McDSP APB-16 Analog Processing Box Nominated for 2021 TEC Award
Mountain View, CA – October 5, 2020

McDSP is proud to announce the APB-16 Analog Processing Box has been nominated for a TEC Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement in Signal Processing Hardware. TEC Awards recognize innovative product design and excellence in audio and sound production. McDSP is honored to be selected as a nominee.
The McDSP Analog Processing Box (APB) combines the flexibility of software with the fidelity of premium analog processing.  Each channel can be controlled by a AAX, AU, or VST3 plug-in giving true digital workflow with genuine analog performance.  Processing options include compressors, mastering limiters, transient enhancement devices, multi-channel and multi-band applications, and so much more… we’re only getting started.

  • Programmable analog processing
  • Premium analog components
  • Multiple analog saturation options
  • APB-ready software plug-in bundle
  • Sample accurate automation
  • AKM 32-bit DAC and ADC
  • Thunderbolt 2 and 3 compatible
  • Manufactured in the United States
Voting begins November 19, 2020, ending December 31, 2020 and is open to the NAMM TEC and nominee community including audio and entertainment technology professionals from studios, venues, house of worship, audiences of nominated companies, and members of the NAMM retail community that sell pro audio and related gear. 

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Company Statement

McDSP is an innovative and award-winning Silicon Valley audio software company founded in 1998 by Colin McDowell. McDSP technology can be found in pro audio plug-ins for popular digital audio workstations including Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, and Avid live sound systems. McDSP audio algorithms are also used by companies such as Audiokinetic, Bioware, and Microsoft, and in consumer products like the LouderLogic iOS audio player.