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Smart AV, the designers of the original Smart Console, have created a new worksurface that aims to provide ergonomic control over your favorite DAW. The Tango’s small footprint fits into editing suites, overdub rooms, smaller mixing suites and home studios. Tango features

  • motorized faders
  • a giant 22-inch touchscreen
  • dozens of buttons and touch-sensitive rotary encoders that make for a comfortable user experience.
Currently, there are presets for popular apps like Pro Tools, Logic and Cubase with extended support for Nuendo and Pyramix.


Should I wait to buy a control surface?

...of users report that they are often finicky and do not work well with DAWs. I have finally decided upon a Tango. Combination of faders and a touch screen. Best of both worlds. A bit more than I wanted to spend, but will be well worth it.

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Craigslist Killers- any gear buying/selling solutions?

Just buy a gun and take it with you. Keep it cocked and ready to tango.

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Is it time to turn the monitor off and just listen?

I mix on a Smart AV Tango running Cubase and the Tango is so well integrated that it's like running a console . All my plug ins map to the control strip , accurate song markers let the Tango move throughout the song, the "chair " mode navigates the mixer channels , and all...

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