Solid State Logic UF1 Advanced Studio DAW Controller
Advanced workflow is at the heart of Solid State Logic’s UF1 design philosophy. SSL has led the way in developing tools that revolutionise the way we interact with our productions and harness creativity. Fast forward to today, SSL’s UF1, UF8 and UC1 controllers are doing the same once again.
Removing barriers and connecting artists, producers, and engineers closer to their technical and creative workflow. The result? Better quality productions come together effortlessly, with subtlety and emotion that sets them apart.
UF1 DAW Control Centre
UF1 is the ultimate single-fader controller for anyone who wants comprehensive control of their DAW. UF1 boasts a premium 100 mm motorized fader, dual high-resolution displays, soft-feel durable rubber keys and a weighted jog wheel, all encased in a robust metal chassis.
UF1 offers complete control of a DAW’s pans, sends, plug-in control and more. Plus, it brings the ability to customise 46 soft keys specifically to your workflow. Clear and insightful visual feedback, intuitive control and deep integration with the SSL Meter Plug-in and SSL 360° software – UF1 offers power and control never seen before from a controller of this size.
1 To Control Them All
UF1 can control up to 3 DAWs simultaneously. It comes with profiles for Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Studio One, Ableton Live, LUNA, and Pyramix. Dedicated transport controls and a weighted jog/scrub wheel make moving around even the largest session quick and efficient. Secondary Transport keys can be customised to essential workflow shortcuts such as Loop on/off and click track on/off.
Or press the Shift button for fast access to DAW automation modes. The premium 100 mm motorised SSL fader offers precise control. Specifically, when writing automation and of course, fine-tuning track volume in recording and mixing sessions.
UF1’s dual high-resolution displays provide in-depth visual feedback of DAW track names, parameters, time display, the SSL Meter plug-in and 360°-enabled channel strips in the SSL Plug-in Mixer. Control SSL Channel Strip plug-in’s directly from the UF1 surface, with the plug-in’s EQ curve shown on the large display.
Gate and compression activity is also shown on the small display. Furthermore, UF1’s large, multi-purpose notched encoder allows for channel banking, mouse wheel emulation (Focus mode) and control of computer system volume.
Meter Plug-in and SSL 360° Integration
Beyond its comprehensive DAW control, every UF1 purchase includes a perpetual license for the SSL Meter plug-in. Specifically, it can be controlled directly from the UF1 surface or the SSL 360° Plug-in Mixer. Also, the SSL Meter Plug-in offers essential metering tools including Peak & RMS levels, K-System, stereo balance, phase correlation bar, Lissajous phase scope, 31-band RTA, VU and PPM metering.
Expand UF1 with SSL UC1 and UF8 Controllers
UF1 can be used on its own or partnered with UF8 for an even deeper SSL DAW control experience. UF1 is also the perfect hardware expansion for the UC1 SSL plug-in controller, adding fader control and providing easy access to SSL 360°-enabled channel strip parameters alongside visual feedback of EQ curves.
Specifically, for the ultimate SSL controller setup offering full SSL virtual console workflow, combine up to four UF8s with UC1 and UF1.
UF1 Key Highlights:
- 100 mm high-quality motorised SSL fader.
- 2 x high-resolution displays, including a large 4.3” TFT LCD display
- Dedicated Transport controls and weighted jog/scrub wheel for total session control.