Revalver 4

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    Sweet. I've been a fan of Revalver for a little while now. Definitely one of the nicer amp sims. Nice to see a good and proper sequel to it.
     
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    It looks nice. I will have to try it out.
     
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    JPhoenix19 Playing life by ear

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    Ooooooh! I am excited! Not so excited for them opting for the amp store sales model... But I'm still going to upgrade when it comes out!
     
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    yeah, to my ears, it really sounds good. I can't wait to try. I think it's going to be expensive though.
     
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    Quitty Hates 'mojo'

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    This could actually be big.
    If any software ever came close to rivaling the big modelers available on release, it's Revalver.

    The acoustic emulation is stunning, and the insta-Opeth was appreciated.
    RIR2 sounds promising with its proper use of IRs...
    I'm not sure about the distortion, but it might just be a matter of taste. Sounds a bit flat to me - too controlled.
     
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    The only gripe I have with ReValver is that you practically need an engineering degree to understand the settings in the pre & power tube sections.
     
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    Sounds good to me. I enjoyed ReValver when I used it for awhile. I'll definitely get this just for fun (and to model it into my kemper because why not?)
     
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    oneblackened Doesn't Actually Play a Seven String

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    Definitely will be picking this up. Seems like it lacks the IR loader from III/III.V, though. That sucks. I happen to like loading custom IRs, and if I can't that kind of defeats the purpose of the built in effects for me.
     
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    There was always an internal VST loader as well, so you can load LeCab even in standalone.
     
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    Very nice! I'm all for competition as it (mostly) drives innovation and improvement. The "ACT" function sounds pretty sweet too.

    Embedded for the lazy people like me.



    I wonder if there will be any latency issues.
     
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    It will have a IR loader as well as RiR2
     
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    JPhoenix19 Playing life by ear

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    I laughed a little when I saw the promo vid where they showed the amp editor was basically a clickable amp schematic. It's like they saw the success of Bias and said "Oh, you want to tweak amps? SCIENCE!"
     
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    This sounds and looks awesome!!!
     
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    Just fyi, Revalver MkIII had the schematic feature even before Bias existed. Also I'm probably wrong here but I think Peaveys tool lets you tweak on a lower component level than Bias can do right now.

    If that makes it any good, thats another story all together.
     
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    Oh yes, I'm aware of that. I meant that they just took it to the next level.

    One thing I though was real cool was when they said in their announcement article that they were going to focus on making it friendly with the touch screens of Windows tablets. That's some forward thinking! It looks like they are dipping in to compete with JamUp and Bias on the "guitar rig in a tablet form factor" niche.

    Overall, I have high hopes for ReValver 4. I'm hoping that the redesign and new features will set it over the edge to replace Guitar Rig 5 as my live PC modeler of choice.
     
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    Oh hell yes it does !! :eek:

    ReValver lets you edit everything from grid plate voltage and bias resistance to cathode & anode values. Like I said in my post before, unless you have detailed knowledge in electronics, tweaking these settings can be a real crapshoot. You can change the kinds of tubes being used (ie: KT88, 6L6, etc...) but once you start messing with the other values, it is possible to make it unstable and non-functioning. It would be nice to be able to have the option to have a "non-advanced" mode where you can just change the tube type without worrying about changing other things that might cause it to not work.
     
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    I like the way the demo sounds. There are some things that sound really fantastic. Sgear takes care of my crunchy to clean needs, I'm still (after all these years) unsatisfied with higher gain stuff in the computer realm. AXEFX/kemper isn't really a deal for me. It's not the money (well, it is expensive!) but I want to work soundcard/computer/cans. That's is how I like it.

    I have high hopes, my only concern is that they get the stability right.
     
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    Here's another demo from Musikmesse.
     
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