Cakewalk SONAR V-Studio 700 Music Production System - Hardware/Software Bundle  

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SONAR V-Studio 700 is the premier music production system in the next generation V-Studio line of integrated hardware and software products by Roland and Cakewalk. With SONAR V-Studio 700, the culmina... Read More

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SONAR V-Studio 700 is the premier music production system in the next generation V-Studio line of integrated hardware and software products by Roland and Cakewalk. With SONAR V-Studio 700, the culmination of years of R&D, two music technology leaders have combined the best of their engineering talent to anticipate and address the growing needs of modern music professionals like you.

Whether you're a modern music producer, a sound reinforcement engineer, film composer, or post production professional, Cakewalk SONAR V-Studio 700 system offers a combination of unique features, professional quality components, and unparalleled support that will transform and improve the way you will work forever. This kit includes the VS-700C Console, VS-700R V-Studio I/O, Roland Fantom VS Synthesizer, and SONAR 8 Producer for a complete recording package.

VS-700C V-Studio Console
The VS-700C will give you extensive control over the editing and mixing functions of your SONAR 8 software. It has 9 motorized touch-sensitive faders, audio monitor controls, full transport controls, 20 rotary encoders/switches, a EQ/Send/ACT section, as well as a T-bar and surround joystick control to take full advantage of SONAR's many parameters and features. The unit has a 2"x13" LCD display, per-channel LED meters, and more than 70 buttons that light up to make it easier to know what aspects and functions you're working with. You also get 2 independent headphone outs and an auxiliary input with Hi-z option for electric guitars. The VS-700C is DV-7/V-LINK compatible.

V-Studio 700R I/O
This 20/26 (18/24 simultaneous) USB 2.0 audio interface has plenty of I/O options, including a mic/Hi-z input and dual headphone outs, 8 TRS/XLR inputs with phantom power, 14 analog outputs, ADAT I/O, AES/EBU and coaxial digital I/O, and MIDI I/O with Wordclock Sync. It provides you with 24-bit/192kHz A/D conversion, and comes with high-quality DSP—Phase, Pad, Low-cut, EQ, and Compressor. It also includes the Roland Fantom VS Synthesizer.

Roland Fantom VS Synthesizer
Built into the V-Studio 700R is the excellent Roland Fantom VS Synthesizer which is stocked with over 1,4000 patches from its famous namesake. It offers low latency and low-CPU performance. It also has a VSTi plug-in, synth router, and routing within SONAR for seamless integration of Fantom VS into your creative workflow.

SONAR 8 Producer
SONAR 8 Producer gives you what you need for recording, composing, editing, mixing, and mastering. From exclusive features to ignite creativity and perfect your tracks, to groundbreaking technologies that always keep you in control—it's all backed by 64-bit audio quality. And SONAR 8 Producer delivers the go-to production tools you want with a great collection of virtual instruments, and mixing and mastering effects for your DAW.

With unlimited tracks, amazing creative tools, incredible virtual instruments, the freedom to work with any audio interface or control surface, and the a complete delivery capability for collaboration with users of other DAWS, SONAR Producer is an excellent choice for your main digital audio workstation.

Create & Record
•Start producing quickly with track templates that instantly load your favorite sounds
•Make beats and synth lines with a dedicated Step Sequencer
•Get inspired with a suite of critically acclaimed virtual instruments, now easier to use with new Instrument Tracks
•Plug-in direct to access fresh and versatile tones using Native Instruments Guitar Rig 3 LE and 41 other effects
•Build audio and MIDI tracks fast using Groove Clips and the redesigned Loop Explorer

•Capture all of your ideas with unlimited tracks of audio and MIDI
•Record at virtually any bit depth/sample rate up to 24-bit/384kHz
•Record an entire performance at once with support for multichannel audio interfaces
•New responsive Transport for on-the-fly recording
•Experience high track counts with low latency performance
•Get more out of your PC with industry-pioneering multi-core/multi-processor support


•Perfect your vocal tracks with Roland V-Vocal VariPhrase processor
•Manipulate the timing and feel of audio, just like MIDI, with AudioSnap
•Assemble the perfect take from Track Layers using powerful comping and editing tools
•Quickly edit MIDI with state-of-the-art Smart MIDI Tools

•Streamline your workflow and project organization with Track Folders
•Edit multiple tracks at once with group editing
•Freeze audio and instrument tracks for optimal performance

•Retain every nuance of your mix with the 64-bit audio engine
•Get hands on control of your mix, instruments, and effects with Active Controller Technology
•Mix with a versatile Console view that looks and acts just like hardware
•Get sophisticated mixes with flexible routing options, unlimited submixes and sends, internal sidechaining, and over 30 surround configurations
•Find and correct mix problems as they occur with Bus Waveform Preview

•Integrate DX & VST effects and external hardware with Automatic Delay Compensation

•End-to-end 64-bit audio path: tracks, busses, effect inserts, file export provides pristine environment for mastering
•Put a professional sheen on your final mix with the LP-64 Linear Phase EQ
•Get dynamic mixes using the LP-64 Linear Phase Multiband Compressor
•Add maximum punch with the Boost 11 Peak Limiter
•Ensure superior quality when creating 16-bit audio for CD or MP3 from 24-bit master with POW-r Dithering

Collaborate & Deliver
•Collaborate with studios who use other DAWs including Pro Tools, Logic Studio, and others

Save time with flexible export options and faster than realtime rendering
•Import/export AIF, Broadcast WAV, FLAC, SD2 (Sound Designer II), QuickTime, and many other audio & video file formats
•Upload music directly from SONAR to the web using Cakewalk Publisher to create online streaming flash players
•Rip & burn CDs right from within SONAR

New features, optimizations, and enhancements include:
Loop Explorer 2.0 gives you a view that provides browse and preview of audio and MIDI groove clips and patterns; quickly drag-and-drop loops and patterns into the track view; and MIDI groove clips and patterns can be previewed with the virtual instrument of your choice.

Dedicated Instrument Track is a single track optimized for mono or stereo virtual synths which simplifies the process of working with virtual instruments. In the pursuit of offering you options of how you want to work, the multitrack method of using virtual instruments employed by previous versions of SONAR is still supported. In addition, you can split and combine instrument tracks to/from discrete audio/MIDI tracks.

SONAR performance optimizations focus on functionality, including improved performance at high track counts and low latencies, faster launch time, and the ability to change audio devices without restarting. Cakewalk has also streamlined communication with VST plug-ins and improved ASIO performance with output latency compensation.

User Interface optimizations include smoother display when resizing windows and panes, optimized metering, more responsive zoom and scroll.

Clip Selection Groups further SONAR's multitrack recording and take management capability. Now SONAR automatically groups clips together across tracks after each recording pass. This is perfect for comping any multitrack ensemble performance, especially drum takes.

The Aim Assist Cursor gives you a visual guide to assist in lining up tracks for precision editing.

Split and Mute Tools can now edit multiple clips simultaneously.

The free Edit Tool lets you perform edits by clips or by time without the need of a modifier key.

Live Effects and Soft Synth Recording make it so you can play and record effect and soft synth output into audio tracks in realtime using SONAR's live bounce feature.

The Anytime Recording features means that while the SONAR transport is running or looping, you can now arm/unarm audio and MIDI tracks, punch in, punch out, and toggle between play and record.

Exclusive Solo Mode with Solo Override is a new solo mode that forces soloing to one track/bus at a time and prevents tracks and buses from being muted when other tracks/buses are soloed.

The Bus Inputs QuickGroup Command automatically groups all source tracks feeding a selected bus.

Mono hardware outputs makes it easy to assign tracks and buses to individual hardware outputs in addition to stereo pairs.

Transport Updates include True Rewind, Fast Forward and Pause buttons; Audition button; improved Jog/Shuttle Heuristics; and optimizations for control surfaces and scrub performance.

With the Control Surface Enhancements you can now Show/Hide Tracks, Surface can follow either the Track View or Console View, obey visible/hidden tracks, control surfaces MIDI port assignments retained/stored in SONAR, real-world VST parameter values are now displayed.

Track View and Console View Sync now automatically syncs visible/hidden tracks between the Track View and Console View channels.

Enhanced Sample Rate Conversion now employs the same fast convolution engine as the LP-64 series 64-bit mastering plug-ins.

SONAR 8 now includes Vista Audio/WASAPI support, which is compatible with any Vista audio device, including WaveRT PCI and motherboard audio, USB, and FireWire devices. It also has QuickTime 7 Import/Export support for the latest QuickTime 7 codecs, including H.264 and AAC audio.

The Insert Send Assistant provides a fast and easy way to create effect buses and insert sends to new or existing buses.

Updated ACT Presets now have mappings for popular plug-ins and controllers.

Over 400 new production-ready Track Templates and Project Templates.

Updated Drum Maps and Plug-in Presets enhancing the most popular SONAR plug-ins. New collection of drum pattern presets for the integrated Step Sequencer.

Features VS-700C V-Studio Console
  • Extensive control of editing and mixing in SONAR
  • 2 x 13 LCD display
  • Per-channel LED meters
  • EQ/Send/ACT section
  • 20 rotary encoders/switches
  • 70+ lighted buttons
  • Full transport control
  • Jog/Shuttle/Cursor
  • Seven segment time display
  • Audio monitor controls
  • Dual headphone output
  • T-Bar, surround joystick
  • DV-7 / V-LINK compatible
  • 9 motorized touch sensitive faders
VS-700R V-Studio I/O
  • 20/26 (18/24 simultaneous) audio interface including mic/hi-z input and dual headphone outs on the console
  • 8 TRS/XLR inputs with phantom power
  • Superior 24-bit/192 kHz A/D converters
  • 8 digitally controlled mic preamps
  • High quality input DSP including Phase, Pad, Low-cut, EQ, and Compressor
  • 14 analog outputs
  • ADAT I/O
  • Digital I/O (AES/EBU, Coaxial)
  • Easy USB 2.0 connection
  • MIDI In/Out and Wordclock Sync
  • Increase I/O capability to 41/56 (37/48 simultaneous) with additional VS-700R I/O unit (available separately)
Roland Fantom VS hardware synthesizer
  • Integrated Roland Fantom VS hardware synthesizer
  • Stocked with over 1,400 patches from world renowned Fantom Synth
  • Hardware synth offers low latency and low-CPU performance
  • VSTi plug-in, synth editor, and routing within SONAR for seamless integration of Fantom VS into your creative workflow
  • Expandable via SuperNATURAL expansion board (ARX) slot found in VS-700R V-Studio I/O
  • Double synth capability with additional VS-700R V-Studio I/O (available separately)
SONAR 8 Producer
  • Complete solution from creation to delivery
  • Tight integration with V-Studio hardware
  • Best audio quality in industry -
  • 64-bit end-to-end
  • Inspiring tools for creative production
  • Fast and accurate audio & MIDI editing
  • Powerful vocal processing with V-Vocal
  • Deep levels of mix, edit, and instrument
  • control through ACT
  • Comprehensive mixing environment
  • Unlimited tracks, inserts, effects, busses
  • High track low latency performance
  • 49 effects/15 instruments including
  • Rapture & Dimension Pro
  • Linear phase mastering plug-ins
  • VS-700C Console
  • 28-3/4" x 17"D x 5"H
  • Weight: 22lb., 8oz.
  • VS-700R I/O
  • Dimensions: 17-1/4"W x 13-3/4"D x 3-7/16"H
  • Weight: 11lb., 11oz.
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WoW Simple Beautiful

By Will

from Tucson, AZ.

First, This is a piece of artwork. It is so much more cool and awesome in real life than any video or picture I watched of it. Second, If you are looking for the system that can do it all, look no further, buy this and you will not be disappointed. Third, if you do buy this, be ready to read through the manual a few times because this baby has more features than you will be able to remember. so all in all, my first 3 weeks with this beast is summed up in one word. "Awesome"

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