Waves MaxxBCL Hardware Dynamics Processor

Waves MaxxBCL Hardware Dynamics Processor

Waves MaxxBCL Hardware Dynamics Processor

B&H # WAMAXXBCLQ MFR # BCLQQ
Waves MaxxBCL Hardware Dynamics Processor

Waves MaxxBCL Hardware Dynamics Processor Back View

Back View

Show MoreLess

Close

Now Viewing:

Important Notice: This item is non-cancelable and non-returnable
Special Order
Expected availability: 7-14 business days 
Free Standard Shipping
Not eligible for Free Expedited Shipping

Product Highlights

  • Onboard Renaissance Compressor
  • MaxxBass Low-Frequency Enhancer
  • L2 Limiter
  • ARC for Dynamically Controlling Release
  • IDR Dithering
  • Full 48-Bit Internal Processing
  • Supports Sample Rates Up to 96kHz
  • 24-Bit A/D and D/A Converters
Show moreShow less
Man Behind Layer

B&H $1000 Giveaway

Share your most-wanted item with friends & family for chances to win a $1000 B&H Gift Card. It's that easy!

1 new winner announced every week!
Limit 1 entry per day; Come back every day to increase your chance of winning!

Be sure to mention #BHWishList when you share!

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

Congrats to our winners so far — Lauren K. & Daniel M.

Official Rules

OFFICIAL B&H $1,000.00 GIVEAWAY RULES

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The B&H $1,000.00 Giveaway (the "Giveaway" or "Sweepstakes") is void where prohibited by law and is sponsored by B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 ("Sponsor"). It is not sponsored or endorsed by Facebook or Twitter in any way.

Entry Period/Methods of Entry. The Sweepstakes will run from on or about November 7, 2016 until on or about December 19, 2016 (the "Entry Period"). Entries received outside the Entry Period are void. Enter the Sweepstakes via either one of the following methods. (1) Share your most wanted item on Facebook or Twitter via the dedicated links found on the B&H Website (www.bhphoto.com); or (2) Mail a postcard (postmarked during the Entry Period) containing your name, address, phone number, and email address, and indicate the subject(s), if any, about which you are interested in receiving future emails from B&H (e.g. photo, video, audio, computers, home theater, portable entertainment ) (optional) to: B&H $1,000.00 Giveaway, c/o B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 (either option, an "Entry"). Entries must not, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content. Entries deemed by Sponsor to be inappropriate will be disqualified. Entries owned by a third party, or the use of any trademarks, service marks, logos, brands, or products owned by a third-party are not acceptable for entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit 1 entry per person, per day.

Winner Selection/Prizes/Odds. The B&H Social Team will randomly select a winner from among all eligible entries every Monday during the Entry Period, for a total three (3) winners (each a "Winner"). Each Winner will receive a B&H Gift Card pre-valued in the amount of $1000.00. No cash or other substitutions will be offered. Winner selection is in the sole and absolute discretion of the B&H Social Team. Any taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winners will be notified and receive their prize to the e-mail address associated with the account to which their Entry was posted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Identity of Winners/Eligible Participants. Winners will be identified by the e-mail account associated with the Facebook or Twitter account from which their Entry was submitted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. An e-mail account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the internet access or online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. Any issues regarding the identity of a Winner shall be resolved by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Sweepstakes is only open to residents of the United States that are at least eighteen (18) years of age on their entry date and is not open to employees of Sponsor, their immediate family, any person domiciled with such employees, or any affiliates or subsidiaries of Sponsor.

Entry Ownership/Entrant Agreements. Entrants retain full ownership and copyrights to their Submission. However, by entering the Sweepstakes entrants grant Sponsor permission to use their Entries for promotional purposes on their respective social media channels with proper credit. Entrants also agree: (a) to be bound by these Official B&H $1,000.00 Giveaway Rules; (b) that any claims related to this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action and that awards, shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in entering the Sweepstakes, and shall not include incidental or consequential damages or attorneys fees; and (c) that any actual or perceived ambiguities in these rules shall be interpreted by Sponsor in their sole discretion.

Limitation of Liability/Sponsor Modification/Cancellation Rights/ Choice of Law/ Venue/ Winners List. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete entries or for failure to receive entries due to technical failures or human error of any kind. Winners agree that Sponsor will have no responsibility for losses or damage of any kind resulting from the acceptance, possession, or use of the prizes. Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant's consent to the publication of his or her name by Sponsor in any media for commercial or promotional purposes without limitation or further compensation subject to Sponsor's respective Privacy Policies. Sponsor may modify or discontinue the Sweepstakes at any time and may disqualify from the Sweepstakes any person it determines, in its sole discretion, to have attempted to or actually tampered with or otherwise abused any aspect of the Sweepstakes. Entrants agree that in the unlikely event a dispute arises in connection with this Sweepstakes, it will be governed by the laws of the State of New York and heard exclusively in a court of applicable jurisdiction in the County and State of New York irrespective of any choice of law provisions to the contrary. To receive names of the winners by U.S. mail, please mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., Attn: B&H $1,000.00 Giveaway, 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001. Any Winners List request must be received by B&H within one (1) year of the date the Sweepstakes is conducted.

Let us know how to reach you if you win!

Privacy 100% guaranteed; email address for contact purposes only

Email

Already have a B&H account? Just log in tomorrow to enter again!

$0.00 Tax Collected Outside NY

You Pay:  $3,680.00

Add to Wish List Item in Wish List
  • 1Description
The Waves MaxxBCL Hardware Dynamics Signal Processor is a 2-unit rack mountable digital signal processor intended for live sound reinforcement, stage monitoring, webcasting, broadcasting, studio recording, mixing, and mastering. It is a hardware version of a Waves software-based mastering signal chain featuring the Waves Renaissance compressor, the Waves MaxxBass bass enhancement processor, and the Waves L2 Ultramaximizer limiter. The device optimizes signal levels while simultaneously enhancing the psychoacoustic perception of low-frequency information. This makes for a more efficient use of any PA system and makes the overall sound quality of your material more lively and engaging.

Since the device is a digital signal processor, it features both analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog conversion stages with word clock synchronization and optical, coaxial, and AES digital I/O. This enables it to be used in a variety of live sound, recording, and broadcast applications.
Waves Renaissance Compressor
The Renaissance Compressor is based on the Waves C1 compressor gate and L1 Ultramaximizer software plug-ins with proprietary Auto Release Control. The Auto Release Control technology allows for greater RMS levels with heavy compression by dynamically adjusting release time according to the changing signal. The compressor features different modes for different program material such as Opto for vintage material wherein the release time gets slower as gain reduction approaches 0, and Electro for louder applications wherein the release time gets faster as gain reduction approaches 0. The compressor can also be set to upward compress low-level signals without altering high-level signals. You can control the ratio between 1:1 and 1:12, the threshold between 0 and -60 dB, the attack between 0.5 and 50 ms, and the amount of attenuation between 0 and -12 dB. You can also control the compression behavior, the sequence of the compressor and MaxxBass enhancer, or bypass the compressor altogether
MaxxBass
The MaxxBass bass enhancement processor selectively generates higher-frequency harmonics of the original bass signal, causing the psychoacoustic perception of the fundamental frequency. In this way the bass will sound larger, deeper, and richer without having to acoustically drive the fundamental frequency. Increasing the psychoacoustic perception of bass through harmonic synthesis allows for the PA system to operate more efficiently and reduces the room rumble that low-frequency signals can cause. You can control the cutoff frequency between 25 and 120 Hz, the intensity of the harmonics between 0 and 100%, engage a high-pass filter to preserve the original signal, or bypass the MaxxBass processing altogether
L2 Ultramaximizer Limiter
The L2 Ultramaximizer limiter consists of a peak limiter, a level maximizer, a requantizer, and an Increased Digital Resolution dithering process. You set the limiter threshold and peak level of the signal, then the system dynamically optimizes the highest average signal level without causing artifacts or clipping. To prevent overshooting the signal, the system looks ahead by 64 samples. You can set the limiter threshold between 0 and 18 dB, the upper out ceiling between 0 and 18 dBFS, as well as link the threshold and out ceiling, or bypass the limiter altogether
Presets
The device allows you to save up to 4 user-made presets of the device's signal processing parameters
48-Bit Resolution
When a digital signal is processed, the digital word length represented by that signal usually increases. The device preserves the accuracy, precision, and details of your signal by processing the audio in 48-bit resolution before dithering the final output to 24- or 16-bit resolution
I/O
You can select Analog, S/PDIF optical or RCA digital, and AES digital signal inputs
Sample Rate
You can select 44.1, 48, 88.2, or 96 kHz sample rates when the device is set to internal sync
Converters
The unit features 24-bit analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters with transformer-based analog input and output stages
Word Clock
For applications where you need to synchronize the device to an external source the unit includes a BNC word clock input
In the Box
Waves MaxxBCL Hardware Dynamics Processor
  • 110 VAC USA Power Cable
  • 220 VAC European Power Cable
  • 12 x Mounting Bolts
  • Spare Fuse
  • 4 x Rubber Feet
  • 4 x Plastic Washers
  • Quick Start Guide
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Input/Output
    Number of Channels 1 stereo channel: L & R
    Analog Inputs 2x XLR/TRS 1/4" combo jack
    Digital Inputs 1x AES (XLR)
    1x S/PDIF (RCA)
    1x S/PDIF (Optical)
    Analog Outputs 2x Balanced XLR
    Digital Outputs 1x AES (XLR)
    1x S/PDIF (RCA)
    1x S/PDIF (Optical)
    Word Clock 1x BNC connector
    Termination Toggle Switch: 75 Ω (On) / 1M Ω (Off)
    Analog
    Maximum Input Level 24 dBu
    Input Impedance 32 kΩ at 1 kHz
    Maximum Output Level +24 dBu
    Output Impedance 600 Ω
    Digital
    A/D Conversion Frequency response: 10 to 24,000 Hz / -0.1 dB at 10 Hz ÷ 0.01 at 24 kHz
    THD + Noise: ≤ 0.0006% (-104 dB) @ 1 kHz -1 dBFS
    THD 3rd Harmonic: -126 dBFS @1 kHz, -10 dBFS
    D/A Conversion Frequency response: 20 to 21,000 Hz / -0.4 dB at 20 Hz ÷ 0.05 dB at 21 kHz
    Noise: ≤ -108 dB (unweighted)
    THD+Noise: ≤ 0.003% (-90 dB) @ 1 kHz, -1 dBFS
    Output Impedance 600 Ω at 1 kHz
    Crosstalk ≤ -102 dB (1 kHz, 0 dBFS )
    Performance
    Sample Rates 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96 kHz
    Dynamic Range 125 dB
    Latency Digital to Digital:
    133 samples at 44.1 and 48 kHz sampling rates
    261 samples at 88.2 and 96 kHz sampling rates

    Analog to Digital:
    176 samples at 44.1 and 48 kHz sampling rates
    301 samples at 88.2 and 96 kHz sampling rates

    Digital to Analog:
    182 samples at 44.1 and 48 kHz sampling rates
    313 samples at 88.2 and 96 kHz sampling rates

    Analog to Analog:
    225 samples at 44.1 and 48 kHz sampling rates
    353 samples at 88.2 and 96 kHz sampling rates
    Signal Processing
    Processing 48-bit end-to-end internal processing path
    Switchable compressor/MaxxBass order
    Compressor Opto/Electro mode selection
    Threshold: 0 to 60 dB
    Ratio: 1:1 to 12:1
    Attack: 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 ms
    Automatic release
    Automatic gain make-up
    Limiter Overshoot-free look-ahead processing
    Adjustable Threshold: 0 to 18 dB
    Adjustable Output Ceiling: 0 to 18 dBFS
    Bass Boost MaxxBass
    Adjustable processor frequency from 25 to 120 Hz
    Adjustable harmonic mix percentage from 0 to 100%
    High Pass Filter "harmonics only" option
    General
    Power Supply Linear power supply adjustable fuse: 100, 110, 220, 240 VAC; 50-60Hz
    Rack Units 2U
    Dimensions (H x W x D) 3.5 x 19 x 8.6" (8.9 x 48 x 22 cm)
    Weight 8.8 lbs (4.0 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 22.9 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.7 x 7.5 x 3.9"

    Waves MaxxBCL Hardware Dynamics Processor Review

    Be the first to review this item
    See any errors on this page? Let us know.