Thursday, April 27, 2017

Dolby Announce New Dolby Atmos Mastering Suite and Production Suite

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Dolby Announces Powerful new tools for audio professionals to create, mix, master, and edit high-quality Dolby Atmos content for Blu-ray, digital delivery, gaming, and virtual reality.


Following Avid's announcement of Dolby Atmos Integration into Pro Tools HD, Dolby have just announced two new Dolby Atmos software bundles that work in conjunction with Pro Tools. The two software suites are Dolby Atmos Mastering Suite and Production Suite.

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Avid Announce Pro Tools Support for Avid NEXIS Storage Systems, Upgraded Performance

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New Avid NEXIS software release delivers greater system bandwidths, enables scalability to larger storage capacities, and now offers support for Pro Tools to optimize professional audio production workflows.

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Avid Announce Dolby Atmos Support Within Pro Tools HD

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Avid announced Dolby Atmos support natively within Pro Tools HD at Avid Connect at NAB 2017. Pro Tools HD will now be able to natively support and mix in 10 channel Dolby Atmos.

As part of this support for Dolby Atmos workflows inside Pro Tools HD, Pro Tools will have support for Dolby Atmos Object mixing, using either a software render unit or the normal Dolby hardware render unit, using plug-in streams for the software render unit or MADI streams for the Dolby hardware RMU together with the necessary metadata streams out of Pro Tools into the software or hardware render units.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Avid Release Pro Tools 12.7.1 Stability Update

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Avid have announced Pro Tools 12.7.1 is now available. This new update is a "stability release" and includes several performance improvements. Check out the full list of the fixes in Pro Tools 12.7.1.

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Free Pro Tools DigiLink I/O License with Focusrite Red 4Pre and Red 8Pre

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Focusrite has made it even easier to use their Red 4Pre and Red 8Pre interfaces with Pro Tools | HD by giving customers a FREE DigiLink I/O License with purchase! ($299 value)

All you have to do is  buy and register a Red 4Pre or Red 8Pre interface any time after January 18, 2017, and a Pro Tools | DigiLink I/O License can be placed on their iLok free of charge.

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Friday, January 20, 2017

Maag Audio Announce Magnum-K Compressor at NAMM 2017

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Maag Audio have announced their new MAGNUM-K Compressor, which is a single channel compressor made up of two compressor sections (MAGNUM COMP and K COMP), a Parallel EQ (with LMF and AIR BAND®), and a Soft Limit (soft limiter).

Whether putting the finishing touches on a 2-mix or making a vocal sound bigger than life without taking your head off; the MAGNUM-K has been designed to help elevate your craft to a whole new level.





The MAGNUM-K Compressor helps quieter sonic signatures become as big as you want them to be while simultaneously reigning in those louder, more dominant tones and offers control from its INPUT ATTN (attenuator) and INPUT GAIN controls, to its SIDECHAIN capabilities and MAKE UP GAIN. Controls are stepped (detented) to allow for easy recallable settings and channel matching.


Call or Live Chat with an RSPE Specialist for more information on Maag Magnum-K.
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McDSP Announce EC-300 Echo Collection Plug-In at NAMM 2017

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McDSP have announced their new EC-300 Echo Collection plug-in at NAMM 2017. The EC-300 brings the sound of dozens of echo and chorus effects into a single plug-in.

The three delay types – Magnetic, Digital, and Analog – come with an appropriate range of user controls, character modes, visual feedback, and McDSP’s nearly two decades of gear modeling experience.

Each EC-300 delay type comes with additional character modes designed to help you to create new and unique sounds.  Other delay features include adjustable saturation, wow and flutter, delay output ducking, in-loop filtering and EQ, and level control at the input and output stages.  The EC-300 can operate in single, dual, and ping-pong modes, and delay time can be synced to session playback or to a tapped tempo.

McDSP EC-300 Features:

  • Three delay types – Magnetic, Digital, and Analog
  • Wide variety of character modes per delay tape
  • Saturation, Wow, Flutter, Ducking, and other delay features
  • Single, dual, and ping-pong delay operation
  • Tap tempo and session sync
  • Over 75 SIMs (Synthetic Impulse Models) included
  • Double precision processing
  • Mono, stereo, and mono-to-stereo versions

Formats And Availability 

The EC-300 HD will support AAX DSP/Native, AU, and VST while the EC-300 Native will support AAX Native, AU and VST.  The EC-300 Echo Collection will be released in March 2017.
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Thursday, January 19, 2017

PMC Announces new MB3 and BB6 Active Studio Monitors at NAMM 2017

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PMC has just announced their next generation MB3 and BB6 active studio monitors at NAMM 2017. 

The new MB3 and BB6 are ultra-high-resolution active monitors with digital and analogue inputs, designed for freestanding or soffit-mounted use in recording, mixing, mastering and outside broadcast applications, and available as single- or twin-cabinet (XBD) versions. Both marry the effortlessly extended low-frequency response, wide dynamic range, non-fatiguing sound and extreme tonal accuracy and consistency of PMC's groundbreaking ATL™(Advanced Transmission Line) designs with the power of the proprietary Class-D amplification first unveiled on the QB1-A main studio monitor, and subsequently installed in renowned international facilities including Hollywood's Capitol Studios. Precision tools designed by engineers for engineers, the MB3 and BB6 combine these market-leading attributes with the latest generation of PMC's industry-leading drivers and intelligently applied cutting-edge DSP, in cabinet designs re-engineered to further improve imaging and dispersion.

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Universal Audio Announce Apollo Twin MK II at NAMM 2017

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Universal Audio have announced Apollo Twin MK II, the successor to the world's most popular professional desktop recording interface for Mac and Windows. The New Apollo Twin MK II, a ground-up redesign of the original Apollo Twin, delivers next-generation sound quality with Unison Technology, Realtime UAD-2 Processing, talkback functionality and improved monitoring functions to Mac and Windows users over Thunderbolt, plus a new model that adds UAD-2 QUAD processing to the line-up.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Antelope Audio Announce New Orion32 HD at NAMM 2017

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The new Antelope Orion32 HD, designed for Pro Tools HDX, delivers 64 channels of stunning audio via dual DigiLink ports and features USB3 for connectivity with all native DAWS.

Antelope Audio, a leading interface company specializing in world class clocking, conversion and FPGA-based vintage FX modeling, has announced the latest addition to its acclaimed Orion series of audio interfaces: Orion32 HD. Delivering 64 channels of stunning audio quality via HDX or USB3, the Orion32 HD is compatible with any DAW on the market, making it an excellent choice for users of both Pro Tools and Native systems.

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