Sound Devices CL-16 Linear Fader Control Surface

Sound Devices

- Available for pre-order now

£4,695.00 (incl. VAT £5,634.00)

The CL-16 Linear Fader Control Surface for 8-Series combines the simplicity of traditional analog consoles with the power and flexibility of digital consoles. This bespoke control surface enhances the experience of cart-based mixing with its intuitive operation, 16 silky-smooth faders, 16 dedicated trims, and a glorious panoramic LCD. All of this is elegantly engineered into a 16.3”-wide compact unit which fits in a cart and operates from 12 V DC.

Discover other supported control surfaces for 8-Series mixer-recorders on the 8-Series FAQ.

  • Compatible with the 888 and Scorpio at launch
  • 16 dedicated rotary trim controls
  • 16 dedicated faders
  • Intuitive design philosophy where channels 1-16 have dedicated, non-banking controls like a traditional analog console, and other important features may be quickly accessed
  • Large, sunlight-readable LCD screen folds down for easy and safe storage and transport
  • 32 multi-function rotary controls for EQ, pan, channels 17-32 gains, bus gains, output gains, and more
  • New high-reliability, silent, soft-touch buttons for key functions like record, stop, metadata, coms, returns, and more
  • Five user-assignable buttons
  • Built-in 5-port USB hub with (two USB-C and three USB-A) for keyboards, SD-Remote tablet, and other USB peripherals
  • 1/4” and 1/8” headphone jacks
  • Remote 10-Pin connector for custom wiring of LEDs and switches, along with 1/4” foot pedal input
  • Connects to 888 and Scorpio via USB-B
  • 12 V DC-powered via 4-pin XLR
  • 16 ultra-smooth gliding Penny & Giles 100 mm linear faders – best feeling faders on the market
  • Quick bottom panel access for field servicing and cleaning of faders