Rob Papen RG Virtual Rhythm Guitar Plug-in Instrument

Rob Papen RG Virtual Rhythm Guitar Plug-in Instrument

Rob Papen RG Virtual Rhythm Guitar Plug-in Instrument


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  • Custom Rhythm Guitar Sequences
  • 32-Step Sequencer
  • Built-in Effects
  • 4 Rhythm Guitar Models
  • Windows and Mac OS
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Rob Papen RPRG04 overview

  • 1Description

The Rob Papen RG Virtual Rhythm Guitar Plug-in Instrument allows you to create custom guitar rhythms, grooves and effects using the plug-in's unique synthesizer and effects features. Easily create classic rhythm guitar sequences, or edgy grooves by simply playing the desired chords on a MIDI keyboard controller. RG features models of the Fender Stratocaster, 8th & 16th note groove type steel string acoustic guitars, and a Power Chord groove type distorted guitar.

Rhythm Guitar Models

Electric guitar type Fender Stratocaster® Offering in the RG sequencer: Down Stroke, Up Stroke, Ghost Stroke and Glide stroke. Available chords are: Major and Minor7 in "classic" Rhythm guitar setting.
Steel 8TH type for Steelstrings 8th note grooves Offering in the RG sequencer: Down Stroke, Up Stroke and Extra Stroke (hand mute on strings) Available chords are: Major and Minor.
Steel 16TH type for Steelstrings 16th note grooves. Offering in the RG sequencer: Down Stroke, Up Stroke and Ghost Stroke. Available chords are: Major and Minor.
Distorted type for distorted Powerchord grooves. Offering in the RG sequencer: Down Stroke, Up Stroke, Ghost Stroke and Extra Stroke available chords are: 5th Chord for both Major and Minor keyboard range.

Sequencer Section

Controls the guitar strokes and RG synthesizer parts.
32 steps
Each step has on/off, Tie, Stroke (Down, Up, Ghost or Glide/Extra), Velocity and Free/Release row.
Release row on/off option to control the 'Release" times of the Filter and Amp Envelope
Sequencer A and B each with fully independent settings
Sequence A is played by using keyboard range C1 - B3
Sequence B is played by using keyboard range C3 - B4
Each sequence keyboard range is divided into Major chords and Minor chords
Start Loop setting, Sequencer can loop from any step of the sequence
Speed setting of 1/4, 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 3/2, 2, 3 and 4x BPM. Independent for each sequence
Swing amount
Velocity control knob which mixes between keyboard (MIDI) velocity input and the steps velocity settings
Tie modes normal or special which allows 'velocity' and 'free' settings inside a step if that step is set to Tie
Sequencer Latch which can be controlled by the MIDI sustain pedal as well
Reset Mode on/off. When it is set to 'on' the sequencer resets each time you press a new key
File button function with: load, save, copy, paste, swap and clear for sequencer A or B
File < and > to scroll through sequences stored on hard disk

Keyboard Layout RG

Sequence A is played by playing notes in the keyboard range C1 - B3
Sequence B is played by playing notes in the keyboard range C3 - B4
Sequence A keyboard range is divided into Major chords and Minor chords
Major chords are from C1- B1 range and Minor are from C2 - B2 range
Sequence B keyboard range is divided into Major chords and Minor chords
Major chords are from C3- B3 range and Minor are from C3 - B4 range
Build in keyboard to demo grooves

Overall Pitch Modulation Section

Tempo sync-able global Pitch LFO
Amount control option
Pitch bend with separate settings for up and down pitch-bends

Filter Section

Main filter is an analogue modeled stereo Multimode Filter, offering 6 dB LowPass and HighPass, 12 dB, 18 dB and 24 dB LowPass and HighPass, 12 dB and 24 dB BandPass, 12 dB and 24 dB Notch, Comb and Vowel Filter
Pre-filtering distortion
Easy Filter control by pre-defined Cutoff Frequency modulation controllers: Envelope, Velocity, Modulation Wheel and LFO
Built-in Filter Envelope with Attack, Decay, Sustain, Fade and Release
Build in Filter LFO with various waveforms, modulation amount control and tempo sync option with speed settings between 16/1 and 1/32t
LFO free or mono mode options

Amp Section

Built-in Amp/Volume Envelope with Attack, Decay and Release
Volume control
Velocity > Volume amount
Panning control

Modulation Section

2 free modulation routings
33 modulation sources, included the stroke types of the RG sequencer
22 modulation destinations

FX Section

3 HQ effects blocks in serial mode
Available effects: Mono Delay, Stereo Delay, Comb Filter, Reverb, Chorus, Chorus/Delay, Flanger, Phaser, Ensemble, FX Filter, WahWah/Delay, AutoWah, Amp Simulator (5 models), Cabinet Simulator (5 models), Distortion, Low Fi, Waveshaper, Multi-distort (11 types), Stereo Widener, Autopan, Gator and Compressor
MIDI tempo based settings in most effects
Overall bypass for FX or bypass per FX
Right mouse menu options with: FX copy, paste, swap, clear, undo, save, load and option to un-sync the effects
2 FX modulation matrix for connecting RG sequencer, MIDI or synth controls to FX parameters.

EQ Section

Equalizer with 5 bands at 60 Hz, 200 Hz, 600 Hz, 2000 Hz and 8000 Hz frequencies


Parameter read-out field above the preset box.
Back panel with extra global function: External controller settings can be saved to disk Computer keyboard up/down for scrolling presets can be turned on/off. Syncing on/off. Depending on host it can be turned on/off

Preset Section

Uses sound banks composed of 128 presets
Preset handling with copy, paste, clear and compare function 'Quick Browse', 'Recently Browsed' and 'Favorite' functions.
Banks with Electric RG grooves, Steelstring RG grooves, Disto RG grooves, Electric, Steelstring, Disto basic grooves
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Rob Papen RPRG04 specs

System Requirements VST2.4, AU and RTAS plug-in synthesizer for PC (Xp/Vista 32/Vista 64/Windows 7) and Mac OS-X 10.5 > (IntelMac+ppc) Internet connection needed to activate the software! In case of no Internet connection, e-license dongle required! Two activations allowed. 2nd activation after registering product

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