Softube has announced Console 1, an integrated hardware/software music mixing solution. Softube Console 1 allows you to perform an entire mix with a world-class modeled mixer channel, controlled by physical knobs and buttons on a rugged piece of hardware. The system can be used in conjunction with any major DAW host and the software can be inserted on any or all channels of the mix.
Belkin has announced the availability of the Thunderbolt Express Dock, a compact, cable-clutter-free dock for Mac computers with Thunderbolt ports. The Thunderbolt Express Dock is the only solution equipped with two Thunderbolt ports, allowing users to daisy-chain up to five additional Thunderbolt high-speed devices while maintaining maximum throughput and granting instant access to multiple desktop devices with one cable. It maintains the portability of a laptop by eliminating the constant need to plug and unplug numerous desktop peripherals.
Kilohearts has released Disperser, a different take on transient shaping or, when used at extreme settings, an effect capable of shaping the sounds in ways you didn’t know you wanted to do. Boomy kicks, snappy hihats, synthetic wet basses or just a sweet utility to shape your signal’s peaks and crest factor. The choice is yours!
PSP Audioware is proud to introduce PSP SpringBox, an emulation of a hardware spring reverberator in software plug-in form. PSP SpringBox recreates several features typical of spring reverbs, such as its convincing “boing” on transients and a repeatable resonating musical character with an adjustable presence.
Sonnet has announced the Echo Express III-D desktop and Echo Express III-R rackmount Thunderbolt-to-PCI Express Expansion Chassis, the newest members of their award-winning Echo family of Thunderbolt expansion chassis for PCIe cards. Featuring three PCIe slots, a 300W power supply and 75W auxiliary power connector, both chassis enable the use of a wide variety of high-performance PCI Express cards, originally designed for use in desktop computers, with any Mac equipped with a Thunderbolt port. These Sonnet products support every Thunderbolt-compatible PCIe card available.
Universal Audio has announced the Apollo 16 Audio Interface. Delivering world-class conversion with 16×16 analog I/O, this uncompromising FireWire/Thunderbolt-ready interface combines superior sound and flexible routing with powerful onboard UAD-2 QUAD processing. With its professional DB-25 connectivity and multi-unit cascading for up to 32×32 analog I/O, Apollo 16 sets a new standard in high-resolution recording with classic analog sound.