[NAMM] 3 new McDSP plug-ins
McDSP will be demonstrating three new plug-ins at the Winter NAMM. The new plug-ins are the DE555 de-esser, the FutzBox signal distorter and noise generator, and the NF575 noise filter.
The DE555 is a new generation of de-essing technology, providing transparent, precise de-essing with unique flexibility. FutzBox is a distortion and noise generator plug-in for creating low-fidelity versions of audio signals. The NF575 noise filter is a high-resolution filter set designed to remove a wide variety of noise types from audio.
The new plug-ins will be available only to owners of the McDSP Emerald Pack HD and Emerald Pack Native bundles as an upgrade ($195 HD / $95 Native for owners of Emerald Pack version 2).
The new Emerald Pack bundle (version 3.0) will retail for $2795 for the HD version, and $1495 for the Native version. This increase in price is equal to the upgrade cost, so customers needing Emerald Pack immediately need not wait for version 3.0 to be available.
Emerald Pack 3.0 will also support Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger) and 10.5 (Leopard), as well as Windows XP and Digidesign’s Venue Live sound system. Support for Vista is not official yet.
McDSP has qualified its entire product line for use on the new Mac OS 10.5, also known as Leopard. McDSP anticipates shipping Leopard compatible versions of our products in late Q1 of 2008. These new versions will also continue to support Mac OS 10.4, also known as Tiger.
There will be no upgrade charge for Leopard support for owners of McDSP’s HD, Native, and LE product lines.
Owners of Massive Pack 3 and Massive Pack 4 versions of McDSP products will need to upgrade these versions to HD Versions to get Leopard support and other features.