Vocs May 212 AlnBlue - Supercab IR Library
Vocs May 212 AlnBlue is the Choptones Supercab IR Library created by capturing a Vox* "Brian May" signature AC30 1x12 with Celestion* Alnico Blue 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, open back, solid Birch construction, the Brian May signature AC30. The speaker, It will be nice to know that this speaker, voice of almost every British class A amplfier, started its life as a radio speaker, lately modified for electric guitar use. Warmth and mellow mids are its treadmark, a great choice for blues and clean tones.
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.