jan 1, 1999 - Sony DRE S777
Was first made in 1999 in japan by Sony industries. it cost over four grand and was a nice alternative to less realistic counterparts. At the time of its creation it was the first real-time convolution processor the part that makes it stand out is that it uses real sampled spaces rather than digitally simulated spaces. It offers a sampling option so that users can capture acoustic spaces of their own. A newly developed (at the time) DSP allows Real Impulse Response (RIR) processing, providing high-speed calculations that re-create natural reverberation based on actual acoustic spaces.
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