∞ Universal Audio releases the Lexicon 224 Classic Digital Reverb

Universal Audio on Thursday updated its UAD software platform, fixing a few bugs and adding a new plug-in.

[ad#Google Adsense 300×250 in story]The new plug-in included in the update is the Lexicon 224 Classic Digital Reverb. The Lexicon hardware unit was first released in 1978 and has become a favorite of many engineers ever since.

The unit that Universal Audio modeled used the 224’s final firmware version 4.4. The plug-in also features direct input and presets from famous Lexicon 224 users, including Chuck Zwicky (Prince, Jeff Beck), Eli Janney (Jet, Ryan Adams), David Isaac (Eric Clapton, Luther Vandross), E.T. Thorngren (Talking Heads, Bob Marley), and Kevin Killen (U2, Peter Gabriel).

Fixed in the UAD 5.9 update is a compatibility issues with Avid/Digidesign 002 and 003 audio interfaces; two units can be used together in a single system; and minimum latency is reduced from 512 samples to 256 samples.

The update is free to download. The Lexicon 224 Classic Digital Reverb plug-in costs $349.