NAMM Update: Digidesign Intros Two Pro Tools LE System Bundles

At the 2009 Winter NAMM Show, Digidesign introduced two new Pro Tools LE system bundles:

  • 003 Factory Complete and
  • 003 Rack Factory Complete

Both bundles combine a Digidesign 003 hardware interface with the new Complete Production Toolkit – the  new expansion option for Pro Tools LE systems that combines a variety of plug-ins for both music and post production applications. The bundles offer up to nearly $500 in savings from standalone purchases.

The Complete Production Toolkit, made available with the release of Pro Tools 8 last month, expands the creative and production power of Pro Tools LE 8 by adding full 7.1 surround mixing, and support for up to 128 simultaneous audio tracks to any Pro Tools LE 8 based system.

This bundle includes Digidesign virtual instruments and plug-ins, including:

  • Eleven LE classic guitar amp emulator
  • Structure LE advanced sample player
  • Hybrid 1.5 high-definition synthesizer
  • Smack! LE compressor
  • DINR LE noise reduction
  • TL Space Native Edition convolution reverb
  • X-Form time compression/expansion and pitch shifter, and
  • Neyrinck SoundCode Stereo surround-to-stereo down mixer

Additionally, the toolkit unlocks several processing tools in Pro Tools LE, including multi-track Beat Detective rhythm analysis and correction tool, DigiBase Pro file management, DigiTranslator 2.0 for importing/exporting of OMF, AAF, and MXF files, and  more.

Bundles are available combining the Complete Production Toolkit with the Digidesign 003 Factory or 003 Rack Factory. The 003 Factory is a portable, FireWire-based Pro Tools LE interface that offers extensive audio and MIDI I/O, along with hands-on control of Pro Tools via an integrated control surface. The 003 Rack Factory offers the same audio and MIDI I/O as the 003 Factory in a compact, 2U rack mountable package.

The 003 Factory Complete and 003 Rack Factory Complete are designed for advanced home and project studio owners looking for a powerful Pro Tools LE system, as well as professionals looking for a second system for home or portable use.

The Complete Production Toolkit software option for Pro Tools LE systems can also be purchased stand alone for $1,995.

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