AITB W735 EQ (Aqua VST)

Officially Licensed 3rd Party Developer Libraries
Free 3rd Party Programs
Grim
Member
Member
Posts: 240
Joined: Mon Mar 29, 2010 7:30 pm

AITB W735 EQ (Aqua VST)

Post by Grim » Thu Oct 06, 2011 4:22 am

Not strictly a library so hope it's ok to post her.

The W735 EQ is now available to purchase from the AITB site. 7 day introductory price is €29.99 but I don't know from when!

I bought, downloaded, installed & authorised it in under 5 minutes from the relaunched site without any problem.
The manual seems to fail download every time I try but the authorisation process was fairly obvious & as it's only 2 knobs even I don't need an operation manual!

Too late here to really try it properly but with a rather fatigued listen on headphones the high end boosts sound incredible. Can't wait to test more tomorrow.

richie43
Expert
Expert
Posts: 5049
Joined: Fri Feb 04, 2011 8:47 pm
Location: Minnesota, USA
Contact:

Re: AITB W735 EQ (Aqua VST)

Post by richie43 » Thu Oct 06, 2011 5:48 am

Bought it too. It's already all over a project. it sounds very very nice. Smooth boosts without harshness.
The Sounds of the Hear and Now
http://soundyaudio.com/

futur2
Member
Member
Posts: 303
Joined: Sun Mar 28, 2010 8:16 pm

Re: AITB W735 EQ (Aqua VST)

Post by futur2 » Thu Oct 06, 2011 10:18 am

how heavy is this on cpu?

Grim
Member
Member
Posts: 240
Joined: Mon Mar 29, 2010 7:30 pm

Re: AITB W735 EQ (Aqua VST)

Post by Grim » Thu Oct 06, 2011 3:47 pm

Quite heavy. 10 instances on my i730 bobs around 35-40%.

Load time also very slow. Re-opening that project with only those 10 instances took 2m 20s.....compared to a near complete mix with over 120 plugs inc Nebulas taking 1m 05s.

I have to say though that it's well worth the wait.

It seems to handle boosts that I wouldn't expect to get away with....a couple db at 125Hz on an already thick sounding track is giving some great thump without getting overly boomy.

User avatar
enriquesilveti
Expert
Expert
Posts: 2861
Joined: Sun Mar 28, 2010 9:00 pm
Location: Lodi | Madrid | Buenos Aires
Contact:

Re: AITB W735 EQ (Aqua VST)

Post by enriquesilveti » Thu Oct 06, 2011 6:14 pm

Grim wrote:Quite heavy. 10 instances on my i730 bobs around 35-40%.

Load time also very slow. Re-opening that project with only those 10 instances took 2m 20s.....compared to a near complete mix with over 120 plugs inc Nebulas taking 1m 05s.

I have to say though that it's well worth the wait.

It seems to handle boosts that I wouldn't expect to get away with....a couple db at 125Hz on an already thick sounding track is giving some great thump without getting overly boomy.
AquaFXs has master .XML file like Nebula you can tweak it too.
Enrique Silveti.
Acustica Audio customer and technical support.

MBP 11.5 (W10 1803 | OSX 10.13.6 | i7-4870 | 16 GB | 512 GB SSD)
SP4 (W10 1903 | i5-6300 | 8 GB | 256 GB SSD)
Digiface Dante | Lyra2 | Rednet AM2
VM U18 | VM W10 1803 | VM OSX 10.13
N4/NAT4 | SPX4 | RX7 | LN2C | SMAART8 | R5 | PT2019 | PX11 | NIK5

futur2
Member
Member
Posts: 303
Joined: Sun Mar 28, 2010 8:16 pm

Re: AITB W735 EQ (Aqua VST)

Post by futur2 » Thu Oct 06, 2011 6:26 pm

Grim wrote:Quite heavy. 10 instances on my i730 bobs around 35-40%.
that doesn't sound too convincing. :? which DSPBUFFER size in the XML?

User avatar
enriquesilveti
Expert
Expert
Posts: 2861
Joined: Sun Mar 28, 2010 9:00 pm
Location: Lodi | Madrid | Buenos Aires
Contact:

Re: AITB W735 EQ (Aqua VST)

Post by enriquesilveti » Thu Oct 06, 2011 6:39 pm

I'm using:

<DSPBUFFER> 2048 </DSPBUFFER>
Enrique Silveti.
Acustica Audio customer and technical support.

MBP 11.5 (W10 1803 | OSX 10.13.6 | i7-4870 | 16 GB | 512 GB SSD)
SP4 (W10 1903 | i5-6300 | 8 GB | 256 GB SSD)
Digiface Dante | Lyra2 | Rednet AM2
VM U18 | VM W10 1803 | VM OSX 10.13
N4/NAT4 | SPX4 | RX7 | LN2C | SMAART8 | R5 | PT2019 | PX11 | NIK5

Grim
Member
Member
Posts: 240
Joined: Mon Mar 29, 2010 7:30 pm

Re: AITB W735 EQ (Aqua VST)

Post by Grim » Thu Oct 06, 2011 6:47 pm

Default DSPbuffer is 8192.

It was too sluggish for me so I tried it at 2048 & there was no appreciable change to CPU use so I've left it there.

So is there something I can tweak in the XML to minimise loading time without compromising quality....I'm guessing src is the problem?? I'm at 44.1k

I still can't download the manual which might help answer my questions.
I think the pdf is corrupt...if I download via browser it stops at 1.5Mb. With a download manager it downloads all except a segment between 1.5 & 2Mb. Not quite sure why a small manual needs to be 7Mb...must be some really useful data in there :)

richie43
Expert
Expert
Posts: 5049
Joined: Fri Feb 04, 2011 8:47 pm
Location: Minnesota, USA
Contact:

Re: AITB W735 EQ (Aqua VST)

Post by richie43 » Thu Oct 06, 2011 8:46 pm

@Grim:
here is the manual. It's large because it seems like they are using some fancy colored background graphics.

Dropbox link

http://db.tt/Bkrf6r0l
The Sounds of the Hear and Now
http://soundyaudio.com/

Grim
Member
Member
Posts: 240
Joined: Mon Mar 29, 2010 7:30 pm

Re: AITB W735 EQ (Aqua VST)

Post by Grim » Fri Oct 07, 2011 1:52 am

Thanks Rich.

richie43
Expert
Expert
Posts: 5049
Joined: Fri Feb 04, 2011 8:47 pm
Location: Minnesota, USA
Contact:

Re: AITB W735 EQ (Aqua VST)

Post by richie43 » Fri Oct 07, 2011 2:32 am

You are absolutely welcome.
The Sounds of the Hear and Now
http://soundyaudio.com/

RJHollins
Expert
Expert
Posts: 3996
Joined: Sun Mar 28, 2010 5:53 pm

Re: AITB W735 EQ (Aqua VST)

Post by RJHollins » Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:45 am

Why is AITB's website NOT included in the 3rd party
list here @ acustica-audio ??
i7-5820k, MSI X99A Plus, 16 GIG Ram, Noctua NH-D14, Win-7 Pro [64-bit], Reaper-64

NVC [Nebula Virtual Controllers]

steve36
User Level II
User Level II
Posts: 28
Joined: Fri Oct 29, 2010 2:48 pm

Re: AITB W735 EQ (Aqua VST)

Post by steve36 » Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:49 am

It's 'Nebula Programs'.

Grim
Member
Member
Posts: 240
Joined: Mon Mar 29, 2010 7:30 pm

Re: AITB W735 EQ (Aqua VST)

Post by Grim » Mon Oct 10, 2011 2:58 pm

My W735 has stopped initialising suddenly....If you are using it you may want to make sure your W735s are working when opening a mix that has them loaded.

It was 4 days since I authorised. Not sure if this has any relevance. I tried re-running the authorisation process & even reinstalled but no change.

So now I have a dilemma: Do I assume AITB will respond quickly with a fix or do I scrap all the eq work I did with the plug & replace with something else so I can keep working?

Frustrating!

User avatar
giancarlo
Founder
Founder
Posts: 11214
Joined: Mon Sep 21, 2009 10:40 pm
Location: Italy

Re: AITB W735 EQ (Aqua VST)

Post by giancarlo » Mon Oct 10, 2011 3:45 pm

pretty strange, did you change your system date/time?
is still nebula working?

Post Reply