Classical music is a special case where attention to detail and precision editing means more to the success or failure of the end product. That is why, the world over, award winning classical productions, from full orchestral pieces to intimate chamber recordings are made using the ultimate classical tool, Pyramix Virtual Studio.

Pyramix MassCore + Horus

Pyramix Native + Horus

The ultimate combination for classical production. Get more power, higher samplerates, better sound and more flexibility than any other workstation can provide.

For smaller systems and ultimate portability, Pyramix Native and Horus provide a 48 Mic/Pre recording rig that can fit in your carry-on luggage. A professional solution for engineers who need a small system footprint with big system

System Features and Benefits


  • RAVENNA CAT5E cabling for ease of setup
  • Take Logging tool
  • Sizable take information window
  • Record Take Pre-Buffering
  • Media-based Markers with User Ratings
  • Safety record features
  • 44.1 kHz to DXD and DSD64/128/256


  • Source and Destination Editing
  • Sample Accurate Fade Editor
  • Macro Editor
  • Asymmetric Cross-Fades
  • Take search and management tool
  • Take grouping
  • Cedar Noise Reduction Tools


  • Mono, Stereo, Multichannel Mixing (Simultaneous)
  • VS3 and VST support
  • Pannoir Delay-based Panner
  • Final Check True Peak/VU/Loudness Metering
  • Comprehensive monitoring control panel
  • Faster than real-time bounce/mixdown
  • Automation versioning


  • "From Timeline" CD and SACD Mastering
  • Mastering-Grade plugins provided
  • Album publishing for digital downloads
  • Multiple CD masters from one timeline
  • Auto-SRC at mixdown (Master at any samplerate!)

Example System Diagrams

Classical Music Production News & Use Cases

News Story: Merging Partners With RAVENNA To Launch ANEMAN Audio Network Manager

RAVENNA was delighted to partner with Merging Technologies to co-host an exclusive launch of the Merging/Digigram-developed Audio Network Manager software tool at the ultra-hip London premises of renowned audio & video solutions resellers, Jigsaw24.

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News Story: An Exceptionally Successful 2016 For Unamas And Mick Sawaguchi

Immersive audio enhances the audio experience and 9.1 recordings are now available. See how one award winning Japanese engineer is achieving wonderful results and winning awards.

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News Story: Merging Technologies Launches New Benchmark A/D Card

Merging’s President, Claude Cellier heads up the hardware design team and had this to say; “We were always proud of what we achieved with the original AD8D series but the new AKD8D has unprecedented specifications both in terms of precision and neutrality. We know this is the cleanest mic preamplifier and the most discriminating converter we have ever designed. One of our challenges these days is that these specs are starting to exceed those of the test gear so we rely on our users to tell us how good they really are. We are confident that our usual selection of Grammy® winners are going to give us the thumbs up.”

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User Story: Merging Technologies | Use Case | Marc Pasteau, Kali Son

Kali Son found numerous advantages in adding Horus to their existing Pyramix based recording system. A busy European schedule of concert recordings and webcasts needed a reliable solution.

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User Story: Merging Technologies | Use Case | Tomas Martin, Studio Macac

Studio Macac is a newly re-equipped studio in a beautiful building. Horus is an essential component there.

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User Story: Merging Technologies | Use Case | Morten Lindberg, 2L

Morten Lindberg sets new standards for recording and the delivery of high resolution audio to music lovers. Horus and now Hapi, are key elements of the Pyramix DXD recording system used by 2L. Read about this and other innovations that result in 9.1 Auro 3D recordings.

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