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    Sony Oxford Limiter

    Mastering Limiter Plug-in For Pro Tools

    Like many of Sony Oxford's plug-ins, their new limiter takes a familiar concept and applies a novel twist.

    Reviews Dec 2005
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    Q. Can I connect an AES output to an S/PDIF input?

    I own a Focusrite Liquid Channel (which is great!) and would like to connect it to my MOTU 828's digital input...

    Sound Advice Nov 2005
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    Q. What is that 'robot voice' effect?

    In the recent TV ad campaign for Marks & Spencer, they use the Electric Light Orchestra track 'Mr Blue Sky'. There's a distinctive robotic vocal sound in it that I am curious about. How was it made?

    Sound Advice Nov 2005
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    Waves GTR Guitar Tool Rack

    Guitar Processing System [PC/Mac]

    Software guitar amp modelling has been around for a while, but GTR is Waves' first foray into the field — and as you'd expect, they have made a huge effort to get it right, even hiring guitar maker Paul Reed Smith to design a bespoke preamp.

    Reviews Nov 2005
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    Plug-in Folder

    3 Hot New Plug-ins

    Basement Arts Frantic, Cakewalk Z3TA+, and Progress Software Soup get the install treatment.

    Reviews Oct 2005
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    Waves APA 32

    DSP Plug-in Host [Mac/PC]

    Waves are the latest software company to launch their own hardware DSP accelerators. The APA 32 and 44-M can be linked over Ethernet to form massively powerful plug-in farms.

    Reviews Sep 2005
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    NI Reaktor 5

    Virtual Modular Synth [Mac/PC]

    Native's sound design software is back, and with v5, you have more control over your instruments than ever — offering fully user-definable looks, the ability to construct your own modules from scratch, and an improved library. We get patching...

    Reviews Sep 2005
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    Roland VS8F3

    Plug-in DSP Card For VS Multitrackers

    This new card narrows the gap between Roland's VS-series machines and computer recording systems by allowing the use of third-party plug-ins within the multitracker environment. We test the card, its bundled plug-ins, and the first of the brand-name offerings from Universal Audio.

    Reviews Aug 2005
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    Waves L3

    Multi-band Mastering Limiter [Mac/Windows]

    If you want your mixes to go to 11, Waves' new mastering limiter might be the weapon you need.

    Reviews Aug 2005
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    Sequis Motherload

    Dummy Load & Speaker Simulator

    Using a combination of dummy load and speaker simulator lets you record your favourite valve guitar amp at full tilt without disturbing your neighbours. The trouble is, none of the designs so far have managed to sound close enough to a real speaker. Could this be the one that finally nails it?

    Reviews Jul 2005
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    Circular Logic InTime

    Real-time Tempo Tracking Software [Mac/PC]

    For those who want to put a human performance at the centre of their sequenced masterpieces, Circular Logic have developed software that can understand and follow tempo changes in real time.

    Reviews Jun 2005
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    Korg KPE1 Kaoss Pad Entrancer

    Audio-Visual Processor & X-Y Controller

    The Kaoss Pad Entrancer builds on the success of the Kaoss Pad 2, offering the same versatile X-Y pad-driven audio processing capabilities, but adding video processing to give you real-time control over both sound and vision.

    Reviews Jun 2005
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    Line 6 Variax Bass 700

    Modelling Bass Guitar

    Expanding on the modelling technology used in their Variax and Variax Acoustic, Line 6 have dropped an octave and turned their attention to the bass guitar. The Variax Bass features 24 models of 'classic' instruments — is it all the bass you'll ever need?

    Reviews Jun 2005
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    Yamaha Digital Mixer Upgrades

    v2 OS Upgrades & Effects

    Not content with offering some of the most fully-featured digital mixers in the world, Yamaha have now upgraded them, and are offering extra effects packs to further expand their capabilities.

    Reviews Jun 2005
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    ART TCS

    Dual Compressor

    Choose from optical and VCA compression, de-essing, noise reduction, and valve voicing within a single processor.

    Reviews May 2005
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    Allen & Heath Xone VF1

    Analogue Filter

    You probably know Allen & Heath as a studio mixer manufacturer, but they also specialise in high-end DJ mixing and processing. Now they have combined their studio and DJ expertise into a multi-mode analogue filter with sophisticated MIDI control.

    Reviews May 2005
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    CEDAR Audio Duo Auto Dehiss

    Broad-band Noise-reduction Processor

    This slimline rack processor makes CEDAR's latest class-leading audio-restoration algorithms remarkably quick and easy to use.

    Reviews May 2005
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    Mindprint Trio

    Processor & Monitor Controller

    Mindprint cram mic and line channel strips, monitor control, and talkback into a single desktop unit.

    Reviews May 2005
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    Q. Can I use a Mono compressor for Stereo compression?

    I was wondering if it's possible to use a single mono compressor that can be stereo linked (the Focusrite ISA430, for...

    Sound Advice May 2005
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    Bob Moog MuRF

    Voltage-Controlled Filter Pedal

    This unusual effects pedal combines a bank of eight band-pass filters with an analogue-style control sequencer.

    Reviews Apr 2005
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    Korg TP2 & TPB2

    Dual Tube Preamp/Optical Compressor

    Korg's new valve preamp and optical compressor is available not only as a stand-alone box, but also in a version which can be installed directly into either of their flagship digital multitrackers.

    Reviews Apr 2005

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