Soundcraft Si Expression 3
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Drawing on more than a decade of experience in the field of digital audio mixing, the Soundcraft© Si Expression exploits some of the newest DSP, component technology and manufacturing techniques to deliver our most powerful cost effective digital console ever! Each console in the range is identical in its feature set so your only choice is how many faders and local mic amps you want. With a range covering the super portable 19" rack mount Expression 1 to the mighty Si Expression 3 with its 30+2 faders and 32 mic/line inputs there is a model to meet all needs.
Click here for Si Expression Kowledge Base, these include questions such as how to create subgroups and setting up custom fader layers.
Click here for Si Option Card User Guide
Si Expression Highlights:
D.O.G.S. (Direct Out Gain Stabiliser) - Prevents manual change of a mic gain control affecting direct out levels, perfect when 2 consoles share a stagebox or when recording the channel direct outputs.
Security Lockout - Lock the whole console or just selected elements, manage the security with the users and profile settings.
Assignable Fader Layers - Customise each of the four fader layer pages to meet your needs or add/insert faders to accommodate that additional mic that was not in the patch list!
Copy & Paste - Copy whole channels, busses, mixes, LexiconT effects, a single part such as the EQ or multiple parts like the channel gate and compressor.
TOTEMT - The One Touch Easy Mix; press a single key to mix to an AUX, FX or Matrix bus, the surface and monitoring instantly reconfigure to allow instant mixing to your chosen bus on the faders.
BSS© GEQ - With a BSS GEQ on every bus there is never any need to assign from a pool of resources and you will never 'run out' of processing.
1 Control = 1 Function - With each control dedicated to a given function there is never any 'layering' of controls or navigating through screens; this allows the Si Performer controls to be labelled on the surface just as they would have been on an analogue mixer.
Global Mode Controls - A row of rotary controls above each fader assignable at the touch of a button to be GAIN, PAN or HPF for all of the inputs allowing instant access to the core functions.
Soundcraft FaderGlow© - Illuminates the fader slots according to function with clearly defined colours for FX, Stereo, Linked Mono, GEQ, POST Fade Aux, PRE Fade Aux; you'll never be lost again!
Instant Access Keys - Dedicated keys on the front panel for STORE, RECALL, NEXT, MUTE 1-8, TAP TEMPO and more negate the need to dive into screen & context menus.
Function Focus - Whenever a control is moved or SELect key pressed the screen displays information about the channel identifying the absolute value of the controls and the channel name, number etc...
Everything Everywhere - All channels and busses have a full complement of processing, nothing to assign or configure.
Flexible onboard and expansion I/O options ensure your Si Expression integrates effortlessly with other system components utilising any of the Si series option cards including AES, Firewire/USB/ADAT*1, AVIOMT, CobraNetT, BSS Digital Audio Bus (BLU Link)*1, DanteT*1 CAT5 or optical MADI.
- 32 mono mic inputs
- 4 line inputs
- Colour touch screen interface
- 66 channels to mix possible
- Pre/Post selection per input per bus
- Global mode encoders
- Soundcraft FaderGlowT
- GEQ on every bus
- 20 sub-group / aux busses
- 4 FX busses
- 8 Matrix busses
- LR and C Mix busses
- 4 Stereo Lexicon Effects engines
- Delay on inputs and outputs
- 4 Mute Groups
- AES in and out
- Freely assignable insert loops
- Harman HiQnet integration
- 64x64 channel option card slot
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