Sonalksis SV-719 Analogue Gate Plug-in (Pc/Mac/universal)

analog gate
The Sonalksis SV-719 is an analogue-modelled dynamics processor developed for professional audio applications. In keeping with the other plug-ins in the Sonalksis 'SV' series, it employs unique design methods to provide a gate/expander with true 'Analogue' characteristics.
As part of the 'SV' range of products from Sonalksis, the SV-719 Gate follows a design philosophy that aims to maintain the sonic aesthetic of traditional analogue processing. In order to achieve this, the SV-719 uses a sophisticated 'state-space' modelling technology. This enables analogue signal path characteristics to be captured in a digital design.

While a gate is a relatively simple process to implement digitally, the typical analogue gate imparts a subtle character that ubiquitous digital implementations lack. The SV-719 intimately models the characteristics of a real analogue processor to capture the nuances of an analogue gate, so whether you are after a classic gated drum effect, or are trying to tame a bass line, the SV-719 will give noticeably more traditional results.

The SV-719 is the most extensively featured gate/expander available. Aside from all the standard gate parameters, the SV-719 features external side-chain inputs, multiple band side-chain filtering, midi triggering capability, and independent left/right channel triggering possibilities. In addition, a hybrid analogue/digital signal chain path allows look-ahead processing if required.

Other features worth highlighting include:

- Separate gate and expander models, with soft or hard-knee expansion capability
- Ducking capability - a mechanism often used in voiceover production, but which can also be used creatively for example to de-emphasize effects which might cloud a mix when there's too much going on.
- Zero latency throughput - enables the gate to be used in the monitor path for tracking situations
- Sonalksis 'State-space' physical model design for true analogue response
- 64bit floating point precision internal processing throughout
- Support for sampling rates of up to 192 kHz
- Ultra efficient processing, with specific optimisations for all native processors
- Support for most native plug-in formats on OS X and Windows
Minimum System Requirements

• Windows 2000/XP *
• Pentium III 600 mhz
• 64 MB RAM
• XVGA [High Colour 1024x768]

• Mac OS X (10.3.9 minimum)
• G4 400 MHz / Intel Core
• 64 MB RAM
• XVGA [High Colour 1024x768]

Price: 260 dollar