An innovative new processor that separates phantom Center content from Side (L/R) content.
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Ideal for final mixes and mastering, Waves Center is an innovative new processor that separates phantom Center content from Side (L/R) content. With Center, you can zero in on the phantom center and bring out or bring down the vocals without affecting everything else. Perfect for post-production engineers and DJs as well, Center lets you reposition, isolate, and even eliminate elements of your mix.
Using a unique dynamic engine which considers the amplitude, frequency, and time envelope of stereo sources, Center gives you the power to radically re-balance your spatial imagery. Adjustable punch, high frequency, and low frequency controls let you enhance detail with maximum impact.
Waves Center is ideal for a wide range of audio applications:
• Enhance dialog or narration
• Control the ambience/reverb of stereo location recordings
• Improve mono compatibility
Mixing and Mastering
• Bring out the lead vocals in a finished mix
• Re-image stereo drum overheads
• Balance stereo recordings of individual or groups of acoustic instruments
• Widen or narrow the stereo spread
• Remove vocals for karaoke
• Remove instrumental tracks for remixes and mash-ups
• Manipulate samples and drum loops
These are the controls:
• High controls balance of high frequency content between the Center and Sides. 0 - 100 (0=Center)
• Low controls balance of low frequency content between the Center and Sides. 0 - 100 (0=Center)
• Punch controls the spread of transient content between the Center and Sides. 0 - 100 (0=Center)
• Center controls the Center gain. +6dB to Off
• Sides controls the Sides gain +6dB to Off
• Master Gain controls the overall stereo gain. +6dB to -24dB
• Output Meters displays the stereo output after processing. 0 dBFS to -36 dBFS
• Center Detection Meter Displays the Center content of the stereo source