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Cloud MX Audio Mixer

Superior audio mixing for cloud-based broadcast environments
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Also available: Cloud Mx Plus with 11 cloud-licensed plugins, and Cloud MX Premium with over 150 cloud-licensed plugins. Interested in adding Cloud MX to your broadcast environment? Contact a Waves specialist.

Mix 100% in the Cloud—with Pristine Audio and Unequaled Processing


Broadcasters and media networks can now augment cloud-based workflows with state-of-the-art audio mixing and processing. Powered by a cloud-based version of Waves’ double-precision, 32-bit-floating-point eMotion LV1 mix engine, Cloud MX integrates with Waves’ acclaimed audio plugins for unprecedented audio processing power in the cloud.

Now you can scale productions to any number of audio mixers, without the costs involved in shipping, maintaining, or scheduling on-premise gear and personnel.

Cloud MX is compatible with major cloud platforms and protocols, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and Dante Connect™. Cloud MX also integrates with Grass Valley AMPP for cloud-based live broadcast production, and is NDI®-compatible for easy routing of NDI audio for all ingress/egress streams.

  • 100% cloud-based audio mixing solution
  • Easily scalable to any broadcast requirement
  • AWS Qualified Software: Easy deployment on AWS cloud platform
  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP)-compatible
  • Dante Connect-compatible for integration with Dante-based cloud broadcast workflows
  • NDI®-compatible: Easy routing of NDI audio for all ingress/egress streams
  • Grass Valley AMPP-compatible for cloud-based live broadcasts
  • 32-bit floating point mix engine, with up to 96 kHz sample rate
  • 64 stereo/mono input channels, 44 bus/return channels
  • 16 monitor auxes and 8 FX auxes (stereo/mono)
  • 8 audio groups, L/R/C/Mono, 8 matrixes (stereo/mono)
  • 16 DCA faders, 8 mute groups, 8 user-assignable shortcut keys
  • Includes Waves eMo channel strip plugins (dynamics, filter, EQ)
  • Supports up to 4 touchscreens via standard remote protocols
  • Compatible with Waves FIT and Mackie/MIDI control surfaces
  • Also available: Cloud MX Plus and Premium adding cloud-licensed plugins: see comparison below

Choose Your Cloud MX Plan


Cloud MX

Cloud MX Audio Mixer Plus

Cloud MX Audio Mixer Premium

64-stereo-channel mixer
Waves ASIO Control Panel for NDI®
eMo plugins (D5 Dynamics, F2 Filter, Q4 EQ)
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Unprecedented Audio for Cloud Broadcast Productions

  • Unequalled Sound Quality

    The Waves Cloud MX Audio Mixer is powered by a cloud-based version of Waves' double-precision, 32-bit-floating-point eMotion LV1 mix engine, known throughout the audio industry for its pristine audio. It is also compatible with Waves’ industry-leading portfolio of audio plugins.

    Features: Glue Mixes without “Squashing”
  • Scalable to Fit Your Precise Needs

    The Cloud MX system makes it easy to scale productions with any number of audio mixers, without the operational costs involved in shipping, maintaining or scheduling on-premise gear and personnel.

  • Easy Deployment in Diverse Platforms and Systems

    Cloud MX is compatible with major cloud platforms and protocols, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Dante Connect™, NDI®, and Grass Valley AMPP. Integration with your existing cloud production workflow is a breeze.

    Features: Fast and Efficient Operation
  • Creative Options = Competitive Edge

    Augment your broadcasts with Waves’ acclaimed catalog of audio plugins, the gold standard throughout the audio industry. Run chains of up to eight cloud-licensed plugins on any channel inside the mixer to extend your creative options.

    Features: From Vocals to “The Ringo Drum Sound”
  • Channel Strip Plugins Included

    The Cloud MX package comes with three powerful Waves eMo plugins (eMo D5 Dynamics, eMo F2 Filter, and eMo Q4 Equalizer). These form the mixer’s cloud-optimized channel strip, and provide a fast, smooth workflow with superior sound quality.

    Features: Multiple Modes Fit Different Material
  • Tactile or Touchscreen Control

    The mixer’s control options include multiple touchscreen support, and tactile mixing with the Waves FIT controller and/or Mackie/MIDI controllers. Finally, you can enjoy a pro mixing workflow in the cloud, without compromise.

    Features: Precision Modeled Transformers
  • Upgrade Path for Future Growth

    Cloud MX’s modular design allows an upgrade path to Waves Cloud MX Plus with 11 extra cloud-licensed plugins, and Waves Cloud MX Premium, which adds over 150 cloud-licensed plugins covering every audio need.

    Features: Multiple Modes Fit Different Material

Cloud MX Audio Mixer – Key Features in Depth

  • 32-bit floating point mix engine
  • Sample rate: 44.1–96 kHz
  • AWS Qualified Software
  • Google Cloud Platform-compatible
  • Dante Connect-compatible
  • NDI®-compatible with easy routing of up to 64x64 NDI® audio streams
  • Compatible with Grass Valley AMPP: Official member of the Grass Valley Alliance
  • Compatible with up to four multi-touch screens, as well as diverse hardware control surfaces (including Waves FIT)
  • Touch-friendly interface
  • 6 control windows: Mixer 1, Mixer 2, Channel, Show, Patch, Setup
  • Different control windows can run simultaneously on different touchscreens
  • Each Mixer window provides 8 layers, each with up to 16 channel strips
  • Each channel strip provides control over its channel’s input, dynamics/EQ/filters, plugin rack, sends and routing
  • Create your own custom layers for super-quick personalized workflow
  • Custom colors for channels (FIT controller reflects colors)
  • Up to 1000 scenes, including recall filters and recall-safe options
  • Sends-on-faders mode per Mixer window for each of the 16 aux busses, with auto cue on aux
  • MIDI control over scene change
  • Digital trim per channel input
  • Adjustable digital input delay per channel
  • Automatic latency compensation on internal mix busses
  • Delay groups for output delay alignment
  • Multiple outputs available per channel, each with digital trim per output
  • Advanced stereo imager, including balance, rotation, width and L/R panning
  • 16 link control groups, providing global control over inputs, plugins, EQ, dynamics and sends for assigned channels
  • DCA fader per link control group
  • DCA spill – populate layers with DCA-linked channels
  • 8 mute groups, with an additional Mute All output option
  • Global tempo control per scene; Tap tempo available on main toolbar
  • Show Lock option for locking plugin instantiations, external routing, and complete surface lock
  • Comprehensive meter and clip settings
  • 16 user-assignable keys for personalization of control over mixer operation (e.g., open specific plugin, tap tempo, recall specific scene)
  • Solo-in-place option, with automatic solo-safe sources and destinations
  • Copy & paste channel names, processing and routing
  • A/B input options, for quick patch changes
  • Smooth integration with Dugan Speech plugin (included in Cloud MX Premium) for auto-mixing multiple mics

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