Note: this plug-in only works with a d8b running Service Pack 3 (see Downloads tab) and equipped with one or more optional UFX card(s).
Pro Audio Lab is an audio measurement plug-in for the Mackie d8b UFX Card
that offers a broad cross section of sophisticated metering and generation
tools. Pro Audio Lab includes finely calibrated stereo & mono level
metering, an octave selectable spectrum analyzer, and a stereo X/Y phase
meter and a phase scope. With a built-in tone generator, Pro Audio Lab
provides various oscillator types including Guitar, Bass, and Piano reference
tones, tri-frequency slate tone generator, variable waveform oscillator,
and noise generator with burst capabilities.
Pro Audio Lab's screen is divided into two fundamental categories: Analysis
and Generation. Each can be individually configured to display the desired
Analysis meters and Generation tools. Every ballistic meter can be enlarged
using the mouse to "zoom in" for a finer view of the selected
Pro Audio Lab will become indispensable throughout the pre-production/recording/mixing
process. Use the noise generator and spectrum analyzer to tune your studio
before the clients arrive. Please use the guitar and bass tuning references
before pressing record. The advanced metering and phase analysis will
help you achieve the perfect Final Mix. With the d8b v5.1 OS plug-in chaining
feature, you can use the Pro Audio Lab on your main mix along with any
other plug-in(s) you desire.