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VB3-II

Organ Plugin by GSi
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€100 (+Tax)
VB3-II
VB3-II by GSi 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.
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Version
1.1.1
Product
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1.1.1
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VB3-II is the result of almost 15 years of study, research, experimentation and development of the simulation of a vintage Hammond B3 organ. It is the evolution of the GSi VB3 1.4 with a new sound, a new parameter set, and endless possibilities of sound customization.

Main features:

  • Full polyphony (61 upper + 61 lower + 25 pedals = 147 notes).
  • 91 modeled tonewheels with accurate phase synchronization.
  • Adjustable leakage noise and cross modulation between tonewheels.
  • A total of 22 different tonewheel generators to choose from.
  • Generator shaping for a total of 154 generator combinations.
  • Adjustable global tuning from 430 to 450 Hz.
  • Foldback on 16" deactivatable.
  • Complex wheels.
  • Resistor wiring with multiple options.
  • Realistic "run" motor wow & flutter.
  • Busbars and 9 key contact simulation.
  • Two separate sets of drawbars per manual.
  • Full "inverted octave" presets.
  • String Bass with adjustable release time.
  • Loudness "robbing" effect.
  • Single triggered percussion with natural capacitor discharge/recharge.
  • Adjustable Percussion Level & Decay.
  • Vibrato/Chorus virtual scanner.
  • Adjustable Vibrato Scanner depth & mix.
  • Separated Upper and Lower V/C tablets with smooth switching.
  • Dynamic tube overdrive simulation.
  • Digital stereo reverb.
  • Rotary speaker simulation with virtual microphone positioning.
  • Rotors "Front Stop" brake position.
  • Very low CPU consumption.
  • Advanced MIDI Learn function with import/export of custom mappings.
  • Upper and Lower manuals SPLIT with adjustable split point.
  • Adjustable output level.
  • Supports pedal sustain.
  • Custom programmer with import/export of Programs and Banks.
  • ...and many more.

Latest User Reviews

Average user rating of 2.00 from 5 reviews

VB3-II
Reviewed By Stoffel11
April 30th, 2022

The VB3 v1.1.1 is an extremely versatile organ with a very good sounding Leslie and very low CPU load.
Unfortunately, some parameters are stored globally, so they are not stored in a patch.
This already limits the use in a DAW very much.
There will probably be no improvement, because the support does not respond despite repeated requests.
Therefore only 2 stars.

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AdInfinitum
AdInfinitum
7 July 2018 at 5:25am

VB3II is worth the coin - sounds great. While Blue3 and a few others sound good, VB3 and II have the prog rock Hammond sound I love. Yeah, perhaps pricy for an update, but this update is not a minor bug fix or a few minor enhancements.

ZioKiller
ZioKiller
20 July 2019 at 10:05pm

VB3-II is not an update to VB3 v.1.x. If you test them both side by side, you'll easily find out that they're two completely different products.

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