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Solid State Logic SSL 2 Desktop 2-in / 2-out USB Audio Interface

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Solid State Logic has been an industry leader in music production for over 40 years. Now, with SSL 2, you can benefit from their hit-making know-how in your own personal studio.

SSL 2 features SSL-designed analogue microphone preamps and immaculate 24/192 kHz conversion for studio-quality recording, pristine monitoring paths and high-performance headphone amps for crystal-clear playback and an intuitive front-panel low-latency monitor mix control, so you're always ready to capture the next great performance. The 'Legacy 4K' mode - inspired by classic SSL consoles - gives you the ability to add extra analogue character and sparkle to your sources when needed. To top it all off, the included 'SSL Production Pack' software bundle, which includes some of SSL's own studio-grade Native plug-ins and a carefully selected range of DAWs, samples, loops and virtual instruments from industry leaders, gives you an incredible arsenal of tools for creating your next hit.

SSL 2 Key Features
• 2X Class-Leading Mic Preamps (130.5dB EIN / 62dB of Gain)
• Pro-Studio Quality Neutrik Connectors and Alps pots
• High Current Headphone Amp
• 24-bit / 192 kHz AKM Converters
• Legacy 4K Analogue Enhancement - Inspired by SL4000 series console
• SSL Production Pack - Exclusive software bundle
• Advanced Workflow Technology utilized in ergonomics, layout and metering

SSL 2 Key Performance Specs
• Mic Preamp EIN: -130.5 dBu
• Mic Preamp Gain Range: 62 dB
• Instrument Input Max Input Level: +15 dBu
• Line Input Max Input Level: +24 dBu
• Monitor Outputs Dynamic Range: 112 dB
• Headphone Outputs: 111 dB

Legacy 4K Options:
High-Frequency EQ boost
The first thing engaging the Legacy 4K button will dois introduce a 'forward', yet musical high-frequency EQ boost, something which 4000-series EQs are known and loved for.
Subtle-Harmonic Distortion
4K consoles are synonymous with imparting certain 'mojo' to signals passing through them. Using modern components, SSL have created a circuit that injects a controlled amount of finely-tuned, sweet-sounding harmonic distortion into the signal path.


SSL Production Pack Includes:

Pro Tools|First, plus an exclusive SSL collection of AAX plugins including Bombfactory compressors: BF-76, BF-2A and BF-3A

Ableton Live Lite - the lightweight version of Ableton's acclaimed music creation software for musicians, producers and DJ's

• 1.5GB of samples from Loopcloud. Curated by SSL and Loopcloud, this is a ready-to-roll collection of samples and loops, organised intuitively by genre and available through the award-winning Loopcloud software.

Hybrid Keys & KOMPLETE Start will help kick-start your musical journey with 2000+ sounds, from synths, sampled instruments, essential effects and samples.

• SSL NATIVE Vocalstrip 2 & Drumstrip. Two user friendly plug-ins designed to get great results, quickly and consistently on your vocal and drum productions.

More Features and Specs
• Best Suited for: Individuals
• Mic/Line/Instrument Inputs: 2
• Legacy 4K Switches: Yes
• Balanced Monitor Outputs: Yes
• Stereo Headphone Outputs: 1
• Low-Latency Monitor Mix Control: Yes
• USB Bus-Powered: Yes
• Freq response: 20Hz - 20 kHz (line / Inst) +/-0.05dB
• Freq response: 20Hz 20 kHz (Mic) +/-0.1dB
• Mic Input EIN (A-Weighted, 150 Ω termination): +/-130.5 dBu
• Input Dynamic Range (A-weighted): 110.5dB
• Monitor Output Dynamic Range (A-weighted): 112dB
• Input THD+N (@1kHz): < 0.0015 % @ -8 dBFS, < 00.5 % @ -1 dBFS
• Monitor Outputs THD+N (@1kHz): < 0.0012% @ -8 dBFS, < 0.002 % @ -1 dBFS
• Maximum Input Level: +5.5dBu
• Maximum Output Level: +12.5 dBu
• Dimensions (Width x Depth x Height): 9.2 x 6.2 x 2.7" / 234 x 157 x 70mm
• Weight: 1.94lbs / 880g

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Closest StoreLongueuil, Quebec
Just plugged it in yesterday and this is a major upgrade from my previous 2i2! Mic preamp are very good and contrary to what I read, I found the output to be very clean! And lots of power for the headphone! Totally satisfied. Only "downside" is the case feels plastic! But it doesn't cost a RME and found it to be the budget interface that comes the closest to the RME UC!
Posted by Sébastien L. on Dec 8, 2020
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Closest StoreToronto (Long & McQuade Pro), Ontario
Super quiet. And really really nice sound quality from the pre amps. The 4k option is great on vocal or lead guitar. It instantly make what ever source you put into more punchy and upfront. The separate knobs for monitors and phones would make your life easier too. When you only wanna hear things from the headphones you don't have to climb mountains to reach to your back of the monitors.
Posted by Victor on Apr 14, 2020
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Closest StoreKingston, Ontario
Sound quality is great preamps are quiet even when using Shure SM7B mic's class compliant Easy to use plug and play design Low latency Competitive price no software needed for this unit other than DAW of choice Logic Pro X instantly recognized-it at first connection
Posted by JC on Feb 8, 2020
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