Avid has announced that the new Avid VENUE 5.1 software update is now available for all Avid VENUE | S6L systems.

The new software update offers significantly enhanced capabilities, enabling customers to take on the biggest live sound productions and mix more efficiently.

VENUE | S6L is a fully modular, scalable live sound mixing system that delivers best-in-class functionality for a range of live sound mixing applications, including front-of-house, monitor, broadcast, theater, and more. Featuring the VENUE | E6L engine, VENUE | S6L offers unprecedented power to handle huge channel and plug-in counts at the lowest possible latency. VENUE | S6L ensures the highest sound quality, with all processing at 96 kHz, and support for higher sample rates is possible given the immense processing power available. Furthermore, VENUE | S6L is a networked system and can be completely customized to meet the needs and budget of any professional production. Powered by Avid Everywhere™, VENUE | S6L functions as the perfect front-end to the Avid MediaCentral™ Platform, the most fluid end-to-end media management and distribution platform in the industry.

Changes in VENUE 5.1 software update

  • Support for two AVB-192 Ethernet AVB Network Cards, which enables users to expand their VENUE | S6L systems to support up to 192 remote mic-pres and 96 outputs using three fully loaded Stage 64 I/O Racks to take on the biggest live sound productions.
  • Spill Mode, which allows engineers to quickly spill any Aux, Group, or VCA members onto the surface faders for immediate access to these channels.
  • Enhanced visual feedback of parameters and states on the high resolution OLED displays for faster navigation and mixing.
  • Improved VENUE show file compatibility with other VENUE systems.

Customers with active support plans can receive the VENUE 5.1 software update at no charge via their Avid Account.

More information: Avid