Solid State Logic UC1 Channel Strip and Bus Compressor Controller

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UC1 Channel Strip and Bus Compressor Controller

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UC1 Channel Strip and Bus Compressor Controller
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The UC1 hardware plug-in controller from SSL is an intelligent and deeply integrated SSL plug-in control surface that lets you focus on your production goals and not the process. Dedicated knob-per-function Channel EQ and Dynamics controls, centre section featuring full Bus Compressor controls and authentic moving-coil gain reduction meter combine to offer the most creative, intuitive, and ultimately effective way of controlling the SSL Native Channel Strip 2 and Bus Compressor 2 plug-ins within your DAW session.

Virtual SSL Console
At the heart of the UC1 system is the SSL 360° Plug-in Mixer, view and control all of your Channel Strips and Bus Compressors in one place. The Plug-in Mixer offers a new and exciting way of interacting with your plug-ins, allowing you to adopt a true console-like approach to mixing in-the-box. Mix and match different channel strip flavours within to create your own hybrid SSL console sound.

Channel Strip and Bus Compressor
UC1 provides dedicated controls of all key Channel Strip 2 plug-in parameters. EQ, Filters, Compressor and Gate/Expander controls offer the same configuration and visual feedback as found on large-format SSL consoles, allowing you to quickly home in on your channel processing sweet spot.

SSL Native Channel Strip 2 & Bus Compressor 2 Plug-ins
Full licenses of SSL Native Channel Strip 2 and Bus Compressor 2 plug-ins are included with UC1. Channel Strip 2 is a fully-featured Channel Strip, based on digital modelling of the EQ and Dynamics curves from the legendary XL 9000 K SuperAnalogue console. V2 adds SSL's proprietary anti-cramping algorithms and the ability to trigger the dynamics sidechain externally. Bus Compressor 2 adds a tonne of user requests, with additional Ratio, Attack and Release options, the ability to trigger the sidechain externally, as well as x2 and x4 oversampling.

NEW 4K B Plug-in
Full of tone, punch and rich non-linear analogue character, the 4K B is a detailed emulation of the legendary SL 4000 console B channel strip. The iconic sound of the SL 4000 B console is synonymous with records that emerged from London's famous Townhouse Studio 2, the 'Stone Room' in the late 70's, early 80's.

• Legendary SSL workflow and console ergonomics meets the power of SSL 360°-enabled channel strip plug-ins and Bus Compressor 2
• Every UC1 purchase includes licenses for 4K B, Channel Strip 2 and Bus Compressor 2 plug-ins
• Seamlessly control 4K B, Channel Strip 2 and Bus Compressor 2 plug-ins directly from UC1
• Authentic moving-coil Bus Compressor gain reduction meter, driven from the SSL Native Bus Compressor plug-in
• SSL Plug-in Mixer (hosted in SSL 360°) provides a place to view and control of your Channel Strips and Bus Compressors, all from one screen
• Muscle-memory operation and constant visual feedback via the smart LED rings.
• UC1 display tells you which 360°-enabled channel strip and Bus Compressor plug-in UC1 is currently focused on
• UC1 display gives you a value readout of the control currently being turned
• Load Plug-in Presets and change Channel Strip process ordering (routing) directly from UC1
• Switch between 3 different DAWs that are connected to the Plug-in Mixer
• High Quality all metal enclosure, with a brushed anodised top plate
• Hi-Speed USB connection to computer
• Powered by SSL 360° Mac and PC software
• DAW Integration: Pro Tools®, Logic Pro®, Cubase™ / Nuendo™, Ableton® Live™, Studio One®, REAPER® and LUNA™ DAWs are officially supported by UC1 & The Plug-in Mixer.

UC1 Specification
Screen Resolution Requirements: 1280 960
Computer Hardware Requirements: 8GB RAM or more is recommended
Software Licensing Requirements:
- SSL User Account to claim you plug-in licenses
- iLok account required to authorise your plug-in licenses
Dimensions: 11.8" x 10.5" x 2.4" / 300 x 266 x 61mm (Width X Depth X Height)
Weight: 4.6lbs / 2.1kg


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Lots to love about this unit. If you're comfortable mousing around in plugin windows you can probably give this a pass, but if you really benefit from having something to touch with your hands then I wouldn't think twice about getting it. My work flows are all way faster with this. Everything feels high quality and is very responsive. No problems with Logic on an M1.
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