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?

A lot of top artists are demanding an SD7 in their technical rider. That brought the console to my attention. From there, I did extensive research and also took the time to get some training before the start of the tour. Even though this is the first time I worked on an SD7, it did not present me with any problems. Far from it!

Dirk Schulz - FOH Engineer - Mando Diao

I think the SD7 is the only desk that can handle the amount of inputs and outputs we have got.

Matt Napier - Monitor Engineer - Madonna

With the SD10, I can achieve what I need to without compromise because the console architecture does not hold me back.

Kevin Brown - Monitor Engineer - Outkast

I spent a couple of hours at our local supplier, Tour Tech East, studying the SD7s features and then I was pretty comfortable to go into soundchecks and rehearsals in the venue.

David W Hillier - FOH Engineer

Before buying the SD8, we compared all the major digital consoles. After comparing them, DiGiCo was ahead of the game.

Rex Maliuanag - HX Pro Philippines

<p>The DiGiCo sound is so natural, musical and pleasant. There is no harshness to it, it is very accurate and it just sounds right. I also like having the dual engines. It is nice to have it in your back pocket if something happens.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>

Kevin Glendinning - Monitor Engineer - Maroon 5
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