Reverb is a prolongation of a sound after it has decayed away (Dying
Many thousands of reflections which become more dense as time goes on and then they decay away.
A reverb unit is a unit which produces the acoustics of an environment such as a large room, cathedral, sewer etc.
Reverb is anything under 500ms.
Delay is anything over 500ms.
Parameters for Digital Reverb
The following controls are essential for creating an acoustic environment;
Types of Reverb
There are two types of reverb;
1) Mechanical Reverb (Created mechanically by a device).
2) Digital Reverb (Created digitally).
Mechanical Reverb Device's
A reverb chamber can be of any size, You will place 2 microphones equal distance and equal height from the sound source and record the reverberation from that environment.
A spring reverb is when a sound is transformed through the spring's, this creates an artificial environment.
You do not have any controls over the reverb time, etc.
Original spring reverb units have a nice warm sound.
Plate Reverb (EMT Plate Reverb) is a big unit which can come in many shapes and sizes.
Inside the unit is 2 large plates, a speaker and 2 pickup's (Microphones).
It basically records the acoustics of a sound when it is played through the box environment.
You have no control over any parameters. Original plate reverb units have a nice warm sound.
Digital Reverb Unit's
Basic Digital Reverb Programs Found On Most Units;
1) Hall Reverb (Different hall size's)
2) Room Reverb (Different room size's)
3) Gated Reverb (Reverb Gated)
4) Reverse Reverb (Swelling delay)
Various Programs can be created by adjusting the paramaters
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