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1 x UVI Plate Reverb Plugin   +$79.00
1 x UVI Sparkverb Algorithmic Reverb Plugin   +$99.00

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CUSTOM-SHOP ELECTRO-MECHANICAL REVERB
 
Advanced physically-modeled plate reverb with stunning sound quality
Fully-configurable mechanism goes beyond traditional hardware
Visual decay editor and expandable UI for efficient workflow
 
 
 
 
 

OVERVIEW

UVI Plate | GUIS
 
 
Explore the deep and rich sound of plate reverb like never before with UVI Plate, an advanced physically-modeled reverb. Plate employs realtime physical-modeling with up to 20,000 modes to achieve new levels of depth and detail, going well beyond the limitation of physical units. Take complete control over your plate's material and dampening properties and explore a universe of reverb sounds from classics like the EMT140 and 240, and beyond.
 
 

 

APPROACH

UVI Plate | Installation
 
 
Our goal was not to clone a specific hardware reverb, but we wanted to replicate the sound of many hardware reverbs and allow users to experiment with their physical characteristics, even designing their own.
 
UVI Plate | Reverb
UVI Plate | Reverb
To reach this goal we’ve built an entire plate reverb system as a fully-parametric physical model. We approached it from the perspectives of both clinical science and musicality. Forming the models core on extensive mathematical research and then calibrating the results against detailed measurements made of an EMT140 and EMT240.
 
With Plate we simulate every component of the sound: dimensions, material, input/output positioning, modulation and decay sculpting while staying within the general sonic territory allowed by physics. In doing so we’re able to create a near-endless array of authentic plate reverb sound.
 

 

IN-DEPTH

UVI Plate | GUI

 

Classic Plate and beyond

Plate delivers a fully-parametric physical model of electro-mechanical reverb, capable of dialing in sounds of specific physical units with uncanny precision or creating wholly-new reverbs ripe with sound design potential.
 
 
UVI Drum Designer | GUI

 

Physical modeling

Extensive modeling of real-world components gives you the ability to completely control the sound of your reverb. Choose from multiple types of metal sheet, adjust the plate size, manually position inputs and outputs on the plate, introduce irregularities and tension to the metal, then shape your decay with simulations of the physical dampener, thermo-elastic loss and air radiation. Built on science, tuned by musicians, Plate gives you total control over the sound of your favorite hardware units and freedom to create your own.
 

Visual Decay and EQ Editor

A beautiful graphical editor lets you interactively sculpt Plate’s decay and EQ sections. Freely adjust each elements’ frequency and contribution with complete confidence and see the results in real-time thanks to the built-in spectral analyzer. Plate’s decay and EQ sections are equipped with 3 modeled decay sections (damper, friction and air), octave-band decay, octave-band EQ, and a lowcut EQ, allowing you to create lush decays while easily taming problem frequencies, adjusting signal balance, or bringing out subtle details.
 
 
UVI Drum Designer | GUI
 

Maximum Fidelity

Plate is packed with serious sound potential. A variable 'Quality' control allows you to adjust Plate's performance based on the patch design and your production needs by changing the amount of modes (think of these like voices on a synth). The default setting provides a beautiful result in most cases, while increasing the quality can simulate up to 20,000 modes for the ultimate result, but is best suited for offline rendering. To help you achieve the best quality possible Plate has been highly-optimized to make use of the latest SIMD instruction sets available (SSE, AVX, AVX2), and uses adaptive multi-threaded, multi-core rendering in order to finish the rendering in the shortest amount of time independently of the current CPU load.
 
 
UVI Plate | UI

Easy of Use

Even with all the features, we've made sure that using Plate is a breeze thanks to a customizable user interface. The default 'Compact' mode is perfect for quickly browsing the included presets and dialing them in to suit your input material. Toggling the 'Expanded' view reveals additional controls including the visual decay editor where you can take full control over the nuts and bolts to precisely shape your reverbs sound.

 

Under The Hood

To better understand how to practically utilize the features of Plate let’s take a look at the components:
 
 
UVI Plate | Metal Plate
UVI Plate | Decay
UVI Plate | Controls
UVI Plate | Controls
 
METAL PLATE
- I/0 POSITION: Both left and right inputs and outputs can be freely positioned on the metal plate. Greater distance between them results in dispersed transients akin to a spring reverb. Positioning near the edges results in a more thin, nasal sound. Positioning close to center results in a more full sound.
- MATERIAL: select Steel, Gold, Silver, Titanium or Aluminum, each type of metal has a dramatic effect on the decay, experiment with different types of source material
- AREA: from 0.3-6.0m (expressed in steel equivalent), larger values result in higher modal density
- ASPECT: from .05-20, a more square aspect creates an even sound, smaller and longer aspects result in metallic "chirped" transients similar to a spring reverb
- ANISOTROPY: from 0-1%, introduces small defects in the metal resulting in slight, variable detuning of the modes
- TENSION: from 0-2000, simulates tension applied to the metal plate, higher values raise the frequency of higher modes
 
DECAY
- DAMPER: from 200ms-infinity, the primary decay control simulates a rigid porous material pressed against the plate to reduce decay time
- FRICTION: multiplier, simulates thermo-elastic loss
- AIR: multiplier, simulates the decay effect of air radiation on the plate
Note: all dampening controls are fitted with sweepable cutoff frequencies allowing both natural and completely unnatural results
 
ADDITIONAL CONTROLS
- OCTAVE-BAND DECAY: adjust the RT60 decay time per octave-band
- OCTAVE-BAND EQ: sculpt your sound with an octave-band EQ
- LOWCUT EQ: a lowcut shelving filter, useful for taming boom and bass-heavy sounds
- PREDELAY: from 0ms-1s, delay the reverberated signal
- DRIVE: from 0-100%, applies a preamp saturation stage to the signal before hitting the plate
- MIX: from 0-100%, mix the wet/dry signal ratio
- QUALITY: allows you to adjust Plate's performance based on the patch design and your production needs by changing the amount of modes (think of these like voices on a synth). A setting of "Medium" provides a beautiful result in most cases, while a setting of "Insane" simulates 20,000 modes for the ultimate result, but is best suited for offline rendering.
 

Stunning Sound, Unmatched Control

Incredible on vocals, instruments and a powerful sound design tool, Plate delivers extraordinary versatility and a truly gorgeous sound.
 
 
UVI Plate | Gold Extended
UVI Plate | EQ Steel Extended
UVI Plate | Cropped

 

SPECS

LICENSING

3 activations per license on any combination of computer hard drive or iLok dongle

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
200 MB of disk space (Mac Installer: 126 MB ; Windows Installer: 178 MB)
4 GB RAM
 
Supported Operating Systems:
- Mac OS 10.8 to macOS 10.14 Mojave (64-bit)
- Windows 8 to Windows 10 (64-bit)
 
iLok account (free, dongle not required)
Internet connection for the license activation
 
COMPATIBILITY
Supported Formats:Audio Units, AAX, VST
Tested and Certified in:Digital Performer 8+, Pro Tools 11+, Logic 9+, Cubase 7+, Nuendo 6+, Ableton Live 8+, Studio One 2+, Garage Band 6, Maschine 1 & 2, Tracktion 4+, Vienna Ensemble 5, Reaper 4+, Sonar X3, Main Stage 3, MuLab 5.5+, FL Studio, Bitwig 1+, Reason 9.5+

UVI Sparkverb

SPACE RE:DEFINED

With a cutting-edge algorithmic design, Sparkverb breaks the boundaries of contemporary reverbs giving users modern and innovative controls that dramatically enhance usability, speed and creative freedom while delivering breathtaking sound quality and remarkable CPU efficiency.

UVI Sparkverb | GUI

SOPHISTICATED DESIGN
Enormous sonic range, fast and efficient workflow

Easily traverse everything from natural sounding spaces to infinite, shimmering ambiences with stunning depth and fidelity throughout the entire spectrum. This type of range typically implies a dense and complex interface - not in Sparkverb.

Usability and workflow were pivotal considerations in development.

A great deal of care was taken to allow a high degree of customization with the fewest controls possible, resulting in less time spent fidgeting and more time being productive.

At the core of Sparkverb’s interface is a frequency-based spectrum editor; use it to sculpt and refine your sound with phenomenal speed and control. Adjust decay globally and across multiple bands with hi/lo multipliers and crossovers directly on a single canvas. It’s an entirely new way to work with reverb.

All other controls are clearly arranged and labelled, including A/B comparison, making fine-tuning a painless process.

Dialling in a reverb, simple or complex, has never been this fast.

EXPLORE – WITH OR
WITHOUT BOUNDARIES
From subtle to radical, or anywhere in-between

Sparkverb shines in traditional mixing sessions but was designed to be an exceptionally flexible creative tool as well. Discover new spaces and explore the full range of sonic possibilities effortlessly with built in mutation and randomization controls.

These functions are made even more useful by parameter locks available on every control.

Experiment within prescribed boundaries such as a fixed mix amount or pitch modulation to find exciting variations that work for your specific need. Another innovative tool comes in the form of the Preset Voyager.

At launch, Sparkverb creates a 2-dimensional array of all presets on your machine; simply toggle the Preset Voyager display and click-drag between preset nodes to freely interpolate new settings. Watch controls update in real time to see what’s happening and create new presets to redefine the space - the possibilities are limitless.

UVI Sparkverb | Preset Voyager

UVI Sparkverb | Extreme Performance

EXTENSIVELY OPTIMIZED
FOR EXTREME PERFORMANCE
Need 400 instances in a PT11 session? No problem.

Under Spark’s elegant exterior lays a powerful and extensively optimized DSP engine. Built on UVI’s Parametric FDN Engine, Sparkverb can be instanced near-limitlessly. The dramatic performance gives you unprecedented access to Sparkverb’s high- fidelity sound throughout your sessions. Use it on as many tracks and busses as you need without worrying about CPU overload.

Additionally you’ll find numerous features which help to make Sparkverb indispensable such as fully continuous parameters; freeze; multiple operation modes; variable densities; unique and decorrelated multi-channel operation; full automation control; advanced diffusion algorithms and tunable modulation for pitch accuracy regardless of scale.

Add a generous helping of factory presets and you’ve got a versatile and powerful sonic tool suited for the most demanding studio environments.

AUTHORIZE THE WAY YOU WANT
Updated licensing system gives you more flexibility than ever

UVI Sparkverb | Authorization

Conveniently switch between these two license protection modes at any time.
The choice is yours.

FAST, VERSATILE, STUNNING
Exactly how a modern tool should be

UVI Sparkverb

Whether you’re working with small ensembles, massive orchestras, sound design or anything in-between, Sparkverb offers a unique experience and innovative feature set that helps you work faster, smarter and more creatively than ever before.

Let Sparkverb redefine the way you resound.

Summary

  • Size : 107MB (Windows 32) | 125MB (Windows 64) | 175MB (Mac OSX)
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