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Get the best deals for ssl 4000 console at eBay.com. In late 2006, SSL launched the Duality, a large format console that is similar to an XL9000K, with the control surface features of the AWS 900. Dismiss, YOUR MIX SUCKS • MIX TEMPLE • MASTER FEEDBACK. Low frequency equalizer controls have color caps. Fewer consoles were sold, compared to the E/G-Series – only 190 SL9000Js and 55 XL9000K. The 4000 has 4 mix busses (2 x Stereo, or Left/Right/Center/Surround), the 6000/8000 have 6 or 8 hence and were developed for TV/Film-Mixing. "[citation needed], 6000 series has six mix buses. This is the most compact SSL-console ever, based on the super analogue technology of the SSL 9000K XL. Similar to the 4000 series of classic consoles, the SSL 6000 E-Series[16] was very popular among mixing engineers in Rock, Pop & Hip Hop genres. In addition to a 4000 G-Series console, I have build a small portable console with the MYNX combined with an X-Rack Input- and Master-Module. [9] Bearing in mind the considerable, £50,000+ entry level price tag for this smallest of SSL desks, the unit has proved popular[citation needed]. Please try again. The console's channel strips include both E-Series & G-Series equalization, which is selected via a single button per channel. Parts are pretty much interchangeable. Notable mixing engineers using the 4000-Series are Bob Clearmountain, Chris Lord-Alge, Tom Lord-Alge, Andy Wallace, Mark "Spike" Stent, Will Schillinger and Alan Moulder. The Duality was also designed with 'Variable Harmonic Drive', or VHD preamplifiers. [13] Virgin's Townhouse Studios in London and Record Plant in Los Angeles also used 4000B consoles for many years.[14][12]. According to chief engineer of Tree Sound Studios in Atlanta, the 4000 series is responsible for "mixed more number one records that any other console that's ever been built or probably ever will be built". On 25 April 2007, SSL announced the release of another plug-in for the Duende, called Drumstrip, which contained a noise gate, a transient shaper, high frequency and low frequency enhancers, and the Listening Mic Compressor. SSL now lists over 300 studios using the AWS900; they received a TEC Award in 2005 for this new design. A total of two were built and sold. Every channel had its own compressor and noise gate, and the centre panel that housed the VDU and QWERTY keyboard enabled you to take a snapshot of the desk to be recalled at a later stage, by carefully matching the settings on the desk to those stored on the eight-inch floppy disks that were used by the first E series computers. Also in 2006, the company also announced its expansion into broadcast video content management and delivery with their MediaWAN system. SSL’s reputation for hit-making sound is unsurpassed, having been used on hit recordings by Beyoncé, Bruce Springsteen, Taylor Swift, Madonna, the Rolling Stones, Sia and hundreds of others. Any more questions, let me know… this was just the „short reply“. SSL analogue and digital audio consoles are used in both pre- and post-production for film, audio, video and broadcast sound. Virgin's Townhouse Studios in London and Record Plant in Los Angeles also used 4000B consoles for many years.. Founded in 1969,[2] SSL has since expanded to its present 15 acre (61,000 m2) science park in Oxfordshire, England. It utilises the classic SSL G Series center compressor design elements within a Super-Analogue design topology. [10] 2006 saw the release of its successor, AWS 900+. The change of ownership has seen some changes in strategy for the company including new product releases to address the fast-changing state of the pro-audio marketplace. 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