SSL UF8 Control Surface
Solid State Logic (SSL) UF8 Control Surface
UF8 is SSL’s latest studio controller, designed for today’s DAW-based production workflows and ultrafast turn-around times. An expandable 8-channel advanced DAW controller, UF8 connects engineers, producers, and artists directly to the creative process, offering the absolute command of their workflow and significantly accelerating the speed of audio production and content creation.
UF8 offers intuitive features that are developed from a true understanding of production workflow; Simultaneous control of multiple DAWs, multi-purpose Master Encoder for DAW timeline navigation, track banking, and mouse wheel emulation for precision, hands-on control.
Dedicated automation section and dual-purpose Selection Keys permit rapid access to select functions; solo and mute clearing in Pro Tools® and Logic Pro X®. New CHANNEL and PLUG-IN control modes provide enhanced workflows for those using UF8 with Pro Tools® - easily access your sends and plug-ins without slowing down your creativity.
• High-quality 100 mm touch-sensitive faders
• High-resolution color displays
• All metal enclosure, finished with a brushed, anodized top plate
• 8 Endless Rotary Encoders
• Custom Workflows with 43 assignable keys per UF8; 5 banks of 8 User Keys + 3 Quick Keys
• Intelligent Multi-Purpose CHANNEL Encoder
• Mouse Scroll Emulation; control of any plug-in parameter you hover the mouse over with absolute precision
• Hi-Speed USB connectivity
Hi-Resolution Colour Displays
Constant, clear visual feedback that only full color, the high-resolution display can provide. Key track information including level, pan, routing, and names can be found here, keeping you focused on what matters.
100 mm Touch-Sensitive Faders
Quality feel, engineered response, and a volume curve that keeps engineers in the sweet spot. Anyone who has driven an SSL console knows not all faders are equal.
8 Endless Rotary Encoders
V-POT technology and workflow as found in SSL AWS and Duality consoles. Seamlessly jump between parameters whist maintaining absolute control.
Intelligent CHANNEL Encoder
Featuring mouse scroll emulation, control any plug-in parameter you hover the mouse over with precision.
Configure essential shortcuts and custom macros for total session control via the 43 assignable, backlit user keys found on UF8.
For perfect positioning, each UF8 includes a pair of adjustable stands allowing for six different angles of elevation for user-defined placement. 19” rack mount kits are also available.
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Chain multiple UF8's together to create your unique mixing system; build your perfect 16-24 channel music creation hub, or connect 4 UF8’s within a single system to create a 32-channel controller ideal for large post-production or mixing sessions. (Image shows 3 units / 24 channel system)
The rear panel of UF8 features a USB 'C' type port for easy connection to the host computer ('C' to 'C' and 'C' to 'A' cables included with UF8), two jack sockets offering standard foot-switch connections and a socket for UF8's auto ranging external PSU. The USB 'A' port on UF8 can be used to daisy-chain USB communication between UF8s, or, it can be used to plug in any USB dongles you have.