DiGiCo Digital Mixing Consoles

SD11 MAIN FEATURES

  • 48 Input Channels
  • 24 Aux / Sub-Group Busses
  • LR/LCR Master Bus
  • 8 x 8 Full Processing Matrix
  • 2 Solo
  • 83 Dynamic Equalizers
  • 83 DiGiTuBes
  • 83 Multiband Compressors
  • 6 Digital FX
  • 12 Graphic Equalizers
  • Optional Waves Integration
  • 48kHz/96kHz Sample Rate
  • Optional Optics

SD11 : Overview

DiGiCo SD11: “Big things come in small packages.....”

The SD11 is the smallest by far of all the DiGiCo consoles, though don't let that deceive you: this 19-inch rack mount or table top mixer is a very powerful solution that can be incorporated into pretty much any mixing environment; like its bigger brothers, the SD11 is also powered by Stealth Digital Processing and floating point Super FPGA technology, and transporting it couldn't be easier – just pop it on the back seat of the car. This easy-to-use mixer delivers extremely high performance at a staggeringly competitive price point.    

Scratching the surface

The SD11 is manufactured with a steel chassis and a polycarbonate-overlaid aluminium worksurface which makes it super-lightweight. Its user interface comes courtesy of DiGiCo's trademark 15-inch, high resolution TFT LCD touch screen with backlit display; and its 12 touch sensitive moving faders guarantee a simple and intuitive workflow.

What's under the hood?

The SD11 boasts 48 input channels at 48kHz or 96kHz. Standard channel processing, whether inputs or outputs, includes Channel Delay, Single and Multi Channel Presets, Dual insert points, Hi- and Lo-pass filters @ 24dB/octave, four-band parametric EQ with band curve selection, Dual insert points, DiGiCo's DYN 1 (Compressor, De-esser or Multi Channel Compressor) and DYN 2 (Gate, Compressor or Ducker).
The console also benefits from 83 Dynamic EQ processors, all of which can be assigned to any of the input or output channels. These powerful processors offer dynamic processing on each of the four standard parametric bands, plus there are 83 Multiband Compressors; and no matter how the console is set up, the user won't lose any resources, as all channels are equipped to provide the same high quality signal path and feature set.
The master section incorporates 12 gangable 32-band graphic EQs, 6 stereo effects (selectable from a palette of 33), and eight control groups (VCAs); and using snapshots, engineers can now switch between complete configurations in any live environment easier than ever before, be it at rehearsals, during system setup, or even at a show.
In addition, we've included 24 busses, all of which are assignable as mono/stereo groups or auxiliary busses; and in addition to these busses, for further configurability, we've provided an 8 x 8 output matrix, dual solo busses, and a Master buss.
Unlike all other digital console manufacturers, you don't lose Aux or Group Busses when using the Matrix as they are in addition, including the Master buss.

I/O

For a little console, the SD11's I/O section is monumental: Local I/O includes 16 mic/line inputs, eight line outs, two mono AES/EBU, one MADI port, and one dedicated D-Rack port.
The D-Rack is an optional 32-input, eight-output remote I/O rack which can be increased to accommodate 16 outputs if desired.
There is also a factory fit Optocore option which allows for connectivity to all DiGiCo racks and consoles in a redundant loop.
In addition, there is an optional DiGiCo SoundGrid module which, when linked to an external PC server such as SoundGrid or DiGiGrid, provides the user with instant access to 32 fully integrated low-latency Waves stereo Multi Racks, each with the ability to have up to eight plugins per rack.  That's 128 I/O - and as you'd expect from DiGiCo, this is all additional I/O.
All Waves compatible plugins are pre-loaded, and as this is integral within the console, you have the added advantage of touch screen control; and all shapshots and session files are saved within the console. Click here for more info.

Options

The following options are available:

Specifications subject to change without notice. E&OE

DiGiCo SD11

Rackmountable /Table Top Digital Console

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Looking for recent install and sound rental user stories featuring the DiGiCo SD11?

I am using an SD8 for the first time for small showcases, small concerts and live radio here. It is great and I can do what I want with no problems. It is the third year I have worked at the festival, but the first year with this console. It is a great product. It sounds great.

Ghislain Butscher - Montreux Jazz Festival

Having achieved a comfort level with the new SD9, we were confident the SD9 could handle this task. For this event, we used all 40 flexi channels, 28 mono, 12 stereo derived from the back-up band, RF and hard-wired mics, as well as the Video and CD playback inputs

Tom Heinisch - SK Systems

The desks are fantastic to use. They are lightweight, the sound is superb and they are very user friendly. The big touch screen makes them very easy to operate.The SD9s size and ease of use have also reduced our transport and personnel costs.

Ged Fitzpatrick - Owner - Sound & Light Guys

Out of roughly 50 consoles overall in stock, DiGiCo’s are a pretty good chunk of that. Being that my business is completely demand-driven, I build my stock based on what is and what I anticipate will be most used in the industry and what will rent, which is why I added the SD10s.

Louis Adamo - Hi-Tech Audio

I found this to be a viable system for many if not most of the bands that I would be working with down the road. The trial proved most enlightening and will no doubt impact the day-to-day workflow for me from now on. And needless to say as a longtime DiGiCo user, I am so pleased to be able to have an all-in-one that is DiGiCo top to bottom and that I can flex for whatever band has got me on its payroll.

Jon Lemon - FOH Engineer - The Frey

The SD7 is my favourite console for a variety of reasons. I think it is the most versatile, it has the most convenient mixing surface, has enough inputs and outputs and the metering is fantastic. It has all the tools I need.

Holger Schwark - FOH Engineer - The Matrix Live
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