Livid Instruments Announces Ds1 MIDI Mixer

Fancy getting even more hands-on with Ableton Live, Bitwig Studio, Logic Pro or any DAW that support MIDI? Livid Instruments' Ds1 MIDI Mixer could be your ideal companion in the studio and on tour.  

Portable, Mixing, Control.

We are officially announcing the Ds1 and now accepting pre-orders. The Ds1 MIDI mixer is a rugged, portable solution for computer-based mixing, production and performance, constructed with only the highest quality parts and materials. Ds1 introduces MIDI control to the familiar layout of an analog audio mixer, and expands the creative possibilities of signal routing and sound processing using digital audio workstations. It’s your hands-on, dedicated controller for instant access to your mix, effects, and instrument parameters.

Key hardware features:

The Ds1 simply works with any software that supports MIDI. Templates will be available for digital audio workstations such as Ableton Live, Bitwig Studio, Logic and more. Whether you are mixing in the studio, performing on stage, or travelling to a gig, the Ds1 is designed to fit into your setup and lifestyle. Its rugged aluminum build and open approach to software integration will protect your investment for years to come. 


  • 9 faders (60mm)
  • 44 rotary knobs
  • 4 push encoders
  • 25 RGB backlit buttons
  • USB powered class-compliant MIDI
  • Expression pedal input
  • Ultra light and heavy-duty aluminum construction                                                           
  • Designed and assembled in Austin, TX  USA
  • 12” x 12.25” x 1” (30.48 cm x 31.1 cm x 2.5 cm)
  • 4.4 lbs (2 Kg)


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