Much more flexible for recording purposes anyway. The rich sounds gave a new dimension to my home studio productions. I might even go back to midi sequencing for song by song patches. What started as a simple string and pedal sales catalog has grown exponentially over the past thirty years. Seventeen Lexicon reverbs, delays and modulation effects plus dbx compression and de-essing. The output is positively sparkling. They add the desired fluidity and transparency to electric and acoustic guitar sounds as well as bass.
While it obviously involves mouse control rather than 'hands-on hardware', the software does provide dedicated sets of controls for both effects engines within each processor, and this clearly makes it easier to do detailed editing work in the software environment. A guarantee so solid, you never have to worry about price when shopping at zZounds We'll beat any price Simply click the Seen it for less? If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is canceled, American Musical Supply will issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the charge. Decent-quality, studio-reverb hardware processors with multi-effect capability cost more than a grand not so many years ago. The only plus side of the hardware as I see it is that i lowers the cpu usage. The modulation effects could be handy for instrumentalists; the compression and de-essing for the vocalist; but the best of all for sound are the glittering and accurate Lexicon reverbs; they're legendary for a reason. Dependability is something I can't pass on at this point but it's been my experience that with the care that goes into making these things latent problems are pretty much a thing of the past.
Would highly recommend for any type of set up. ? And they've been perfecting it for 30 years. If the plugin sounds just as good as the hardware unit doesn't it make the hardware obsolete. Unlike those house credit cards that can leave you vulnerable to exorbitant interest charges once the promotional period ends, we never have and never will charge interest when you take advantage of one of the zZounds Play as you Pay® plans. In live performance, the intuitive front panel design indicates which effects are active and provides control for each 24-bit processor. Many 32-bit plugins do not seem to play well in 64-bit Sonar, but it varies widely as to which ones do or do not. The fact that it has more options doesn't mean that it's better.
Meanwhile back at the studio- I bought this primarily for live audio, but if it does turn out to up the ante on the Lexicon Pantheon then why not use it instead. You will hear why the lexicon is the leader in echo effects. May I'll dig it back out one of these days. You could spend a load more on a condenser mic or even a pair of audiophile headphones. Use it with us - we'll beat those prices, too! Kind regards, Living Room Rocker Well actually reading the manual it say's it shows as a regular vst plug in, All parameters can be tweaked and stored as a pre set too. So you were essentially running an outboard vst. Patches like Voice of Evil and Huh? He's the former head of effects programming at Lexicon.
Main reason is for my acoustic guitar with the Body Rez feature. I dont have those units but listening to the samples. The reverbs, at which it excels, are rich and flexible and the inclusion of quality modulation effects makes the package particularly desirable. We'll refund you the difference for 45 days, so you'll never regret buying from zZounds. Its three parameter-adjustment knobs make editing from the front panel a breeze, so you may quickly fill up the 99 user memory slots. A-D and D-A conversion operate at 24-bit, and both 48kHz and 44.
These effects would be perfect for soundtracks, techno, hip-hop, and ambient productions. Like I say, I didn't buy it for the studio initially. ? Not that most of us will ever use much of that depth. The buyer I purchased the used Lexicon from has agreed to take it back. Copyright © 1995-2017 except where noted. One note, assign both of the processors to the same logarithm for a better reverb sound. I read that maybe a problem with 64-Bit Windows.
Unless they're fortunate enough to be working in a high-quality audio environment, I'd be surprised if most users would really feel the need to spend the extra £1000 required to buy into the upper end of the Lexicon range. Plug-in programming and recall with the power of Lexicon hardware. Many of us are buying into the whole plug-in world, but dedicated hardware still has a tremendous amount to offer — and reverb is perhaps one of the key areas where many might feel hardware still has the edge. The dbx dynamics processing gives the unit an additional set of capabilities particularly useful for vocals, including a stereo de-esser and compressor. The operation of this unit is delightfully intuitive. A vst is the same algorithm running on your host computer. Im not saying its like twice as clear, but seems the hardware was 10% better.
We pull it all off with our strategically placed, coast-to-coast warehouses. Let's think about this for a second. Surround sound aficionados will find plenty of four-channel surround algorithms, assembled in groupings of 25 factory and 25 user slots. The manual was printed in 2005. But digital hardware will be the same as the vst. Lexicon certainly wrote the book on good reverbs. I dont have those units but listening to the samples.
Lexicon is a senior brand in this field, you can trust him as a vocal effect. Thanks Mike that's good to know, I'll be interested to compare the Panthleon to the hardware Reverbs latter this week and I'll post what I find. Your general opinion of this product. . Yes, I rescanned the plugins.