MIA Laboratories 358 Enhancer v1.0.0 [WiN]

Publisher: MIA Laboratories
Product: 358 Enhancer
Version: 1.0.0-R2R
Formats: VST2, VST3, AAX
Requirements: Windows 7, 8, 10 (64 bit)
  • Publisher: MIA Laboratories
  • Product: 358 Enhancer
  • Version: 1.0.0-R2R
  • Formats: VST2, VST3, AAX
  • Requirements: Windows 7, 8, 10 (64 bit)

The 358 Enhancer is a single-stage, ‘straight-path’ process allowing control of the bass/treble frequency balance of a stereo mix or mono channel.

A single-stage, ‘straight-path’ process allowing control of the bass/treble frequency balance of a stereo mix or mono channel, featuring:

  • Internal multiband phase processing for more dynamic, realistic frequency content
  • Detection stage based on the analog envelope detector circuit
  • ‘Phase-Compensation’ mode for stereo image enhancement

It can be used in many applications requiring from slight to more drastic frequency balance correction, but unlike a conventional EQ or filter, the 358 uses internal multiband phase processing. This results in a more dynamic, realistic frequency content which is adjustable with two main controls for constructive (boost) process, folding at the classic 150Hz (LF) and 2.4KHz (HF) frequencies.

The internal process includes a detection stage based on the analog envelope detector circuit, first introduced in our 925 Compressor:

In addition, the ‘Phase-Compensation’ mode applies a fixed process to the whole bandwidth of the program material, for stereo image enhancement on two-channel mix or mix-buss applications.

This ‘phase-deviation’ process has been developed carefully as a one-way stereo signal conditioning and enhancement, especially for sounds which are ‘panned’, or containing instrument-position information. It improves the perceived soundstage and definition of each source or instrument, without altering significantly the frequency or dynamic content of the processed audio.

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