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StroboSoft™ 2.0 VST/AU Software-Based Strobe Tuner

Current Releases:
Windows: 2.1.0
Mac: 2.1.1



iStroboSoft for iPhone/iPod touch and iPad also available.

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Because You Create
Consistent tuning results can be effortlessly achieved each and every time. With StroboSoft 2.0, there is no reason why any element in your session should sound out of tune with itself or the mix.

Stop worrying about your tuning and get back to creating today. You can count on StroboSoft to make sure every element in your recordings are perfectly in tune with its unmatched 1/10th cent accuracy.

How Does StroboSoft Work?
As a stand-alone, just use your notebook's built-in mic or plug in a microphone and start tuning!

As a plug-in, install the sLINK® microhost (included in the Deluxe and Suite version) to channel your audio into StroboSoft 2.0 from your DAW. Inside a session, add StroboSoft 2.0 on an insert or buss in your VST or AU capable DAW and tune your instruments with unmatched precision.

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Set-up Your Instruments at Home
Use StroboSoft to adjust more than just your tuning. Save time and money by intonating your instruments at home! Intonate your electrics quickly and easily using StroboSoft's Visual Intonation Guide that employs a 2-step visual indicator system to help you achieve the ultimate in accuracy when setting up your instruments.

Visual Intonation in Action
The built-in INTONATE function will visually assist you while intonating your instrument. The LED on the selected string will fill with color when you are in the proper octave-just isolate the strobe display and you're done!

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Sweetened Tunings and More
Take advantage of Peterson Sweetened™ Tunings with StroboSoft Deluxe. Sweetened tunings are a collection of offsets assigned to particular tunings designed to make chords sound, well...sweeter! No more flat chords or having the guitars sound "out of the mix".

Peterson's GTR® and BAS® Sweeteners are proprietary settings based on the Equal Temperament scale. StroboSoft Deluxe also supports instruments with the Buzz Feiten Tuning System®.

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Plug and Play
StroboSoft provides everything you need to accurately tune and even set-up your guitar or bass without the need for any expensive additional sound cards! You can successfully use StroboSoft with your stock hardware by plugging your instrument into the computer's sound card input.

StroboSoft's selectable sampling rate will support all sound cards up to 96kHz. Use the stereo/mono selectors to tune two instruments at once! Have an electric guitar on the "L" channel while an acoustic can be hooked into the "R", each with individual settings!

Features in Standard 2.0 & Deluxe 2.0 Versions:

Smoother Interface
Improved the user interface display to provide a smoother response when accessing selections and menu accessing.

Better Input Handling
Improved support for multi-channel input devices. The inputs for a multi-channel device will now appear on their own sub-menu.

Input Boost
Added: +24dB input boost to fix problems where the input signal was not strong enough to achieve a successful tuning lock.

Illuminated Sharp/Flat Indicators
Sharp and flat indicators now glow when the strobe is moving quickly to make it easier to tell which direction the strobe is moving.

Compact Mode
Compact interface mode saves screen space when many windows need to be viewed in the background. (<50% size of main UI).

Features in StroboSoft 2.0 Deluxe Only:

sLINK Microhost for VST/AU Plugin Support
sLINK™ Technology allows StroboSoft to be used as a VST/AU plug-in in your favorite DAW. (ProTools users require a VST wrapper.)

Tap Tuning Feature
Tune backboards, tone bars, and braces with ease without the need for an external compressor to increase the note sustain. Simple interface allows quick and efficient set-up. 'Average' function increases measurement success by eliminating measured outliers.

Detachable Strobe Display
Strobe display can be detached, repositioned and re-sized to allow for a larger strobe display.

Setting Import/Export
Temperaments, instrument tunings, and sweeteners can now be imported/exported to share with other users.

Pitch Graph
Included "Pitch Graph" displays real-time plot of pitch variation; useful for intonation training, for example. Best when used with monophonic sources.

Alternate Skins
Includes 3 "themes" or skins to provide alternative look and feel.

Improved Screen Management
Close button on pop-up windows (Scope, Spectrum, Pitch Graph).

Enhanced Spectrum Analyzer
Added a small marker (a red X) to the spectrum display to indicate approximately which frequency is being measured. (Identifies the fundamental easily.)

Features
Requirements
Specifications
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Standard Version (Online Download) Features:
- Basic Chromatic Tuning
- Cents/Hertz/MIDI Note Number Output
- Noise Filter
- Selectable Sampling Rate Up To 96kHz
- 12 Temperaments (Equal, 1/4 Comma Meantone, 1/6th
- Comma Meantone, Rameau, Zarlino, Just Major, Kellner, Kirnberger III, Pythagorean, Valloti, Werckmeister III, Young)
- Manual Note Select
- Capo and Drop Tune Settings
- Target Tune Function
- Global Cents Offset
- Selectable Concert A Reference (340Hz - 540Hz)
- Calibration Feature For External Reference
- INCLUDES ALL STANDARD 2.0 FEATURES LISTED ABOVE

Deluxe Version (Online Download) Includes These Additional Features:
- Buzz Feiten Tuning System® Support (Open String And Intonation Settings)
- 38 Exclusive Peterson Sweetened™ Tunings
- Instrument Tune Mode With 27 Preset Instrument Profiles
- 59 Preset Alternate Tunings For Various Instruments
- Unlimited Programmable User Instrument Presets/Tunings
- Create Unlimited User Temperaments and Sweeteners
- Selectable Audio L/R Inputs
- Import/Export Tuning Feature
- Themed Skins
- Oscilloscope
- Spectrum Analyzer
- INCLUDES ALL DELUXE 2.0 FEATURES LISTED ABOVE

StroboSoft V2 Suite (Boxed):
- CD-Rom with StroboSoft Deluxe 2.0 for Mac and PC
- Quick Start Guide

Windows:
Processor: Minimum 1GHz Pentium or equivalent
RAM: Minimum 256MB of RAM (512 MB Recommended)
Operating System: Windows 2000 / XP SP2 / Vista (32-bit and 64-bit) / Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Audio: Sound card with mic/line input (WDM or ASIO)
Video: True Color 24-Bit capability
Hard Drive: 30MB of hard drive space for full installation (STD & DLX versions)


Mac:
Processor: Minimum G4, any Intel Mac, dual core/dual processor supported
Operating System: OS X 10.4 and above
RAM: 256MB of RAM (512 MB Recommended)
Audio: OS X Core Audio (Sound card with mic or line input.)
Video: True Color 24-Bit capability
Hard Drive: 30MB of hard drive space for installation (STD & DLX versions)

* LOGIC PRO X AND DIGITAL PERFORMER 8 USERS: CURRENTLY NOT 64-BIT COMPATIBLE. (RELEASE DATE COMING SOON.)


Pitch Accuracy: 0.001 semitone (0.1 cents)
Note Range: Eb0 (MIDI note 15) to Eb8 (MIDI note 111)
Frequency Accuracy: 0.005Hz
Frequency Range*: 20Hz - 5000Hz
Sampling Rate: Supports 11.025, 22.05, 44.1, 88.2, 12, 24, 48, 96kHz sample rates
Input Calibration Signal: Accepts any calibrated signal in the range 80.0Hz to 2080.0Hz. The calibrated frequency value can be set in 0.1Hz steps.
Calibration Factor: 90.000% to 110.000% in 0.001% steps (manually entered or by measurement)
Global Cents Offset: -50.0 cents to +50.0 cents in 0.1 cent steps
A440 Reference Frequency: 340.0Hz to 540.0Hz in 0.1Hz steps
Transpose/Drop/Capo: -12 semitones to +12 semitones in 1 semitone steps
Manual Note Select: C0 to C8
Measured/Target Frequency: Displayed to 0.01Hz (up to 999.99Hz), 0.1Hz (1000.0 and above)
Measured/Target Cents: Displayed to 0.1 cent, or 1 cent, depending on user setting
Temperaments: Contains 12 built-in temperaments (including Equal Tempered). Unlimited user temperaments


Deluxe/Suite version only
Instruments: Contains 27 predefined instruments
Tunings: 59 built-in tunings, unlimited user tunings
Sweeteners: 38 built-in sweeteners including Peterson Sweetened Tunings™ and BFTS™ settings (unlimited user sweeteners)

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The term StroboSoft is a registered trademark of Peterson Electro-Musical Products, Inc. Buzz Feiten Tuning System is a registered trademark of Buzz Feiten Design Co., Inc.

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