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Upgrade from Reference 3 or 4 Studio to SoundID Reference for Speakers & Headphones

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€89.00 €49.00
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Product description

Upgrade your studio to make even better mixing decisions! The latest product upgrade includes reimagined UX to ease your workflow, additional software features to improve your mixes and smaller improvements for advanced monitoring. After the upgrade all previously created profiles will work as previously - you will be able to pick up right where you were.


Key features

  • Reliable, consistent, easy-to-use calibration software for all of your audio system:
    • Ready-to-use headphone calibration for 500+ models
    • Accurate speaker measurements and calibration for stereo systems
    • 3 filter modes: Zero Latency, Mixed and Linear Phase
    • Additional DSP processing controls: Mono, Dry/Wet, and Safe Headroom  
    • MIDI mapping in the SoundID Reference app for various controls
    • User Presets in the SoundID Reference app for switching quickly between predefined output device/channel pair combinations
  • Control your target sound:
    • Flat target curve used by 200'000+ music creators globally
    • Custom Target: target curve adjustments in real time
    • Translation Check: simulate 20+ different devices and environments
  • High performance and flexibility:
    • Zero latency plugin DSP
    • Near-zero latency system-wide calibration on Windows
    • Native support for Apple Silicon (M-series chip devices)
  • Export your calibration profile to supported hardware:
    • Apply calibration directly on DSP-enabled hardware
    • 10+ device integrations available (audio interfaces, speakers, and more)

See the exact list of calibration profile types and supported target devices here: SoundID Reference Integrations


What's included

  • SoundID Reference standalone app for Speakers and Headphones (ASIO, WASAPI, APO, HAL)
  • SoundID Reference DAW plugin for Speakers and Headphones (AU, VST2, VST3, AAX)
  • Averaged profiles for 500+ supported headphone models
  • An upgrade code for your existing product license: after upgrading, the product can be activated and used on 3 devices


System requirements

  • A valid permanent Sonarworks Reference 3 or 4 Studio Edition license  
  • macOS 11 Big Sur, 12 Monterey, 13 Ventura, 14 Sonoma
  • Windows 10, 11
  • Stable internet connection (offline use not supported)
  • Sonarworks supported or Sonarworks individually calibrated headphones
  • 2.0 stereo speaker system
  • SoundID Reference Measurement Microphone, or Sonarworks XREF 20 Measurement Microphone
  • XLR to XLR audio cable
  • Audio interface requirements during the speaker measurement process:
    • +48v Phantom Power support
    • The same audio interface must be used for input/output
    • The audio interface must support and be set to one of the following sample rate formats: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88kHz, 96kHz, 192kHz
    • The audio hardware setup must consist of a single external hardware device only (additional preamp units are supported)


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