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Acclaimed dLive processing.
Inside your Avantis.

Avantis dPack enables dLive processing direct inside your Avantis, including Dyn8 (up to 16 instances), DEEP Compressors, exclusive RackExtra FX and the Dual Stage Valve Preamp, plus more models as they’re added.


DEEP

Trusted by platinum selling artists on sellout tours, DEEP puts incredible emulations directly within Avantis’ input and mix channels with zero latency. No burning FX slots, no 3rd party gear hassles and no issues with latency or phase coherency.

Dyn8

Avantis dPack also delivers Dyn8, a powerful and sophisticated processor boasting 4 bands of dynamic EQ and 4 bands of multiband compression. With endless applications including taming vocals, tightening sub-groups or adding sonic glue to a mix, Dyn8 changes the way we think about dynamic processing. dPack enables 16 Dyn8 engines for inserting on Input and Mix channels.

RackExtra FX

Allen & Heath has a well-earned reputation for crafting FX emulations that rival the very best third party plug-ins, but with none of the associated hassle. Some RackExtra FX are exclusive to dPack, such as Transient Controller and HypaBass.

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What's in your dPack?

Dynamic Processing

Dyn8

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Dyn8 is a powerful and sophisticated processor boasting 4 bands of dynamic EQ and 4 bands of multiband compression. With endless applications including taming vocals, tightening sub-groups or adding sonic glue to a mix, Dyn8 changes the way we think about dynamic processing. dPack enables 16 Dyn8 engines for inserting on Input and Mix channels.

 

 

  1. In Bank view, select the INS A or INS B Processing Block on the desired channel
    INS A is pre-PEQ/COMP. INS B is post-PEQ/COMP.
  2. Select Dyn8 from the dropdown menu.
  3. Press Apply.

DEEP Compressors

Peak Limiter 76

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Inspired by the legendary sound of two eras of one of the world's most revered FET limiting amplifiers - Peak Limiter 76 captures a sound immediately recognisable from the last 50 years of classic studio recordings.

OptTronik

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Inspired by a legendary tube-driven, electro-optical levelling amplifier, OptTronik’s smooth, musical ‘2A-style compression makes it the perfect match for many sources, including vocals and bass guitar.

16T

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Taking its sonic cues from the industry standard compressor limiter found in every live and studio rack, 16T produces tight, punchy compression with a character that is immediately recognisable.

16VU

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Inspired by the performance and character of a legendary solid-state VCA compressor, the 16VU captures the spirit of this classic sound and serves it up within your Avantis.

Mighty

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Inspired by a classic transistor array VCA dynamics processor, the Mighty puts aggressive compression with a unique character inside your Avantis.

Opto

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What happens when you take the characteristics of a rack-full of highly desirable optical compressors and combine them into one killer unit? You get the Opto.

 

 

  1. In Bank view, press the Compressor processing block on the desired channel.
  2. Press the Library button.
  3. Select the desired compressor from the list and press Recall.

DEEP Preamp

Dual Stage Valve

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100 years after their introduction to the world of audio, valves are still relied on daily by sound engineers all over the world for the vintage colour and euphonic distortion characteristics they impart upon audio signals.

Dual Stage Valve painstakingly models the behaviour of both pentode and triode topologies offering everything from a touch of warmth through to full-on valve crunch.

 

 

  1. In Bank view, press the Preamp processing block on the desired channel.
  2. Press the Library button.
  3. Select the desired preamp from the list and press Recall.

RackExtra FX

Transient Controller

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Transient Controller is an accurate model of the industry-standard Transient Signal Processor, providing cut and boost of the attack and sustain envelopes of the input signal.

Hypabass

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Hypabass is a sub-harmonic synthesizer used to generate infra (lower than 36Hz) and sub bass (36-70Hz) from weaker bass programme.

 

 

  1. Press the FX in the Scene Mode menu on the left hand side of the screen.
  2. Select an FX slot from the 12 available.
  3. Press the Library button.
  4. Select the desired FX model from the list and press Recall.

To add as an insert, additionally follow these steps:

  1. Select the INS A or INS B Processing Block on the desired channel.
  2. Select Rack FX from the dropdown menu.
  3. Select the FX slot, from 1 to 12, that you want to use as the insert.
  4. Press Apply.