The Emmy Award Winning SA-2 Dialog Processor. Dialog. The focal point of any movie, television show, documentary, or for that matter, any creative media production involving the spoken word. Add to the mix a sweeping musical score, dozens of foley effects, and plenty more – and it becomes clear the job of dialog mixing is a tall order. After all, if you can’t hear what the actors are saying, why watch it at all!!
The SA-2 Dialog Processor is based on hardware originally conceived by Academy Award winning re-recording mixer Mike Minkler and used on over 100 major motion pictures. The SA-2 is designed to improve the overall sound of recorded speech. But the SA-2 is not just for dialog. It's equally useful for vocals, and is a great tool for adjusting the timbre of any track, a reliable de-esser, and a fine multi-frequency compressor, in our completely biased opinion.
- Five independent bands of strategic active equalization
- Multiple process modes for a variety of applications
- Unique signal reduction metering
- Double precision processing
- Zero latency
- Collection of presets from award winning mix engineers
- Mono and stereo versions
Adjust all five SA-2 band frequencies up or down as much as one octave from the original Emmy Award winning settings.
Adjust the amount of overall processing from the SA-2 without having to adjust band thresholds individually. Range can be used to increase SA-2 attenuation by up to 50% more than the original design.
The signals being removed by the SA-2 processing can be auditioned by enabling the Monitor button just beneath the Output gain control.
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