X Bass IR Pack


X Bass IR Pack

04 December 2019 | 475 MB

Carve out acres of low end with a selection of the best bass cabinets. Treat yourself to impulse responses from 4 iconic speaker cabinets.

For Redwirez’ 10th anniversary we’ve reimagined our collection with 10 years of customer feedback in mind. Yes! They sound different. They sound better!

What’s New in the Anniversary Edition

•Longer. Now 500ms for better bass definition.
•Smoother. Advanced processing to remove unwanted acoustic artifacts.
•Cleaner. Less noise, better SNR.
•Easier. Presets for commonly used studio techniques.
•Mix ready. IRs sit better in the mix.

Why Redwirez

Each BIGbox cabinet is sampled in systematic way resulting in a “grid” of IRs with small, linear changes between them. Because the samples are predictable you can quickly zero-in on the perfect sound.

You can use the same micing techniques used in a studio because each library is like a real cab. Let’s say that U47 FET a little too boomy, then move it back by an inch or two.

A good bass guitar tone is built with many moving parts. Your setup is unique. Don’t settle for someone else’s idea of good tone. Hone your own.

What You Get

The collection contains: IRs and mixIR³ IR modules. IRs are packaged as WAV audio files in a variety of sample rates. They can be loaded into most any convolution software or hardware.

MixIR³ IR modules are for use with Redwirez mixIR³ only. Each module contains all IRs for a single cabinet in one file. Loading up an IR module in the mixIR³ brings up a point-and-click visual interface for selecting mics and mic position. Modules also provide controls for tweaking the cabinet’s impedance curve and bass response.

The mixIR³ plug-in is not included with the BIGbox Bass library.

IR Features

•4 iconic speaker/cabinets used on some of the greatest recordings EVER
•Sampled with 15 industry-standard microphones, each with their own special sound
•Up to 6 mic positions to dial in the right tone for your amp
•9 different mic distances for different amounts of proximity effect, cabinet and roominess
•500ms IRs packaged in common sample rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96kHz
•Aligned for better phase coherence. Mix multiple cabs and mics without comb filtering.
•Uncompromising signal chain. Cabs driven by a super-clean power amp, captured with classic Neve preamps and top-notch converters.
•Compatible with a wide range of recording software and hardware. If your plug-in or device can load a WAV file then it is likely compatible.

mixIR³ Module Features

•Exclusively for the Redwirez mixIR³
•All current Redwirez cabs can be loaded as modules into the mixIR³
•Navigate a virtual 3D cab to visually sculpt your tone
•Accurately model tube amp and speaker interaction with cab-specific impedance curves.
•Equal loudness compensation. Constant level across IRs so you can make decisions based on tone not volume.

Speaker Cabinets Included

Ampeg B15 1×15
(1) JBL D140
Ampeg B15 “Fliptop” with a JBL D140 speaker. Channel the Motown sound. Details…

Ampeg SVT 810 8×10
(8) SVT 10s
SVT 810 with stock SVT 10″ speakers (86-032-01). Details…

Aguilar DB115 1×15
(1) Aguilar 15″
Aguilar DB115 with a stock 15″ speaker. Lots of definintion and ample low-end without sounding boomy. Details…

Hartke 4.5XL 4×10+5
(4) Hartke Aluminum 10s
Hartke 4.5XL with aluminum Hartke 10″ speakers and a center-mounted 5″ driver. The aluminum drivers give you a bright, punchy sound. We sampled the 10″ speakers and the 5″ high-end driver independently, so you can blend to taste. The 5″ speaker IRs are in the TC30 folder and labeled with “5inC”.Details…

Microphones Included

We experimented with a wide range of microphones before we settled on a final lineup. So, not every mic was used on every cabinet. Check the Details link for each cab for a listing of the mics used on that cabinet.

•AKG D12
•AKG D112
•Audix D6
•Beyerdynamic M380N
•Coles 4038
•Earthworks TC30
•Electrovoice RE20
•Heil PR40
•Neumann U47FET
•Royer R121
•Sennheiser e602
•Sennheiser MD421
•Shure Beta52
•Shure SM7
•Shure SM57


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