MIA Laboratories and Plugivery Distribution have announced the availability of the MIA Labs 413 Tape Saturator plug-in, available in AAX / AU / VST2 / VST3 format, Windows and macOS. They say that the 413 reproduces the non-linear characteristics that would result when over-driving analog tape, as magnetic saturation occurs with increasing amplitude of the 'recorded' signal. Here's more details in their own words...
For the saturation process, the signal gets dynamically changed, especially high frequency information, in response to its amplitude. The resulting effect simulates the saturation of analog tape, in a controllable environment which can be adjusted according to your preference.
The user can choose among 3 different types of Analog Tape, each corresponding to the noise and saturation characteristics of 3 different well known tape brands.
3 distortion types are also available, enabling the user to produce the harmonic content/distortion one would get by over-driving certain Tube or Transistor circuits.
- Advanced Tape Saturation algorithm
- Tube, Transistor and Soft Clipping Distortion
- Real tape-hiss
- 'IEC on NAB' playback equalization mode
Pricing and Availability:
Available at an introductory promotion price of $49 through July 12th, 2020 (List Price: $89 / MAP: $69)
MIA Laboratories' plug-ins are available through all reputable pro audio resellers worldwide via Plugivery Distribution.