UC1 redefines the hardware plug-in controller experience with its unique features and seamless integration with SSL production tools. This innovative controller offers dedicated knob-per-function Channel EQ and Dynamics controls, a central section featuring full Bus Compressor controls, and an authentic moving-coil gain reduction meter. UC1 provides the most creative, intuitive, and effective way of controlling your 360°-enabled SSL channel strip and Bus Compressor plug-ins.
UC1 allows you to adapt your workflow to the task at hand, offering tools, visual feedback, and total synchronization between hardware and software. Whether adjusting parameters with the UC1 hardware, mouse, or immersing yourself in the Plug-in Mixer, changes are always synchronized across all software and hardware.
Intelligent and Deep Integration:
UC1 leverages decades of analogue and digital console design expertise to deliver an intelligent and deeply integrated SSL plug-in control surface. This allows you to focus on your production goals without being hindered by the process.
Benchmark Studio Ergonomics:
SSL production tools are renowned for setting the benchmark in studio ergonomics and workflow. UC1 seamlessly integrates professional SSL console ergonomics with 360°-enabled channel strip and Bus Compressor plug-ins.
Muscle Memory and Sonic Flexibility:
UC1's layout of encoders, switches, and color groupings offers professional SSL console ergonomics, nurturing muscle memory, providing unmatched sonic flexibility, and inspiring operator confidence.
UC1 and UF8 Hybrid Workflow:
To expand your hybrid workflow further, UC1 can be accompanied by the UF8 Advanced DAW Controller, providing a comprehensive solution for your studio setup.
SSL 360° Plug-in Mixer:
At the heart of every UC1 system is the SSL 360° Plug-in Mixer. This mixer serves as a central hub to view and control all 360-enabled plug-ins, offering a true console-like approach to in-the-box mixing.
Dedicated Controls for Channel Strip Parameters:
UC1 provides dedicated controls for all key SSL 360°-enabled channel strip plug-in parameters. EQ, Filters, Compressor, and Gate/Expander controls offer the same configuration and visual feedback as found on large-format SSL consoles.
Exclusive Access to Original Data Sheets:
SSL plug-ins are the only plug-ins designed by the SSL engineering team in Oxford, with exclusive access to the original data sheets and specifications from which the iconic SSL consoles were made.
4K B Plug-in:
Full of tone, punch, and rich non-linear analogue character, the 4K B is a detailed emulation of the legendary SL 4000 console B channel strip.
Channel Strip 2 Plug-in:
Developed from digital modeling of the renowned XL 9000K console, SSL Native Channel Strip 2 provides a radio-ready, modern SSL sound in your DAW.
Bus Compressor 2 Plug-in:
The centre section compressor from SSL’s 1980’s G Series analogue console, an audio production legend. Boasts enhancements for added flexibility and control.
SSL 360° software must be installed on your Mac or Windows computer in order to use SSL UC1. SSL 360° is available from the Downloads page.
SSL 360°, 4K B, Channel Strip 2 and Bus Compressor 2 - Operating System Requirements