Building on four decades of experience powering the most demanding shows,
Avolites Diamond 9 is a dramatic evolution in production control.

DESIGNED TO PIONEER THE NEXT GENERATION OF SHOWS

Created in consultation with leading visual designers, and alongside expert industrial designers, D9 is ready for the next generation of ultimate shows and beyond. With vast screen real-estate, all-new controls, and unique media integration it intuitively combines control of all visual aspects of the show. Hand-crafted in London, built upon Avolites' heritage of quality and reliability.

Ultimate performance control

THE FINEST TACTILE CONTROLS IN INDEPENDENT BANKS OF 15

Motorised and touch-sensitive Penny and Giles faders: Optical high-res rotary faders:  Short-travel flash buttons with positive haptics for perfect timing.

INDICATOR COLOURS FOR FLAWLESS PERFORMANCE

Fader and Encoder level indicator colours can be defined to make it even easier to group and quickly recognise controls when it counts.

11-SEGMENT LEVEL INDICATOR ON EVERY FADER

RGB level indicator on every fader which follows the halo colour of the playback. Especially useful on rotary faders when swapping pages.

EVERYTHING IN ITS RIGHT PLACE

Additional Macro buttons with a dedicated screen, right in the playback section. Flash buttons under the faders. Perfectly aligned labelling. Page banks for every section.

Ultimate sequence control

T-BAR FOR SUPER SMOOTH TRANSITIONS

The T-Bar delivers more refined control with even smoother manual fades. Paired with our unique Scene Master functionality it brings total professionalism to live creativity.

With its non-contact design, the fader remains as accurate as ever, even after years of use. The scene master function is complimented by a double-width Commit button and four further control buttons, plus a dedicated LCD screen for continuous status data.

DEDICATED MASTER CUE LIST CONTROL SECTION

With two motorised faders, 8 control buttons and a double-width Go button, theatrical cue list performance is at your fingertips.

Ultimate programming surface

Born out of 40 years’ experience in control, designed with eyes fixed firmly on the future, the D9’s programming surface features: 3 media preview touchscreens, 5 + 1 attribute wheels, ergonomically designed controls, a T-Bar and illuminated programming keys. All are integrated with Avolites long serving Titan proprietary software.

THREE PREVIEW SCREENS

4.3" preview screens ideal for media ensuring that the main screens remain uncluttered for maximum information density.

FIVE OPTICAL ATTRIBUTE WHEELS

Newly designed wheels with optical encoders and RGB led indicators, plus a vertical level-wheel put more parameters than ever at your fingertips.

72 PROGRAM KEYS

Carefully selected Cherry MX Low Profile keys with RGB illumination provide optimal tactility with low fatigue for programming sessions.

OPTICAL TRACKBALL AND ARROW KEYS

Manipulate data to optimise accuracy and creativity and navigate interfaces more effortlessly than ever.

Ultimate 11 screen experience

The most demanding shows require the most harmonious visual control experience. Up to 11 internal screens, with the option of 2 additional external screens, all powered by Avolites software, provides unrivaled focus and vision.

3 LARGE MAIN WORKSPACE SCREENS

With brightness adjustable up to 1000 nits, these high definition, high contrast, flush-mounted touchscreens ensure that data, visualisation and creative programming tools are always right where you need them.

3 x 4.3" PREVIEW SCREENS

Video previews right where you need them.

MACRO / EXECUTER SCREEN

Electronic labelling without occupying main screen space.

DEDICATED T-BAR SCREEN

No guesswork with permanent Scene Master status.

DEDICATED LEVEL WHEEL SCREEN

Instant live intensity data, no matter the selected attribute group.

VERTICAL EDITOR TOUCHSCREEN

Located in the programming panel, simplifying control of complex fixtures and media servers, as well as showing the main cue list status in an all-new display.

SOFTKEY MENU SCREEN

Moving the softkey menu system and prompt to this dedicated screen frees up workspace and unifies the layout of all main screens.

THE HEART OF THE SYSTEM

The Avolites D9 sits at the heart of breath taking shows, where lights, video and special effects are in complete sync with the music and stage show.

This powerful, integrated system unleashes the creativity of lighting and video designers, providing ultimate control of the next generations of shows.

Ultimate video control with Synergy.

The Avolites D9 console goes far beyond the aesthetics. It provides more intuitive media control integration for lighting designers. Building on the ground-breaking Synergy software, released in October 2019, allowing seamless integration between media server and lighting control, the D9 brings this to your fingertips with intuitive design and layouts, ideal for media playback and integrated control.

CUSTOM INTEGRATED KEYBOARD

You told us you wanted it - an integrated keyboard. With backlit Cherry MX Low Profile keys identical to those on the program panel, the keyboard is beautifully concealed, yet right where you need it.

Ultimate comfort

COMFORTABLE ARMRESTS

The armrest doubles as protection for the backlit power button and USB 3.1 socket. With another armrest built into the keyboard drawer.

ADJUSTABLE LCD ANGLE

Choose any position in a 56-degree range.

DESK LIGHTS SUPPORTED

No need to strain your eyes when you can plug your desk light into 1 of the four 4 pin connectors.

CONTROLLABLE READING LIGHT

Follow your script or set list with ease.

Specification

Control Surface 2-screen

15 motorised touch-sensitive Penny & Giles faders - designer fader cap

11-segment RGB LED level indicator alongside each fader

Halo RGB for each playback

30 optical rotary touch sensitive playback encoders with push function - designer knob

11-segment RGB LED level indicator alongside each encoder

RGB halo for each encoder

90 C&K playback function buttons with positive haptics for timing - designer button cap

40 optical rotary assignable encoders with push function - designer knob

2 x 15.6" 1000nits 1920*1080 capacitive touchscreens with adjustable brightness

3 x 4.3" 1000nits 800x480 preview touchscreens for media or workspaces

Softkey menu touchscreen

Independent paging for each playback section

Programming buttons all RGB backlit, short travel Cherry® MX Low Profile switches

5 custom RGB backlit optical attribute encoders

Dedicated level wheel, machined aluminium with colour LCD status screen

T-Bar with 5 control buttons and a colour LCD status screen

Dual, motorised, touch-sensitive, master cue list fader control with 9 buttons

7" dual-touch high-brightness 800*1280 programming screen

Full custom backlit QWERTY keyboard in drawer, keys identical to program panel

X, Y, Z, optical trackball

21 backlit Macro / Executor keys, all screen-labelled

Supports two additional HDMI 1920*1080 touchscreens

DMX 512 4 1GB Ethercon 1 Optical 1 GB Ethercon 2 USB Back USB HDMI SMPTE Trigger  IN MIDI Digital SDIF TrueOne

DMX 512

8 X NEUTRIK 5-PIN XLR,
OPTICALLY AND GALVANICALLY ISOLATED WITH HALO ASSIGNMENT INDICATORS

NETWORK

4 X 1GBE NEUTRIK ETHERCON, INTERNALLY SWITCHED & MANAGED

1 X QUAD OPTICALCON 1GBE LC CONNECTION

1 X 1GB ETHERCON, NETWORK 2

OPTIONAL UPGRADE TO ADD:

1 X 10GBE CONNECTION TO OPTICALCON

1 X 10GBE NEUTRIK ETHERCON

DATA / PERIPHERALS

1 X USB 3.1 UNDER ARMREST

1 X USB 3.1 ON FRONT PANEL

2 X USB 3.1 BACK PANEL

2 X USB 2.0 ASSIGNED FOR EXTERNAL TOUCHSCREENS

EXTERNAL DISPLAY

2 X HDMI UP TO 1920*1080

SMPTE

1 X 3-PIN NEUTRIK XLR TRANSFORMER ISOLATED INPUT WITH SIGNAL INDICATOR PLUS 3-PIN
XLR LOOP OUT.

TRIGGER INPUTS

GPIO 4 IN/4 OUT, ISOLATED, AND DRY CONTACTS

¼” JACK FOR FOOT SWITCH.

DMX512 DEDICATED INPUT WITH INDICATOR

AUDIO INPUT 3-PIN XLR WITH INDICATOR

MIDI

IN, THRU, OUT ON 5-PIN DIN WITH SIGNAL AND ENABLED INDICATORS
USB MIDI SUPPORTED

AUDIO OUT

DIGITAL S/PDIF RCA

MAINS POWER

NEUTRIK TRUE1®

POWER

WORK LIGHT SWITCH CONTROLLING CONNECTOR PANEL ILLUMINATION
NEON INDICATOR FOR MAINS SUPPLY AND PSU ENERGIZED
INTERNAL UPS FOR CONSOLE AND INTERNAL DATA SWITCH
110-240VAC MAINS SUPPLY MAX DRAW OF 650W

COMPUTER

INTEL I7-9700K PROCESSORS
16GB RAM
AMD WX5100 GPU

Comparison

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11

Screens

30 + 2

Motorised Penny and Giles faders

70

Optical hi-res rotary faders

2x15

Configurable pre-set buttons

ADDRESS

Avolites Ltd.
184 Park Avenue,
Park Royal,
London
NW10 7XL
UK

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