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This driver will also update all other SSL Soundscape devices (MX4, MadiXtreme, Mixpander, MiXtreme, Soundscape) as well as the firmware for the Alpha-Link AX, MADI AX and MADI SX.

Download V6.2 & Mixer
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Software Version: 6.2.0

Release Date: 10/05/12

Download Size: 117 MB

NOTE: Without a valid Soundscape V6 license (optional Password to be entered in the Options Menu) Soundscape V6 is fully functional but limited to the first 16 Tracks (Trk 1-16). Also without a license the Pro-Convert for Soundscape functionality will not be visible.

Automation Tracks are unlimited, making Soundscape V6 also the ideal fully automated "SSL Console in the Box" for SSL Mixer V6 users (Sync via ASIO Positioning Protocol).

System Requirements:

  • Hardware Connected: MX4, MadiXtreme 64 or 128, Mixpander 5 or 9 with SSL Alpha-Link or Soundscape iBox24/48/64, Soundscape 16/32 and R.Ed 16/24/32 DAW's (no 64 Bit!!!!), Soundscape PCI Host, EPP and ISA Host (no 64 Bit!!!!)
  • Platform: Intel Pentium or higher and compatible CPUs
  • Operating Systems: Windows XP, Vista 32 Bit or 64 Bit, Windows 7 32 Bit or 64 Bit (64-Bit only recommended for MX4 or MadiXtreme based Systems)
  • Storage: 250 Mb of free hard disk space for Installation files

Installation:

IMPORTANT: Please follow the steps described below.

On Windows 64 Bit System it is mandatory to update/install the driver "the Microsoft Way" as described. Otherwise Windows may reset certain registry entries to a previous state on each reboot and the SSL Soundscape Devices may not work as expected.

Driver Installation on Windows 32-Bit Systems:

  • Exit all SSL Soundscape related software
  • Extract downloaded ZIP file to a temporary directory
  • Install the Driver (DrvSetup.exe) located in the folder "01 SSL Soundscape Family Driver"
    • Firmware Update on MadiXtreme and MX4 Cards:
    • After the Driver has been updated open the TRack.exe Applet located in the Ssdrv Driver Folder
    • Double click on each MadiXtreme Device. A Firmware Updater will launch
    • Please follow the On-Screen Instructions
  • When done, COLD BOOT the PC (Power Down, wait 10 seconds, switch On to reboot)

Driver Installation on Windows 64-Bit Systems:

First Time Users:

  • Insert the Card
  • Power on your System
  • Follow the onscreen Plug and Play Driver Installation and Choose Driver from extracted Download Directory

Driver Update:

  • Exit all SSL Soundscape related software
  • Extract downloaded ZIP file to a temporary directory
  • Go to Device Manager, locate SSL Soundscape devices
  • For each entry (MadiXtreme device and Mixpander) right click, select Update Driver and point to the extracted temp directory
    • Firmware Update on Madixtreme and MX4 cards:
    • After the driver has been updated open the TRack.exe applet located in the Ssdrv driver folder
    • Double click on each MadiXtreme device. A firmware updater will launch
    • Please follow the on-screen instructions
  • When done, COLD BOOT the PC (Power Down, wait 10 seconds, switch On to reboot)

Installation:

  • Exit all SSL Soundscape related software
  • Extract downloaded ZIP file to a temporary directory
  • Install the Driver located in the folder "01 SSL Soundscape Family Driver 62"
  • Install the SSL Soundscape and/or Mixer software located in the folder "02 SSL Soundscape & Mixer V62"
  • Install the Console Manager software located in the Folder "03 Console Manager V155"

IMPORTANT:

  • Make sure to first install the driver before Installing any SSL Soundscape Software
  • After installation of a driver ALWAYS reboot your PC
  • After a MX4 firmware update ALWAYS power down your PC, wait for 5 seconds and power it on again to activate the new firmware
  • On first start of the software make sure to properly configure your devices in the Unit Configuration window
  • Please register your hardware

Product manual:

  • You will find the MX4/SSL Soundscape V7/Mixer V7/SSL Console Bundle Manuals inside the folder "04 Resources"
  • You also can open the Manuals from the SSL Soundscape V7.1 or Mixer V7.1 application, Menu | Help
  • You can download the latest manuals, drivers and software packages at www.solidstatelogic.com

Legacy drivers

SSL MX4 Driver & SSL Mixer V7.1.0 - Download Size: 162 MB - Release Date: 06/08/13

SSL MX4 Driver & SSL Mixer V6.2.0.0 - Download Size: 177 MB - Release Date: 10/05/12

SSL MX4 Driver & SSL Mixer V6.1.0.0 - Download Size: 77.9 MB - Release Date: 19/04/11

SSL MX4 Driver & SSL Mixer V6.0.1.8 - Download Size: 77.3 MB - Release Date: 19/10/10

SSL MX4 Driver & SSL Mixer V6.0.1.5 - Download Size: 77.2 MB - Release Date: 25/05/10

SSL MX4 Driver & SSL Mixer V6.0 - Download Size: 48.9 MB - Release Date: 12/02/09

Alpha-Link MX

Alpha Link MX Downloads

Firmware v2.0 updater for Mac OS X

New in Firmware v2.0
Alpha-Link MX firmware v2.0 supports 176.4 kHz and 192 kHz sample rates.

Download Alpha Link MX Firmware 2.0
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Software Version: 2.0

Release Date: 17/12/12

Download Size: 5.2 MB

How to update
The firmware of your Alpha Link MX can be updated by using ALMX updater.app
Before the updater can be used the USB driver must be installed and your Alpha-Link devices need to be connected to your computer via USB.

Instructions:

  • Open the Silicon Labs USB Driver.dmg (included in the ALMX 2.0 package);
  • Launch and follow the instructions of the Silicon Labs VCP Driver Installer (a reboot may be required);
  • Start the ALMX updater.app;
  • Connect your Alpha Link MX devices (if not already done so) via USB to your computer and turn the devices ON;
  • Select the device you wish to update in the device selection list of the main window;
  • Select Device->Update Flash from the ALMX updater main menu;
  • Do not turn OFF or disconnect the device while updating! (failing to do so may damage your Alpha-Link MX);
  • If the device has been successfully updated cycle power to load the new firmware;
  • If there was an error during the update please do NOT turn off the device - try to update the firmware again.

Supported Units and Operating Systems

The Alpha-Link MX firmware v2.0 updater for Mac OS X works with:

  • SSL Alpha-Link MX 16-4 and 4-16
  • MAC OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) 32-bit and 64-bit kernel
  • MAC OS X 10.7 (Lion) 32-bit and 64-bit kernel
  • MAC OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) 64-bit kernel

Firmware v2.0 updater for Windows

New in Firmware v2.0
Alpha-Link MX firmware v2.0 supports 176.4 kHz and 192 kHz sample rates.

Download Alpha Link MX Firmware 2.0
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Software Version: 2.0

Release Date: 17/12/12

Download Size: 4.3 MB

How to update
The firmware of your Alpha Link MX can be updated by using SSL Alpha-Link MX Firmware v2.0.exe. During the update a USB driver will be installed and your Alpha-Link devices need to be connected to your computer via USB.

Instructions:

  • Connect your SSL Alpha Link MX devices to your computer via USB and turn the devices ON;
  • Open SSL Alpha-Link MX Firmware v2.0.exe;
  • The Alpha-Link MX USB Driver will be installed first;
  • Then the Alpha-Link Firmware updater will run.
  • Select the device you wish to update using the device selection buttons;
  • Click the “Start” button;
  • Do not turn OFF or disconnect the device while updating! (doing so may damage your Alpha-Link MX);
  • If the device has been successfully updated turn the SSL Alpha-Link MX off and then on to load the new firmware;
  • If there was an error during the update please do NOT turn off the device - try to update the firmware again.

Supported Units and Operating Systems

The SSL Alpha-Link MX Firmware v2.0 updater for Windows works with:

  • SSL Alpha-Link MX 16-4 and 4-16
  • Windows XP 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit