EastWest Quantum Leap RA - Virtual Instrument (Download)

EastWest Quantum Leap RA - Virtual Instrument (Download)

EastWest Quantum Leap RA - Virtual Instrument (Download)

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Product Highlights

  • Rare and Ethnic Virtual Instruments
  • Solo Instruments
  • Ethnic Ensembles
  • Micro-Tuning
  • Convolution Reverb with Pre-Delay
  • Powered by EastWest's PLAY Sample Engine
  • Standalone
  • AAX Native, Audio Units, VST
  • Mac, Windows
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Sugg Retail Price:  $299.00

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EastWest EW-181D overview

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Quantum Leap RA from EastWest adds rare and unique instruments from Africa, Europe, India, the Americas, Australia, the Far East, the Middle East, and Turkish Empires to a composer's arsenal of sounds. The instrument's PLAY interface allows access to each instrument's expressive nuances including portamento, repetition, legato and improved micro-tuning, making it possible to create realistic performances.

Another aspect of this virtual instrument is the recorded ethnic ensembles. This was done with African drums, bagpipes, gamelan, and a Middle Eastern string section. The sound of these ensembles cannot be realistically simulated by layering solo instruments.

RA was captured with a phase-accurate 8-microphone setup that gives a complete 3-dimensional image of the instrument. This type of clear and broad sound takes to artificial or sampled reverb extremely well. Microphones used in the recording process were Neumann U67 (U47s as alternates), Neumann M50, AKG C12, and Schoeps.

Collection of world and ethnic sampled instruments
Intelligent performance section including portamento, repetition, legato
Round robin reset
Offers improved articulation window and controls
Convolution reverb with pre-delay
Improved micro-tuning and sound quality with high-resolution audio engine
Hi-fidelity, one-pole filter for natural crossfades
Stereo image editing using channel sourcing
The instruments featured in the PLAY Editions are newly-programmed for PLAY from the original recordings
64-bit (with 32-bit compatibility)
Mac Intel compatible


  • African Dual Wooden Shakers (Ewe)
  • African Metal Shakers (Ewe)
  • Atsimevu
  • Axatse
  • Batas
  • Berkete
  • Djembe Ensemble
  • Ekpiri
  • Ewe Drum Ensemble
  • Ewe Large
  • Bombshell
  • Ewe Medium Bombshell
  • 3ft FromTonFrom
  • 5ft FromTonFrom
  • Gankokwe Large
  • Gyil
  • Kalimbas
  • Kidi
  • Kora
  • Log Drums
  • Ngoni
  • Udu
Americas and Australia
  • 1890 Washburn Guitar
  • American Jaw Harp
  • Banjo
  • Berimbau
  • Cuban Percussion
  • Didjeridoo
  • Dobro
  • First Nations Cedar Flute
  • Mandolin
  • Pan Flute
  • Ukelele
  • Alpenhorn
  • Bag Pipe Ensemble
  • Bass Recorder
  • Frame Drum
  • Gadulka
  • Hardanger Fiddle
  • Highland Pipes
  • Hurdy Gurdy
  • Irish Low Whistle
  • Launeddas
  • Uilleann Pipes
Far East
  • Dizi
  • Erhu
  • Gamelan Ensemble
  • Gongs
  • Koto
  • Rag Dung
  • Shakuhachi
  • Shamisen
  • Taiko Drums
  • Vietnamese Jawharp
  • Bansuri
  • Baritone Violin (Electric)
  • Esraj
  • Sarangi
  • Sitar
  • Tablas
  • Tambura
Middle East and Turkish Empire
  • Armenian Duduk
  • Bulgarian Duduk
  • Mid East Fiddle
  • Mid East String Section
  • Ney Flute
  • Oud
  • Qandahar Dumbek
  • Santoor
  • Turkish
  • Duduk
  • Yalli
  • Tambur
  • Zourna
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EastWest EW-181D specs

System Requirements 8 GB RAM (16 GB recommended)
14 GB free hard drive space (for full load)
7200 rpm or faster (non energy-saving) hard drive for sample streaming (SSD recommended)
iLok account for electronic license or iLok copy protection key (not included)
Internet connection required for one-time product activation

Intel Core 2 Duo Processor 2.1 GHz or higher (PPC not supported)
OS X 10.7 or higher
For plug-in use, host software that supports AAX Native, Audio Units, or VST plug-in formats

Mac Pro Late 2013 edition (current model with round enclosure) or above

Intel Core 2 Duo, or AMD Dual Core 2.1 GHz or higher
Windows 7 or later
Sound card with ASIO drivers
For plug-in use, host software that supports AAX Native or VST plug-in

Intel Core 2 Quad, or AMD Quad Core 2.66GHz or higher
64-bit Windows / host sequencer

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