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Synth (Analogue / Subtractive) Plugin by DASHSignature
€ 9.00

daHornet has an average user rating of 4.00 from 9 reviews

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User Reviews by KVR Members for daHornet

Reviewed By TheWall [read all by] on January 28th, 2003
Version reviewed: 1.0 on Windows.
Last edited by TheWall on 28th January 2003.
This thing really grows on me. It has actually become one of my favorite plugins. I can hardly believe it myself.

As a betatester, I've been tamed by the dash guys. I used to like synths that make sound pierces through the eardrums and cuts the mix like a knife. I still do, but now I'm also deeply fond of the milder sound these dash VSTis make. All dash VSTis so far have one thing in common: the sound that makes me feel cozy and warm, be it daAlfa2k, Combosister, or this daHornet.

IMO, daHornet has the similar sound charachter to Oddity, as they both are modelled after vintage synths around the same period. daHornet is very very capable of making some "crappy" crazy noises that no other VSTi can do easily. That's my first impression of it.

I LOVE that kind of noise.

The presets are good. The patch generator is good too, but I find tweaking the knobs is much much more fun.

CPU usage is minimal on my PIII 800 (one instance only takes around 7%-9% CPU).

I LOVE the look of it.

Seeing a WASP sitting in my host is amazingly enjoyable.

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Comments & Discussion for DASHSignature daHornet

Discussion: Active
10 April 2013 at 6:57pm


i paid the $9 to use this with intel macs, after the free version wasn't recognized by my daw.

does anyone know where i can find the link to download this intel version, as i've made the payment but can't seem to find out how to actually get the synth.

many thanks.


17 July 2013 at 12:27am

I'm having the same problem. Anyone get this for intel yet?

22 August 2013 at 6:37pm

I've got it minutes ago here :


Beware: the row of the table shows a serial number to copy-paste. Nothing illegal, daHornet had been created to be purchased but when it became freeware later, the dll has not been recompiled, so this serial number is provided to use it since that day it became freeware.

29 December 2013 at 11:04pm

And the current version is 1.43 (with SSE and 64-bit support).

Let me add that it has very, very nice sounds in the paid version! (very cheap)


30 December 2013 at 6:33pm

I love it! I'm grateful this synth is still actively supported for 64-bit AU. Amazing dedication. I deeply appreciate it.

8 May 2015 at 1:53am

This is awesome, thanks for your work.

20 October 2016 at 3:48pm

Hey, can anyone tell me the proper way to install Da Hornet? I've installed it into my plugins folder in my Studio One directory, but I cannot seem to fins it anywhere in the DAW. Thank you.

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