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Slate Digital VMS Virtual Microphone System Like Owning a Complete Mic Locker

Slate Digital VMS Virtual Microphone System Like Owning a Complete Mic Locker

Mic Modeling Hardware/Software Hybrid System with Large-diaphragm Mic, Transparent Preamp, and Plug-in – Mac/PC AAX, AU, RTAS, VST

Very few recording engineers ever get to own all of the microphones or preamps they’d like to have, but with the Slate Digital VMS Virtual Microphone System, getting your hands on the sounds you want has never been as easy or as affordable. The system includes an extremely transparent microphone and a sonically neutral preamp. Coupled with Slate’s amazing new VMS microphone/preamp modeling software, this gear puts a world-class mic locker in your recording rig. Suffice it to say, everyone here at Sweetwater is absolutely excited about this incredible new technology.

Breakthrough hybrid modeling puts a world of mics and preamps in your studio!Setting up for a vocal overdub session? How would you like access to a coveted German large-diaphragm condenser mic from the early 1960s? No problem. Why not pair that with the channel strip from a classic ’70s British console? Done. Using advanced physical modeling and state-of-the-art digital signal processing techniques, this hybrid microphone and preamp modeling system gives you access to virtually any signal path tone you can imagine.

The system includes an extremely transparent and totally flat ML-1 large-diaphragm condenser microphone. The sonically neutral VMS ONE Linear Preamp ensures minimal coloration, giving you a clean slate for preamp modeling. The VMS plug-in software lets you completely change the tonal characteristics of your recording, even after the fact. Choose from a massive collection of classic vintage mic and preamp models, as well as unique models for advanced recording techniques. You can re-create countless iconic recording chains most engineers can only dream of getting their hands on!

Slate Digital VMS Virtual Microphone System Features:

  • A hybrid microphone and preamp modeling system that gives you access to virtually any signal path tone you can imagine
  • System includes an extremely transparent and totally flat ML-1 cardioid condenser microphone
  • Totally neutral VMS Dual Preamp Converter ensures minimal coloration, giving you a clean slate for preamp modeling
  • VMS plug-in software lets you completely change the tonal characteristics of your recording, even after the fact
  • Choose from a collection of classic vintage mic and preamp models as well as unique models for advanced recording techniques

Tech Specs

Software Type Virtual Modeling
Platform Mac, PC
Upgrade/Full Full
Format AAX, AU, RTAS, VST
Hardware Requirements – Mac Dual Core Intel Processor, 2GB RAM
Hardware Requirements – PC Dual Core Intel/AMD Processor with SSE2 Support, 2GB RAM
OS Requirements – Mac OS X 10.6
OS Requirements – PC Windows 7
Manufacturer Part Number VMS