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PRESS RELEASE
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Waves Audio Introduces H-EQ Hybrid Equalizer

KNOXVILLE, TN, September 7, 2011 Waves Audio, the industry-leading developer of professional audio digital signal processing technologies and the recipient of a 2011 Technical GRAMMY® Award, announces its H-EQ Hybrid Equalizer. H-EQ is a uniquely powerful plugin for mixing and mastering, featuring vintage and modern EQ inspired by the finest British and American consoles.

Included are seven different filter types per band: US Vintage, UK Vintage 1, UK Vintage 2, US Modern, UK Modern, Digital 1 and Digital 2, in addition to a newly-developed, one-of-a-kind asymmetrical bell filter. An intuitive keyboard graphic lets users choose frequencies by clicking on notes, and an exclusive MS Mode allows users to apply different EQ to Mid and Side content. Also featured is a flexible real-time frequency spectrum analyzer with multiple display options.

Waves H-EQ Controls:

  • Input Fader controls the signal input level.
  • EQ Modes: Stereo/Linked, Dual/Unlinked, MS Mode
  • EQ Filters: HP, LF, LMF, MF, HMF, HF, LP
  • Analog Type toggles between analog characteristic types.
  • Analog Level controls the level of the combined noise and hum.
  • THD Level controls the level of harmonic distortion added to the signal
  • Keyboard lets users choose frequencies by clicking on notes.
  • Analyzer presents a real-time graphical display of the input signal, output signal or both, as well as the EQ curve.
  • Analyzer In displays the input signal, post-input fader.
  • Analyzer Out displays the output signal, post-output fader.
  • L/M turns on the display of the left side only in Stereo mode, or the M in M/S mode.
  • R/S turns on the display of the right side only in Stereo mode, or the S in M/S mode.
  • Freeze stops the frequency graph.
  • Peak Hold stops the frequency graph at its highest peak point.
  • Analyzer Scale displays the energy level measured by the analyzer.
  • EQ Scale displays the EQ curve being applied to the signal.
  • Band Markers allow users to manipulate the EQ bands using the band markers.
  • Output fader controls signal output level.
  • Phase flips the phase of the signal by 180 degrees.
  • Trim displays the maximum peak level of the output signal and its distance from 0 dBFS.
Waves H-EQ is now available at a U.S. MSRP of Native $200/ TDM $300.  Special intro price is Native $99/ TDM $149. It is also available at no additional charge to owners of Waves Mercury with current Waves Update Plan coverage. For more information, please visit www.waves.com.



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About Waves Ltd.:
From its start in the early '90s with the introduction of the Q10 equalizer plugin, Waves, a leading provider of audio DSP solutions for professional, broadcast, and consumer electronics audio markets, has gone on to develop a comprehensive line of over 100 audio plugins including industry standards like the L1 and L2 Ultramaximizers, popular vintage console models, and innovative mixing tools like Vocal Rider and the Artist Signature Series. For its accomplishments, in 2011 Waves received a Technical GRAMMY, and the Q10 was selected as an inductee into the TECnology Hall of Fame. Waves technologies are now used to improve sound quality in virtually every sector of the audio market, from recording, mixing, mastering and post production to broadcast, live sound, and consumer electronics. Waves has over 15 years of expertise in the development of psycho-acoustic signal processing algorithms that leverage knowledge on the human perception of hearing to radically improve perceived sound quality. Waves’ award-winning processors are utilized to improve sound quality in the creation of hit records, major motion pictures, and popular video games worldwide. Waves offers computer software solutions, as well as hardware-plus-software solutions, for the professional and broadcast markets. Under its Maxx brand, Waves offers semiconductor and licensable algorithms for consumer electronics applications. Waves’ Maxx technologies dramatically enhance audio performance and are used by industry leaders such as Sony, Sanyo, JVC, Toshiba, and many others. For more information, visit the Waves web site at http://www.waves.com.



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Waves, Inc., 2800 Merchants Drive, Knoxville, TN 37912;
Tel: 865-909-9200, Fax: 865-909-9245, Email: info@waves.com, Web: http://www.waves.com

Corporate Headquarters Israel:
Waves Ltd., Azrieli Center, The Triangle Tower, 32nd Floor
Tel Aviv 67023, Israel; Tel: 972-3-608-4000, Fax: 972-3-608-4056, Email: info@waves.com,
Web: http://www.waves.com

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Tel: 615-662-1616, Fax: 615-662-1636, Email: robert@clynemedia.com, Web: http://www.clynemedia.com

 

 

 



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