Virtual Tape Machines is designed to have the big, fat, warm, deep, rich, of Analog Tape Machines.
To capture the sound of tape is to capture a living, breathing sound that dynamically reacts to the music going on to it. Slate Digital utilized their electrical engineering resources as a foundation for a comprehensive study of the physical processes that occur when recording to analog tape through a tape machine.
Two industry-standard machines were precisely modeled including a 2 inch 16 track from NRG Recording, and a ½ inch 2 track machine from Howie Weinberg Mastering, the VTM is designed to give mixes an authentic analog vibe with dimension, fatness, depth, and warmth.
Two tape machine types:
2″ 16 track.
1/2″ mastering deck.
Two tape formulations.
Two speeds: 15 ips and 30 ips.
Noise reduction control and auto mute.
Wow & Flutter control.
Bass alignment control.
Normal, Low & High Bias settings.
Settings global or per channel.
Tape reels start and stop in sync with DAW transport.