The new Si Expression series by Soundcraft is expected to be one of the most powerful and cost effective audio mixing consoles ever produced by the company.
Incorporating all the popular features of Soundcraft consoles, the soon-to-be launched Si Expression has been designed with powerful functions and will be available at an attractive price.
The consoles still come in 16-, 24- and 32-channel models with the 16-channel being a rack mountable version while the 24- and 32-channel models are desktop models. All consoles come with I/O flexibility and an intuitive operator experience.
Si Expression’s feature list:
- 16/24/32 (Expression 1/2/3) Mono Mic Inputs
- 4 Line Inputs
- Colour Touch Screen Interface
- Pre/Post selection per input bus
- AES In/Out
- Global mode encoders
- L/R and LCR Mix Buses
- Delay on inputs and outputs
- Freely assignable inserts
- 20 Sub Groups/Aux buses
- Assignable Fader Layers
- Up to 66 channels to mix
- Fader Glow
- 4 Lexicon FX Engines
- D.O.G.S. (direct output gain stabiliser)
- Totally selectable Copy and Paste function
- 8 Matrix buses 4 mixes
- 31 BSS GEQ Processors
- Studer Signal Processing
- dbx Dynamic Processing
- HiQnet enabled
- 4 Mute Groups
- ViSi iPad Remote App
- 64 x 64 Channel Expansion card slot (MADI, Cobra etc.)
A new range of compact stage boxes is also being released with the new Soundcraft Si Expression audio mixing consoles. The Mini Stagebox is available in two models - the Mini Stagebox 32 and the Mini Stagebox 16.
Mini Stagebox 32 occupies just 3U (5.25”) of rack space and provides 32 analogue inputs and eight analogue line outputs, with four pairs of AES outputs, providing a total I/O capacity of 32 inputs and 16 outputs.
Mini Stagebox 16 is just 2U high (3.5”) and provides 16 analogue inputs and eight line outputs making a 16 x 8 matrix.
The Mini Stagebox 32 can connect to a console using either the 2-port/redundant optical or Cat5 MADI card, while the Mini Stagebox 16 connects using a single port Cat5 MADI card.
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