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Abbey Road Saturator

Abbey Road Saturator

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Accurate recreation of tube & solid-state analog saturation flavors

Musical analog saturation & distortion from the legendary Abbey Road Studios: The sound of classic tubes and transistors, driven hard from subtle to extreme, and excited by the ultra-rare EMI TG12321—a secret weapon of Abbey Road engineers.

Saturation is the heart and soul of analog recording and mixing—from the subtle soft clipping of a tube preamp, which adds warmth and pleasing harmonics to a drum or vocal part; to full-blown console distortion that makes a synth, bass or guitar part ‘sing’ in the mix.

Features

  • Created in collaboration with Abbey Road Studios

  • Accurate recreation of crunchy tube & smooth solid-state analog saturation flavors

  • The rare EMI TG12321 Compander excites the input pre-saturation: a method pioneered by the 1st generation of Abbey Road pop engineers

  • Detailed pre- and post-gain EQ to shape the distortion character

  • Phase knob dramatically alters the distortion sound

  • Flexible control of the Compander’s crossover frequencies

  • M/S processing allows distortion to affect just mid or just sides

  • Mix control to blend the saturated/distorted signal with the original signal

  • Presets by Grammy®-winning producers & engineers Lu Diaz, Joe Barresi, Dave Pensado, many more


 Ratings

The following reviews have been placed by customers who also bought this product from us. All reviews are provided through eKomi, Europe’s largest independent customer review company.

4.0 of 5  
24.04.2021 Language: englisch

with the mod x host this thing shines more

4.0 of 5  
17.03.2021 Language: englisch

Good!

4.0 of 5  
11.12.2019 Language: englisch

Waves' Abbey Road Saturator will help you enhance, soft manipulate and accentuate your tracks. Nice layout provides comprehensive controls. It delivers fair nice richness and texture on the bus, in the most natural and musical way. Think Aural Exciter in a different flavoured presence. Beware! CPU hog on a modest setup, so suggest using freeze in your DAW. I am using Studio One Producer. Very good deal choice. A true one-stop creative tool.

 Requirements

Mac:

  • macOS 10.15.7, 11.6.5, 12.3.1
  • 64 bit
  • Intel Core i7 / i9 / Xeon-W / Apple M1
  • RAM: 8GB
  • 1024x768 or higher display resolution

Windows:

  • Windows 10 / 11
  • 64 bit
  • Intel Core i5 / i7 / i9 / Xeon or AMD Quad Core
  • RAM: 8GB
  • 1024x768 or higher display resolution

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