What do you do when an old reverb is still so popular after nearly 40 years? You update it and release it once again. The AMS RMX16 was the world’s first microprocessor-controlled, full-bandwidth digital reverberator and characterized an enormous number of seminal recordings from the 1980s onwards. Its designer’s love for music and experience in the aerospace industry meant it was way ahead of its time on release.
The Lexicon PCM 92 is quite likely the last high end reverb/effects processor we are ever likely to see come out of Lexicon sadly…Whether you require perfection on stage or the gold standard in the recording studio, the Lexicon PCM92 delivers the versatility and smooth, rich sound that is unmistakably Lexicon.
The Alesis Microverb 4 brought full bandwidth 18 bit effects processing to the masses at an incredibly low price, with limited editing and a mass of presets. While not as flexible as Alesis’s other models, such as the Quadraverb 4, the Alesis Microverb 4 offered good value for money a range of effects for the home recording musician.
The Quantec 2492 Yardstick room simulators are high-quality, digital sound processing devices based on the original 1982 QRS Room Simulation algorithm. The Quantec 2492 Yardstick is a stereo device equipped with2 digital AES3 input channels and 2 digital AES3 output channels.
Bricasti Design came along in 2007 and unleashed one of the greatest sounding reverbs of all time, the Bricasti Design M7, a stunning digital reverb. The Bricasti Design M7 provides the highest level of musicality and ease of control imaginable in a processor dedicated to the task of reverberation.
An artful blend of heritage and innovation, the Lexicon PCM96 Stereo Reverb/Effects Processor delivers 28 new and legendary Lexicon reverbs, delays and modulation effects straight into your DAW. Appearing for the first time in the new Lexicon PCM 96 are new Room and Hall algorithms, plus an assortment of new mono reverbs and effects.
The Lexicon MX300 is designed to be ultra-easy-to use in demanding live sound situations, as well as in the studio environment. Lexicon’s revolutionary MX200 and MX400 changed everything. The great sound of a hardware Lexicon reverb — plus the ability to put that power to work as part of your DAW workflow via plug-ins (32-bit only).
You want the rich, luscious sound that’s defined studio reverb for three decades: then you need a genuine Lexicon hardware processor like the MX400XL. But you also want the flexibility of programming high-quality effects right inside your DAW program…without bogging down your CPU or resorting to expensive processing cards.
You want the rich, luscious sound that’s defined studio reverb for three decades: a genuine Lexicon hardware processor. But you also want the flexibility of programming high-quality effects right inside your DAW program…without bogging down your CPU or resorting to expensive processing cards.
Whether you’re looking for raw processing power with instant front-panel access for live performance, or seeking rich, smooth and complex processing algorithms in the studio, Lexicon brings the best of both worlds together in the Lexicon MX200.
TC Electronic Reverb 4000 is a single-engine stereo version of Reverb 6000, featuring the best reverbs and presets from Reverb 6000 and M5000 as well as emulations of numerous classics. True Stereo Reverbs – Ported from Reverb 6000. Realistic Environments – from a Closet to a Canyon. DAW Integration – via innovative ICON Software
The Eventide Reverb 2016 released in 2003, recreates the legendary reverb algorithms of the original Eventide SP2016, albeit with 24 bit clarity. Every aspect of the original Eventide 2016’s effects have been duplicated in this newer Eventide 2016, including every detail of the user parameters.
Yamaha SPX2000 Professional Multi-Effect Processor
The Yamaha SPX2000, while inheriting the standard interface and popular programs from its predecessors, brings a new dimension to the SPX sound with advanced REV-X reverb algorithms and 24-bit, 96k-Hz audio processing.
Kurzweil Rumour is based on the effects found in the KSP8, Kurzweil’s flagship multichannel effects processor, and offer easy-to-use effect presets for any environment. Both models are single rack space units featuring 192 effects presets, 64 locations for user-created presets, balanced stereo analog inputs and outputs, S/PDIF digital I/O, and pre-effect EQ.
From the creators of the finest synthesizers in the world comes the world’s most powerful effects processor, The Kurzweil KSP8 is winner of the 2003 Electronic Musician Editors Choice Award for Best Effects Processor Over $1000.
Reminiscent of their own REV1, the SREV1 was Yamaha once again going all out to take on the big brands, namely Lexicon in the studio reverb space. The Yamaha SRev1 is perfect for recording studios, audio post, broadcast, concert halls, theaters, or anyone looking for superb quality reverb that sounds just like the real thing, with the option to sample the reverberation characteristics of any location for use back in the studio.
Lexicon 960L, was the last of the big reverbs from Lexicon and was a configurable Stereo/Surround Reverb Processor and Flying Fader Remote. (LARC) For nearly thirty years, the world’s most accomplished engineers and producers have relied upon Lexicon for their most critical music and sound productions, and the Lexicon 960L was a powerhouse.
With all that Roland had learned from making superb effects processors like the SRV-330 and R-880, the SRV-3030 should have been so much better than it was. The Roland SRV-3030 is a very polarizing processor, it seems you either love it or hate it. We found it to be anemic to say the least, and no where near as lush sounding as the Roland SRV-330.
After the lack-luster DPS-V55, Sony had one last shot at the studio effects market, and they went out on a high with the spectacular DRE-S777 Sampling Reverb. The Sony DRE-S777 was a new type of reverb, one that used real impulse responses to capture real space, rather than the traditional method from the past of trying to emulate a real space.
The TC Electronic M3000 has some of the best sounding, most versatile and easy-to-use professional reverbs for music and film/post applications. The VSS3-reverb technology inherent in the TC Electronic M3000 is an industry standard.
The Lexicon 300L not only contains the finest sounds, as you’ve come to expect from Lexicon, it incorporates new functions. The Lexicon 300L contains the very best of the Lexicon Sound – with new refinements such as dynamic size parameters in the Reverb and Ambience algorithms.
The Lexicon PCM 90 gives you Lexicon’s renowned high-end reverb effects with a powerful new interface that provides easy access to superbly crafted presets as well as a wealth of programming capabilities for the sound designer. The Lexicon PCM 90 contains a built-in library of 250 reverb effects that simulate realistic halls, rooms and plates, and let you create completely natural, or other-worldly spaces.
The Lexicon PCM 91 gives you Lexicon’s renowned high-end reverb effects with a powerful new interface that provides easy access to superbly crafted presets as well as a wealth of programming capabilities for the sound designer. The Lexicon PCM 91 contains a built-in library of 450 reverb effects that simulate realistic halls, rooms and plates, and let you create completely natural, or other-worldly spaces.
The Quantec 2402/F Yardstick room simulators are high-quality, digital sound processing devices based on the original 1982 QRS Room Simulation algorithm. More information is needed, if you can help please contact us.
Digitally reproducing the complex reflection patterns of natural reverberation is a daunting task that can only be effectively handled by custom LSI circuitry. Yamaha was a pioneer in the field of DSP (Digital Signal Processor) LSI production, and continues to lead the way in products such as the Yamaha REV500.
The Alesis MidiVerb 4 is the perfect effects processor for professional project studios and musicians who require an affordable solution for fully-programmable, high-fidelity effects. Its excellent effects algorithms produce dense, natural reverb, rich chorus, flange, delay, pitch effects and up to three simultaneous multieffects.
The Yamaha ProR3 marks a new era in Yamaha’s reverberation technology. Third-generation Yamaha digital signal processors (DSP) with 32 bit digital signal processing and high-performance 20 bit linear A/D and D/A converters provide unprecedented density and resolution, with breathtaking dynamics.
The Lexicon PCM 80 brings you exciting new effects with extensive processing and control capabilities, and uncompromising sonic clarity. The Lexicon PCM 80 contains a built-in library of 200 preset programs that provide a comprehensive array of effects ranging from beautiful and lush to completely wild.
In the year of 1995, after years in the analogue world, dbx decided to jump into the world of digital effects, kicking it off with the dbx Model 290 Digital Reverb, a single rack size digital reverb designed to be easy to use.
The Yamaha REV100 was one of Yamaha’s most affordable digital reverbs and it offers reasonable quality for the money too. Reverb is the essential effect for musical instruments, recording, and sound reinforcement. Delay and modulation run a close second and third. The Yamaha REV100 offered all this and is most suitable for live rigs.