Summary: This is a seriously impressive, competitively priced analogue console that raises the bar in terms of integrated DAW control.
Pros: A very compact, but enormously versatile console., 32 inputs to mixdown., Superb quality analogue electronics with great I/O flexibility., All balanced analogue I/O on sensible connectors., No integrated computer interface — the user can select their own., Professional standard monitoring and talkback facilities., Routable bus compressor., Well thought‑out and comprehensive DAW-control features., Attractive OLED DAW-control displays.
Cons: No integrated computer interface., Control functionality varies with DAW platform — although that's hardly Audient's fault!
Excerpt: This console is made very well; the knobs are very heavy duty like the ones that are on big Pro Tools boards. It does come with a manual and you will need to take a look at it in order to understand how to fully understand the functions of the Control 2802. Even if you have used an SSL it will be good to look at the manual so you will understand...