Slate Digital VMS ML-1
Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone, Cardioid Pattern, Includes Emulation Plugins, Ilok 2 or 3 Required, Single License for VMC "Classic Tubes 1 & 2"
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When versatility is the goal, the Slate modeling microphone and software system delivers more choices than you could imagine!
The ML-1 microphone is the centerpiece of the Virtual Microphone System. This large diaphragm mic has a shock-mounted, gold sputtered, 6-micron capsule and a state of the art FET circuit path that ensures the most linear, flat, and clean ‘blank canvas’ response. Combined with the included Slate Digital tube microphone modeling software and preamp emulations, it can sound like some of the most classic microphones in recording history.
*Requires An iLok 2 or 3.
- VMS ML-1 Large Diaphragm Modeling Microphone
- Slate Microphone Modeling Plugin (download)
- Slate Preamp Modeling Plugin (download)
The following software emulations are included with purchase at ZenPro Audio:
Meet the Mics
Meet the Preamps
Meet the Hardware
ML-1 Microphone: The ML-1 microphone is arguably the most important part of the Virtual Microphone System, because everything starts here. With a shock-mounted Mylar capsule sputtered in gold and custom-made components, the ML-1 is NOT just any ordinary microphone. It was designed in tandem with the VMS-One preamp to provide an exceedingly flat output for the VMS microphone and preamp software modules to act upon.
VMS-One Preamp (optional, sold separately): The VMS-ONE preamp ensures that your A/D converter sees the flattest signal possible from the ML-1 microphone. It utilizes state-of-the-art amplifiers to produce the purest and most linear signal possible, giving the VMS plugin module the ability to transform your recordings with hyper-accurate reproductions of classic microphones and preamps.
Latency Free Processing
The Virtual Microphone System software consists of the Classic Tubes microphone module, which contains eight classic tube microphone models, the FG-73 British discrete preamp module, and the FG-76 German tube preamp module. None of these processing blocks add any latency to the audio signal, so if you use a low latency interface with VMS you can track through the VMS software without any audible monitoring delay.
To accomplish this, we recommend a Thunderbolt or fast USB interface, recording at 96khz with the lowest buffer size possible. The combination of the 96khz sampling rate and low buffer size ensures the lowest possible latency.
Minimum System Requirements
- Quad Core i5 Processor
- 4GB of RAM
- Mac OS X 10.7 or Later
- Windows 7 & Above
- iLok2 Required
Recommended System Requirements
- Quad Core i7 Processor
- 8GB of RAM
- Mac OS X 10.9 or Later
- Windows 7 & Above
- iLok2 Required
Supported Plugin Formats
- Intel Mac 32bit: VST2, VST3, AU, AAX
- Intel Mac 64bit: VST2, VST3, AU, AAX
- Windows 32bit: VST2, VST3, AAX
- Windows 64bit: VST2, VST3, AAX
*Always check the Slate Digital website for the most up to date system requirements.
Our ONE WITH EVERYTHING ZEN WARRANTY extends the standard manufacturer warranty by one year, see our ZEN WARRANTY page for details.