New SSL Mixer Ships

New SSL Mixer Ships

BiG SiX SuperAnalogue mixer with USB interface now available 01/17/22


Solid state logic and UK distributor Sound Technology Ltd. are pleased to announce the immediate availability of SSL’s latest desktop mixing console, Big Six. Based on the Solid State Logic SiX desktop mixer and incorporating feedback from artists, producers and engineers to create the next step in SSL hybrid production, SSL tells us that BiG SiX is a studio-grade mixing console at 16-channel that combines features and technologies of legendary SSL format greats with full USB integration, additional processing and advanced routing capabilities, all with the quality that audio professionals expect and expect from the company.

Nigel Beaumont, CEO of Solid State Logic, told us, “SiX has introduced console-grade SSL processing and workflow to a wider range of users, and BiG SiX, with its enhanced feature set and full USB interface integration, takes it a step further by providing all the essential tools of a hybrid studio. BiG SiX sets a new benchmark for desktop mixing performance and we can’t wait to see how users improve their productions with it.”

Here are more details straight from SSL…

BiG SiX is the ultimate tool for artists and musicians working in a hybrid recording and mixing environment. The console’s SuperAnalogue™ design delivers the punch, clarity, and ultra-low distortion that engineers love from the company’s 9000 consoles, along with a new 16-channel USB AD/DA interface. Also included is an ‘essential version’ of the G-Comp SSL Bus Compressor, now with the famous ‘Auto’ release function, channel dynamics processing and a three-band EQ based on the iconic SSL 4000E console. Producers and mixing engineers will appreciate BiG SiX’s comprehensive monitoring section with a comprehensive source matrix feeding two independent headphone outputs, as well as its impressive 18-channel analog summing capability when mixing. The result is that BIG SiX is the go-to SSL studio.

BiG SiX is an agile and efficient solution at all times of the production process. In addition to 16 channels of high-performance 96 kHz/24-bit USB conversion that the user can re-route to external inputs, stereo cues, and pre/post-fader options, BiG SiX also features fully balanced insert points on all SuperAnalogue™ inputs, full size. 100mm SSL console-grade faders, Mix Bus Inject for cascading additional SiXs and BiG SiXs, two independent headphone outputs, and more. As well as offering four SuperAnalogue™ Mic/Line/Hi-z inputs with polarity switch, the four stereo inputs can be individually switched to dual mono, adding greater recording flexibility.

Main characteristics:

  • Four SuperAnalogue™ “Silver Channels” with mic/line level/Hi-Z input/phantom power/HPF/polarity switch/classic SSL channel dynamics/updated three-band EQ (based on SSL E-series ) / fully balanced insert point
  • Four stereo inputs with dual mono switching and wide gain range
  • Built-in high-quality 16-channel (96 kHz / 24-bit) USB AD/DA converters with advanced routing capabilities
  • Three compressor flavors: Classic SSL Channel Dynamics, Listen Mic Compressor and Essential version of G-Comp Bus Compressor now with “Auto” version
  • 100mm studio-grade faders
  • Professional LED meters with fast and accurate peak response
  • Two independent headphone outputs
  • Full monitoring section
  • Two stereo cue streams
  • Up to 18 mix inputs
  • Mix Bus inject to cascade additional SiX/BiG SiX consoles

Price and availability:

The Solid State Logic BiG SiX is available now for £1999 RRP excluding VAT.

Solid State Logic is distributed in the UK by Sound Technology Ltd.

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