Fend 312 D120 - Supercab IR Library
Fend 312 D120 is the Choptones Supercab IR Library created by capturing a Fender* 3x12 Solid State with JBL* D120 speakers.
It is an extensive and systematic capture created with 12 microphones, 8 to 16 positions each microphone and multiple Mic preamps, for more than 300 IRs globally.
The cabinet is straight front, closed back, solid Pine construction, nice sounding 3x12 cabinet made in the sixties. The speaker, maybe the most popular JBL speaker out there, for years it was the voice for Fender amps. Really flat response, already chosen by Van Halen (combined with G12M) for its early era tone.
Captures are performed with a motorized mic stand in order to have consistent measurements across libraries.
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Any single library in the collection is created after an extensive sampling and editing work, seeking the perfection in every capturing step.
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Made for the supercabinet
The library is created for the TH-U SuperCabinet, which allows to:
- graphically browse the IRs in the library
- blend them together
- craft new cabinet tones with the unique Multiband mode
- use the IR in the software
- export the IRs in .wav, compatible with the software IR loaders and all the major hardware modelers
The microphones used during the capturing session are:
- AKG* C414
- Audio Technica* 2035
- Audix* i5
- Beyerdynamic* M160
- Electrovoice* RE20
- Neumann* U87
- Royer* 121
- Sennheiser* MD21
- Sennheiser* MD421
- Sennheiser* MD441
- Shure* SM7
- Shure* SM57
Every microphone has been moved to 4 different horizontal position (Cap, Cap Edge, Cone and Cone Edge) and two distances, for a total of 8 IRs each.
For some microphones, the set of 8 measurements has been repeated with the microphone off axis (45 deg).
All the measurement set has been repeated twice, with two different Mic preamps: a Neve* 1073 and a German preamp.