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Waves is the world’s leading plug-in developer.
With over 100 Audio processing Plug-ins
& over 150,000 users worldwide
Heard on hit records, major motion pictures, popular video games, and now live sound stages the world over.
Designed to exceed the quality of audio processing with superior user interface.
Plug-ins! With a constant focus on sound quality and integrity
Whether it’s signature tonality like your favorite outboard comp
Or pristine transparency for ‘mastering-like’ fidelity, Waves has a tool for you.
Waves proprietary technology for low latency processing of Waves tools on standard CPUs and networking for Live Sound
Standard computers, switches, and cables: availability and low cost
Low latency reliable platform for running many Waves plug-ins
Bridging studio production and live sound
The Plug-in Server (SoundGrid Server)
is a standard Intel Dual/Quad- core PC running a Waves-customized Linux OS.
An SoundGrid network utilizes
standard off-the-shelf network switches
to inter-connect all its components.
SoundGrid is controlled by a Win/OSX
Application called “MultiRackSG,” the front-end and user interface for loading plug-ins, setting snapshots, and more.
More channels. More plug-ins.
Enabled by WSG-Y16 Card
16 Audio Channels
64 Racks = Mono, Stereo, Mono-to-Stereo
Up to 8 Plug-ins Per Rack, User-Selectable Plug-in Order
Input/Output Routing for Each Rack
On/Off, Bypass, Naming and Grouping for Each Rack (latency alignment)
Group Properties Window: automatic or manual latency alignment
Top Bar: Setup/Show Modes, Snapshot Control, System Monitoring
Rack Window: Plug-in parameter editing and control
Snapshot Pane: 1000 Snapshots, Store/Recall, Global Paste, Recall-Safe
Up to 8 “Hot” (important) Plug-ins: set for fast access and control
V1.0 ETA ~October 2009
Low Latency: ~1ms (SGS-dependent)
V1.0 ETA ~October 2009
SoundGrid Server: Intel 2.8gHz Q9550 Quad
Channel Count: 32 mono channels
Sample Rate: 48 kHz
Throughput Latency: 40 samples (<1ms)
Plug-in Instances: C4 MultiBand 184
SSL Channel 232
Renaissance Reverb 77