Product News for September 28, 2006

Product News From Electronic Musician for September 28, 2006 features Cycling '74 new releases, Furman Sound AR-20 II 20-amp regulator, Kid Nepro Screamin' B3's organ soundbank, MakeMusic, Inc. Finale 2007, Sonivox 250 MB General MIDI SoundFont bank and more

Cycling '74 has released Pluggo 3.6, Hipno 1.1, Mode 1.3, and UpMix 1.1 for RTAS, VST, and AU. These plug-ins have been updated with Universal Binary support and you can download them here.

Furman Sound is shipping the AR-20 II, a 20-amp regulator that delivers 20A of AC power. It features Furman's SMP+ technology, which combines Linear Filtering Technology (LiFT), Series Multi-Stage Protection (SMP), and Extreme Voltage Shutdown (EVS).

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Kid Nepro has released Screamin' B3's ($35), an organ soundbank for the Korg Triton Series. The Screamin' B3's has 128 programs and a number of multi-effects, such as overdrive, distortion, multi-tap delays, and the Rotary.

MakeMusic, Inc. is shipping Finale 2007 (Mac/Win; click here for pricing). The updated notation program includes a Linked Parts feature that creates and formats individual parts as scores are created; Kontakt Player 2 to play back more than 100 Garritan Personal Orchestra sounds; and SmartMusic Accompaniments to help you practice.

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Sonivox has announced the 250 MB General MIDI SoundFont bank ($99.95), which features stereo instrument sounds selected from Sonivox's Complete Symphonic Collection.

The latest Special Report, sponsored by Primera, offers mastering tips for the personal studio. Read about it here.