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Overloud GEM ECHOSON Legendary Magnetic Drum Delay (Download)

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Overview

Hyper-realistic plug-in recreation of the legendary Italian magnetic drum delay unit.

The GEM Series ECHOSON is the Overloud recreation of a legendary magnetic drum delay unit. Its unique tone helped define the sound of ’70s psychedelic rock. The original delay units were manufactured in the '60s and '70s by an Italian company. These are currently in high demand thanks to their unique tone, which adds more than a touch of personality to modern recordings. It's the secret weapon of many contemporary engineers and producers that use this delay on vocals, keyboards and drums to achieve a special tone.

A Unique And Flexible Soundchain

While a normal tape echo's input signal was recorded to tape, this unit differed by recording the signal onto a circular spinning magnetic disc with four record and playback heads positioned around it. This mechanism allowed for a more stable transport than tape devices while providing a distinctive sound full of character. ECHOSON captures every nuance of the original machine's design.

Beyond the Original Hardware

ECHOSON extends the features of the original hardware, adding digital flexibility to the character of analog processing.

Stereo Mode

With the ECHOSON, you can process left and right channels with different settings (Mono), send delays to the opposite channel (Cross) and combine the two channels (Verb).

Multi-Head Control

You can switch playback heads on or off individually and decide which ones are fed back to the loop.

Adjustable Time

While the original hardware has a fixed delay time of 310 milliseconds, the ECHOSON allows you to choose a different tempo and even sync it to the song's BPM.

Features

  • Super-realistic recreation of the lush ethereal original tone
  • Independent control of each playback head
  • Stereo operating mode with separate controls for the left and right
  • Dual-mono, Stereo and Reverb modes allow to create wider soundscapes
  • Adjustable disc speed to change delay time, with BPM sync option
  • Built-in parametric equalizer
  • User adjustable wow/flutter and electrical noise
  • Multilevel undo-redo
  • A/B Comparison
  • Lots of presets designed in real mixing sessions
  • Scribble Strips: take notes anywhere on the plugin panel

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Specs

GEM ECHOSON Legendary Magnetic Drum Delay (Download) Specifications:

  • APPLE SYSTEM COMPATIBILITY
  • Overloud Plugins are available as AudioUnit, VST,VST3,AAX32 (ProTools 10.3.5 and above), AAX64 (ProTools 11 and 12) plugins, as well as a standalone application. Both 32bit and 64bit are natively supported.
  • You can authorize Overloud Plugins on up to three computers that you own and one USB stick with a simple one-click software procedure (no hardware key needed).
  • APPLE SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
  • Macintosh Intel Core i3 1.4GHz with 4Gb of RAM, 1280x800screen.
  • Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and above are supported.
  • WINDOWS SYSTEM COMPATIBILITY
  • Overloud Plugins are available as VST, AAX32 (ProTools 10.3.5 and above), AAX64 (ProTools 11 and 12) plugins, as well as a standalone application. 32bit and 64bit are natively supported.
  • You can authorize Overloud Plugins on up to three computers that you own and one USB stick with a simple one-click software procedure (no hardware key needed).
  • WINDOWS SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
  • Core i3 1.4GHz with 4Gb of RAM, 1280x800 screen. Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 are supported
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