That American Sound

BTE Audio release the AEQ1 plug-in to simulate the sound of 1960s American Mixing Consoles      11/10/07

That American Sound


BTE Audio has released AEQ1 which they describe as a high performance digital equalization algorithm that simulates the sound and feel of the world-renowned American Mixing Consoles of the late 1960s.
BTE tell us that,with its proprietary topology, the AEQ1 algorithm simultaneously achieves both absolute sonic accuracy and extremely high processing efficiency. Targeted at desktop and embedded professional audio applications, they believe that AEQ1 algorithm will enable quality-conscious third-parties to incorporate the highly revered American EQ sound into their products.
Key Features
  • Extremely High Processing Efficiency.
  • Supports sampling frequencies up to 384 kHz.
  • Clickless parameter update.
  • Proprietary topology which is optimized for low latency, low noise and high dynamic range.
  • Supports both 32 bit (single precision) and 64 bit (double precision) floating-point processing.
  • Built-in reference-quality upsampling algorithm which can be enabled at sampling frequencies 44.1 kHz and 48 kHz to achieve bell shape symmetry at high frequencies.
  • Clearly and concisely implemented in pure C++: portable to any platform that is supported by a C++ compiler.
Pricing and Availability:
The AEQ1 Demo is integrated into a VST plug-in. It requires a WIBU Systems CodeMeter Stick and it is only available to well-established audio hardware and software manufacturers. More information:



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