Available in three frame sizes, Si Expression 1, 2 and 3 offering 16, 24 and 32 fader and mic inputs respectively; all three are capable of up to a staggering 66 inputs to mix by connecting any Soundcraft stagebox including the two new Mini Stagebox 16 and 32 (16 x 8 and 32 x 16) models also launched today at the show (separate release) or by connecting additional inputs over MADI or AES/EBU. All external inputs are additional to the connections on the desk itself.
A powerful DSP engine provides 4-band parametric EQ, delays, gates and compressors on every input, parametric and 30-band graphic EQ, compressors and delays on all outputs, as well as four Lexicon stereo effects devices, all capable of being utilised at the same time, unlike most consoles in this class. Soundcraft ViSi Remote allows remote control of the console from an iPad. Freely assignable fader layers allow you to place inputs and outputs anywhere on any layer, optimising your mix control for the most important channels.
The console is packed with professional features and a wide range of networking and option cards, the most recent of which is the BSS BLU Link card, also launched today enabling simple and automatic connection to the dbx PMC16 Personal Monitoring System.
Si Expression is designed for all mixing applications ranging from gigging bands, performance venues, installations and tours, corporate AV and theatres to houses of worship and education facilities.