Welcome Solid State Logic to the Plugin Alliance!

Brainworx & SSL are proud to release the officially approved bx_console SSL 4000 E plugin.

The new 4000 E/G Series plugins have been taken to the next level by SSL & BX engineers:

  • Revisited Component Modeling with assistance of SSL engineers
  • Created using the original Solid State Logic 4000 E/G schematics
  • Completely overhauled EQ, Dynamics and Filter sections
  • New Brainworx features added: THD ALL & V-GAIN ALL

Audio Examples

Industry Reviews

  • Richard Chycki

    Richard Chycki

    Mixer/Engineer (Rush, Dream Theater, Skillet, Aerosmith)

    The Brainworx SSL models perfectly frame the beauty of imperfection found in analog consoles.

Customer Reviews

  • console SSL 4000 E

    by CardiffHighlands
    I A/B's this against the Waves NLS version of an SSL console. This emulation was a clear winner in that showdown. It has way more mojo in the upper mids. I also really like the compressor on this… Read More
    Plugin Alliance response
    What are you missing for a 5th star please?
  • bx_console SSL 4000 E

    by DM
    This new SSL emulation is killer -- it has quickly become my go-to channel strip. Great sound, unique analog seasoning across the channels, and great EQ and dynamics.
    Plugin Alliance response
    Thanks DM!
  • SSL 4000 E

    by CJ
    The dynamics and eq all sound amazing, I love it!
    But the gate is terrible!! It’s ruins my work flow for what I normally like out of an SSL channel strip.
    The studio I work at has this… Read More
    Plugin Alliance response
    Hey CJ, you are the first customer to review this plugin with 1 star (in fact, the first with less than 3 stars!), and for a reason I cannot verify. Sorry to hear you don't like the plugin as… Read More

    by Mastersonics
    I have tried ALL SSL strips and this one is my favorite. I have worked on E & G series SSL's and my favorite is still the E series. This plugin IS the closest HANDS DOWN. A WINNER...! Thanks Dirk...!
  • Best SSL eq in a plugin.

    by Phil Liar
    This is my new "go to" channel strip when I mix in the box. I've an SSL XL Desk and purchased lots of other plugins modeled on the 4000 EQ, and no one, till now, had give me the same attitude. Great… Read More
    Plugin Alliance response
    We always love hearing what you say from people who actually own SSL hardware. Thank you!


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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