Waves Eddie Kramer Tape, Tubes, & Transistors Collection (TDM)

Waves Eddie Kramer Tape, Tubes, & Transistors Collection (TDM)

Waves Eddie Kramer Tape, Tubes, & Transistors Collection (TDM)

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Product Highlights

  • Includes 3 Plug-Ins Based on Analog Gear
  • Designed by Waves & Eddie Kramer
  • Master Tape, PIE Compressor & HLS Strip
  • TDM, RTAS, AudioSuite, AU, VST Support
  • Mac/PC Compatible
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  • 1Description

The TDM Eddie Kramer Tape, Tubes, & Transistors Collection from Waves is a bundle of 3 plug-ins for tracking and mixing designed to emulate vintage analog gear. Created in collaboration between Waves and engineer and producer Eddie Kramer, the collection includes the Kramer Master Tape, modeled on a 1/4" reel-to-reel machine; the PIE compressor, modeled on the analog Pye compressor; and the HLS Channel, modeled on a channel strip from a Helios mixing console. All support TDM, RTAS, AudioSuite, AU, & VST plug-in formats on Mac and PC.

Please note this collection is an electronic download.

  • Kramer Master Tape - Modeled Vintage Reel-to-Reel Machine Plug-In (TDM)

    Kramer Master Tape from Waves is a plug-in that models the audio characteristics of a vintage 1/4" reel to reel tape machine. The plug-in provides the usual controls found on tape machines, such as adjustable tape speed, bias, and flux, in addition to control over things that were at one time considered faults, like wow & flutter and noise. These are now considered desirable characteristics that can add an organic feel to otherwise lifeless digital audio.

    Furthermore, the plug-in also includes what was once an unintended consequence of using tape, namely a flexible slap and feedback delay, ideal for rock, dance, dub, or any other audio application. For recording, mixing, mastering, and more, the plug-in delivers the richness and warmth of real tape saturation to a Pro Tools HD workstation.

    Main Features

    Modeled on a rare vintage 1/4" reel-to-reel machine
    Adjustable tape speed, bias, flux, wow & flutter
    Slap and feedback delay
    Up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution
    Mono and stereo components

    Controls

    • Speed - selects the simulated tape speed
    • Monitor - selects the monitoring mode
    • Bias - controls the level of the ultrasonic bias signal
    • VU Meter - displays input or output level
    • VU Calibration - controls the VU meter headroom calibration
    • Delay Time - controls the time of the tape delay effect, with settings for 7.5 ips (266mS) and 15 ips (133mS)
    • Delay Type - toggles between delay modes
    • Feedback - controls the amount of the delayed output signal
    • Lowpass - controls the LP cutoff frequency on the delay path
    • Record Level - controls the input level
    • Link I/O - links Record and Playback Levels controls
    • Playback Level - controls the total signal output level
    • Flux - controls the level of simulated magnetic radiation emitted from the record head
    • Noise - controls the level of added modeled noise but not noise modulations and signal additive noise
  • HLS Channel - Helios Console Modeled Channel (TDM)

    The HLS Channel TDM from Waves models a Helios mixing console just like the one used in historic sessions at London's acclaimed Olympic Studios.

    HLS Channel was developed in association with producer/engineer Eddie Kramer, one of the premier engineers at Olympic Studios during that classic period of rock n' roll. Waves modeled the unique behavior, coloration, and drive of the Helios console's preamps. The equalizers were modeled for their sweet saturation, high-end presence, and fat low-frequency boost. The HLS Channel also features a precision-modeled VU meter that recreates the sensitivity, ballistic behavior, look, and feel of the original.

    Main Features

    Authentic Modeling
    Modeled on a Helios from the Rolling Stones mobile truck, which was used on classic recordings in the early '70s.
    Up to 24-bit / 96 kHz resolution
    Mono and Stereo components

    Controls

    • Source Select: toggles between Mic and Line levels
    • Preamp: determines the amount of preamp coloration
    • High Frequency Gain: controls high shelf gain at 10 kHz
    • Mid Gain: sets the amount of gain applied to the midrange bell filter
    • Mid Frequency: selects frequency for the midrange bell filter
    • Mid Mode: selects between boost (PK) and cut (TR)
    • Low Band Freq/Cut: selects the boost frequency, or attenuation of the 50 Hz low shelf
    • Low Band Boost: sets the amount of boost (in dB) for the selected frequency
    • EQ Cut: turns the EQ on (in) and off (cut), while maintaining the analog and preamp characteristics
    • Analog: toggles analog noise and hum modeling on/off, and sets hum pitch to either European or American current
    • Noise: pads the modeled noise and hum by 20 dB
    • Meter: toggles the meter display between input and output monitoring
    • Clip LED: lights up when levels exceed 0 dBFS
    • VU Meter: displays input or output level in dBVU
    • VU Calibrate: controls the VU meter headroom calibration
    • Trim: displays the maximum peak level of the output signal and its distance from 0 dBFS
    • Input: controls the input level
    • Output: controls the output level
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  • 1Description
  • Kramer Master Tape - Modeled Vintage Reel-to-Reel Machine Plug-In (TDM)
    System Requirements
    Mac Properly configured Pro Tools HD system running under OS X

    Due to constantly changing requirements, for comprehensive hardware specifications and system requirements, please refer to Avid's website at Avid

    PC Properly configured Pro Tools HD system running under Windows XP or Vista

    Due to constantly changing requirements, for comprehensive hardware specifications and system requirements, please refer to Avid's website at Avid

  • HLS Channel - Helios Console Modeled Channel (TDM)
    System Requirements
    Mac Properly configured Pro Tools HD system running under OS X

    Due to constantly changing requirements, for comprehensive hardware specifications and system requirements, please refer to Avid's website at Avid

    PC Properly configured Pro Tools HD system running under Windows 7

    Due to constantly changing requirements, for comprehensive hardware specifications and system requirements, please refer to Avid's website at Avid

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