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[AES] Avid unveils the S3 control surface

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Avid introduces at AES 2014 the smaller version of the S6, the Pro Tools | S3 control surface with built-in audio interface.

The Pro Tools | S3 is a compact EUCON-compatible 16-strip surface control designed to control Pro Tools, but also Avid Media Composer, Steinberg Cubase, Nuendo and Apple Logic Pro X DAW. You can also complete is with the Artist Transport unit.


  • 16 channel strips with touch-sensitive motorized faders and 10-segment level meters
  • 32 touch-sensitive push rotary encoders (16 for the channel control and 16 assignable) for pan, gain, plug-in settings controls and more, with LED status indicators
  • 32 OLED displays to visualize the track names/numbers, meter data (mono to 5.1 surround), parameter values/names, current automation mode…
  • Solo, Mute, Channel Select and Record/Automation dials on each channel
  • Touch strip for the transport control
  • Various buttons and switches for navigation, automation, control assignment and software control
  • Built-in AVB Core 4.6 audio interface with two XLR mic/line inputs, 2 TRS line inputs, 4 line outputs (2 XLR and 2 TRS) and stereo headphone output with dedicated volume control
  • 2 AVB Ethernet ports
  • 2 USB 2.0 ports
  • TRS footswitch input
  • Dimensions: 71 × 36.3cm
  • Weight: 6.2kg

The Avid Pro Tools | S3 control surface will be available starting November, 2014. Its US price is approximately $5000. More info at www.avid.com.

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