DSP-based Suite of Functions Gives Unprecedented Control Over Every Element ofAntares Audio Technologies has posted a web preview of their new ATG-6 Auto-Tune
technology for guitar. It can be found at:http://www.antarestech.com/atg6/index.shtml.
The current preview provides an overview of the ATG-6 technology and focuses on its
revolutionary Solid-Tune(TM)Intonation system. Future updates will focus on additional
Incorporating world-renowned Auto-Tune pitch detection and manipulation along with
Antares' proprietary modeling technologies, ATG-6 is an entirely DSP-based suite of
functions that offer everything guitarists have always wanted from their guitars,
along with capabilities never imagined possible. From flawless intonation to
astonishing tonal flexibility to alternate tunings that open up entirely new areas
of inspiration and creativity, ATG-6 technology seriously expands the flexibility
and range of the electric guitar while letting players continue to leverage their
hard-won traditional technique.
The ATG-6's Solid-Tune Intonation system addresses the eternal challenge of
maintaining perfect intonation as a guitarist moves up and down the neck and fingers
With the Solid-Tune Intonation system, an ATG-6 equipped guitar constantly monitors
the precise pitch of each individual string and makes any corrections necessary to
ensure that every note of every chord and riff is always in tune, regardless of
variables like finger position or pressure or physical limitations of the
instrument. As a result, listening to a guitar with Solid-Tune is a revelation,
offering a purity of intonation that has simply never before been possible.
Additionally, Solid-Tune™ is smart enough to know when players intend to manipulate
pitch, so they can play bends and vibrato exactly as they always always have.
Solid-Tune Intonation even makes it easier to bend to the right pitch every time.
"We're extremely excited by the potential of ATG-6 technology," said Marco Alpert,
Antares VP of Marketing. "In the same way that Auto-Tune revolutionized vocal
production, we feel confident that ATG-6 technology will have a similar impact on
playing and recording the electric guitar. We look forward to sharing more details
about its many capabilities over the coming weeks and months."