Introduced in the 1950s, plate reverbs have been a fixture of recorded music ever since. Used most prominently in the 60s and 70s by pioneering bands, including the Beatles and Pink Floyd, Abbey Road Studios original reverb plates – four EMT 140 units – were first installed in 1957 to complement the fixed reverberation times of the studios echo chambers.
These historic Abbey Road plates have been used on countless seminal pop, rock, classical and film recordings over the years, and continue to be used in all kinds of audio production to this day. Waves has now created meticulous models of these stunning and unique-sounding units, individually modeling the harmonic distortion of both the drive and output amps as well as the individual plate/damper behaviors.
Precise modeling of four legendary Abbey Road reverb plates (EMT 140), each with its unique character
A drive control to set the THD characteristics of the in/out amplifiers and the plate sheet itself
Ability to control the amount of analog noise and hum
Four original bass cut positions
Crosstalk between the stereo inputs to get a stereo leak effect
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This is great plate reverb. A little CPU heavy, but sounds excellent!
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