Voltage sag, voltage starve, etc distortion sounds

VST, AU, etc. plug-in Virtual Effects discussion
ijiwaru
KVRist
52 posts since 25 Oct, 2019

Post Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:04 pm

Are there any distortion plugins that model the variable voltage starve controls found in certain fuzz/overdrive pedals, pedalboard power supplies and "dying battery" simulators?

s28
KVRist
369 posts since 9 Aug, 2017

Re: Voltage sag, voltage starve, etc distortion sounds

Post Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:09 pm

Airwindows Powersag2

acYm
KVRian
1068 posts since 11 Sep, 2015

Re: Voltage sag, voltage starve, etc distortion sounds

Post Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:36 pm

sknote Grasso has that.

imrae
KVRian
925 posts since 2 Jul, 2010

Re: Voltage sag, voltage starve, etc distortion sounds

Post Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:42 am

Cytomic - The Scream can do it: especially powerful when combined with the bias control for spluttery fuzz.

BaronWaterpark
KVRer
7 posts since 13 Oct, 2019

Re: Voltage sag, voltage starve, etc distortion sounds

Post Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:55 am

Line 6 Helix... though it's a bit expensive for just that.

ijiwaru
KVRist
52 posts since 25 Oct, 2019

Re: Voltage sag, voltage starve, etc distortion sounds

Post Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:07 pm

imrae wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:42 am
Cytomic - The Scream can do it: especially powerful when combined with the bias control for spluttery fuzz.
Thanks, after demoing for a bit this looks to be the best option.

The Airwindows plug-in seems promising but I can only get it to make those broken, spluttery type sounds when I move the range slider in real-time. I guess it's meant to be a more subtle modelling of power amp voltage sag?

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