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EMT 140 Classic Plate Reverberator

Reverb Plugin by Universal Audio
EMT 140 Classic Plate Reverberator
EMT 140 Classic Plate Reverberator by Universal Audio is a Virtual Effect Audio Plugin for macOS and Windows. It functions as a VST Plugin, an Audio Units Plugin, an RTAS Plugin and an AAX Plugin. UAD Hardware is required.
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German company EMT made a breakthrough in 1957 with the release of the EMT 140, which utilized a resonating metal plate to create ambience. However, plate reverb systems are expensive, bulky, need to be isolated from vibration and maintained regularly-therefore plates are usually found only in major studios. Universal Audio accurately recreates that sound with the Plate 140 plug-in. The Plate 140 replicates the sonic signature of three uniquely different EMT 140s installed at The Plant Studios in Sausalito, CA. The GUI is closely based on real plate system components with additional controls for DAW users.


  • Highly prized smooth and natural plate sound.
  • Based on plates from The Plant Studios.
  • Three plates – each with a unique sound.
  • Decay, two-band EQ, predelay, width & wet/dry.

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