Own A Piece of History
McDSP’s legendary emulations of vintage equalizers, compressors, tape machines and channel amplifiers are available together as McDSP Classic Pack v6.
Analog Channel - The Analog Experience
Analog Channel emulates the sounds of high-end analog tape machines, tape, and channel amplifiers.
Analog Channel is 2 plug-ins:
AC101 - Emulates analog channel amplifier circuits
AC202 - Emulates analog tape machines
The AC101 configuration acts as a digital pre-amp allowing even excessive amounts of gain without digital distortion. A drive control determines where the audio “sits” in the saturation/compression region, and even the attack and release times of the distortion character are adjustable.
The AC202 configuration emulates analog tape machines. In addtiion to standard tape machine parameters such as bias, playback speed, and IEC1/2 equalization, AC202 offers controls well beyond the limits of the reel-world devices including adjustable low frequency roll off and head bump - independent of playback speed. The user can select from several playback head types, tape formulations, and even control the tape saturation recovery time.
CompressorBank - The Complete Compressor
CompressorBank is a high-end compressor plug-in designed to emulate the sounds of vintage and modern compressors, while delivering complete control of dynamic compression.
CompressorBank is 3 plug-ins:
CB101 – basic compression
CB202 – compression with pre-filtering
CB303 – compression with pre-filtering and static/dynamic EQ
In addition to the standard threshold and ratio controls, the actual shape and response of the compression curve can be adjusted with the Knee and BITE controls. Flexible compression control is complimented with pre-filtering and post-compression EQ.
FilterBank - Every EQ Ever Made
FilterBank is a high-end equalizer plug-in designed to emulate the sounds of vintage and modern equalizers and filters.
FilterBank is 3 plug-ins:
E606 – parametric, high and low shelving EQ, high and low pass filters
P606 – parametric EQ with variable Q modes
F202 – steep high and low pass filtering with resonant Q control
With its unique Peak, Slope, Dip controls and variable Q modes FilterBank can emulate any EQ, or be used to create a distinct custom EQ and Stereo versions
MC2000 - The Complete Multi-Band Compressor
The MC2000 is a high-end multi-band compressor plug-in designed to emulate the sounds of vintage and modern compressors.
MC2000 is 3 plug-ins:
MC202 – two-band compression
MC303 – three-band compression
MC404 – four-band compression
The MC2000 gives the user complete control of multi-band dynamic compression. Common controls such as output (make-up gain), threshold, compression (ratio), attack, and release are provided. Non-standard Knee and BITE controls allow unique and unprecedented articulation of compression characteristics. Multiple peak detection circuit types provide flexibility only previously achieved by owning several compression units. Steep 24 dB/Oct crossover filters minimize signal leakage into adjacent compression bands.
McDSP customers can now choose between using an iLok dongle or using the new iLok Cloud authorization process. Version 6.5.x of McDSP plug-ins is required.
McDSP HD and Native plug-ins are compatible with Pro Tools, Pro Tools | HD, Logic X, Cubase, Nuendo, Ableton Live, MOTU Digital Performer, Studio One, Sonar, and other DAWs that support AAX, AU, VST and/or VST3 plug-in formats.
McDSP Native plug-ins support AAX Native, AU, VST, and VST3 plug-in formats. McDSP HD plug-ins additionally support the AAX DSP plug-in format, as well as AAX Native, AU, VST, and VST3 plug-in formats. McDSP plug-ins support Mac OS 10.8.x (Mountain Lion), 10.9.x (Mavericks), 10.10.x (Yosemite), 10.11.x (El Capitan), 10.12.x (Sierra), 10.13.x (High Sierra), and Windows 7, 8, and 10.
McDSP plug-ins prior to Version 6.5 require an iLok2 or iLok3 USB Smart Key for authorization
McDSP AAX plug-ins require Windows 7 or later, Mac OS 10.8.x or later, and support Pro Tools 10.3.8 or later, 11.1.3 or later, and Pro Tools 12.x or later.
McDSP AU plug-ins require Mac OS 10.8.x or later, and support Logic X, Digital Performer, Ableton Live, and other AU compatible DAWs.
McDSP VST and VST3 plug-ins require Windows 7 or later, Mac OS 10.8.x or later, and support Cubase 7.x or later, Nuendo 6.5.x or later, and other VST and VST3 compatible DAWs.
McDSP HD plug-ins also support the VENUE S3L and S6L live sound systems.
For some Windows DAWs, 188.8.131.52 plug-ins may intermittently hang on load. To resolve this issue, quit and restart DAW. McDSP is working with PACE to resolve this issue. This is NOT an issue with ProTools or Cubase.