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EastWest Quantum Leap SD2 - Virtual Instrument

BH #EAEW175 • MFR #EW-175
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EastWest Quantum Leap SD2 - Virtual Instrument
Key Features
  • Acoustic Percussion Instruments
  • MIDI Performance Loops
  • VST, Audio Units and RTAS
  • Standalone
Quantum Leap SD2 - The Next Generation from EastWest is a virtual instrument, featuring 12GB of various acoustic percussion instruments, ranging from ethnic drums to found-sound percussion. Included are over one-hundred film score oriented MIDI performances, which allow for changing tempo, tuning individual instruments, altering the performances, all without audio degradation.

This collection is a follow up to the hugely successful Stormdrum, featuring over twice the content and with a built-in dedicated playback engine, the PLAY Advanced Sample Engine, which provides an easy searchable browser and the ability for users to customize the sounds. All the sounds were recorded using vintage Neumann microphone in EastWest's Studio 1.

Quantum Leap SD2 - The Next Generation functions as follows:

  • Stand-alone under ASIO, Core Audio or DirectSound
  • Plug-in for applications supporting RTAS, VST and Audio Units for Mac OS X
  • Plug-in for applications supporting VST and RTAS for Windows XP
  • 32-bit standalone and plug-in versions included
  • 64-bit PC VST (host must support 64-bit VST plug-ins) and standalone versions included
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EastWest EW-175 Overview

Quantum Leap SD2 - The Next Generation from EastWest is a virtual instrument, featuring 12GB of various acoustic percussion instruments, ranging from ethnic drums to found-sound percussion. Included are over one-hundred film score oriented MIDI performances, which allow for changing tempo, tuning individual instruments, altering the performances, all without audio degradation.

This collection is a follow up to the hugely successful Stormdrum, featuring over twice the content and with a built-in dedicated playback engine, the PLAY Advanced Sample Engine, which provides an easy searchable browser and the ability for users to customize the sounds. All the sounds were recorded using vintage Neumann microphone in EastWest's Studio 1.

Quantum Leap SD2 - The Next Generation functions as follows:

  • Stand-alone under ASIO, Core Audio or DirectSound
  • Plug-in for applications supporting RTAS, VST and Audio Units for Mac OS X
  • Plug-in for applications supporting VST and RTAS for Windows XP
  • 32-bit standalone and plug-in versions included
  • 64-bit PC VST (host must support 64-bit VST plug-ins) and standalone versions included

Note:
Requires Pace iLok key (not included) if one is not already on the system.
Virtual instrument featuring acoustic percussion instruments along with MIDI performances created with Roland V-Drums and Zendrum percussion controllers
Total of 12GB of 24-bit/44.1kHz samples
Instruments include the struck sound of an eighty foot metal bridge, Tibetan, Indian and Chinese bells and gongs, Indonesian hand drums, a huge custom floor tom built especially for this collection and many different ethnic and found drum sound
Rather than providing loops, the collection includes numerous MIDI performances that provide the ultimate in flexibility
Over 100 film score oriented MIDI performances, each with dozens of variations, intros and endings
Up to twenty-four velocity multi-samples available per percussion instrument
Instrument plays back via the PLAY Advanced Sample Engine, a dedicated audio engine/interface providing a powerful streaming engine
All instruments listed in a single browser for easy navigation
Stereo Swap allows the user to instantly swap the left and right channels. Mono from left, mono from right, or mono sum allow for instant conversion from stereo to mono

EastWest EW-175 Specs

Type
Virtual Instrument
Voices
CPU dependent
Sounds
Yes
Effects
Filters
Reverb
Delay
Output
ASIO, Core Audio and DirectSound
System Requirements
Mac:
Minimum:
G4 1GHz or faster
OS X 10.4 or higher
2GB RAM
DVD Drive
13GB free hard disc space (for full load)
iLok copy protection key (not included)
Internet connection required for one-time product activation
Recommended:
Core Duo or better processor
4GB RAM

PC:
Minimum:
P4 2.5GHz or faster processor
Windows XP SP 2/Vista
2GB RAM
Sound card
DVD Drive
13GB free hard disc space (for full load)
iLok copy protection key (not included)
Internet connection required for one-time product activation
Recommended:
Core Duo or better processor
4GB RAM
Sound card with ASIO drivers

Specialties
No dedicated hardware or software sampler required
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
10.4 x 8.9 x 3"

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