By PSW Staff • June 17, 2009 The new Solid State Logic X-Desk, now shipping Solid State Logic (SSL) has announced that the compact X-Desk, combining a 16 channel SSL SuperAnalogue summing mixer with a compact analogue audio hub, is now shipping. Small enough to be easily transported, X-Desk fulfills all the essentials of the audio mixing process, with typical SSL attention to detail and depth, including smooth 100mm faders, comprehensive artist & studio monitoring with Dim & Cut buttons, Stereo and Mono Aux sends, channel and Master Bus Inserts and accurate bar graph level metering. For easy integration into an existing studio, X-Desk can be used as an ergonomically refined desktop mixer with removable rack ears for standard 19-inch rack mounting (7U space required). The chassis is all metal. Up to eight X-Desks or X-Desk & X-Rack combinations can be cascaded via D-Sub connection to expand up to 160 inputs on mixdown. Key Features: • SuperAnalogue – analogue purity at the highest level • 8x dual input Mono Line channels : 16 channel mixdown • 8x Insert Send/Returns on channels • Stereo CUE and 2 Mono Auxiliary Sends • Cascade with X-Rack and other X-Desks for bigger systems • Talkback – for artist communication • Dim & Cut buttons • Independent Main and Alternate stereo monitor outputs • SSL Stereo Mix Bus with External summing and Inserts • 2x Stereo Returns with Level, Pan and Bus assignment • iJack front panel input for portable playback devices • High quality internal PSU • D-Sub Channel I/O connection for studio integration • 19-inch rack mount ears included X-Desk is available now from authorized SSL resellers priced $2,899. Solid State Logic Website Comments Have something to say about this PSW content? Leave a comment! Cancel reply Scroll past the ”Post Comment” button below to view any existing comments. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Tagged with: Audio Compact Concerts Consoles Desktop Ears Faders Mix Mixers Mixing Monitors Mounting Mounts New Portable Processors Racks SSL Standards Stereo Studio Systems · all topics Subscribe to Live Sound International Subscribe to Live Sound International magazine. Stay up-to-date, get the latest pro audio news, products and resources each month with Live Sound.