In this review Mike Thornton, Editor of Pro Tools Expert, takes a look at a new entrant in the room correction arena the Dirac Live solution which is available as software and as a 1U hardware unit embedded in a miniDSP unit. Mike explains how the Dirac Live system works, how he installed and used the miniDSP DDRC-88A to use on his 5.1 monitoring system and of course what he thought of it.
Pro Tools Expert team member Peter Barter takes a look at v2 of the Oxford Limiter from Sonnox. After running through the GUI and some of its new features you can also hear some examples of how loud this updated classic and very musical sounding plug-in can take your tracks.
In this review for Pro Tools Expert Technical Editor James Ivey takes a look at some of the latest features in the new Universal Audio Apollo Twin MkII.
Focus claims to perform best in mastering applications providing users with a mastering industry psychoacoustics secrets weapon. Sadly, the marketing that surrounds Focus does not go into much detail about the secret weapon.
In this video review, Pro Tools Expert Deputy Editor Dan Cooper takes a look at frei:raum By Sonible. Frei:raum is an innovative EQ plug-in consisting three main tools called Entropy, Smart EQ & Proximity EQ that intelligently shapes audio fast. This is a review of the bundle with these three EQ units - Each unit can be purchased separately.
We review the Pro Sound Effects Hybrid Library 2017 and the Freelancer Program
Alan Sallabank reviews CentreOne by leapwing Audio, and explores it use in feature Film Post
Transgressor features independent EQs for transient and sustain, giving users the ability to quickly focus drum hits such as kick drums and toms in a mix.
Watch the video to hear a selection of presets in a cover recording of Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams"
In this world first review for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey takes a look at the new Antelope Audio Orion32HD. The Orion32HD is a USB3 and Mini Digilink enabled interface allowing Pro Tools HDX, HD Native and HD Thunderbolt Native users access to 32 channels of A/D conversion.
Alan Sallabank reviews the AKG Y50BT Bluetooth and APT-X HD wireless headphones, and explores how to use them with Pro Tools.
In this video review for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey takes a look at the new Tominator plug-in by Joey Sturgis Tones. Tominator is a must-have plug-in for anyone working with real drums. One of the main issues we have working with drums is bleed from the cymbals into the tom mics. Tominator works to reduce this bleed allowing us to process the toms without compromise.
In this video for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey teams up with Richard Rogers from Workstation Pros to take a look at the new ultra micro Intel Nuc PC running Windows 10.