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String Central

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String Central

Original price was: $99.00.Current price is: $79.00.

String Central is a stack of 13 beautiful layers, sampled over the entire fretboard of incredible classical instruments. A virtuoso cellist brings the depth and richness of the cello in 13 textures including Staccato, Forte, Tremolo, Legato, Pizzicato, and a few vintage synth strings, all tracked meticulously to preserve the sonic integrity of the wood and string.

Tech Specs

  • 4 Plugin Types: AU, AAX, VST3, and standalone app, compatible with all major DAWs. (Not currently supported by Garageband.)
  • 11 individual voices from 13 Sampled Grand Pianos (at 3-5 unique velocities)
  • 2,629 samples – disk space required about 2.4GB
  • Onboard Mixing faders for all Instruments

String Central

The cello is one of our favorite instruments here at Nightfox Audio. With ribbon mics, tube preamps, and large diaphragm condenser mics, we meticulously sampled the entire fretboard, at 3-5 unique velocities. We did that with pizzicato, tremolo, long sweeping tones, unpredictable arpeggios, and short staccato hits. Each note is unique, each velocity is unique. We also love the synth string tones of the 70’s so we sampled two of our favorites from that era.

Use all 13 of these textures as solo instruments or blend them in infinite configurations to create brand new hybrid tones.

Additional Tech Specs

  • 5 Per-Instrument Effects: (Pan, Width, Input Delay, EQ, Compression)
  • Global Pitch and Pan
  • Attack, Hold, Decay, Sustain, Release controls and visualizer
  • Customizable Filter (10 filter types) with Resonance and visualizer
  • Fully customizable Arpeggiator with Hold, Latch, and Midi Thru modes
    • Adjustable parameters include: Step Number, Rate, Number of octaves, Swing amount, Step Size, Keyboard split range Hi / Lo, 6 Arp patterns (up, down, up-down, down-up, random, chord), Velocity map, Note Length map, Pitch offset map
  • 5 Additional Onboard Effects: (Drive (with 8 types), Phaser, Chorus, Delay, Reverb)
  • 3 LFO’s (Gain LFO, Pitch LFO, and Filter LFO) with 6 shape options
  • 5 Portamento controls
  • All important parameters are fully automation-capable in major DAW’s
  • All important parameters are fully CC mappable
  • Over 70 presets included (user presets can be created, saved, and favorited)

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Creativity

We build instruments that drive your creativity and nudge you towards innovation in your music. Nightfox Audio plugins are designed to let you stack up to 12 instruments to create brand new hybrid sounds within seconds, and then you can shape your tones with plenty of onboard fx so you can find inspiration quickly. All of our plugins have an arpeggiator and a melody builder that help you perform sounds you may not be able to recreate based on your skills and available instruments. These tools can unlock your creative potential so you can bring to life what’s been playing in your head.

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Character

We build virtual instruments with character. There’s something special about the way sound waves interact with strings and wood. Real instruments have unpredictable artifacts, overtones, and harmonics, so we retained all of those nuances to bring you a tool that inspires you to create something truly unique.

Quality

At Nightfox Audio we believe virtual instruments should sound and feel like real instruments. That’s why we used the best mics and preamps, hired on the best session players, and we’ve sampled every key, string, and fret, with a full velocity range, so you have the power of a full recording studio with you wherever you go.

Philip Zach

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