Musikmesse 2011: Steinberg introduced the Yamaha Vintage Plug-in Collection, three signal processing plug-in bundles based on their Virtual Circuitry Modeling (VCM) technology – Vintage Channel Strip, Vintage Open Deck and Vintage Stomp Pack.
The plug-ins of this collection have previously only been available as VCM add-on effects for high-end Yamaha digital mixers, but are now for the first time available in VST 3, VST 2.4 and AU plug-in formats for multi-instance use within digital audio workstations.
The Vintage Channel Strip comprises three plug-ins: EQ 601, Compressor 260 and Compressor 276, reproducing the sound characteristics of several classic Yamaha hardware equalizers and compressors from the 1970s.
The Vintage Open Deck recreates the analog circuitry and characteristics of four tape recorders: Swiss ’70, Swiss ’78, Swiss ’85 and American ’70. For an even wider range of variation, the characteristics can be individually applied to the record and playback decks.
Vintage Stomp Pack recreates several analog hardware effects, bringing back the punchy sound of the 1970s. Consisting of three phaser plug-ins (Dual Phaser, Yamaha Phaser and Max 100), one Yamaha flanger and one first-class wah-effect, this bundle boosts the musical creativity of guitarists, producers and sound designers alike.
Pricing and availability of the plug-ins is TBA.