AWX Overview


The AWX is inspired by a world-class mixing console that brought the large-format studio to the small home studio. It is a split design with a ton of routing capabilities and on-board processors.

Channel Strip

Input Section

Values are determined by the FLIP button. Default is MIC. Engaged is a line level input signal.

  • The MIC option uses a mic-pre to amplify the signal from 0-60db.
  • The LINE option boosts or reduces from -20db to +40db


The AWX equalizer has 4 bands:

  • HF – Hi Filter
  • HMF – Hi Mid Filter
  • LMF – Low Mid Filter
  • LF – Low Filter

The HF & LF bands can boost/reduce with sweeping frequencies.
The HMF & LMF bands can do the same but, with the added abilities of adjusting the Q width of the band. A wide Q is a more spread out attenuation while a narrow Q is more focused on the specific frequency. Allowing for more surgical crafting with the EQ.

Aux & Cue Sends

The AWX has 4 mono aux sends and 2 dedicated stereo cue sends

Aux 1 & 3 share a gain knob. 2 & 4 share a gain knob. Cues A & B also share a knob for gain and knob for panning.

The sends can be enabled with the toggle switches beside the knobs.

Channel Fader Section

The AWX features 2 stereo busses!

  • Fader
  • Solo / Mute
  • Pan
  • 2 Stereo Busses (Rec & Mix)

Bus Outputs

There are additional routing options on the top of the channel:

  • 8 bus outputs
  • Pre – Enables pre fader listen for bus outputs
  • Pan – Makes it that the stereo information from the channel fader passes the Left signal to the ODD busses and the Right signal to the EVEN busses. *Useful for keeping pan information when grouping drums!*
  • D1 / D2 – Routes the input of the channel to the dynamics modules found in the master section. *A dynamic module can only be assigned to one channel at a time!*

Master Section

Dynamic Processors

Stereo Compressor

Assignable to either of the Mix or Rec stereo busses. Useful for “glueing” the final mix.

Dynamic Modules 1 & 2

Each module can only be assigned to a single channel at a time.

Bus Masters

Each of the Bus Outputs and Aux/Cue sends has their own dedicated master gain knobs to adjust their grouped signals.

Stereo Returns

There are 4 stereo returns that receive a signal for Left & Right. Each stereo return has a set of functions:

  • Cue A & B Bus
  • Rec & Mix Bus
  • Mono
  • Studio Level – Sends to Cue bus
  • Balance – Pan
  • Level – Level sent to Rec & Mix bus

Monitor Section

Select which stereo mix is played to the speaker output.

  • None
  • Rec
  • Mix
  • Cue A
  • Cue B

The Monitor Volume controls the level to the speaker output.

Bus Assigner

Additional controls for each of the stereo Rec & Mix busses. Using the combinations of grey buttons to assign them.

  • Stereo Compressor
  • + 4 db
  • Fader

Each function can only be used on a single bus. Notice the fader is listed. The master fader is not assigned to either mix by default as it needs to be assigned!

Additional Specs

Mic Input GainMic Input Gain
Line Input GainLine Input Gain
Input Section Toggles
EQ KnobsHF-Freq, HF-Gain, HMF-Freq, HMF-Gain, HMF-Q, LMF-Freq, LMF-Gain, LMF-Q, LF-Freq, LF-Gain
EQ TogglesEQ-In
InsertsInsert-Toggle , Insert-PreEQ
PanPan (c)
Channel Aux / Send*6 sends, 4 mono, 2 stereo* Enable , Send Level (shared)
Channel Fader SectionRec, Mix, Select
Channel Sub-Groups / Track-Bus*8 track busses* Bus Enable, Pre, Pan
Master AuxSend Levels*6 sends* Send Level, Cue Send Level, AFL
Master Sub Groups*8 track busses* Bus Send Level, AFL
Master Monitor SectionMaster Fader, Monitor Source Select, Monitor Volume, Bus Assig Functions
Master Section FX Processing* 3 dynamic modules* Compressor, Gate, Stereo Bus Compressor
Stereo Return*4 Returns* Level, Balance, Cue Busses, Main Busses, Mono, Width
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