Very exciting news from Merging Technologies – with the free release of the Music Mission, it turns the Anubis into a fully featured audio interface for musicians, producers and home recordists. With ultra low latency and pristine AD/DA converters, the Anubis is a superb front and back end for your DAW.
Imagine having a powerful fully-featured low-latency mixer that you can take anywhere. Imagine touch control of all your I/O connections and all your mixer functions. Imagine feeding individual cue mixes to each band member. Imagine this being the front and back end of your favorite DAW. Imagine all this capability on stage with no DAW. Imagine this all happening with the quality of audio that you never dreamed possible, whatever the sample rate. Add your other Merging I/O units and see your system instantly expand into a monster whilst retaining full control from Anubis. This is what being on the ‘network’ really means. There is no need to dream; Music Mission can do this and so much more.
Based on mixing console topology, the Music Mission brings you a full mixer with an ultra-low latency DSP mixing engine totally embedded into the Anubis, fully controllable from the Anubis TFT without even the need of a DAW, tablet or external program. A complete mixer and more. Full channel strips from top to bottom. With local and remote control of preamps, EQ, Dynamics, Reverb, Sends, Auxes and features such as; Pan, Solo, Solo PFL, Mute, Linking, Grouping, Naming and more.
The Music Mission embeds multiple mixers which allows you to create from one to five different mixes for your performers’ cues or programs. Different input sources or a unique mix balance can be routed to any outputs, thanks to the flexible bus routing.
Added are 18 x Snapshots to save and fully recall any of your mixer, masters, songs or setups with the possibility to customize your mixer layouts. Whether you are a single musician or professional engineer, we made sure that you can operate the Music Mission with ease, no matter your skill level.
MONITORS & CUES
The Music Mission provides all the necessary Monitoring controls with; Ref, Dim, Mono, Downmix and exclusive monitoring Mutes. Along with A/B speaker set support, 2.1 and 2.2 with crossover and built-in crossfeed for headphones. Advanced Monitor features with full control over your Performers’ Cues. Create and Monitor your artists’ cues, interact and talk to any musician or all of them at once. The Music Mission includes monitoring features that are the equal of large scale consoles.
The Anubis Ultra-low Latency Cue Mixers are the perfect tools to put your musicians at ease and have them deliver the best performances possible. Cues can be used when recording, overdubbing, playing live or for independent program distribution. We made sure that you can monitor with an ideal feature set and are able to listen any output while keeping full control over what comes out of your mixers.
Included free in every Anubis are 3 high quality effects that can operate at the highest PCM frequencies. Apply those effects to your monitoring, recordings or live performance on any Strips, Buses or Returns and recall at any time one of your 18 available effects snapshots.
The Anubis Music Mission 4 band EQ is built on the existing and universally acclaimed quality of the Pyramix EQ-X and offers Extreme Definition filtering at sampling frequencies up to DXD (352.8kHz). EQ can be applied to any inputs (Local or Peered) or to any bus output (e.g. for headphones or room correction). 21 EQ instances are available at any sampling rate
The Anubis Built-in FPGA Dynamics effect includes multi-modules. 1 X Gate, 1 X Compressor and 1 X Limiter that can be combined in series. With each module having its own parameter values. Limit your outputs buses or strip channel, apply compression to your strips, gate your snares or kick, compress and limit your vocals, compress your drums in parallel and more. The Dynamics can operate in Mono or Stereo mode (Link Dyn) 64 x DYNAMICS instances are available at 1FS (44.1/48kHz)
An ideal stereo reverb to put your performer at ease. Apply reverb in your ultra-low latency mixes on vocal, guitars, drums and more. Dial in your parameters from a simple user-friendly interface and quickly give your performer a sense of space. Using low diffusion values will increase the reflexional effect and perform as a Delay. The perfect solution for your performer’s CUE. Apply effects to your performers’ ultra-low latency cue mixes and give them the perfect listening environment with Equalization,
Compression and Reverb on their channel inputs to get the best performance out of your artist. Those effects can be used in standalone, or can be routed back to a DAW for recording or for loopback processing applications.
3 SENDS for Externals
Users can also use their favorite external hardware. If you have a distortion pedal or an analog hardware EQ, the Music Mission has 3 SENDS for externals so that you can quickly integrate those into the mixer and apply those effects to any Channel Strip.
PEER & UNITE
Anubis being a network audio interface brings you even more flexibility than conventional USB or Thunderbolt audio interfaces. Adding AoIP devices over your network is much more than conventional Daisy-Chaining. Included in all missions are tools that allows the user to Expand, Monitor, Mix and Route any I/O anywhere over your network with quick and simple solutions. What’s even better is that all this can be done from a single Anubis and even be in operation with standalone devices
Simplifying Audio over IP with a finger tap
With the Anubis Peering feature you are a finger tap away from expanding your Anubis I/O’s. UNITE is an automatic AoIP Stream patching feature included in our Drivers that allows a user to quickly connect I/O streams between the Anubis and the System/Driver without the need for any AoIP knowledge or additional application. With UNITE, connect your devices I/O streams and be operational quickly in a click! The Music Mission is expandable to 48 inputs channels and 24 outputs within the Anubis mixer, when adding AoIP interfaces to your setup.