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Slate Media Technology RAVEN MTX MK II Multi-Touch Audio Production Console with Stereo Monitoring
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Slate Media Technology goes head-on with traditional and morphs conventional studio consoles with the technology of the future. A fresh look on an ol...Click To Read More About This Product
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Experience the exceptional workflow enhancements in RAVEN 2.0.
Slate Media Technology goes head-on with traditional and morphs conventional studio consoles with the technology of the future. A fresh look on an old standard, the RAVEN MTX MKII is a multitouch audio production console that incorporates Slate Media Technology's state-of-the-art touchscreen display, giving you unprecedented control over your sessions through hands-on mixing, editing, and plug-in manipulation.
The RAVEN MTX MKII comes with RAVEN 2.0 software, which takes the already game-changing RAVEN software to a whole new level. With its large-format multitouch mixer you have complete access to faders, pans, mutes, solos, sends, automation, and even plugin inserts. Add to this enhanced plug-in manipulation that gives the ability to teak your favorite plug-ins by hand, and world-class DAW control, and you'll see why RAVEN 2.0 software is reason enough on its own to add this console into your studio workflow.
This version of the RAVEN MTX MKII also incorporates a full-featured analog monitoring section designed for today's audio engineer, with multiple speaker outs and input sources, smart phone connectivity, USB, multiple headphone send and cue options, and much more. But at the heart of the RAVEN MTX MKII is the raw power of your favorite DAW, right at your fingertips. The RAVEN was built to modernize the idea of the classic recording console. Recording, mixing or mastering with the RAVEN MTX MKII Production Console is effortless and intuitive. The RAVEN MTX MKII will come in custom colors and configurations so be sure to call your sales represenative and ask them about all of the available options.
The Multitouch Display
Slate Media Technology started from the beginning, and built the RAVEN touch display from the ground up, using innovative touchscreen technologies that were literally being introduced to the market as the RAVEN was being developed. Slate Media Technology builds their displays using commercial-grade LED backlit screens and components from industry-standard display manufacturers. The screen is sharp, bright, and looks great at any angle. But one of the greatest achievements is by far the custom-made NANO GLIDE surface. This ultra-thin 2 mm glass is coated with a proprietary nano technology that makes the surface slick and smooth, and it allows you to work effortlessly.
The Raven Multitouch DAW control software puts your DAW right at your fingertips. RAVEN 2.0 demonstrates exactly why the RAVEN is so groundbreaking: through real time interaction, Slate Media Technology has the ability to code their way to any fix or enhancement, and RAVEN will only continue to evolve. A large-format multitouch mixer gives you complete access to faders, pans, mutes, solos, sends, automation, and even plug-in inserts. Of course on a 46 screen, plug-ins function as if you were tweaking 19 outboard gear – you can easily tweak the controls with your fingers. This is a world-first in DAW control. Having the DAW at your fingertips makes it easy to directly interact with the music.
The RAVEN Toolbar
In Toolbar mode, the RAVEN Toolbar is anchored directly in front of your hands at the base of the touch display. Your DAW controls are where you want them: Transport, Edit/Mix window selector – convenient tools for tracking too, like Record Looping, Click, Create Group, and Undo. Use intuitive multi-touch gestures on the RAVEN NAVPAD to perform Scrub/Shuttle, Waveform Zoom, Track Zoom, and Track Banking, and RAVEN Batch Commands. Best of all, because the RAVEN Toolbar is virtual, it's user-customizable + put the controls you want where you want them.
The RAVEN Batch Command System
The RAVEN Batch Command System (BCS) is a true revolution in control. The BCS is a series of preset and customizable buttons that can execute up to 1,000 key commands and mouse clicks automatically. With just one button, BCS allows you to create instant headphone sends, name tracks, put entire drum tracks on the grid, export stems, and so much more! The BCS comes pre-programmed with 96 pre-defined commands in 8 window sets. User commands are simple to program with our QUICKLIST, which features hundreds of predefined ProTools operations – just touch and hold on a Batch Command button to edit, and you'll have access to almost limitless possibilities with the preset Music and Post Production commands in our QUICKLIST.
FADERS 2.0 brings the virtual mixing environment into the real world, with unparalleled multi-touch control. With resolution up to eight times more than a classic 100 mm fader in FINE MODE, they can automate with never-before-seen precision and detail.
The Analog Monitoring System
The analog section of the RAVEN is 100% digitally controlled analog circuits. You'll never have to worry about scratchy pots or noisy switches, ensuring that your monitoring path is the most minimal possible. You hear your music with absolute purity. The sound is clean clear and articulate. The monitor section has four speaker outputs, multiple source inputs, eight channel cue outputs for custom headphone mixes through optional headphone mixers, and even convenient console-top USB ports to plug in thumb drives, dongles and external hard drives. Conveniently monitor from your mobile device when it's plugged into the 3.5 mm RAVEN iDock. Even studio communications are easier with multiple talkback mic options, including Raven's automatic hands-free mode.
The Modern Analog Production Console
The RAVEN was built from the ground up to modernize the idea of the classic recording console. Recording, mixing or mastering with the RAVEN MTX MKII Production Console is effortless and intuitive. Be faster, more creative, and get home sooner with the RAVEN MTX MKII and RAVEN 2.0 software.
- 46 in. multitouch display
- Custom NANO GLIDE display surface
- Raven Mixer - large-format multitouch mixer
- Hands-on control and seamless integration of all major DAWs
- Flexible and user-customizable, multifunction TOOLBAR
- RAVEN BCS, execute up to 1,000 key commands and mouse clicks automatically
- Full-featured analog monitoring section
- Complete access to faders, pans, mutes, solos, sends, automation, and plug-in
- Customizable Hot Keys for frequently used functions
- 100% digitally controlled analog circuits
- Four speaker outputs
- Multiple source inputs
- Eight channel cue outputs for custom headphone mixes
- Console-top USB ports for accessibility
- iPhone dock compatible with iPhone 4 and iPhone 5
Hands-on mixing has taken on a whole new meaning. Order yours today!
RAVEN MTX MK II Multi-Touch Audio Production Console with Stereo Monitoring
- Required for Use:
- iLok 2
Computer with USB 2.0 connection
Standard DVI cable
Uses industry-standard Ney-Fi protocol
No Ethernet or MIDI Required
Minimum Mac Mini/MacBook Pro Requirements:
i7 Processor or Greater
Intel HD 4000 Graphics Card (512MB VRAM)
Minimum Mac Pro Requirements:
OS X 10.7 (Lion) or Greater
2.5Ghz Xeon Processor
Intel HD 4000 Graphics Card (512MB VRAM)
Note: PC-compatibility will be available in a future release.Compatibility with Cubase/Nuendo and Live DAWs is coming soon. The quality of your graphics card is very critical to the quality of your RAVEN's performance.
Musician's Friend Gold Coverage
Gold Coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty to protect your gear from unexpected breakdowns, accidental damage from handling and failures. This plan covers your product for one, two, three or up to five years from your date of purchase, costs just pennies per day and gives you a complete "no-worry" solution for protecting your investment.
Gold Coverage Includes:
- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
Other plan features include:
- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
- Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
- Plans are renewable on new gear
*Limitations and exclusions apply. See terms and conditions for program details
Term for New Gear begins on date of purchase but does not replace the store return policy or manufacturer coverage.