DIGICO S21 AFFORDABLE SHAKEUP
Digico has released some big-time products over the course of its lifetime since the D5 changed digital live sound mixing, but you get the feeling that the UK manufacturer is about as excited as its ever been about a product release, with the new baby of the family, the S21. There’s no question the S21 will shake up the sub $10k digital mixer market, harnessing Digico’s use of the FPGA and its mature software to produce a powerful, affordable mixer. The list of hardware features include: 24 mic/line inputs, 12 analogue outputs, 96k operation, integrated USB2 audio I/O, customisable bank and channel layout, two ethernet connections, 2 DMI expansion slots (up to 64 I/O per slot), wordclock, two AES I/O (mono). The software features include: 46 buses, user definable macros, a gate and compressor on each channel and bus, four assignable multiband compressors, four assignable DigiTubes, eight FX engines, 16 assignable 32-band graphic EQs, 16 flexi buses mono/stereo, 40 flexi-channels mono/stereo.