WNAMM09: Meters For Surround Production Environments
Waves expands its Dorrough Meter Collection with Surround 26/01/09
Waves' precision models of the world's finest hardware meters, developed in association with Dorrough Electronics, Inc., now include tools specially-engineered for surround production environments
Waves Audio has expanded its Dorrough Meter Collection with the new Surround Edition. The collection was developed in association with Dorrough Electronics, Inc., and the new Surround Edition includes the entire Waves Dorrough Meter Collection, with all its advanced display features and functions, plus customized meters engineered especially for surround production environments. Here's all the details from the Waves press release...
For over a decade, Waves has been a leader in the digital audio revolution, modeling console components, vintage amplifiers, and rare outboard compressors and equalizers. Now, with the Waves Dorrough Meter Collection, they have modeled the world's finest hardware meters. These precision models of classic Dorrough Meters offer the same readability, musicality, and accuracy of the original units. Dorrough Meters are renowned for their unique ability to paint a detailed picture of true loudness, which is why more Dorroughs are used in advanced production facilities than those of any other brand.
Displaying both average and peak levels in a single readout, Waves Dorrough Meters are the only meters which actually let users see the density of the sound. The Waves Dorrough Meter Collection â€“ Surround Edition includes:
5.0 and 5.1 Components
3 Modes: DTS, ITU/SMPTE, Film/Dolby Digital
Simultaneous Sum/Diff and Phase Correlations Readouts
Other Features include:
Superfast Peak Response
Sum and Difference Energies for Optimal Stereo-to-Mono Compatibility
Left/Right Phase Correlation
Displays Number of Overs
Peak and Average Level Relations
Three Selectable Styles: Horizontal (280D/240D), Vertical (380D/340D), and Arc (40AES/EBU)
Three Selectable Sizes: Extra Large, Large, and Small
Selectable Reference Levels
Switch Between Display Sizes and Styles with the Click of a Mouse
- 40dB Scale in 1 dB steps
Mono & Stereo Components
Pricing and Availability:
The Waves Dorrough Meter Collection â€“ Surround Edition is available in Waves 360Â° Surround Tools, Waves Mercury and separately.
Users of Waves Mercury and 360Â° Surround Tools covered by Waves Update Plan (WUP) receive The Waves Dorrough Meter Collection â€“ Surround Edition at no additional charge. More information: