Bring pristine sound quality to any show, any venue, any broadcast room or streaming event. With up to 64 stereo channels of unmatched audio quality, full plugin integration, and complete customizability for any workflow, eMotion LV1 is the pinnacle of the modern-day mixer.
Waves’ signature Double Precision audio engine provides unmatched dynamic headroom and clarity
Integrates seamlessly with Waves’ 200+ studio-grade plugins, for full creative and high-precision control
Customize your LV1 the way you like it: Large or portable, tactile (up to 32+2 faders) or touch, and everything in-between
Unbeatable Sound in Any Configuration
eMotion LV1 is a fully modular software-based mixer, with your choice of 64, 32 or 16 stereo channels. It can run up to 8 plugins per channel and mix a total of 44 mix buses—facilitating 16 monitor mixes, 8 FX buses, 8 groups, 8 matrices, and LRCM masters.
Powerful and scalable, LV1 can share up to 16 I/O devices and connect to multiple DSP servers for unlimited mixing power—all with flexible control, both tactile (up to 32+2 faders) and touch-based.
LV1’s signature Waves Double Precision 32-bit floating point mixing engine is always ready to deliver pristine sound quality with up to 96 kHz sample rate.
NEW V14 Update
Double the Control
The latest eMotion LV1 V14 update allows you to mix freely and creatively with practically unlimited plugin DSP, thanks to newly added multi-server processing.
eMotion LV1 V14 also doubles your tactile control, allowing you to mix with two Waves FIT controllers working in tandem or independently, for up to 32+2 faders. Also new: Tactile control over your plugins, with plugin parameters mapped onto FIT controls.
Pinpoint Precision Sound
Spend less time fixing and more time mixing: eMotion LV1 offers complete integration with Waves’ precision problem-solving plugins (purchased separately), tailored to address any live sound challenge.
Handle any live sound scenario quickly and easily with industry-leading tools such as X-FDBK feedback elimination, PSE for stage mic bleed control, F6 dynamic EQ, Dugan Speech for auto-mixing multiple mics, MyMon for personal monitor mixing, and much more.
Mix With Creative Freedom
Enjoy the luxury of mixing live with unlimited processing power: LV1 offers unparalleled integration with the same award-winning plugins powering GRAMMY®-winning studio recordings.
Mix live as creatively as you would in the studio, with meticulously modeled analog classics like the Waves SSL and Abbey Road collections, modern staples like Waves Tune Real-Time, Scheps Omni Channel and Vocal Bender, and so much more – a complete arsenal of plugins covering any known source or production style.
Watch the LV1 workflow and plugin setup behind Pitbull’s live sound [in Spanish]
Watch how LV1 helps rock/country artist John McMillan deliver exceptional sound on tour
See how Venue Church set up its LV1 at the heart of both stage and streaming
Your Mixer. Your Design.
LV1’s modular design lets you mix-and-match your hardware setup – from your preferred number of screens, controllers, and DSP servers, to your choice of I/O count.
Have all your channels laid out in front of you in a super-system with multiple screens and controllers. Or stay portable with as little as a laptop. Or choose anything in between.
It’s your LV1 – build it the way you want it.Build Your Own LV1 System
Variety of Crystal Clear IOs
The eMotion LV1 system is compatible with a variety of SoundGrid based IOs, all delivering stellar sound quality, in your preferred size and setup options.
For optimal sonic quality that complements the mixer’s stellar mixing engine, choose the Waves IONIC 16 Stagebox—featuring the newly designed Waves Signature Preamps, delivering exceptional punch, clarity, and unbeatable headroom.
Each of us mixes their own way. With LV1 you can combine tactile faders with optimized touchscreen control, to create the optimal mixing experience for you.
Tactile Control: Waves FIT Controller
Precision Touchscreen Control
Expand and scale your I/O, channel count, and even the number of LV1 mixers sharing lines, all with hassle-free ease. The LV1 is a flexible system you can upscale effortlessly as your needs expand.
LV1 allows indie band Washed Out to bring studio sound to the stage
Clairo on tour with eMotion LV1: Setup & plugin chain rundown
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