Waves Audio, a leading provider of digital signal processing solutions, introduces the SoundGrid® Extreme Server-C, a plugin processing beast for the studio and live. Compact and powerful, light and robust, this DSP unit can effortlessly process hundreds of SoundGrid-compatible plugins in real time, live or in the studio – taking only half the width of a standard rack.
The Waves SoundGrid Extreme Server-C allows you to mix live shows or track overdubs in the studio with real-time plugin processing. This is possible thanks to its ultra-low latency: as low as 0.8 ms at 44.1, 48, 88.2 and 96 kHz. With a robust 2U chassis, the Extreme Server-C is only half the width of a standard 19-inch rack. You can rack-mount one server using rack ears, or double up for redundancy and mount two units side-by-side using a rack shelf. Additionally, the Extreme Server-C fits right inside your carry-on, so you can easily take your mixing to the extreme wherever you go.
Waves SoundGrid Extreme Server-C features:
Compact, powerful DSP unit
Ultra-low latency: as low as 0.8 milliseconds at 44.1, 48 kHz, 88.2 and 96 kHz
Waves is the world’s leading developer of audio DSP solutions for the professional, broadcast, and consumer electronics audio markets. Since its start in the early '90s with the introduction of the Q10 equalizer plugin, Waves has gone on to develop a comprehensive line of over 150 audio plugins, including industry standards like the L1 and L2 Ultramaximizers, popular vintage console models, and innovative mixing tools like Vocal Rider and the Artist Signature Series. For its accomplishments, Waves received a Technical GRAMMY® Award in 2011, and the Q10 was selected as an inductee into the TECnology Hall of Fame. In 2016, Waves released the eMotion LV1 mixer, a revolutionary live digital mixing console that provides real-time audio mixing for front-of-house, monitor, studio and broadcast engineers. Waves technologies are now used to improve sound quality in virtually every sector of the audio market, from recording, mixing,mastering and post-production to broadcast, live sound, and consumer electronics. Waves has over 25 years of expertise in the development of psychoacoustic signal processing algorithms that leverage knowledge of human auditory perception to radically improve perceived sound quality. Waves’ award-winning processors are utilized to improve sound quality in the creation of hit records, major motion pictures, and top-selling video games worldwide. Waves offers computer software and hardware-plus-software solutions for the professional and broadcast markets. The company’s WavesLive division is a market leader in all live sound sectors, spearheading the development of solutions for all live platforms. Under its Maxx brand, Waves offers semiconductor and licensable algorithms for consumer electronics applications. Waves technologies dramatically enhance audio performance and are used by industry leaders such as Dell, Google, Fitbit, Acer, Asus, Hisense and more.
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