AVID Artist Control : The AVID Artist Control control surface combines the functionality of
motorized faders, programmable knobs and buttons, and an incredible
customizable touchscreen interface for maximum control over your DAW.
Designed as a compact "nerve center" for your studio, the MC Control v2
fits between your keyboard and computer monitor. Its high-resolution
touchscreen lets you easily access and set up functions, while four
touch-sensitive motorized faders, 12 Smart Keys, and eight programmable
rotary encoders make the MC Control v2 a powerful, flexible DAW
The Artist Control's high-resolution 800 x
480-pixel touchscreen interface displays all of your project's top-level
information, including track names/numbers, metering (from mono to 5.1
surround data), fader/pan values, automation mode, etc. It also lets you
quickly access all plug-in and EQ parameters, effortlessly setup macro
commands for any function (or sequence of functions), and much more.
more, you can use the Artist Control's Smart Keys to trigger everything
from simple keystroke commands to complex custom macros displayed on the
touchscreen interface above — use the up/down arrows to scroll through
an unlimited number of commands. Touch-sensitive rotary encoders offer
direct control over everything from panning and gain to editing your
most powerful plug-ins and EQ. These knobs can also be pressed to
select/deselect and navigate through parameters. High-quality ALPS 100mm
long-throw faders offer accurate and smooth mixing; touching a fader
will automatically select the corresponding track.
of the included Studio Monitor Express software. It provides
professional monitoring (from stereo up to 5.1 surround) as well as
complete talkback controls via any CoreAudio-compliant interface.
Application Change and Workstation Change functions let you easily cycle
through applications and switch between multiple workstations.
The Artist Control's ergonomic layout puts transport controls and a
data-entry wheel at your fingertips, as well as keys to quickly select
what parameter the wheel will modify (zoom horizontally/vertically,
jog/shuttle, trimming clip head and tail, setting clip gain,
crossfading, and more).
AVID Artist Control Control Surface with Programmable Touchscreen Features at a Glance:
- Customizable touchscreen interface (800 x 480 pixels)
- v2 is more rugged than the original version
- 8 touch-sensitive rotary encoders
- 4 touch-sensitive motorized faders
- 12 assignable soft keys
- Transport controls and jog/shuttle/zoom wheel
- Studio Monitor Express software
- High-speed EuCon Ethernet protocol