This product is not being sold anymore as of July 9, 2018

It is being replaced by originally branded Solid State Logic "bx_console SSL 4000 E/G" plugins, which you can find in the Channel Strips section of our web site.

We will continue to maintain bx_console E/G for existing users, so you will be able to download the installers and use the plugins just like before. We just don't sell new copies of this plugin anymore.

If you own the non-SSL branded bx_console E and/or G plugins, you will receive fair upgrade offers before we start selling the new SSL versions. No need to contact our support, we have you covered!

These will be available July 19, 2018.

A Public Beta (available for everybody!) will be online from today.

The new SSL branded versions have been developed with and approved by Solid State Logic (SSL), and have been improved in many ways over the existing versions with the help of the SSL developers and their original schematics.

  • Revisited Component Modeling with assistance of the SSL engineers
  • Created using the original Solid State Logic 4000 E/G schematics
  • Completely overhauled EQ, Dynamics & Filter sections
  • New Brainworx features added: THD ALL and V-Gain ALL
  • For details please visit the new product pages in the Channel Strips section

Audio Examples

Industry Reviews

  • Jody Wisternoff
    Jody Wisternoff

    Excellent SSL emulations. Their very unique sound is cleverly replicated. These plugins are a great way to access classic mojo in the comfort of your own home. Will be using frequently!

  • Lee Slater
    Lee Slater

    OMG, your drums will thank you for this! Bigger, better, harder -- it's like having a console at your fingertips! The E series EQ/comp on drums has always been my favourite, but now with the mix… Read More

  • Junkie XL
    Junkie XL

    This is really awesome! I inserted my favourite model, the bx_console E, on all 48 of my subgroups in Cubase. It sounds phenomenal! Whatever you need, it is right here on each channel. A must-have… Read More

  • Michael Zimmerling
    Michael Zimmerling

    The wizards from Brainworx have done it again! All their console emulations deliver rich sound and realistic punch which had seemed to be impossible!

  • Josh Newell
    Josh Newell

    The Brainworx E and G console emulations are great. They sound more open than other console emulations I've tried. The addition of the blend knob and HPF on the dynamics section is also a… Read More

Customer Reviews

  • ★★★★★
    Brainworx bx_console SSL 4000 E
    by Avatar Studio
    Brainworx bx_console SSL 4000 E, Best real sounding without a doubt. This is all we need. The revised EQ ( you can switch between Black and Brown EQ's) and compressor sections are fantastic,… Read More
    Plugin Alliance response
    Thanks so much!
  • ★☆☆☆☆
    Disappointing GUI Glitchiness
    by Dave_Zimmerman
    I have to say I really wanted to love this plug-in. It is exactly the plug-in replacement I needed moving to HDX and not having WAVES DSP any more.
    So many great ideas put into this plug-in and… Read More
    Plugin Alliance response
    Sorry to hear this. We have sold thousands of consoles and I haven't heard about this problem so far. Please try the new SSL 4000 E and see if it works any different / better for you. If it does… Read More
  • ★★★★★
    Yeah... it's really THAT GOOD!!
    by levihoward
    ...not that I was completely skeptical. But, why would this be any different than any other channel strip/ SSL emulation? The TMT feature intrigued me, in theory. I just completed my first mix using… Read More
  • ★★★★★
    by Philip
    Llevo ya meses usando este plugin y desde el primero momento le da carácter a los instrumentos y a la mezcla, si quiero un bombo con pegada o cajas que destaquen console E me da esa facilidad. Read More
  • ★★★★★
    by Firas
    Mindblown. The TMT really does work ! I found myself switching channels like I would on a real console to find which made the current track pop out or get a "lift", or just made it sound a tiny bit… Read More


Supported Plugin Formats
AAX DSP, AAX Native, AU, AAX AudioSuite, VST2, VST3

Supported Operating Systems
Mac OS X 10.9 through 10.13
Windows 7 through 10
Pro Tools 10.3.10 or higher or most VST/VST3/AU-compatible hosts running on a supported operating system

Intel CPU only (minimum 2 GHz recommended)

Intel-compatible CPU with SSE2 instruction set (Pentium 4 compatible or higher; minimum 2 GHz recommended)

System Requirements
Display resolution: 1440 × 900px or 1280 × 960px or higher
Memory: 2 GB RAM


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