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Nomad Factory's Essential Studio Suite Bundle NOW SHIPPING!

The 9 most important plug-ins you'll ever use. All you'll need to produce a professional product - from tracking to mastering - for under $300*!

Summer NAMM 2005 • Indianapolis, IN (July 22-24, 2005): Now Shipping: Nomad Factory's Essential Studio Suite plug-in bundle. Comprised of 9 essential plug-ins, this bundle will help you to create professional projects - whether you're a novice recordist or a pro producer - from tracking to mixing to mastering. The Essential Studio Suite bundle has it all: Multiband Compressor, Essential Channel, Essential Graphic EQ, Essential Compressor, Essential Gate Expander, Multiband Loudness Maximizer, Loudness Maximizer, Tube/Tape Warmer, and Retro-Vox. Designed by musicians for musicians, this bundle features high-quality processing using a double precision floating point, up to 192kHz sample rates supported, the ability to automate any control thru compatible RTAS, HTDM, VST and Audio Units host applications, plus a set of factory presets. The Essential Studio Suite bundle is distributed by TASCAM.

"Whether you're a professional user wanting more types and flavors of processors or new to the computer recording process, and just don't want to pay $1000 bucks but have to deliver a professionally polished sound, the Essential Studio Suite bundle has what you need," says Marsh Gooch, National Marketing Manager for TASCAM.

Here's a breakdown of the 9 plugs-ins onboard in the Nomad Factory Essential Studio Suite:

• Multiband Compressor. The essential Multiband Compressor. With 3-band compression, Brick-Wall limiting and Curve Mode EQ, the Multiband Compressor brings together all the vital controls of multiband compression/crossover within this easy-to-use interface. This powerful compressor is ideal for any stage of the production process.

• Essential Channel. The Essential Channel delivers maximum processing flexibility with minimum space required. The most critical channel processing functions are provided in a single plug-in: 3-band parametric EQ, Hi and Lo Shelf filters, Compressor, DeEsser, Noise Gate, and a Brick-Wall Limiter. This high-quality channel insert is a must for any digital audio project.

• The Essential Graphic EQ. The Essential Graphic EQ is the perfect tool for sculpting the fine detail out of raw digital audio. 15 frequency bands, adjustable bandwidth and brick-wall limiter allow for precise control over each audio channel. For any type of project, this EQ defines each track so that it can stand out with its own sonic character in the mix.

• Essential Compressor. A quality compressor is an integral part of any studio toolkit. And with the Essential Compressor, every studio can be assured of professional results. This compressor provides intuitive control over the Threshold, Ratio, Attack, Release, and Make-Up gain. For both vocal and instrument tracks, the resulting sound is unmatched.

• Essential Gate / Expander. Don't lose valuable dynamic range in your tracks. Raise the level without increasing unwanted noise in the audio. The Essential Gate/Expander tames the noise floor so that you hear only the audio you want to keep. This fully adjustable gate allows control of Threshold, Attack, Hold, Release and Range.

• Multiband Loudness Maximizer. Make your mix stand out from the crowd. The Multiband Loudness Maximizer brings the sound of professional mastering to any audio application. The new multiband limiter from Nomad Factory delivers three frequency bands of look-ahead limiting and brick-wall limiting to precisely control and maximize the levels of a mix.

• Loudness Maximizer. The Loudness Maximizer from Nomad Factory is the ultimate peak limiter for increasing audio levels. This Maximizer delivers look-ahead limiting and brick-wall limiting to maximize the levels of any mix or track. Use the Loudness Maximizer on mono or stereo channels to get your mix noticed.

• Tube/Tape Warmer. Digital audio can sometimes sound lifeless or brittle. Add some analog warmth to those tracks with Nomad Factory's Tube/Tape Warmer. This effect gives sterile audio the coveted sounds of tube circuitry and analog tape saturation. Turn up the Drive control for extra bite, add Warmth to hear those tubes, and Blend the sounds of the analog tape and tube warmth.

• Retro-Vox. The Retro-Vox by Nomad Factory provides amazing effects and processing functions for use specifically on vocal tracks. In addition to a Gate and Compressor, this plug-in offers Tone controls and hi/lo pass filters to create a wide range of vocal effects, such as "Gramophone," tape simulation or the mid-range "phone voice."

* Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price $379
* Suggested Street Price $299.

TASCAM is the professional audio division of TEAC Corporation and produces the most comprehensive line of audio recorders, mixers and related equipment in the pro audio industry. TASCAM has offices in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Australia, Japan, Mexico and Latin America . For additional information, contact:

TASCAM • 7733 Telegraph Road • Montebello, CA 90640
(323) 726-0303 • www.tascam.com