Legendary SSL studio tools redefined and streamlined
To the casual observer, the Solid State Logic SiX looks like any other compact desktop mixer. Look a little closer and like all SSL consoles, SiX reveals a carefully considered feature set driven by an obsessive desire for total flexibility, to encompass every creative eventuality. It may be small but SiX is a classic SSL design. It carries the DNA of 40 years of true expertise in creative studio workflow. Listen to SiX and you will experience the impeccable sonic performance that is the hallmark of every SSL console. It is powerful and intuitive. Inspired and rewarding.
SiX is a condensed professional console for use in the studio, post-production, on stage, and podcasting. SiX offers big console sound and an impressive set of utility features in a format that is small enough to stick in a bag a go wherever you need it. SiX is a stunning value; it offers two recording channels with SuperAnalogueTM mic pres, two-band EQ, an essential one knob version of the classic SSL Channel Compressor, a new two-band Channel EQ, inserts, and 100mm faders.
There is a two-knob version of the legendary G-Series Bus Compressor on the main mix bus and the unique Listen Mic Compressor on the Talkback. In mixdown mode, it is a competent twelve-channel summing system that offers analog detail, depth, and width to your mixes.
The SuperAnalogue™ Sound of SSL
SiX is an SSL SuperAnalogue™ design – it gives you the sonic signature of a large format SSL console on your desktop or in your backpack. Its signal path is fully balanced from front to back on everything except the headphone output. It delivers pristine, detailed audio with a wide dynamic range, ultra-low noise, ultra-low distortion, and superb imaging. If you want to know more about the technical reasons why SSL mixers sound so good read our Lifting The Veil document.