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Weiss Gambit Series
release date: 06.05.2020

Weiss Gambit Series

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High precision mixing & mastering channel

Softube brings the legendary sound of Weiss Engineering's digital signal processors to the Console 1 platform with the Weiss Gambit Series. In collaboration with Daniel Weiss, the algorithms of DS1-MK3 and EQ1 were implemented into Softube's control system to combine the clear sound transparency of the hardware sound models with the efficient modernized workflow of Console 1.

The EQ1 contributes effective filters to the input section with four equalizer bands. The DS1 brings the algorithms to the compressor and easily turns the drive section into a limiter. In the Shape section, a special feature called "Below-Threshold Compression" has been integrated. This feature is especially useful for highlighting quiet signal components such as reverb tails.

Weiss Gambit UI

Features:

  • Algorithms of the standalone versions of the Softube DS1-MK3 and EQ1

  • 1 to 1 replication of the algorithms of the digital hardware classics

  • Compressor & Limiter DS1-MK3

  • Exceptional transparency even with high-gain reduction

  • Shape section offers “Below-Threshold Compression” (boosting quiet signals without cutting the dynamics of strong signals)

  • Equalizer EQ1

  • 4 bands cover the entire spectral range

  • 39 dB reduction and 18 dB boost possible

  • Q-Factor - two middle bands adjustable between 0.2 and 650

  • Fine adjustments are no problem

  • Incl. high & low cut


 Ratings

The following reviews have been placed by customers who also bought this product from us. All reviews are provided through eKomi, Europe’s largest independent customer review company.

5.0 of 5  
02.06.2020 Language: englisch

I personally can't rate this product highly enough. For me it is the best of the best of the available Console 1 Consoles and I have them all bar one the *** Class A. I'm comparing it against all the rest I used it on the Master Bus, for that final tweak. Just in adding it with 'Default,' settings I could instantly here quite a difference in sound. It was brighter, tighter and more solid and there was immediately so much more clarity in the sound image Again, that was before I'd twiddled a single knob using the default setting. There was no additional coloring and it remained transparent throughout. Where would one use it, well I tried it on Individual Instruments, Group, Mix Bus and Master Bus and I felt comfortable using it on each. I never felt like I needed to swap it out for another Console But it worked best to my ears on the Master Bus, at the end of the chain and is likely to be, at least for me the go to Console for Console 1 on the Master Bus It adds to the magic of Console 1. Each Console adds a different flavor to the the mix. Simply add to taste. Weiss Gambit Series for Console 1 has found a place in my toolkit along with the rest. I highly recommend it, especially if you're looking for both clarity and transparency!

5.0 of 5  
31.05.2020 Language: englisch

Smooth natural sound

 Requirements

All native versions

  • Mac OS X 10.12 or newer
  • Windows 64-bit, versions 7, 8 or 10
  • Please Note: Softube plug-ins support 64-bit hosts only, and a 64-bit OS is required.
  • Intel Core 2 Duo, AMD Athlon 64 X2 or newer
  • Screen resolution larger than 1280x800
  • 8 GB RAM or more is recommended
  • Softube account
  • iLok account
  • Internet access for downloading the plug-in (s) and managing the license(s) 
  • iLok generation 2 and up, if you intend to use an iLok dongle for authorizing your plug-ins
  • Supported sample rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4 and 192 kHz, in both mono and stereo.

*Please Note: Pro Tools 10 is not officially qualified by Avid higher than OS X 10.8

AAX DSP version

  • For AAX DSP you need to meet the above requirements for the Native versions. You also need to have an Avid HDX processing card. For plug-ins available for AAX DSP, see Which Softube plug-ins support AAX DSP?

iLok License

This product requires an activation!
You can either "soft" activate on your computer without addditional hardware or transfer the license to an iLok USB dongle which has to be purchased separately. The iLok dongle can be used to run the protected software on different computers. Your licenses can be easily manged using the iLok Licence Manager. To protect your investment against theft or loss we recommend the iLok Zero Downtime protection with TLC.

An internet connection on any computer and a free user-accout at www.ilok.com is required to authorize the product.

Please check with the software manufacturer which iLok version is required at least if you want to use a hardware iLok!