bing

Waves Abbey Road Reverb Plates

#WAV-ABRRPLT
Average rating / 5
5 stars
(0)
4 stars
(0)
3 stars
(0)
2 stars
(0)
1 star
(0)
£64.00
Available to order

We have a finance option for you if you add £186.00

AMEX accepted VISA accepted MasterCard accepted PayPal Logo Amazon Pay V12 Finance

State-of-the-art modeling of the four legendary reverb plates housed at Abbey Road Studios and used on recordings by the Beatles, Pink Floyd and Radiohead.
Introduced in the 1950s, plate reverbs have been a fixture of recorded music ever since. Used most prominently in the ‘60s and ‘70s by pioneering bands, including the Beatles and Pink Floyd, Abbey Road Studios’ original reverb plates were first installed in 1957 to complement the fixed reverberation times of the studios’ echo chambers. These beautiful-sounding plates, with a variable reverb time of up to six seconds, were then tweaked to perfection by Abbey Road's technical engineers. To keep noise to a minimum, EMI’s Central Research Laboratories designed unique hybrid solid-state drive amps for Plates A, B and C. Plate D was fully valve-powered on both drive and output stages, allowing a versatile array of sonic characteristics, from warm and dark to lush and smooth.

In each of these original plates, the stereo reverb effect is created by suspending a large sheet of metal with tensioned springs attached to each corner. A transducer injects the metal sheet with audio energy, which is picked up by two contact mics fixed to the surface of the plate. The reverb time can then be adjusted by using an internal damper, and all of this is contained within a large wooden unit.

These historic Abbey Road plates have been used on countless seminal pop, rock, classical and film recordings over the years, and continue to be used in all kinds of audio production to this day. Waves has now created meticulous models of these stunning and unique-sounding units, individually modeling the harmonic distortion of both the drive and output amps as well as the individual plate/damper behaviors.

FINANCE

With   

£{{(data.DepositValue * 1) | number:0}}

deposit ({{getDepositAsPercentage() | number:0}}%)

NAME

APR

£ p/m

{{product.Name}}

{{product.APR}}%

£{{(getInstalment(product) * 1) | number:2}}

Total finance: £{{((getCurrentAmount() - data.DepositValue) * 1) | number:2}}

Representative example: {{getProductDescription(data.SelectedProduct)}}

GAK.CO.UK LTD is registered in England and Wales 04578270. Registered office: 30 - 34 North Street Hailsham East Sussex BN27 1DW GAK.CO.UK LTD acts as a credit broker and only offers credit products from Secure Trust Bank PLC trading as V12 Retail Finance. GAK.CO.UK LTD is an appointed representative of The Guitar Amp and Keyboard Centre Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. GAK.CO.UK LTD FCA registration number is 731400. The Guitar Amp and Keyboard Centre Limited FCA registration number is 684977. Credit provided subject to age and status

V12 Retail Finance Limited. Registered in England and Wales 4585692. Registered office: One Arleston Way, Solihull, B90 4LH. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Our FCA reference number is 679653.

For further information on our finance options please click here.

GAK spotlight

ex demo guitars drums and musical instruments
B-stock guitars drums and musical instruments
preowned guitars drums and musical instruments