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Sound Devices linear fader control surface for 8-series
€ 6,648.95 Our Price € 5,495.00 Our Price

The CL-16 Linear Fader Control Surface for 8-Series combines the simplicity of traditional analog consoles with the power and flexibility of digital consoles. This bespoke control surface enhances the experience of cart-based mixing with its intuitive operation, 16 silky-smooth faders, 16 dedicated trims and a glorious panoramic LCD. All of this is elegantly engineered into a 16.3 inch / 41.4cm wide compact unit which fits in a cart and operates from 12 V DC.


  • compatible with the 888 and Scorpio, with support for the 833 in a later firmware update
  • 16 dedicated rotary trim controls
  • 16 dedicated faders
  • intuitive design philosophy where channels 1-16 have dedicated, non-banking controls like a traditional analog console and other important features may be quickly accessed 32 multi-function rotary controls for EQ, pan, channels 17-32 gains, bus gains, output gains and more
  • large, sunlight-readable LCD screen folds down for easy and safe storage and transport
  • high-reliability, silent, soft-touch buttons for key functions like record, stop, metadata, coms, returns and more
  • five user-assignable buttons
  • built-in 5-port USB hub with (two USB-C and three USB-A) for keyboards, SD-Remote tablet and other USB peripherals
  • 6.35mm and 3.5mm headphone jacks
  • remote 10-pin connector for custom wiring of LEDs and switches, along with 6.35mm foot pedal input
  • connects via USB-B
  • 12V DC-powered via 4-pin XLR (not included)
  • 16 ultra-smooth gliding Penny & Giles 100 mm linear faders best feeling faders on the market
  • quick bottom panel access for field servicing of faders 
  • ships with USB-A to -B cable, 6.35mm to 6.35mm TRS cable and 10-pin Phoenix screw terminal block

  • voltage: 10-18V DC at XLR-4 (pin 4 = +, pin 1 = ground)
  • current draw (min): 560 mA quiescent at 12V DC in, all USB ports left open
  • current draw (mid): 2.93 A, USB ports total load 5 A
  • current draw (max): 5.51 A, USB ports total load 10 A
  • USB-A ports: 5V, 1.5 A each
  • USB-C ports: 5V, 3 A each
  • remote ports, power: 5V, 1A available on pin 10
  • remote ports, input: 60 kOhm typical input Z. Vih = 3.5V min, Vil = 1.5V max
  • remote ports, output: 100 Ohm output Z when configured as output
  • foot switch: 1 kOhm typical input Z. Connect to ground to operate (active low)
  • weight: 4.71 Kg
  • dimensions, screen folded down: 8.01 cm x 43.52 cm x 32.913 cm
  • dimensions, screen folded up: 14.64 cm x 43.52 cm x 35.90 cm

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BrandSound Devices
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