NEWS

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Pro Tools 2021.10 Out Now

Pro Tools 2021.10 is now available to download bringing many new features and bugfixes. Here you’ll find quick videos about the new stuff.

2021.10 new features:

  • Flexible Track Routing, any track width can be routed automatically to a different track width
  • Control Carbon Mic Pres remotely with EUCON
  • Use Carbon Optical connection in S/PDIF mode
  • New High Contrast User Interface
  • Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol support
  • HDX Hardware Support with Apple M1 Silicon
  • Video Support with Apple Silicon (only on-screen video, video cards not supported yet)
  • Video Dropped Frame Indicator
  • Quick access to the Track Presets in Workspace

Pro Tools 2021.10 is compatible with MacOS Big Sur (11.6), Catalina (10.15.7), macOS Mojave (10.14.6 and Windows 10 64-bit build 21H1. Mac OS Monterey is not yet supported. Please also note that the new MacBook Pros with M1 Pro and M1 Max are still in test phase and not supported yet. Full system requirements here. Pro Tools 2021.10 is available on your Avid Account as long as you have current update and support plan or subscription. 

Eucon 2021.10 Available

EUCON 2021.10 software update is now available for Avid S1, S3, S4, S6, and Dock control surfaces, as well as the Avid Control mobile app, offering new features and functionality that accelerate editing and mixing tasks. Especially cool is the new Swap Layers function for serious post production work, check the video here.

With EUCON 2021.10 and you can:

  • Assign tracks on up to four Swap layers
    per strip, enabling you to access different tracks from the same strip quickly (Avid S4 & S6 only)
  • Toggle plugins on and off using the X button to quickly bypass processing (Avid S1 only)
  • Experience faster session load and close times, Layout recall, Banking, Spill, and Attention (all EUCON surfaces—requires Pro Tools 2021.10)
  • Gain numerous smaller features and bug fixes

EUCON 2021.10 is now available on your Avid Account with a valid Avid Advantage support contract.

Dozens of Avid S1 Controllers for RTS

RTS TV in Geneva recently acquired over 20 Avid S1 controllers from SEC to enhance their Avid Media Composer video post production workflow. After a long test period with competing products, Avid’s S1 proved to be the best solution for the task.

We also provided Blackmagic Decklink Studio 4K video cards with proven track for the same workstations.

Want to know why broadcasters trust our know-how and over 30 years of pro A/V experience? Contact us to help you to realise your next project.

Trinnovs at Hardstudios

Hardstudios were one of the early Trinnov users in Swiss pro audio scene. We delivered their first Trinnov back in 2015 and they have added many units to different studios over the years.

Check out the video where Michael Brändli explains how Trinnov has made everyday work at Hardstudios faster and less stressful because mixes done with Trinnov translate excellently between studios and different listening environments.

Contact us to hear yourself how Trinnov can take your mixing to the next level.

Audeze Headphones Now Available at SEC

We’re proud to announce Audeze Headphones are now part of our product catalogue.

Audeze is an industry leader in planar magnetic technology delivering uncompromised audio. The California-based high-end audio manufacturer delivers the most accurate sound reproduction available today.

“… when we’re talking about listening, it’s just so incredibly important that you notice every detail.”

– Johan Sheerer from Clouds Hill Recordings studio Hamburg –

Contact us now for a demo.

Get Free Pro Tools Ultimate With Carbon

When you purchase and register a new Pro Tools Carbon interface, you get Auto-Tune Hybrid, HEAT, a Pro Tools Ultimate perpetual license, and access to Pro Tools Inner Circle rewards for FREE – an amazing Fr. 5’000.- added value.

Order today, the special ends 15.9.21.

[UPDATE] The special is extended unil the end of 2021, be sure to order now to avoid missing the registration deadline! The system must be registered before 31.12.2021 in order to get the free Pro Tools Ultimate and other freebies.

Contact us for ordering and details.

Power Outage at SEC 18.8.

Today we will be cut off from the power and telephone at 15:30 and will not be easily reachable.

We’ll be back tomorrow.

Pro Tools 2021.6 – HUGE Update

Avid just announced the biggest update for Pro Tools in years, Pro Tools 2021.6. This truly revolutionary update doesn’t only bring the new Hybrid Engine with 2048 tracks for HDX but also tons of other new features.

– Feature Highlights:
– HDX Hybrid Engine with 2048 voices
– Increased I/O – 64ch through Core Audio
– M1 Support Via Rosetta 2
– Color Customisation
– Auto Delay Compensation on Side Chains
– H.265/HVEC Video Support
– Improvements to video engine
– Improvements to Bounce Mix window

Check out the new features here.

MTRX Studio Rocks Better With MOM

Got an AX32, MTRX or MTRX Studio or considering getting one? Check out the quick and information-filled video about hooking up DAD MOM to your MTRX Studio system. Jan from DAD goes through all the bells and whistles in just 5min. We love our MOM, in our opinion the full programmability makes MOM a must-have tool for any AX32, MTRX or MTRX Studio system.

You’re welcome to visit our showroom to check out all the gear in the video in real life. Contact us for a demo.

Hybrid Engine Coming Soon to Pro Tools

The biggest update to Pro Tools since AAX is about to hit the pro audio world soon. And it’s hyuuge!

The Hybrid Engine is coming to Pro Tools HDX in the next Pro Tools Ultimate release, unlocking new capabilities that bring more power and efficiency to your workflow. Hybrid DSP and native processing squeezes every ounce of performance out of your system, so everything feels faster and more responsive – no more bumping into DSP limits.

With the Hybrid Engine, a single HDX card can run big sessions smoothly, with up to 2,048 voices. You can move seamlessly between tracking, mixing, and VI production without the hassle of buffer settings and latency.

Read all about it here.