iZotope President Mark Ethier with Alex Westner,
SADiE's Peter Nash and Prism Sound
Sales Director Graham Boswell at IBC 2010.Cambridge, UK (September 17, 2010)—Prism Sound and iZotope have entered an arrangement for all SADiE 6 systems to include iZotope plug-ins.
The features will include Reverb; Chorus & Flanger; Analog Delay; Phaser; Pitch-Shift; Parametric EQ; Single-Band Compressor; Multiband Compressor; and Simple Mastering (including EQ, reverb, exciter, widener, loudness maximize).
The nine VST plug-ins make use of SADiE 6’s extended VST capabilities and are in addition to the existing on-board EQs, dynamics, aux sends, M/S decoder, width control, Graphic EQ and Mastering Limiter. All SADiE 6 systems also come with SADiE’s own Hi-dither tools and the Sound Suite and Mastering Suite packages including Prism Sound’s “Super Noise Shaping” wordlength reduction tools, as used on the Beatles “1” collection mastered at Abbey Road.
Peter Nash, SADiE 6 specialist at Prism Sound, noted, “The deal with iZotope brings a well respected range of creative tools to SADiE 6, which will prove invaluable to creative radio production professionals and post production specialists alike. We have worked closely with iZotope to choose precisely the right combination of functionality to allow creativity to be maximised in what is already regarded as the most professional and serious of DAWs used by broadcasters the world over.”
Alex Westner, iZotope’s Business Development Manager added, “With such a well respected and experienced workflow-orientated editing system as SADiE, we feel we can add to the product’s creative value with a variety of our audio technologies, while introducing the iZotope brand to a new set of customers in the broadcast market. In addition, this set of VSTs are tailored for SADiE, fitting into their new graphic look and creative workflow.”
Radio New Zealand is the first international broadcaster to take delivery of SADiE 6.