PERFORMANCE - PURE AND SIMPLE
Compact, flexible, versatile. With a resourceful engine under the hood, there’s plenty of power to handle any situation. It is easy to understand, and intuitive to operate. This is the mc²56. The console delivers performance, and is thus extremely suitable for everyday use. The mc²56 combines Lawo's German quality with stunning features, improved functions and clever innovations. For maximum performance — pure and easy.
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Full mc² functionality in a small footprint.
The highlights of the mc²56
From extra small to extra large: The mc²56’s five frame sizes.
The size of the task determines the size of the tool, and not vice-versa. Therefore, the mc²56 is available in five different frame sizes: for example, 16 faders for smaller outside broadcast vehicles or 80 faders for more complex challenges. With the mc²56, you can get the mixing console to meet your exact requirements, tailor-made. The console is extremely flexible.
Form follows function: The central control section.
Easy-to-reach user-buttons, large trackball buttons, touchscreen in the central GUI, fancy-looking illuminated rotary knobs – anyone who sits down with the mc²56 will want to get started immediately. And, thanks to many carefully thought-out details and clever features, the console is easy to understand and very intuitive to operate.
- Permanent metering of the 16 central faders
- More directly accessible parameters (e.g. all 6 dynamic parameters)
- 9 individually assignable user buttons
- Illuminated rotary knobs for an even better overview
- Large trackball buttons
- Improved snapshot operation thanks to more directly accessible buttons
- Integrated RTW goniometer or user panel in the overbridge
With many new functions: The decentralised control section.
The decentralised control section is a sure-fire winner: the sensible layout of control elements, combined with a wealth of practical details, guarantee maximum efficiency even in demanding productions.
The main highlights:
- Button-glow for colour-coding the channel strips and enhancing user guidance even in low light conditions
- Real 2-man operation with fully decentralized control of all parameters including bank and layer selection, EQ, dynamics and bus assignment
- Expanded, simplified touch operation for intuitive working, such as VCA allocation, bus assignment, meter pickup/mode select and mix-minus configuration
- User buttons in the channel strips can be changed as required, so that up to 12 parameters can be triggered using the 4 fader user buttons
Reference List mc²56
- Frames from 16 to 80 faders
- Remote stand alone frames from 16 faders
- 6 banks each with 2 layers each
- 100 mm faders + 2 freely adjustable rotary knobs + Input-Gain Controller + channel display for every fader with sense-triggered change of module display
- TFT metering mono, stereo or up to 7.1 including bus assignment, gain reduction for dynamics, AfV status, VCA assignment, Mix Minus
- GUI page output, e.g. metering, on an external monitor
- 9 user buttons
- Optional: one integrated user panel (automation, 40 buttons, Reveal fader surround, talkback), RTW goniometer integration, script tray
- 888 channels and 144 summing buses, 40 bit floating point
- Up to 760 inputs with A/B input, up to 64 sub groups, 32 aux sends, up to 96 track busses, up to 48 main sums
- Rapid switching of channel and bus to mono/stereo/surround
- Up to 96 surround channels, 128 VCA groups with metering, 256 GPC channels
- Surround formats: DTS/Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Pro-logic 4.0, DTS ES / Dolby EX 6.1, SDDS 7.1, DTS-HD 7.1, diverse panning characteristics, surround aux bus
- 2* AFL: 1* surround 8-channel, 1*stereo
- 2* PFL stereo
- Audio-follow-Video with 128 events, controlled ia Remote MNOPL, GPI or matrix connection, envelope adjustable up to 10 s fade time
- Solo In Place
- Permanent input meter beside fader, adjustable INPUT, PF, AF, DIROUT meter point in the channel display
- Loudness Metering according to EBU R128 & ATSC A/85, momentary or short term in every channel, integrated measurement on sum channels with display of integrated LUFS value in headline
- Modules: INMIX with MS decoder, digital amp, 2-band fully parametric filter, 4-band fully parametric EQ, 2-band fully parametric side chain filter, insert, delay up to 1800 ms (switchable units: meters, milliseconds, frames), 4 independent dynamic modules: expander, gate, compressor, limiter, image, meter, direct out
- Inline configuration with send/return switching - per channel or global
- Fully-equipped surround channel with coupling of all channel parameters and hyperpanning
- AMBIT Upmix available on every 5.1 channel, fully Downmix compatible
- Up to 8192 crosspoints, non-blocking
- 96 kHz, 24-bit
- Fully redundant signal path
- Level adjustment for all inputs and outputs
- Downsizing from surround (up to 7.1) to stereo
- Integrated monitoring devices for remote locations. e.g. director's room
- Full networking of up to 14 Nova73 HD / compact, share and import of sources and destinations, studio intervention
- Full snapshot and production portability independent of matrix and DSP size
- Full VST plug-in integration with storage of plug-in parameters in snapshots and production data
- Mic/Line, Line Out, AES, 3G SDI, MADI, ATM, GPIO, Serial, MIDI (for details see DALLIS product information)
- Stereo and surround monitoring systems
2 redundant inputs with automatic Blackburst, Wordclock, AES 3, MADI detection
- PSUs, DSP board, router board
- Fully redundant signal path
- Redundant control system, exchangeable during run time, full data redundancy
- Bay Iso with separate layer and bank switching, plus second PFL/AFL bus
- Global A/B input switching
- Enhanced mix-minus control with independent off-air conference
- Fader control on all level parameters
- Diverse tally and fader start modes
- Program switch
- Machine control
- Audio-follow-video, up tp 128 camera tallies, Ethernet or GPI controlled
- Camera mic remote via GPI or voltage control
External Control Systems
- Remote control of all routing parameters via network
- EmBER+ control protocol integrated (available 2013)
- Remote control of integrated matrix monitoring units
- Online configuration with AdminHD, graphical configuration of HD Core components
- External matrix controller: BFE, VSM, Evertz, Quartz, Pharos, and others
- Connection via Internet remote software
- Software updates, error diagnostics, remote assistance
Subject to change without prior notice, no responsibility is taken for the correctness of the details provided.
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