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@NAMM 2015: Focusrite Introduces the Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-in Suite

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Focusrite’s New AAX Supported Plugins Make Focusrite


Interfaces the Perfect Partners For Pro Tools®

The NAMM Show, Anaheim, CA, January 22, 2015 — Focusrite (booth 6464) introduces the Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-in Suite, featuring 64-bit AU, VST and AAX compatibility. These are the first Focusrite plug-ins to include AAX support, making them compatible with Pro Tools® 10 and 11. With its introduction, the new Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-in Suite is bundled with all Focusrite Scarlett, Saffire, Forte, and Clarett audio interfaces.

The new plug-ins are accurate models of Focusrite’s classic Red 2 equalizer and Red 3 compressor hardware. Coveted by producers and engineers for their exceptional clarity and versatility, the original units are prized fixtures in professional recording studios the world over. Now, the Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-in Suite lets you exploit the famous natural sound of the originals, conveniently from within your audio software.

The plug-ins faithfully reproduce the sonic qualities of the hardware, allowing you to get detailed tonal control of your mix. The Red 2 EQ is a sweet sounding 6-band design, with high/low pass filters, high/low frequency shelves, and fully parametric low-mid, and high-mid frequency bands. The Red 3 compressor is a VCA compressor design, excellent for natural sounding dynamic control of drums, bass, vocals, and acoustic instruments.

Registered Scarlett, Saffire, and Forte customers* can download the new plug-ins for free, adding to their Focusrite software bundles. Focusrite are acclaimed for their best-in-class audio interfaces, from Scarlett to Clarett. Now, with the addition of AAX plug-ins, Focusrite audio interfaces are reaffirmed as perfect partners for Pro Tools®.

The Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-in Suite joins Focusrite's AU, VST, and RTAS compatible Midnight and Scarlett Plug-in Suites, making Focusrite interfaces ideally suited for all major audio software.

*Scarlett Solo, Scarlett 2i2, Scarlett 2i4, Scarlett 6i6, Scarlett 18i8, Scarlett 18i20, Scarlett Studio, Scarlett Solo Studio Pack, Saffire Pro 14, Saffire Pro 24, Saffire Pro 26, Saffire Pro 40, Liquid Saffire 56, and Forte.

*Pro Tools® is a trademark or registered trademark of Avid Technology, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries.

For further information, head to www.focusrite.com or contact:
USA: Hannah Bliss +1 (310) 322 5500 // Hannah.Bliss@focusrite.com
Robert Clyne +1 (615) 662-1616 // robert@clynemedia.com

About Focusrite
The Focusrite brand was established in 1985 and the founding principles of the company were to develop products that sounded more musical, in addition to just measuring well – today, we still carry these founding principles forward in our class-leading and award-winning designs. We measure our success by the success of you, our clients, and you will find Focusrite product prominent in professional and project studios throughout the world. Based just outside of London, we work with the best design talent throughout the world to bring you the tools to enhance the way you work. Our product is made with pride and principle in a highly automated ISO 9002 factory with significant level of test by engineers who themselves are musicians and understand the part our product plays in your process.

Focusrite is exhibiting at booth 6464 at The 2015 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California.