Following with pure DSD workflows to the SACD master requires the power and finesse of Pyramix. The only DAW in the world able to provide a complete SACD production toolkit, Pyramix MassCore shows it capabilities for sonic precision, power and elegance with every award winning DSD/SACD project.

Pyramix MassCore + Horus

For samplerates above 192 kHz, MassCore is an absolute necessity. To be able to run 48 audio tracks on a single timeline with the resolution of 256 times that of a CD take more power than any other DAW could ever dream of producing, but with the MassCore audio engine this becomes reality. Adding Horus to the equation using the RAVENNA network means that this power can instantly be shared across standard GB networks.
Achieve the ultimate in elgance and refined sonic reproduction in SACD Mastering with the best in the business.

System Features and Benefits


  • Multiple, simultaneous recordings
  • Edit while in record
  • Record up to 48 tracks @ DSD256/DXD
  • Take logging window
  • Media based Markers


  • SACD Masters from any samplerate
  • Use Mix Mode or Render mode for Masters
  • Hepta SRC algorithm
  • Album publishing for digital release
  • MP3/AAC/FLAC/Ogg/WAV/BWF/DSD masters
  • Full ISRC code editing support
  • Fully editable SACD text metadata
  • Multiple SACD masters in one timeline
  • Complete SACD authoring toolkit


  • Source and Destination editing
  • Sample accurate fade editor
  • Custom fade curves
  • Run DSD in DXD editing projects
  • Cedar noise reduction tools
  • Algorithmix denoise tools

Example System Diagrams

SACD Mastering 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: MERGING+NADAC Provides The Missing Link For Ross A’hern

One of Australia’s most respected recording engineers uses MERGING+NADAC as the ideal bridge between recreational and professional listening.

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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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