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Waves NX virtual mix room plugin

Postby Lunkhead » Sat Feb 11, 2017 2:23 pm

I just saw a mention of this somewhere recently. It's a plug-in that aims to make it so that you can mix on headphones but have it sound like you're in a real mixing room, with modeled delayed signals going to both ears plus reflected sound etc. They also offer head tracking via computer camera or an additional Bluetooh accessory that clips on to your headphones so you can move your head around in the virtual room. Has anybody tried anything like this? Seems potentially pretty cool, and the plugin seems cheap at $69.

http://www.waves.com/plugins/nx
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Re: Waves NX virtual mix room plugin

Postby jb » Sat Feb 11, 2017 3:41 pm

I tried the demo and it's ok, though I just kind of had to go on faith that it would result in a better mix... and the headtracking is a gimmick in my opinion. If you're mixing you're going to try to sit in the sweetspot, not move around the room really, so I dunno why I'd want the thing to emulate turning my head and screwing up the balance.

Audified Mixchecker is a bit more useful in my book, because I wouldn't, in theory, have to go around to different speakers trying a mix out: http://www.musicradar.com/reviews/tech/ ... ker-640395

But it's $150, so I'm going to just suffer. It was on sale recently, but not enough to make me pull the trigger. Maybe if it were $50...

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Re: Waves NX virtual mix room plugin

Postby ken » Sat Feb 11, 2017 6:37 pm

I really like my Focusrite VRm box, though I don't use it as much as I used to. Switching between different speakers and rooms helped bring out different aspects of my mix and when I liked it on most of those things it seemed to translate well to other systems.

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Re: Waves NX virtual mix room plugin

Postby jb » Sun Feb 12, 2017 7:12 am

If you buy the Waves thing here is 15% off: http://refer.waves.com/e22Xh
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Re: Waves NX virtual mix room plugin

Postby Pigfarmer Jr » Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:46 am

I've heard some decent mixes on headphones only. How much difference will it make for a SF entry?
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