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Steinberg Cubase SL MIDI Recording System (Macintosh and Windows)

Windows MIDI Recording System. Unlimited Undo and Redo. Virtual Instruments and VST Effects. (44) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Steinberg Cubase SL

Steinberg Cubase SL MIDI Recording System
Cubase SL is an exceptionally powerful program that offers both engineers in project studios and ambitious newcomers to home recording almost limitless possibilities to work intuitively and creatively.

With its VST and ASIO interfaces, Cubase SL offers exceptional flexibility that has set standards in sequencing. If you can do without features such as surround sound or a variety of automation modes, Cubase SL is an alternative solution that delivers everything you need. Let Cubase SL make your dream of a virtual studio on your computer a reality.

Cubase SL - The Heart of Your Project Studio

Features:
Unlimited Undo and Redo & Offline Process History

Sample Accurate Automation

Virtual Instruments & VST Effects

MIDI Plug-ins

VST System Link

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System Requirements

PC:
Processor Pentium / Athlon 800 MHz (Pentium / Athlon 1.4 GHz or faster recommended)
RAM 384 MB (512 MB recommended)
Operating System Windows 2000, Windows XP Home or XP Professional
Sound Card Windows MME compatible audio hardware (ASIO compatible sound card recommended)
Other USB component connector required, Display Resolution 1024 x 768 pixels (Display Resolution 1152 x 864 pixels, dual monitor setup recommended)

Mac:
Processor PowerMac G4 867 MHz (PowerMac G4 Dual 1,25 GHz or faster recommended)
RAM 384 MB (512 MB recommended)
Operating System Mac OS X 10.2.5 or higher
Sound Card CoreAudio compatible audio hardware
Other USB component connector required, Display Resolution 1024 x 768 pixels (Display Resolution 1152 x 864 pixels, dual monitor setup recommended)
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Go to Steibergs web site and read their upgrade policy before you make a decision to buy."
Sound: Apogee for dithering down to 16 x 44.1 is very good.Compression is pretty good.Reverb O.K.Sony's [vegas] is better. Feature: Steinberg adverts this as almost "SX".That is not the truth. I personally do-not do surrond sound yet and may never BUT that is NOT the only MAJOR difference. You cannot add effects to your input and record. You Can assign differnt busses and grup your channels to them -BUT ..what's the use -as after you mix ,then you CAN NOT export the SUM of the buss/group down to a 2 track mix. What "SL" means is "Lite" .This is not for studio's.This is for the hobbyist. Quality: Rock solid for me. Value: Not worth the american dollar.This should sell for about the sane as Cakewalk home studio ,about 150.0o usd. You can NOT upgrade over to the Steinberg "SX" platform. the only upgrade is within the "SL" line of the product. Manufacturer Support: Steiberg is not as competetant at keeping information visable to there own customer base as many other softeware developers are.[not customer focused] The Wow Factor: It's appeal would be that Midi and audio DO work together pretty well ,and Most importantly -"VST" support. Overall: If you spend your American dollar on this.You Will "NOT" be able to upgrade to "SX". only with in the SL line.So when you are ready to move up to some professional grade software -you will have no investment.
Style of Music: Rock
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Feature: seems to have what you would expect- there is nothing in here that you wouldn't get in any other comparably priced package. Quality: Not very buggy, I guess. It's the best thing about it. Value: i have owned and/or used ProTools, Session8 (old skool), Vegas (when it was a multitracker), ACID. I would rather have my software from DigiDesign's PC based Session8 from 1992 than this stuff. If you are going to use midi drums and record over the midi tracks without much audio editing, then this will work fine for you. But then, so will anything else. If you want to integrate drum loops, use time expansion/compression, or do anything that you haven't been able to do since 1998, buy something else. I'm going to use the competitive upgrade, and use Logic. If I knew what I knew now, I would not buy this software again. Manufacturer Support: Rotten. Useless FAQs (not unusual), and slow on answers. I belong to the group of people that doesn't up grade until they have a problem that requires it, so I missed one free patch they'd posted. After having some problems with audio glitches, I installed the next patch, which broke my working version. I need to reinstall my old version (1.0), and then install 2 upgrades before I can use the new upgrade. Steinberg does not have them posted on their web/ftp site, nore do they have a full-install that I can use. I wrote them 3 days ago, and they have neither posted the FREE patches I need, or even gotten incontact with me. This is absolute bullsh*t, as every other company in the world would have all patches on their website at all times, or have a full install. Overall: I have never bought any multritracker before and disliked it so much. Lousy tech support makes it all the worse.
Style of Music: indierock
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