Specifications

Hardware specifications


Control Surface S6L-48D S6L-32D S6L-24D S6L-24C S6L-16C
12-inch daylight-visible touchscreens 1 Master Touchscreen, 5 Channel Touch Modules
1 Master Touchscreen, 3 Channel Touch Modules 1 Master Touchscreen, 2 Channel Touch Modules 1 Master Touchscreen none (requires user-provided external touchscreen)
Faders 48 + 2 32 + 2 24 + 2 24 + 2 16 + 2
Knob Modules with high-resolution OLEDs and tri-color function indicators 160 assignable knobs across 5 Channel Knob Modules
96 assignable knobs across 3 Channel Knob Modules 64 assignable knobs across 2 Channel Knob Modules 32 assignable knobs across 1 Channel Knob Module 32 assignable knobs across 1 Channel Knob Module
Master Live Module Graphic TFTs with soft buttons; Touch and Turn assignable encoder; 2 assignable faders; monitoring, layout and snapshot controls; transport controls and function buttons
Metering 30-segment meters per channel, with pre- and post-fade metering options; Nominal indicator, Expander/Gate status and Compressor/Limiter gain reduction meters
Analog inputs 8 XLR mic/line inputs with 48V and signal present LEDs 1 XLR mic/line input*
Analog outputs 8 XLR outputs with mute and signal present LEDs 2 XLR outputs*
Digital inputs 4 pairs of XLR stereo AES/EBU (8 channels total) none*
Digital outputs 4 pairs of XLR stereo AES/EBU (8 channels total) none*
Headphone outputs 2 independent 1/4" TRS stereo headphone jacks 1 1/4" TRS stereo headphone jack
Ancillary I/O DVI-D video out, 5 USB 2.0 (2 rear, 2 front, 1 internal), ECx Ethernet port for wired/wireless remote control, GPIO (8 in/8 out), 2 footswitch, Linear Time Code input, MIDI I/O
Ethernet AVB ports 2 etherCON (copper), 2 selectable as etherCON (copper) or SFP (fiber); redundant ring topology; supports Luminex GigaCore 26i and GigaCore 10 AVB switches for redundant star configuration
Power supply Dual redundant, internal hot-swappable PSUs Dual redundant, internal**
Height (front, rear) 3.6, 15.3 inches (91, 388 mm) 3.6, 8 inches (91, 205 mm)
Width 76.1 inches (1,934 mm) 51.3 inches (1,304 mm) 38.9 inches (989 mm) 38.9 inches (989 mm) 26.4 inches (671 mm)
Depth 31 inches (787 mm)
Weight 212 lbs (96 kg) 155 lbs (70 kg) 119 lbs (54 kg) 84 lbs (38 kg) 72 lbs (33 kg)

* Local 16 Rack can supply additional local I/O
** S6L-24C and 16C power supplies are not compatible/swappable with S6L-48D, 32D, and 24D control surface power supplies, or with E6L-192 and 144 engine power supplies

Engine E6L-192 E6L-144 E6L-112
Sample rates 96 kHz
Input channels 192 144 112
Input processing HEAT, HPF, LPF, 4-band PEQ, Expander/Gate, Compressor/Limiter, Delay, 4 plugin inserts, hardware insert
Mix busses 96 + LCR 64 + LCR 48 + LCR
Output processing 7-band PEQ, Compressor/Limiter, Delay, 4 plugin inserts, hardware insert
Matrix 24 x 24 16 x 16
VCAs 48
Stereo solo busses 2, with independent control
Graphic EQs (31-band) 32
Digital signal processing Supports up to four HDX-192 DSP Expansion Cards for plugin processing; includes one card Supports up to two HDX-192 DSP Expansion Cards for plugin processing; includes one card
Plugin support 64-bit AAX DSP; also supports Waves SoundGrid systems through the WSG-HD Option Card for full integration with S6L, or over MADI
Plugin slots 400 400 400
Pro Tools integration Record/play back up to 128 audio tracks via Ethernet AVB
Expansion Option Card slots 4 max 2 max
Ethernet AVB ports Includes two AVB-192 Ethernet AVB Network Cards with two ports (per card), selectable as etherCON (copper) or SFP (fiber), with redundant ring topology; supports Luminex GigaCore 26i and GigaCore 10 AVB switches for redundant star configuration
I/O sharing Supports up to three S6L systems, up to 192 inputs total (requires two AVB-192 Ethernet AVB Network Cards to share I/O)
Word Clock I/O Clock I/O BNC, 75 Ohm coaxial
USB ports 5 USB 2.0 ports (2 front, 2 back, 1 internal)
Power supply N+1 redundant, internal hot-swappable PSUs Dual redundant, internal*
Dimensions (H x W x D) 8.6 x 16.9 x 19 inches (218 x 430 x 483 mm)
Rack spaces 5U
Weight 74 lbs (33 kg)

* The E6L-112 power supply is not compatible/swappable with S6L-48D, 32D, and 24D control surface power supplies, or with E6L-192 and 144 engine power supplies

I/O Stage 64 Stage 32 Stage 16 Local 16
Maximum I/O 64 input channels, 32 output channels @ 96 kHz with one Stage 64 rack; up to 192 inputs/96 outputs supported (depending on the E6L engine in use) with three Stage 64 racks (64 ins/32 outs each)
Total of 32 input/output channels @ 96 kHz with one Stage 32 rack
 16 XLR mic inputs/preamps, 8 XLR line outputs, 4 channels of AES3 output 8 XLR mic/line inputs, 8 XLR outputs, 4 pairs of XLR stereo AES/EBU inputs (8 channels total), 4 pairs of XLR stereo AES/EBU outputs (8 channels total)
I/O card slots 12 4 n/a n/a
Sample rates 96 kHz 96 kHz 96 kHz** 96 kHz
Ethernet AVB ports 2, selectable as etherCON (copper) or SFP (fiber), with redundant ring topology; supports Luminex GigaCore 26i and GigaCore 10 AVB switches for redundant star configuration 2 Gigabit Ethernet AVB ports, etherCON (copper), with redundant ring topology; supports Luminex GigaCore 26i and GigaCore 10 AVB switches for redundant star configuration 2 Gigabit Ethernet AVB ports, selectable as etherCON (copper) or SFP (fiber)
Maximum cable length Copper: 100 meters (328 feet); Fiber: 500 meters (1,640.4 feet) 100 meters (328 feet)
MADI Dual MADI output offers direct split of all 64 inputs Single MADI output offers direct split of up to 32 inputs n/a n/a
Headphone confidence monitor 1/4" TRS stereo headphone jack with volume control; display for channel selection n/a n/a n/a
Word Clock I/O BNC, 75 Ohm coaxial n/a n/a n/a
Power supply Dual redundant internal PSUs Single internal PSU Dual redundant internal PSUs
Dimensions (H x W x D) 17.5 x 17 x 12.2 inches (445 x 432 x 310 mm) 8.7 x 18.5 x 18.9 inches (220 x 470 x 480 mm) 6.9 x 19 x 8.1 inches (175 x 483 x 206 mm) with ears/handles out (rackmount configuration) 5.2 x 17.4 x 11.0 inches (132 x 442 x 278 mm)
Rack spaces 10U 5U 4U 3U
Weight
69 lbs (31 kg) 49 lbs (22 kg) 15.8 lbs (7.1 kg) 13.2 lbs (16 kg)

The specifications listed above are provided for informational purposes only and subject to change without notice.

* Option cards are available as separate purchases and not included with core systems.
** When connected to Avid VENUE | S6L—operates at 48 kHz when connected to Avid VENUE | S3L-X.

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