1. Seventh Heaven - I can see why so many people love this. The first thing that jumps out to me is it looks and feels very similar to my Bricasti so it's an immediate comfort with no learning curve to transfer. The basic room tone it has is right on queue. It cannot present the instrument in the same size as the real unit though. I am sure things could be done to help with this but just pointing out that doing a perfect 1:1 settings test, the Bricasti Hardware has a bigger presence and no ear fatigue. Interestingly, this also isn't consistent across the presets. My favorite of all presets is called Boston Hall A. What I described above happens. However, for my brass, I really enjoy the preset called Brass Hall. When I play a solo cornet from VSL through this setting and the hardware unit, I have to work hard to find the slightest difference. One of the only real differences I hear is the size of the soundstage. It's absolutely bigger on the hardware, but the room tone, etc. is very well done. My verdict on this plugin? It's absolutely awesome, makes me feel right at home and will help me save some money as I was debating buying 3 more hardware units. I am going to spend more time with this plugin and the rest below to finish all my testing first. This plugin is a home run. If you don't like it, you are probably not someone who prefers Bricasti Hardware either (perhaps Lexicon etc.).
Have you tried 7th Heaven in conjunction with Nebula (from Acustica Audio) with Henry Olonga's freebie, sampling the AD-DA path of the hardware Bricasti?
From Henry: "AD-DA of the M7 in analog mode. Available in 44.1k,96k and 192 kHz. I suggest you place these after your convolution reverb."
Link to the ADDA:http://www.nebulapresets.com/Bricasti_A ... _44khz.zip
I think it can be used in the free version of nebula:
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Good times and great info! Thank you for sharing it!