BBE Sonic Maximizer Plug-In Software (Macintosh and Windows)

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Install a full rack of BBE 882i units at a fraction of the price with this software, which delivers hardware processing power with digital convenience.
BBE is proud to announce the release of the all-new D82 Sonic Maximizer Plugin. The world-renowned Sonic Maximizer processor is the secret weapon of performers, producers, DJs and engineers. The Sonic Maximizer restores the high frequency definition and detail while focusing bass frequencies for any sound source. The new D82 Sonic Maximizer delivers the full capabilities of BBE's 882i and 482i hardware Sonic Maximizer processors with the convenience of digital.

The D82 Sonic Maximizer is compatible with all VST, AU and RTAS hosts on Mac OS X, Windows XP and VISTA. The D82 now works with Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Digital Performer, Cakewalk and many more professional audio applications.

Features

- Compatible with all AU, RTAS and VST host applications
- MAC OS X, Windows XP and Vista
- Progammable Patch Memory
- On-Line Tech support
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 714-897-6766
(23 ratings)
Submitted October 17, 2005 by a customer from yahoo.com
"This plugin lacks ONE thing that the hardware versions do."
I expect to use this plugin for quite some time, but if BBE updates the plugin so that it doesn't require an Output Gain control knob, I'll be getting that instead! The hardware BBE 482i and 882i don't use an Output Gain control knob and I hope that a future plugin doesn't either!
Sound
This plugin most definitely emulates what the hardware 482i and 882i do, and that is to bring clarity into my songs.
Features
Puts clarity into the songs I use for my deejay mixes. I can apply a BBE effect to each individual song. It really is, like having a rackful of BBE Sonic Maximizers... one for each song!
Quality
No problems in installation. No scratches on the installation CD. The installation CD is in a CD envelope and flops around in the box. In my case, the CD was already out of the envelope when I opened the box.
Value
The effect you get out of this plugin is worth the price.
Manufacturer Support
Haven't had to use tech support.
The Wow Factor
Just for asthetic reasons, I wish different skins could be applied to the plugin. But who cares about that?! This thing puts clarity into the songs I use!
Musical Background:
DJ
Musical Style:
Disco
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