Yagudin is the Chief Audio Engineer at CineLab SoundMix, which is a large audio post-production facility in Moscow, Russia and he contacted us wanting to share a different way to control the Dolby Atmos Panner plug-in.
Following on from our very popular article Do You Still Use Your Control Surface? Be Honest Now we thought it would be interesting to see what control surfaces you use.
Manufacturers have spent an awful lot of time and money bringing us hardware with an unprecedented amount of surface feedback and control. So why don't we use them?
Logickeyboard has released new keyboard covers which they claim are the first covers to fit the new Apple Magic numeric keyboard.To try and make them as close a fit as possible these new keyboard cover have apparently been made quite differently to the way they have made covers in the past.
In this case study we get the inside track on this decision and the process of how a 24 fader Avid S6 M40 mixing console has been integrated into their existing AMS Neve DFC surface, which has also been updated to the latest v11 DFC3D software and DAWSYNC plugin, intended to provide a much streamlined and more flexible hybrid mixing experience at Halo Post Production.
Avid are starting to line up all their ducks for the release of Pro Tools 12.8 with the release of the latest update of EuControl - v3.6.1 stating that "EuControl 3.6.1 provides numerous fixes and enhancements, along with support for Pro Tools 12.8" in the EuControl 3.6.1 Read Me File.
In a six-month promotion running until November 25 2017, Plugin Alliance are offering the Unfiltered Audio Instant Delay worth $49.00 USD free to ROLI BLOCKS product purchasers. Once they have registered their Roli Blocks they will be issued with a voucher code to redeem for a copy of Instant Delay at the Plugin Alliance webstore.
Community member Reid Caulfield asked "what's so groundbreaking? I've been specifying S3's for post facilities in Hollywood for years" following our article featuring how Gorilla Post in Cardiff had chosen to build their latest dubbing suite around an Avid S3. So we asked Reid to share his experiences with using the Avid S3 in audio post production and this article is his story.