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Waves Native API Collection Plugin Bundle (Macintosh and Windows)

Bring four precision processors home for the type of superior plug-in sound previously only available in the world's finest studios. (6) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Waves Native API Collection Bundle

Developed in association with Automated Processes Incorporated, the API Collection features four precision processors based on renowned API modules: the 550A 3-Band Equalizer, the 550B 4-Band Equalizer, the 560 Graphic Equalizer, and the 2500 Stereo Compressor.

Used by engineers worldwide on countless hit records, these modules deliver a sound like no other. With the API Collection, Waves captures every nuance of their unique sonic signatures.

Features

API 550A
Modeled on API's late 1960's legend, the API 550A EQ delivers a sound that has been a hallmark of high end studios for decades. It provides reciprocal equalization at 15 points in 5 steps of boost divided into three overlapping ranges. The high and low frequency ranges are individually selectable as either peaking or shelving, and a band-pass filter can be inserted independently of all other settings. The 550A is a uniquely powerful equalizer with that one-of-a-kind API sound.

Features:

5 selected frequency centers per band

Reciprocal and repeatable filtering

Maximum 12 dB of boost/cut per band in 2-3 dB steps

"Proportional Q" narrows filter Q at extremes

High headroom +30 dB clip level

API 550B
Featuring four overlapped EQ bands, the 550B gives tracks that sweet analog sound that API is renowned for. With 7 switchable filter frequencies spanning up to 5 octaves per band, the 550B's "Proportional Q" automatically widens the filter bandwidth at minimal settings and narrows it at higher settings. It even lets you undo previous processing, affect or even reverse tonal modifications. With its vast range of tonal possibilities, the API 550B is a versatile EQ for all your processing needs.

Features:

7 selected frequency centers per band

Reciprocal and repeatable filtering

12 dB of boost/cut per band

Bands 1 and 4 offer shelf/peak switching

High headroom +30 dB clip level

API 560
Based on API's 1967 classic, the 560 10-Band Graphic Equalizer features precision filtering and massive headroom, so you can take your sound to the edge and beyond. The 560's curve shaping potential is unmatched, while API's unique "Proportional Q" design intuitively widens the filter bandwidth at lower boost/cut levels and narrows it at higher settings. And since boost and cut characteristics are identical, previous actions can be easily undone. For precision equalization with unmatched versatility, turn to the EQ heard on top recordings for decades: the API 560.

Features:

Familiar one octave centers

12 dB of boost/cut per band

"Proportional Q" narrows filter Q at extremes

Additional resolution in the critical +/-4 dB region

Clip level > +28 dBu

API 2500
The API 2500 is a dynamics processing powerhouse that lets you deliver the punch 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 2500 boasts a wide range of incredibly musical parameters which have made it a favorite of engineers the world over.

Features:

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

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System Requirements

PC

Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.8GHz / AMD Athlon 64 or equivalent

RAM: 512 MB

Operating System: WinXP 32-bit SP2

Mac

Processor: G5 Dual 2Ghz

RAM: 512 MB

Operating System: OS X 10.4.8

Intel-based Mac

Processor: Dual Core 1.83GHz

RAM: 512 MB

Operating System: OS X 10.4.8
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "API bundle is a Must Have for anyone mixing out of the box."
Sound: Absolutely incredible sound comes out of these plug ins. You must buy them. I have the ssl also and this api bundle are my go to plug-ins day in and out. Incredible eqs and the compressor is just amazing. If you want professional sound these are a must have.
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