Crysonic have announced the release and availability of their SINDO V3 Stereo image Expander / Narrower. They tell us that it Comprises of industry-first new features and additions such as Stereo Width Compression, Dynamic Stereo width changes together with a great new interface and many other great new features.
Here's all the details directly from Crysonic...
SINDO V3 is our next generation audio stereo image Expander (widener) / Narrower offering an even greater number of enhanced new features and quality while retaining extremely high level of mono compatibility with minimal side effects. The leading audio stereo image processor now includes an industry first Stereo image compression feature, this is not audio level compression however it is a proprietary stereo field width compression system developed by crysonic which is fully automated and working at zero latency allowing the user to attain maximum stereo width and retain mono compatibility with minimal side effects. Another important new and proprietary tool made available with Sindo V3 is the multi-band Stereo Dynamics section with smoothing which further adds better stereo presence and definition without coloring the sound. Low frequency stereo separation can now also be separately targeted with adjustable cut-off frequencies and width amounts together with the ability to preview. Last but not least Sindo V3 features a unique stereo field display showing information regarding stereo phase coherence/ correlation and compression amounts for both Left and Right Channels (when active). These and many other enhancements are now part of SINDO V3.
SINDO V3 offers a uniquely powerful stereo toolkit for digital editing, mastering and tracking for all stereo audio material. SINDO V3 allows to dramatically broaden and 'sweeten' the spaciousness of the stereo image whilst retaining mono compatibility and not affecting the tonal character of the original sound. The Global and individually adjustable frequency 'Rotations' can be used to Pan the center stereo image without altering the mix level balance.
Designed for efficiency SINDO V3 comprises of crysonics' intuitive user interface with full automation of all parameters and new features such as double clicking on any dial to set it to default. The fatiguing 'phasiness' found in other processors of this type has been avoided by adhering to established audio engineering principals. Two Phase-compensated ' Hi and Low Shufflers ' are also included to further enhance and improve the spaciousness without introducing unwanted artifacts. SINDO V3â„¢ main features
MANY NEW UNRIVALED INDUSTRY FIRST FEATURES
NEW FIRST STEREO WIDTH COMPRESSION ABILITY!
NEW FIRST OF IT'S KIND STEREO FIELD DYNAMICS
NEW STEREO CORRELATION COMPRESSION LCD
NEW LOW FREQUENCY ADJUSTMENT WITH PREVIEW
Everything can be automated
Greatly Improved Audio Quality!
Cross-Over Selection and Adjustment to bias Stereo Separation
Targetable Rotations Per Frequency Range Without Altering Mix Level balance
True Global 'Pan' Without Altering Mix Level balance
Phase-compensated ' Shufflers ' for Low and Hi Stereo enhacement
Three Modes of operation to suit all Audio material
Individual Hi and Low Gain trim adjustments
Double click to set each control to default value!
Press Ctrl for finer Adjustment
Very Intuitive and easy to use User Interface
Hybrid M / S Stereo image expander and narrower
Extremely Transparent while retaining Mono-Compatibility
Minimum ' Phasiness'
Retaining the tonal character of original audio
Full automation for all parameters via the host
custom and user presets
Very Low CPU usage
64-bit internal precision
Highly optimized Assembly DSP code with Vectorization on the Mac OS X Platform
Mastering, Mixing, restoration, audio post production and track sweetening.
PC and Mac Compatible (Mac OS Universal Binary AU,VST and PC VST Native)
Transparently enhance the Spaciousness of any Audio with mono-compatibility
Accurately target and re-adjust stereo level-ballance
Widen existing stereo image without artifacts
Enhance Bass Spaciousness of any Audio with mono-compatibility
Pricing and Availability:
Launch price of $79.95 (MSRP $129) ending 18th December