Steinberg Cubase Artist 8.5 and UR22 mk2 Interface Bundle

Steinberg Cubase Artist 8.5 and UR22 mk2 Interface Bundle

Product code: stecubaseart85ur22

The latest version of Cubase Artist plus a high quality Steinberg USB audio interface.


  • Steinberg Cubase Artist 8.5 and UR22 mk2 Interface Bundle

    The latest version of Cubase Artist plus a high quality Steinberg USB audio interface.

    Main Features

    • Complete music production system, offering a set of superb audio/MIDI recording, editing and mixing tools
    • Award-winning 32-bit floating-point Steinberg audio engine with up to 192 kHz, flexible routing and full automatic delay compensation
    • Supports 128 MIDI and 64 simultaneous audio tracks
    • MixConsole provides the stellar mixing experience with full flexibility and integrated EQ/Dynamics channel strip modules for epic, pro console sound
    • 8 outstanding instruments with over 3,000 sounds
    • Suite of 53 audio and 18 MIDI VST effect processors
    • High quality 24 bit / 96kHz USB audio interface
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    Package consists of:
    • 1 x Steinberg Cubase Artist 8.5 Audio/MIDI Recording Software
    • 1 x Steinberg UR22 Mk2 2x2 USB Audio Interface

    Steinberg Cubase Artist 8.5 Audio/MIDI Recording Software
    The rich, intuitive feature set of Steinberg's Cubase Artist 8.5 is tailored to professional musicians and composers, and makes it easier than ever before to simply make great music.
    With a lavishly rich feature set tailored to professional musicians, composers, songwriters, producers and bands, Cubase Artist offers a level of composing and recording functionality unique in its price class. Building on the acclaimed music creation and production feature set introduced in version 8.0, 8.5 makes it even easier to simply make great music, adding the revolutionary VST Transit cloud-based collaboration and production toolset, an expanded version of the Retrologue VST synth, an array of enhancements to MixConsole, the Key and Drum Editors, transport functions and so much more. Cubase Artist 8.5 is designed exclusively to support your musical talent.
    VST Transit
    VST Transit is Steinberg's new cloud collaboration service. It's their mission to bring together musicians and producers from all over the globe and to offer all the advantages of cloud-based music production. The possibilities are endless: upload your project to cloud storage, and download it from another location/computer: continue working or recording and synchronise the changes back to the cloud. Collaborate on shared projects or make your private songs accessible anywhere. Enjoy the built-in message system, helping to find new contributors to your project, and discuss your latest ideas with your friends and band members — all directly in Cubase!
    VST Transit comes with up to 500 MB free storage space on secure Amazon AWS servers and 1 GB free traffic per month. With a VST Transit premium account you can bump up the capacity up to 5 GB and a whopping 20 GB traffic per month, enough even for the most demanding projects!
    Retrologue 2
    With many new features and improvements, Retrologue 2 has taken a big step forward without losing its remarkable warm and raw analogue sound. An additional third oscillator, new polyphonic LFOs and an additional envelope are just some of the enhancements in the synth section. The highly flexible arpeggiator and five brand-new FX, with the classic three-band Resonator leading the way, open up new possibilities for over 400 fresh presets that show off what Retrologue 2 has in store for you.
    More Responsive MixConsole
    MixConsole is one of the most advanced digital mixing tools available anywhere. Cubase Artist 8.5 adds two new ways of adapting MixConsole to individual approaches to mixing. The dynamic hover mode, designed to make it easier to find the parameter you're looking for, has been refined in Cubase Artist 8.5 thanks to feedback from the many experienced mixing professionals among Cubase customers. Yet Cubase Artist 8.5 also caters for other approaches to mixing: if you prefer seeing all controls at once, enable the new static mode to show all inserts, EQs and Sends simultaneously. Whichever approach you favour, MixConsole in Cubase Artist 8.5 provides a more personal mixing experience.
    Import Tracks from Projects
    Pull in tracks from other projects on the fly in seconds! You've spent ages tweaking that little synthetic kick drum sound into an earth-shattering boom, or meticulously building a monumental wall of guitar. Now you want to bring that into your current song — and it's so easy and quick in Cubase Artist 8.5. Import the entire track with all its settings and content, either as new tracks or replacing existing tracks with the same name. And Cubase will even create new Track Versions automatically when replacing existing tracks, allowing you to change back to the original track layout with one single click!
    Upgraded Key and Drum Editors
    Compose more creatively in Cubase Artist 8.5 thanks to faster, more intuitive MIDI editing in the Key and Drum Editors. Insert a note or beat, adjust its length, position or pitch without changing tools — it's the kind of feature update that will instantly feel as though it's always been that way. And perfect for beat programmers and beat fiends: the Drum Editor has new visualisation and editing capabilities for note lengths, while a visibility agent lets you display, say, only the drum sounds actually in use in your project, or other conditions that let you focus on creating your beats.
    Enhanced Chord Pads
    The Chord Pads composition tool to create chord structures and patterns in seconds was one of the major highlights of Cubase Pro and Artist 8. With the update to 8.5, this creative time-saver has been enhanced even further. The new 'Sections' play mode gives full and intuitive control of how arpeggiation is processed. Any arpeggio note can be mapped to individual keys on a MIDI remote keyboard, letting you trigger each note individually. And Steinberg didn't stop there: additional options give better control of overlapping chords during playback and make it easier to setup MIDI input/output routing. And in case you prefer naming a chord 'Cadd9' instead of 'C9', you'll be happy to know that Cubase now supports custom chord symbols throughout.
    Better Transport Infrastructure
    The transport panel has been restructured for easier access and visually overhauled with improved visibility for buttons and time displays that are clearer and easier to read. The Transport menu has also been restructured, with all commands and options now clearly categorised and consolidated into submenus, including commands and options previously only available in the transport panel. Each menu entry now features a corresponding key command counterpart.
    Dedicated Punch Points
    Cubase Artist 8.5 introduces dedicated Punch In and Out points which are independent from the locator positions. Together with the Cycle mode you can now easily define a start and end position for cycle playback with dedicated positions to Punch In and Out from Record, all while staying in Cycle mode.
    zPlane Elastique v3
    The acclaimed Audiowarp feature in Cubase has a long history, and exploits the power and fidelity of zPlane's outstanding time- stretch/pitch-shift algorithms. Cubase Pro 8.5 now features zPlanes elastique v3 algorithm, offering virtually endlessly time-stretching and improved quality of transient processing and AudioWarp functions, even with large stretch factors.
    MediaBay Racks
    Locate instruments, presets, audio and MIDI files and other content even faster with the intuitive new MediaBay project rack feature. This lets you navigate through your content in an instantly accessible way by clicking through icons and images for Steinberg VST instruments and their libraries, content packs and preset categories. With its intuitive breadcrumb-navigation style, MediaBay Racks guide you visually to the sound you're looking for, while a new 'Content Set' attribute makes it even easier to find your way through even the biggest collections of content sets.
    Workflow Enhancements
    In Cubase Artist 8.5 it's easier for you to make music in other ways, too. Among the many enhancements designed to simplify music creation are the enhanced track creation feature, which allows outputs to be assigned when adding new tracks, improved ruler handling, free shaping and editing of tempo information, moving of consecutive automation events wherever you want, faster duplicating of events or parts using a mouse and a vastly improved naming scheme in the Export Audio Mixdown window featuring a presets system. These and many other refinements let you produce songs and realise musical ideas with greater ease and more quickly than ever before. Simply make great music.

    Cubase Artist 8.5 System Requirements
    Mac
    OS X versions 10.10 /10.11
    Intel dual core CPU
    8 GB RAM (minimum: 4 GB)
    15 GB free HD space
    1920 x 1080 display resolution (minimum: 1366 x 768)
    USB port for USB-eLicenser (license management)
    OS compatible audio hardware
    DVD-ROM dual-layer drive
    Windows
    Windows 7 / 8.x / 10
    Intel or AMD dual core CPU
    8 GB RAM (minimum: 4 GB)
    15 GB free HD space
    1920 x 1080 display resolution (minimum: 1366 x 768) Graphics card with DirectX 10 and WDDM 1.1 support
    USB port for USB-eLicenser (license management)
    OS compatible audio hardware
    DVD-ROM dual-layer drive
    Internet connection required for activation, account setup and personal / product registration. Additional downloads may be required for the installation.

    Steinberg UR22 Mk2 2x2 USB Audio Interface
    Record and compose music in studio quality on your laptop or iPad with the Steinberg UR22mkII, featuring an ultra-robust build quality and outstanding D-PRE preamps.
    An Advanced Portable Production Solution
    Together with the included Cubase AI and Cubasis LE software, the UR22mkII audio and MIDI interface is a fully-fledged mobile recording studio. Offering easy and stable connection to PC or Mac computers, the MKII version now adds pro-level recording for iPad with the CC Mode and external power input. The UR22mkII offers total mobility, ultra-solid build quality and incredible sound characteristics for its price class, covering all aspects of recording and production in small studio environments as well as mobile production situations.
    Connect To Cubase, Or Directly To Any DAW
    UR22mkII is compatible with all audio editing, mastering and music production software that support the ASIO, Core Audio or WDM standards. Installing the driver is very simple, with an assistant to guide you through every step of the process. With installation complete, the UR22mkII now seamlessly integrates into your favourite DAW, putting its flexible I/O options at your disposal.
    Cubase owners will benefit from additional features, such as the auto-setup functionality, which enables the complete I/O setup to be handled directly from within Cubase. Your UR22mkII is detected automatically by Cubase and embedded into your production environment.
    UR22mkII includes Cubase AI, a lean version of Steinberg's advanced music production system. Based on the same core technologies as Steinberg's highly acclaimed Cubase DAW, the AI version offers a comprehensive feature set for composing, recording, editing and mixing. Run it together with the UR22mkII audio interface and you get a one-stop solution for recording music in studio quality.
    With full iPad connectivity via the CC Mode and external power input, the UR22mkII combines with the included Cubasis LE software — a streamlined version of the highly acclaimed Cubasis iOS app — to form a full-on mobile recording and production solution.
    The D-PRE: Beyond Precision
    The virtues of the Yamaha-designed D-PRE have been sung by industry veterans and trade press alike since the introduction of this class-leading preamp. A sumptuously detailed high-end, immaculate dynamic response and a rich, rounded low-end sound are the hallmarks of this very special preamp. The UR22mkII features two D-PRE preamps, each offering stellar recording quality unmatched in this price class. And to faithfully capture and replay the warm, transparent sound of the D-PRE, the UR22mkII features AD and DA conversion stages with up to 24-bit, 192 kHz resolution.
    Compact Without Compromises
    With UR22mkII, you're ready for a huge range of recording and production scenarios, even when you're on the move. Record vocals, guitars and other audio equipment with up to two audio channels in pristine 24/192 quality while simultaneously recording MIDI signals. And you won't have to carry it everywhere on a silk cushion: its sturdy construction and steel casing means the UR22mkII can withstand the rough and tumble of mobile music production. On tour, at home, on stage, or at your rehearsal space: take your UR22mkII with you wherever you need ultra-reliable recording and first-rate sound.
    iPad-Ready
    The UR22mkII turns your iPad into a full-on professional music production platform. Connect to your iPad with CC Mode using either the Camera Connection Kit or Lightning to USB Camera Adapter. The power input socket supplies your UR22mkII with the electrical voltage needed to run professional equipment such as condenser microphones requiring +48 V phantom power by letting you plug in a USB power adapter or a USB battery pack.

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