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Celebrating 25 years of PreSonus

15/01/2020

Let's take a minute to look at all the firsts PreSonus has had in our first 25 years, from 1995-2020. It's been quite a ride, and we've been glad to have you along for it. In fact, we couldn't have done it without your support and input. Thanks for taking the trip with us. The next 25? They're going to be even better.

For a more detailed look at what all we've been up to for the past 25 years, and where we hope to go in the future, check out our recently-revised PreSonus History section.

You may have missed some firsts in the video. Here's the full list: 1995 Patented MIDI control over analog devices

1996 the first multi-channel compressor with onboard bus link

1997 the first stereo analog compressor with presets and manual control

1998 Invented proprietary IDSS control

2000 the first 8-channel mic preamp with ADAT output

2002 The first Analog/Digital recording system over FireWire

2003 the first rackmount monitoring controller with talkback

2004 The first FireWire audio interface with eight onboard mic preamps

2005 the first completely software-controlled audio interface

2006 the first audio interface with integrated monitor control

2007 the first single-Fader DAW control surface

2008 the first digital mixer with continuously bidirectional FireWire interface.

2008 the first dedicated recording application for a digital mixer

2009 the first DAW with both recording and mastering

2010 THE First DAW with direct-to-Soundcloud export

2011 the first DAW with Melodyne integration

2011 The first digital mixer control app on the Apple App Store

2012 the first iPhone monitor mix control app in the App Store

2013 the first cross-platform integration between software and hardware

2014 the first powered loudspeaker with Dante connectivity

2015 THE First DAW with cross-platform multitouch support

2016 the First bi-directional control between a DAW and digital mixer

2018 the First DAW with real-time pitch control over MIDI and audio

2018 The first fully-integrated AVB ecosystem

2019 invented Patent-pending constant directivity loudspeaker design

AND SO MANY MORE

Patented MIDI control over analog devices

the first multi-channel compressor with onboard bus link

Invented proprietary IDSS control to provide manual adjustment over the drain current of an input FET amplifier

the first 8-channel mic preamp with limiting and A/D conversion to ADAT

the first Analog/Digital recording system over FireWire

Invented adjacent filter limiting

Invented adaptive noise cancellation

the first rackmount center console monitoring controller with talkback

the first FireWire audio interface with eight onboard mic preamps

the first digital sidechain in an analog compressor

the first solid-state/vacuum tube dual-path mic preamp

the first audio interface to be networkable over FireWire

the first completely software-controlled audio interface

the first audio interface with integrated monitoring remote control

the first single-fader DAW control surface

the first FireWire interface for Roland VS hard disk recorders

the first digital mixer with continuously bidirectional, per-channel FireWire interface

the first dedicated recording application for a digital mixer

the first DAW with recording and mastering on the same platform

the first digital mixer with cascading over FireWire

the First DAW with direct-to-Soundcloud export

The first digital mixer control app to be available on Apple App Store

the first iPad controlled audio interface

the first iPhone monitor mix control app in the App Store

the First digital mixer with integrated SMAART system measurement

Invented proprietary UCNET protocol for cross-platform communication and control between software and hardware

the first powered loudspeaker with onboard processing and iPad control

the first powered loudspeaker with Dante connectivity

the First DAW with cross-platform high-DPI and multitouch support

the First and still only DAW with Scratch Pad alternate mix and arranger tool

the First and still only DAW with Mix Engine FX for engine-level console emulation plug-ins

the First bidirectional control and mix settings import/export between a DAW and digital mixer

the First DAW with pitch control over MIDI and audio simultaneously (and in real-time)

the first fully integrated AVB ecosystem

Invented a patent-pending constant directivity loudspeaker design

the first the single fader DAW control surface with integrated audio interface
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