Blimey, that's got to be a first... 23/05/02Steinberg are exceedingly pleased with themselves after shipping the new Cubase SX a full 6 WEEKS before expected. And why not? This new incarnation of Cubase is really raising the standard for audio sequencing.
According to steinberg
"The new Cubase SX provides a new Standard for Computer based
Music Production: Digital audio, MIDI sequencing, intelligent
MIDI input and processing tools, virtual instruments and effects,
powerful yet easy to use editing, notation, mixing in 5.1 surround
sound - with a new look and a new software engine.From the first idea to the finished CD".
Cubase SX offers the following new functions and technologies:
Windows XP/ 2000 support
New user interface
Graphic automation of all parameters
New "Nuendo based" Audio Engine
5.1 surround mixing
24 Bit / 96 kHz
Musical real-time MIDI processing
Complete set of virtual instruments
Waldorf synthesizer technology
QuadraFuzz by Craig Anderton
Wide palette of virtual effect processors
Cubase SX for PC is available right now at stores worldwide for
Euro 689,- (MSRP). The upgrade from Cubase VST/32 will cost
Euro 128,-, the upgrade from Cubase VST Score for Euro 172,-
and the upgrade from Cubase VST Euro 258,-. Cubase SX for
Mac OS X will be announced as soon as possible.
For customers who purchased the full version of Cubase after the
1st of March 2002 the following upgrade prices are valid: from
Cubase Score Euro 85,-, from Cubase VST Euro 172,- and from
VST/32 it´s free! All prices excluding VAT. Price may vary in
different territories. This offer is only available until end of
June 2002. Further information regarding Mac version upgrades
will follow soon.
Cubase SX for Mac OS X will be announced as soon as possible.
Cubase SX has a new USB copy protection dongle. Update
customers can keep their old VST dongle.