[Ardour-Users] (fwd) Harrison Mixbus ... now available on Linux!

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Fri Feb 11 14:37:16 PST 2011

(for those who are curious ... yes, purchasing Mixbus does provide
some income to Ardour (paul))


Harrison Consoles, manufacturer of the world's finest mixing consoles,
is proud to announce that Mixbus is now available for the Linux

Mixbus(tm) extends Ardour ( the well-known Digital Audio Workstation )
with Harrison's world-renowned sound and features in a
knob-per-function interface. Now cross-platform on both Linux and OSX,
Mixbus provides a solution for engineers and mixers who need a
recorder, editor and mixing system with world-class sound and


Mixbus Features:

* Straightforward “knob per function” mixer layout based on Harrison's
renowned 32-series and MR-series music consoles.

* Precision DSP algorithms for EQ, Filter, Compression, Analog Tape
Saturation, and Summing based on Harrison's world-renowned large
format analog and digital mixing consoles.

* Unlimited stereo or mono input channels (based on available CPU
power) featuring High-pass Filter, EQ, Compression, and 4 Mix Bus
sends on every c channel.

* 4 Stereo Mix Buses (can be used for groups or auxes) featuring Tone
controls, Compression, Sidechaining, and Analog Tape Saturation.

* Stereo Master Bus that features Tone controls, Analog Tape
Saturation, K-meter, and Limiting to help you make polished mixes.

* Automatic delay compensation for any routing combinations of Tracks
to Mixbuses and/or Master Bus. This allows for parallel paths with
different plugins that remain time-aligned to the output.

* Comprehensive "at-a-glance" metering with peak, peak hold, and
compressor gain reduction visible on every track and bus.

* Extensive DAW features via the Ardour Digital Audio Workstation.

* Uses any sound I/O supported by ALSA and/or JACK on Linux

* Supports LADSPA and LV2 plugins on Linux


The development of Mixbus is the culmination of a multi-year
collaboration between Harrison and the Ardour development team.

Mixbus is available at an introductory price of only $79. Purchase
Mixbus now at: http://mixbus.harrisonconsoles.com

Purchasers of Mixbus are also able to take advantage of a LinuxDSP
plugin "bundle" at a dramatically reduced price. The included plugins
( channelstrip with gate, fully parametric EQ, multiband compressor,
and reverb) extend Mixbus to provide a full-featured editing, mixing
and mastering package at a great price.

Best Regards,
Ben Loftis
Harrison Consoles

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