SHB-1
by Ignite Amps
4.4 / 5     (12 votes)
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VST AU
The SHB-1 is a digital emulation of a tube amplifier for bass.

It has been developed to accurately model its real harware counterpart, built for Subhuman bassist Federico Fulceri by Ignite Amps, in 2012. From well fat and round tones for blues, to very tight and focused funky sounds, up to all out distorted, jackhammer-like poundings for modern metal, paired with the proper cab, the SHB-1 can cover them all and then some.

Every single component on the signal path of the real analog circuit has been took into account and modeled in the best possible way to match the original sound, keeping an eye to CPU performances and real-time playability at the same time.
  • Dynamic 12AX7 / ECC83 coupled triode stages analog modeling.
  • Mono / Stereo processing support.
  • Selectable oversampling rate (up to 8x).
  • Global input / output level controls.
  • Double precision (64 bit) floating point mathematical model.
  • Fully automatable controls.
  • Zero latency.
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Roberto Bacelar Mar 29 2020
(5 / 5)
Mar 29 2020
Very good ! thanks
Steve Dec 17 2019
(5 / 5)
Dec 17 2019
Yeah this is great. My go to bass amplifier. Solid dependable and realistic.
Enormous CPU load Sept 16 2017
(3 / 5)
Sept 16 2017
It sounds very good on the bassline, but instantly causing underruns and makes cracking and popping sounds. I disabled this plugin -> CPU load went down.
cyber_T Jun 11 2020
Jun 11 2020
You can decrease (and also increase!) the cpu-load by selecting a proper oversampling rate (2x/4x/8x). You will find this selectors on the virtual "backside" of the amp-sim, if you click on the two very little red arrows on the "frontside". Hope that helps...
Robin Aug 05 2016
(4 / 5)
Aug 05 2016
This is a great bass amphead sim, amazing it's actually free! Remember it's only an amp and not a combo or cab so you'll need a cabinet simulator or impulse loader after this in the processing chain, otherwise it won't sound right.
edward fynn Aug 12 2015
Aug 12 2015
Nice look, will like it. Thankx.
David May 03 2015
(5 / 5)
May 03 2015
I use this thing mixed about 40% with my drum bus, before eq and compressor, and it sounds pretty cool.