Integrated Workstation Audio Mixing System

Get an unparalleled, rich mixing and editing experience for your music and audio post productions. Based on the ergonomic and powerful System 5 digital console and the innovative MC Pro editing controller, the Avid System 5-MC (previously Euphonix System 5MC) tightly integrates with multiple DAWs, enabling you to take deep, hands-on control of Pro Tools, Nuendo, Logic Pro, Digital Performer, Pyramix, and other EUCON apps over the high-speed EUCON Ethernet control protocol.

Control sources on an expandable surface that you can customize to include 8–48 System 5 channel strips to accommodate your projects. And with its MC Pro central edit/control module, complete surround monitoring section, and integrated management of multiple computer systems and their applications, System 5-MC serves as the ideal hub of the modern studio, giving you a total workstation surface with the responsive tactile control and visual feedback of a high-end mixing console.

Key Features
  • Expand the surface to accommodate your projects with 8–48 channel strips, each with 8 touch-sensitive knobs and a motorized fader
  • Program and perform complex functions with a single touch using 56 programmable LCD SmartSwitches
  • View track names, metering, panning, and EQ/dynamics visual feedback on high-resolution TFT displays
  • Navigate to and control settings using the integrated USB keyboard/trackball, jogwheel, twin joysticks and touchscreen
  • Mix and monitor multichannel audio more easily with Studio Monitor Pro for surround monitoring
  • Interfaces with your favorite ASIO and Core Audio I/O hardware
  • Get deep hands-on control of Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Nuendo, Digital Performer, Pyramix, and more through high-speed EUCON Ethernet protocol
Technical Details
Power Consumption

System 5-MC Control Surface:



  • Integral 300 WATT PSU
  • Input: 100 – 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
  • DC Outputs: +5V @ 40 Amps, +12V @ 8 Amps
  • AC Input Connector: Chassis mounted IEC with On/OfF Switch
  • Typical Power Consumption 150 Watts


MC – See MC Guided Tour Specs

Ambient Temperature Operating: +5°C to +35°C
Non-operating temperature: -40°C to +70°C
Operating Altitude: -100 to 10,000 ft.(-30 to 3,048 m)
Relative Humidity: 20% to 85%, non-condensing