Pro Tools | S3 Control Surface Studio

446,736 Inc. GST

Get a streamlined yet versatile mixing system for the modern sound engineer. Based on the award-winning Pro Tools | S6 control surface, Pro Tools | S3 delivers intelligent control over every aspect of Pro Tools and other DAWs. All in a more portable and affordable surface. But don’t let its small size fool you. While it’s ideal for space-confined and on-the-go mixing, it packs enormous power to handle large sessions and turn around projects faster.

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Versatile, Powerful Pro Tools Control

From music mixing to post production, the Avid Pro Tools | S3 packs the functionality you need into a sleek, ergonomic mixing control surface and AVB audio interface. It’s ready to give you comprehensive control over any EUCON-enabled software including Pro Tools, Cubase, Logic, Media Composer, and others. You’ll be able to create and record tracks, write automation, instantiate plug-ins, manage routing, and do practically anything else you used to use a mouse and keyboard for. And with its built-in 4 x 6 AVB audio interface, the Avid Pro Tools | S3 is ready for professional recording and mixing wherever you are.

Avid Pro Tools | S3 Control Surface at a Glance:

  • Complete control for your studio
  • Define your own workflow with custom mixer layouts
  • Record and monitor right from your control surface
  • Uses premium components from the S6 console

Complete control for your studio
The intuitive layout of the Avid Pro Tools | S3, with full support for EUCON-enabled software, puts virtually every software parameter under your fingers. Beyond simple tasks like adjusting fader levels and pan positions, the Pro Tools | S3 lets you instantiate plug-ins, set up aux sends, edit regions, apply fades, and much more. Even if you work with multiple DAWs, the Pro Tools | S3 is ready to make your workflow smoother than ever.

Define your own workflow with custom mixer layouts
You can create up to 12 custom mixer layouts for the Avid Pro Tools | S3, available for instant recall at any time. Create layouts for editing, mixing, tracking, and whatever else you do on a regular basis, with all of your most-used functions placed exactly where you want them. Audio engineers at ANSATA have delved deeply into the Pro Tools | S3’s capabilities, and we can confidently say that it’s one of the most versatile and comprehensive control surfaces we’ve ever gotten our hands on.

Record and monitor right from your control surface
It’s more than a powerful control surface – the Pro Tools | S3 is equipped with a 4-in/6-out AVB audio interface, allowing you to record and monitor with no additional audio interface required. In fact you can even use the Pro Tools | S3 like a traditional console, using the audio ins and outs strictly as a monitor section with control over volume, dim, cut, and sum to mono. This effectively makes the Pro Tools | S3 equal parts control surface, audio interface, and mixer, creating the perfect solution for producers, mix engineers, and musicians.

Uses premium components from the S6 console
You’ll know you’ve invested in quality as soon as you get your hands on the Pro Tools | S3 control surface. It uses the same faders, knobs, buttons, OLEDs and color-coding system as Avid’s flagship S6 console. You’ll have the world-class feel, resolution, and feedback that you need to handle any mixing task with ease.

Avid Pro Tools | S3 Control Surface Features:

  • EUCON-enabled control surface for Pro Tools and other DAWs
  • Record and monitor directly via the built-in AVB audio interface
  • Compact, ergonomic design fits easily into modern workflows
  • Customize up to 12 of your own control layouts for different tasks and recall them instantly
  • Simplifies your production workflow, even if you work with multiple DAWs
  • Ribbon controller for intuitive transport navigation

Take full control of your productions, with the Avid Pro Tools | S3!


Tech Specs

TypeMixer
Faders16 x 100mm (Motorized)
Number of Faders16
Number of Knobs32 Total: 16 x Assignable, 8 x Channel Control, 8 x Global Control
Knob TypeEncoders
Analog Inputs2 x XLR (Mic/Line), 2 x 1/4″ (Line), 1 x 1/4″ (Footswitch)
Analog Outputs2 x XLR (Line), 2 x 1/4″ (Line), 1 x 1/4″ (Headphones)
Control I/O2 x Ethernet, 2 x USB Type A (For keyboard and mouse only)
OS Requirements – MacOS X 10.9 or later
Height1.3″ (Front), 2.8″ (Rear w/ Knobs)
Depth14.3″
Width28″
Weight13.8 lbs.