Apogee has made several announcements about its FX Rack DSP-Native plugin platform at Winter NAMM 2019.
Apogee FX Rack DualPath Monitoring Feature for Ensemble Thunderbolt and Element Series Interfaces
DualPath Monitoring is a unique direct monitoring feature for Ensemble Thunderbolt and Element Series audio interfaces that lets you eliminate recording latency and maximize plugin processing power in any DAW on your Mac.
Thanks to Apogee's unique DualPath Monitoring technology, Apogee FX Rack DSP-Native plugins can run both on the hardware DSP in Ensemble Thunderbolt and Element Series interfaces and as native plugins in your DAW. Apogee's DualPath technology opens up a variety of popular, simplified workflows, always with the lowest latency.
Pricing & Availability:
- DualPath Monitoring for Ensemble and Element Series interfaces available March, 2019.
- Apogee FX Rack with the ModEQ and ModComp plugins is free to customers that purchase Ensemble Thunderbolt and Element Series interfaces.
Apogee FX Rack Expands with New Pultec MEQ-5 Plugin Creating Pultec Series Bundle with EQP-1A Plugin
Announcing the Pultec Series plugins for Apogee FX Rack, two classic vintage Pultec plugins, including the new MEQ-5 Mid-Range EQ, co-developed and endorsed by Pulse Techniques using their newly manufactured EQP-1A and MEQ-5 hardware models. The result of a direct partnership with Steve Jackson, Ph.D., owner of Pulse Techniques, the Apogee FX Rack Pultec Series plugins claim to offer the truest sonic emulations of original Pultec hardware available for the first time as DSP-Native plugins.
Pricing & Availability:
- MEQ-5 plugin and Pultec series bundle will be available March 2019.
- The Apogee FX Rack Pultec Series EQP-1A and MEQ-5 plugins are available as a bundled download for $199.99 (USD) from Apogee's online store and authorized Apogee dealers worldwide.
Apogee FX Rack and Logic Pro X Unique Integration
With the availability in March 2019, of Apogee FX Rack DSP-Native plugins with DualPath Monitoring, Apogee customers with Ensemble Thunderbolt and Element Series audio interfaces will enjoy "a music creation experience unsurpassed in simplicity, latency performance and sound quality". For Logic Pro X users, DualPath Monitoring unlocks the full potential of the ongoing Apogee – Logic Pro X integration initiative, making simple and innovative workflows accessible with the click of a button on your Mac. Find out more at www.apogeedigital.com/products/logic-pro-x-integration