RAVEN CORE Station
by Slate Media Technology
The new RAVEN CORE Station is the latest addition to the RAVEN line of multi-touch production consoles. With multiple available configurations and breakthrough workflow enhancements, it’s destined to become the new standard in modern production studios.
The RAVEN CORE STATION offers professional audio engineers with a complete production console ecosystem that is configurable to their needs with up to two world class RAVEN touch panels, a Slate Control Monitoring system, and the award winning RAVEN software that turns all major DAWs into a world class control surface.
The CORE Station features a modular design that accommodates multiple configurations. Standard included components allow for single setup with a centered MTi2 or a dual setup housing two MTi2’s. A 3rd configuration allows the user to pair a single MTi2 with a four rack space accessory panel which will be sold separately. Each CORE Station desk includes a cutout for the Slate Control analog monitoring controller on the right hand side. A blank plate is included for use without the Slate Control.
The CORE Station features a standard satin black finish with silver RAVEN side panels. The desk is a modular design and assembles with ease.
RAVEN 3.0 now adds customized multi-touch control of Ableton Live, Cubase/Nuendo, Digital Performer, Logic Pro X, Pro Tools 10-12, and Studio One V3 on Mac as well as Windows compatibility for Pro Tools 10-12, Cubase 8 & 9 and Nuendo 7.
FADERS 3.0 are our newest multi-touch faders that allow the most precise control of your DAW faders. By integrating multi-touch 100mm virtual faders directly into each DAW, the engineer has seamless control over mix levels and automation. The new 3.0 algorithm gives the faders a virtual ‘feel’ that allows an intuitive feeling action that is comfortable and even fun to use. And for the most critical automation, FINE FADER mode can quadruple the resolution of the faders so you can get even the most minute moves down in the first pass with ease and perfection.
The RAVEN Toolbar
In Toolbar mode, the RAVEN Toolbar is anchored directly in front of your hands at the base of the touch display. Your DAW controls are where you want them: Transport, Edit/Mix window selector – convenient tools for tracking too, like Record Looping, Click, Create Group, and Undo. Use intuitive multi-touch gestures on the RAVEN NAVPAD to perform Scrub/Shuttle, Waveform Zoom, Track Zoom, and Track Banking, and RAVEN Batch Commands. Best of all, because the RAVEN Toolbar is virtual, it’s user-customizable – put the controls you want where you want them.
The Batch Command System
The RAVEN Batch Command System is a true revolution in control. The Batch Command System is a series of preset and customizable buttons that can execute up to 1,000 key commands and mouse clicks automatically. With just one button, the Batch Command System allows you to create instant headphone sends, name tracks, put entire drum tracks on the grid, export stems, and so much more! The Batch Command System comes pre-programmed with 100 preset batch commands in every DAW we support, with layouts for Music, Mastering, Post Production and more. Record your own mouse click automation or program user commands with our QUICKLIST, which features hundreds of predefined DAW operations. Just touch and hold on a Batch Command button to edit, and you’ll have access to almost limitless possibilities. With the Batch Command system you’ll get it all done faster and smarter.
We’re proud to announce the next evolution of the RAVEN Control software called GESTURES. As its name implies, GESTURES allows classic multi touch gestures to control important elements of the DAW such as opening and closing plugins, muting and unmuting tracks, zooming in and out, and more!
Slate Remote revolutionizes your workflow in ways you must experience to believe. Slate Remote is a free app for iOS users, available at the app store to anyone with a RAVEN. Slate Remote automatically synchronizes with your RAVEN session via wifi network and gives you access to your custom Batch Commands, allowing it to remotely perform time-saving tasks for you from the palm of your hand.
*Optional Monitor Control System
The Slate Control is a 100% Analog Monitoring System designed by legendary pro audio designer Paul Wolff. The Slate Control has been designed to provide un-compromised sonic clarity while delivering all of the necessary features studios need from the “center section” of a classic console.
8 Stereo inputs
3 Speaker Sources with LFE Enable per speaker pair.
2 Stereo Cue Outputs to feed Headphone Amps.
Talk Back system with built in mic and “Talkback Presets” to independently send talkback to specified outputs.
CAL Mode to pre-set a reference monitoring level.
LFE Output with LPF & Crossover Point, Phase and Level.
DB25 Connections for Inputs and Outputs
DB9 Connections for VU Aux and Talkback Aux
Powered USB 2.0 inputs x2
33mm audio Jack for direct referencing from a device with 33mm headphone output (like a mobile phone or audio player).
RAVEN Core Station Features
- Silver RAVEN CORE Station Side Panels
- Padded Leatherette Armrest
- Modular Design
- Cutout On Rear Desktop For Cable Routing
- Hidden Accessory Shelf For Laptops, Hubs and Hard Drives
- Elegant Hidden Cable Troughs For Cable Management From Desktop To Floor.
- Variable Configurations
- Cutout For Optional Slate Control
Pro Tools 10-12 (Mac & Windows)
Logic Pro X
Cubase 8 & 9 (Mac & Windows)
Nuendo 7 (Mac & Windows)
Studio One V3
Digital Performer 8 and 9
Height – “42”
Width – “56”
Depth (front-to-back) – “32”
*The four-space rack accessory will carry an additional cost and will be sold separately. Contact your RAVEN dealer for more information.