Ever since the advent of DAW technology, people have been balancing the loss of analogue dynamic range, resolution and sonic perception with that of the ease and convenience of non-linear DAW based production. But, a select few have started to realize that this compromise no longer needs to be considered. Using DSD256 and DXD with Pyramix MassCore means that you can get all of the convenience of a digital workflow along with the impact of the analogue reproduction of DSD and DXD.

No matter what music you are working on, using DSD256 and DXD workflows with Pyramix MassCore will produce astonishing improvements to your end product.

Pyramix MassCore + Horus

Imagine the sonics of a Studer-A820, without the need to look at bias or azimuth alignment or razor blade ever again. In just 4U of rack space Merging Technologies is able to deliver a 48track Recording, Editing and mixing workstation that comes closer to replicating that 'analogue sound' than any other technology on the planet. Your ears will immediately realize the potential of DSD256 and DXD workflows.

System Features and Benefits

Recording/Import:

  • 48 track recording with MicPre’s
  • Edit while in record
  • Record pre-buffering
  • Take logging window
  • Media-based markers with ratings
  • Also 96 tracks @192kHz
  • Or 384 tracks @ 44.1kHz

Editing:

  • Edit DSD256 seamlessly
  • Sample accurate Fade Editor
  • Take management and search
  • Source and Destination Editing
  • Macro Editor
  • Cedar noise reduction tools

Mixing:

  • Simultaneous stereo and multichannel mixing
  • Full complement of EQ’s, Dynamics and Effects
  • Use Direct I/O to mix on an Analogue Console
  • 9pin/LTC/MTC/Bi-phase master/slave support
  • Automation versioning/history

Mastering:

  • Create SACD or CD masters from DSD/DXD timelines
  • Hepta SRC algorithm for masters at any samplerate
  • Album publishing for digital releases
  • Mastering direct from multichannel timeline

Example System Diagrams

DSD256 Music News & Use Cases

News Story: ProStudioMasters and McGill University Use Merging Technologies For Key Audio Research Project

The vexing question of whether high resolution audio formats really make a difference may get a more definitive answer in the near future. A formidable team of expertise from ProStudioMasters and McGill University embarked on an extraordinarily thorough experiment of recording a widely diverse series of concerts and studio sessions in all popular digital recording formats. One of the challenges was to ensure that all the recordings could be captured on identical equipment; the only differences being the bit rates and the sampling rates. It was apparent that there was only one company that could provide a simple and effective solution; Merging Technologies.

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News Story: Merging Technologies At RMAF 2017

The MERGING+PLAYER, MERGING+NADAC and MERGING+POWER will be featured in a dedicated room at The Rocky Mountain Audio Festival in Denver. This late decision to take a room at the show was predicated by a change in US distribution and the desire to show the full range of products without conflict from other brands in the same room.

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News Story: IBC Was An IP Showcase For Merging Technologies

Merging Technologies continues to show leadership in audio networking with its highly successful Horus and Hapi interfaces, ANEMAN network management software and OEM AES67 solutions with ZMan.

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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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