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Waves API 2500 Native  

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The Waves API 2500 plug-in is a versatile dynamics processor that lets you shape the punch and tone of mixes with absolute accuracy. Its dual-channel...Read More

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      Professional level dynamics control software plug-in.

      The Waves API 2500 plug-in is a versatile dynamics processor that lets you shape the punch and tone of mixes with absolute accuracy. Its dual-channel design lets the 2500 also function as two separate mono channels via a single compression setting. Using auto-makeup gain, you can adjust Threshold or Ratio while automatically maintaining a constant output level. With both "feed back" and "feed forward" compression types, the Waves API 2500 compressor plug-in boasts a wide range of incredibly musical parameters which have made it a favorite of engineers the world over.

      Compressor Controls
      Threshold: -20dBu to +10dBu
      Attack: 0.03ms, 0.10ms, 0.30ms, 1 ms, 3 ms, 10 ms and 30 ms
      Ratio: 5:1, 2:1, 3:1, 4:1, 6:1, 10:1 and Infinity:1
      Release: 0.05s, 0.1s, 0.2s, 0.5s, 1.0s, 2.0s and Variable Release mode
      Variable Release: 50ms to 3s

      Tone Controls
      Threshold: Knee Hard, Medium and Soft
      Detector: Thrust Loud, Medium and Normal
      Tone Type: New (Feed-Forward) or Old (Feed-Backward)
      Link Controls

      Filter Type HP, LP and BP
      L/R Link Independent, 50%, 60%, 70%, 80%, 90% and 100%
      VU Meters

      Input/Output -30dB to 0dB With Clip indicator
      Gain Reduction 0dB to 30dB
      Meter Source GR, IN or OUT
      Output Controls

      Analog On/Off
      Compressor In On/Off
      Bypass On/Off
      Make-Up Gain Auto/Manual
      Make-Up Gain -24dB to +24dB

      Read more: http://www.waves.com/content.aspx?id=3612#ixzz1cgD6Bzmc

      • Switchable 3-position Thrust high-pass filter
      • Variable Link left and right channels
      • 3 Variable Link filter types
      • 3 Compression modes: Soft, Medium and Hard Knee
      • 6 Release settings: 5 fixed, 1 continuous
      • Up to 24bit, 192kHz resolution (TDM 24/96 only)
      • Mono and Stereo components
      • Supports TDM, RTAS, Audio Suite, VST, AU
      • PC and Mac compatible

      Order now and bring some quality compression to your session.


      API 2500 Native

      • Windows
      • Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz / AMD Athlon 64 or equivalent
      • 1 GB on XP, 2 GB on Vista / Windows 7
      • WinXP 32-bit SP2 & SP3
      • Vista Business 32-bit SP1
      • Vista Ultimate 32-bit SP1
      • Windows 7 32-bit
      • Windows 7 64-bit (using 32 bit host applications)
      • 1024x768 32-bit screen resolution
      • Mac
      • Core Duo 2.3Ghz
      • 2GB RAM
      • OS X 10.5.8 - 10.7
      • 1024x768 screen resolution

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      Excellent Compressor

      By magoon67

      from St. Johnsbury, VT

      Comments about Waves API 2500 Native Software Download:

      If your're heavily into recording and music production of that sort. You definatly should have this compressor. Incredible for stringed instruments like acoustics and even electric guitars if used right. Good for use on room mics and vocals too. Not to big on using it on drums or anything cause it could kill the dynamic of a drum if used wrong or too heavily.

      - Brings out picking dynamics of Acoustic guitars. Good for driving an Eq into.

      - Could squash too much if not careful.

      - Great Comp. for $200

      - Very flexable
      You can really shape the compressoin to fit your need well.
      Compresses well compared to a couple of other Waves compressors I've used.

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