The RO-140 was faithfully modelled after its legendary hardware counterparts, while still remaining a Black Rooster Audio original plug-in at its core. Its plate simulation approach allows users to authentically capture an analogue unit's sound and feel as closely as possible while still including some unexpected twists - just as you'd expect from any kick-ass Black Rooster Audio plug-in.
Engineers have experimented with foil and metal plates to reproduce costly reverb rooms since the 50s, and while the result sounded good, this technique proved to be time-consuming, expensive and unpredictable. Nevertheless, plate reverberation was extensively used across many 50s and 60s hit songs.
A plate reverb’s original purpose was to emulate reverberant rooms, but the hardware versions that followed have become legends themselves.
The difference between a classic vintage piece of hardware such as the EMT 140 and most modern, purely impulse response based plug-ins is very apparent to any good ear. This is why Black Rooster Audio has physically modelled not one, but six plate reverbs to create the RO-140 - offering maximum authenticity along with modern day features.
"The best reverb plug-in I’ve ever used. The customisation options are endless!”
Cris J. - Producer
All Black Rooster Audio plug-ins are designed for high-performance and authenticity.
This plug-in was inspired by the EMT 140 and other classic plate reverbs.
Choose between six plate materials: gold, silver, steel, aluminum, bronze and titanium. Customise your sound further by adjusting the plate’s size.
Get complete control over the reverb decay time with the physically modelled version of a classic dampening control, and choose between 10 damper positions by clicking the + and - buttons.
The classic pre-delay control determines the amount of delay between the dry and wet signals. It was purposefully placed after the plate reverb emulation to enable users to modulate the reverb tail with the DAW automation.
This gives you the ability to control the pre-processing input gain level, as well as the post-processing output gain level.
DSP operations are pipelined using the SSE2 instruction set. This ensures a high-performance operation despite our plug-ins’ very complex computations.
The user interfaces support high pixel density on both Windows and Mac OS systems, giving you the most enjoyable user experience on high DPI displays.
Black Rooster Audio Plug-Ins (AAX/VST/AU) are compatible with all major digital audio workstations (DAW) and many more.
This versatile plate reverb plug-in allows you to take your productions to the next level by uncovering a new level of detailed audio customization. Not only does it capture the sound of sought-after hardware classics, but it also allows you to create your own sound, with a virtually infinite amount of combinations between plate materials and plate sizes, dampening and pre-delay controls.Buy the RO-140 for - Back to top