Waves has announced SoundGrid Rack for Avid VENUE, allowing engineers using Avid VENUE | S6L to mix live with Waves plugins directly on the console’s surface.

This solution offers tactile control from the console’s surface knobs with no need for a computer host or external network switch.

Waves Soundgrid Rack for Venue

SoundGrid Rack is a plugin that runs within the VENUE S6L environment and loads up to 8 SoundGrid-compatible Waves plugins per instance. All standard VENUE plugin features apply, including Config and Show modes, delay compensation, snapshot automation, and detailed tactile control of plugin parameters.

You can run up to 128 mono or 64 stereo SoundGrid Racks within the S6L, each containing up to 8 plugins. The included SoundGrid Inventory component (also available as a separate download from Waves Central) manages your SoundGrid network and allows you to monitor its status.

SoundGrid Rack for VENUE is available for $2,000 USD. Subscription options start at $100 USD/month.

More information: Waves Audio