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PLASA 2010: Soundcraft unveil the Si compact

PLASA 2010: Soundcraft unveil the Si compact
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Acclaimed digital live console range expands again with the addition of the smallest model yet at this year's PLASA 2010.

Soundcraft has announced an addition to the Si series of digital live sound consoles, the Si compact, which is being launched at the PLASA show this year.

Si compact will be the smallest Si model yet, following the trend of smaller consoles being developed by British manufacturer's year on year.

The new board uses the same DSP functionality found in the other Si boards and accepts up to 40 inputs to mix in three frame sizes - 16, 24 or 32 mono inputs and 4 stereo channels to mix - the smallest of which is also rack-mountable.

All frame sizes have 14 mono aux busses, four FX busses, four matrix busses, LRC Mix busses, four stereo Lexicon effects engines, four mute groups and Harman HiQnet integration.

The 24 and 32-input models also have four assignable insert send/returns.

Motorized faders complete with Soundcraft's FaderGlow operate on two layers and a full encoder set for all the functions on a channel, from input gain through EQ and dynamics to bus controls, is provided.

Other features include 16 line outputs plus AES, an option card slot for MADI or other connectivity, a global mode for instant access to pan, gain and filters and a colour touch screen interface.

Posted on 10 Sep 2010 12:46 to category : Instruments News

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