Very old post, but I totally agree with Brandonc23 and the layout he drafted up makes perfect sense. Having used my raven core station now for a few months, only having access to 10 sends/inserts is very annoying, even with the batch command for switching them. It takes me out of my creative zone when I'm trying things out.
The icon thing is completely useless to me, I used to work on an SSL duality and they have a similar icon system available on each channel strip bucket. NO ONE used it, ever! I get some Raven users may enjoy it, but theres got to be a way to re-program it so we can turn it off and on, i.e. if you want the icons you get the standard 10 slots, but if you turn it off you get 15 slots...
Yeah, I think they can add that feature.
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