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Waves Aphex Vintage Aural Exciter - Electronic Delivery

Dynamics plug-in developed in association with Aphex- AAX, RTAS, Audiosuite, Audio Units, VST

Product Description

When it was originally introduced in the mid-1970s, the Aphex AuralExciter® brought its distinctive sound to select sessions by leadingrecording artists, traveling from studio to studio as an exclusive (andexpensive) rental unit.

A true ground-breaker, the original Aural Exciter was highly regardedfor its ability to increase and enhance presence, brightness, andvibrancy on vocal and instrumental tracks alike. It was even credited asa "session player" on best-selling albums by the likes of JacksonBrowne, Linda Ronstadt and James Taylor, engineered by Val Garay, whoworked closely with us on the development of the plugin.

Modeled on one of only a few tube-powered units ever made, the Waves Aphex Vintage Aural Exciter plug-in delivers all the unique character of the rare original hardware unit, with all the advantages of software.

  • Faithful model of the rare tube-powered original
  • Adds brightness, vibrancy and depth
  • Increases presence without raising levels
  • Perfect for vocal and instrumental tracks alike
  • Mix and AX modes for insert or send configurations
  • Mono and stereo components
  • Up to 24bit/192kHz resolution
  • Supports TDM, RTAS, Audio Suite, VST, AU
  • PC and Mac compatible
  • Mode selects the processing mode: MIX1, MIX2, AX
  • Meter selects VU meter view options
  • Input controls input gain
  • Ax Mix controls the amount of AX (aural excitement) added to the original signal
  • Output controls output gain
  • Mains controls analog characteristics caused by hum, based on the power supplies of the original units
  • Noise controls the level of the modeled analog noise

Product Specifications

Condition New
Software Delivery Electronic Delivery
iLok Required No
Plug-in Type Dynamics
Plug-In Format AAX Native 64-bit, AAX Native, RTAS, AudioSuite, AU, VST, VST3
Operating System Mac, Windows

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