WesAudio DIONE NG500 500 Series Stereo Analog Bus Compressor w/ Titan 10-Slot Chassis

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BU-WESAUDIO-DIONE-TITAN
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WesAudio DIONE NG500 500 Series Stereo Analog Bus Compressor w/ Titan 10-Slot Chassis
WesAudio DIONE NG500 500 Series Stereo Analog Bus Compressor w/ Titan 10-Slot Chassis

WesAudio DIONE NG500 500 Series Analog Bus Compressor with Digital Recall

Legendary sound of Stereo Bus compressor has been true companion on countless recordings since 40 years. Often recognized as “mixbus glue”, this particular compression sound have become industry standard. We present _DIONE – fully analog, legendary VCA compressor with digital recall.

FEATURES

VCA THAT 2181

First and most important point – _DIONE is 100% analog device with +24dBu of headroom.
Regardless its digital control nature, fully analog signal path provides top VCA compression sound.

Two THAT 2181 VCA in signal chain, and two in side chain detector!

MIX KNOB FOR PARALLEL COMPRESSION

With MIX knob at your disposal, parallel compression has never been simpler to achieve!

With _DIONE your MIX setting can be automated in your DAW, ever wanted to push your compressor harder in chorus? Nothing simpler! Just record automation using touch sensitive encoder, or draw your automation lines in DAW!

THD – ADD COLOR TO YOUR MIXES

THD stands for “Total harmonic distortion” and it allows to saturate your signal with beautiful analog color.

SIDE CHAIN FILTERS

_DIONE Side chain filter functionality allows to modify signal going into the compressor’s detector.

It includes 3 high pass filters at 60,90 and 150 Hz, and 2 tilt filters which are special “curve” designed filters.

FOUR RATIO SETTINGS

_DIONE provides selectable ratios of 1.5:1 and 2:1 for gentle mixbus processing, and 4:1 and 10:1 for large variety of applications

500 SERIES and ng500 SERIES COMPATIBLE

Regardless its extensions, _DIONE is fully compatible unit with 500 series standard (*). Digital features can be enabled through front panel mini USB socket.

ng500 – Next Generation 500 series is a physical extension to 500 series, which makes _DIONE fully compatible with _TITAN frame – this allows to control all devices in chassis through one USB/Ethernet cable.

HARDWARE A/B

Even using _DIONE as pure analog signal processor you can easily switch between two parallel settings with a magic of a simple buttons.

TOTAL RECALL AND PLUGIN CONTROL

Along with classic analog compressor You receive most demanded feature in audio industry – TOTAL RECALL.

Full plugin control through VST2/VST3/AU/AAX/AAX DSP – makes _DIONE compatible with most, if not all major DAWs.

Total integration with your beloved DAW will change your workflow forever!

ANALOG AUTOMATION

I’m sure all of us wanted to use different device settings based on song section. Now it is possible! Just draw automation lines in your DAW and your analog device will follow!

And remember, you can use three touch sensitive encoders to record automation TO your DAW!

WesAudio TITAN 10-slot NG500 Recall Chassis

TITAN is complete recall system designed to provide total integration with your beloved analogue equipment. It extends 500 series connector with additional pins where modules can be designed to support digital recall or any other vendor specific functionalities. This extension is part of new open standard “ng500” – “Next Generation 500 series” which allows other manufacturers to design and implement digitally controlled analog devices.

MAIN FEATURES

HIGH END LINEAR POWER SUPLY

Linear power supply capable to deliver 5A of power will bring sound of your units to the next level!

10 SLOTS FOR 500-SERIES or ng500-SERIES MODULES(*)

_TITAN can host standarized 500 series module (Please read Important Note below).

Of course it was designed to recall up to 10 units with signle USB or Ethernet connection!

(*)Important note about 500 series extension : ng500

CONTROL ALL MODULES THROUGH ONE CONNECTION!

  • TITAN allows to control/recall all hosted modules through one connection:
  • 1) USB – for direct connection with your workstation.
  • 2) Ethernet – dedicated LAN connection to access all devices in your local network.

REMOTELY CONTROLED STEREO LINKS

TITAN provides simple standalone application to change status of stereo links between modules.

No more problems with accessing your chassis configuration!

IAC – INTERNAL AUDIO CONNECTOR

At slot number 10, _TITAN implements special connector, which routes all audio signals from and to, slots 1 – 8.

This allows future integration with audio interface modules, analog summing modules or patchbays.

INPUT source for any slot is implemented through analog relays, and it is configurable through standalone application. This prevents two different signal sources to be routed to the same module.

Features summary:

  • 10 SLOTS FOR 500-SERIES or ng500-SERIES MODULES(*),
  • HIGH END LINEAR POWER SUPLY capable to deliver 5A of power,
  • CONTROL/RECALL ALL MODULES THROUGH ONE CONNECTION,
  • OPEN SPECIFICATION (**) – documentation and software framework including communication drivers for
    any Vendor that would like to adopt to this standard,
  • REMOTELY CONTROLED STEREO LINKS through standalone application,
  • IAC – INTERNAL AUDIO CONNECTOR – for future integration with audio interface, summing modules or patchbays

Features:

  • Stereo links are integrated with modules, and pressing “Link” button on modules which supports GCon protocol (e.g. _Mimas) sets stereo link on the _Titan.
  • Remote firmware upgrade – _Titan & all modules inside can be upgraded remotely through USB or Ethernet connection.
  • XLR sockets in/out for each slot.
  • Internal stereo link switches which can be also managed through GConManager standalone application.
  • Power mode switch – 115V/230V.

WesAudio DIONE NG500 500 Series Analog Bus Compressor with Digital Recall

  • Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz (0.1dB)
  • THD+N (WET): 0.008% (1kHz,0dBu)
  • THD+N (DRY): 0.004% (1kHz,0dBu)
  • Input impedance: 10kohm
  • Output impedance: <100ohm
  • Max gain: 21dB
  • Crosstalk:
  • < -90dB
  • Attack: 0.1,0.3,1,3,10,30 (ms)
  • Release: 0.1,0.3,0.6,0.9,1.2,Auto (s)
  • Ratio: 1.5,2.4.10
  • SC Filter: 60,90,150,T1,T2
  • THD (MID switch): 1%
  • THD (HIGH switch): 4%
  • Power consumption: 70mA/+16V and 50mA/-16V (per slot)
More Information
Condition New
SKU BU-WESAUDIO-DIONE-TITAN
UPC 7157325009
Weight 25.000000
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