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Softube Console 1 SSL 4000 vs 9000 Control Surfaces
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Softube Console 1 SSL 4000 vs 9000

Hi all! I’ve been on Console 1 for about two years now, and I love it overall. I have the SSL 4000 and the Neve bundles. Back in school, over 10 years ago now, I got to work on an SSL duality and loved the sound. Since then, pretty much every SSL plug-in is based on the 4000 channel strip and I love that sound as well and have come to rely on it. Without getting too technical about things, how do you guys feel about the 9000 bundle? How would you describe the “feeling” that you get and how it compares to the 4000? I know in general, the 9000 should be more clean and open where as the 4000 has a bit more grit and vibe possibly. I plan to demo the 9000 at some point, but I’d love some of your thoughts.

What I loved about the duality was this open feeling that the music had just running through that desk. It was really unique, and the audio felt as if it was hovering over the desk in a very come to life kind of way. Wondering if the 9000 channel strip gives a little bit of that feeling back?

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