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Clap Machine Plugin by Aly James Lab
Free (with VSDSX)
Claptrap by Aly James Lab is a Virtual Instrument Audio Plugin for macOS and Windows. It functions as a VST Plugin, an Audio Units Plugin and a VST 3 Plugin.
System Requirements
Windows 7 to 10 and higher, 64-bit host, plugin provided formats are VST2 and VST3.
System Requirements
Mac OS(10.8) to Catalina/ Big Sur or higher, 64-bit host, plugin provided format is AU (AudioUnits).
Recommended OS (10.10+ or higher)
Compatible with Mac M1 (not native ARM)
Sample Formats
Loads and/or Saves
BIN 8-bit companded EPROM image, BIN 8-bit Linear PCM
Copy Protection
Serial Number
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Authentic and repeatable ensemble hand claps, never sound the same twice

This is a one on one recreation of the mighty Simmons Digital ClapTrap from the 80s in plug-in form.

The digital part is played using the variable sample rate technology, a variable clock is actually used to change the pitch. This vintage technology produces additional harmonic content and contribute to the sound character we all love.

The analog part is a pitched noise, produced by filtering the noise source.

Thanks to reverse engineering my hardware unit, the digital source is bit accurate, the random technique (HUMANIZER) is perfectly replicated and the virtual analog parts are modeled as closed as possible, in addition I did some modifications like true stereo capabilities, extended ranges, fine tuning and CV/MIDI response options.

True Stereo is done by running internally two ClapTrap units at the same time with offsets to EPROM Clocks and Filter CV, the offset amount is controlled by the WIDTH knob.

The ClapTrap plug-In comes as a free bonus with any VSDSX 2.0 plugin License.

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