Ronald Passion has created freeware effect plug-ins for Windows PC. The plug-ins are done in SynthMaker and include some custom code.
Ronald Passion X-1000, SS500, M-900 and FV-70 are three freeware guitar preamp VST effect plug-ins for Windows.
“After a thousand reading, a thousand try and error, a thousand emotions, a thousand seconds in front of computer and “This is it” -> My 8 months dream, Guitar Preamp!” – Ronald, for the love of the sounds
Guitar preamp effects
X-1000 — Hot Valve Modern Distortion (Download size: 2.33 MB).
SS500 — Fat Solid State Modern Distortion (Download size: 2.36 MB).
M-900 — Brit Distortion (Download size: 2.35 MB).
FV-70 — Fat Clean, Crunch to Blues (Download size: 2.49 MB).
Bass Preamp is an analog tube bass preamp effect plug-in.
- Active Switch (On/Off).
- Cab Switch (On/Off).
- X-tra Lo/X-tra Hi for additional body.
- Drive in preamp input section.
- Bass/Mid/Hi tone controllers.
- Mid frequency selection knob.
- Master output.
Update 16-apr-2009: various changes, same download link.
Bass Preamp (Download size: 2.70 MB)
Silver & White Magnum
Silver & White Magnum are two analog valve custom parametric equalizer effects.
- Silver: G/F/V/B selects Guitar, Full, Vox and Bass parametric frequency scheme.
- White: HP -> 20, 30, 40, 60 & 80 Hz. LP -> 20, 12, 10 & 8 KHz.
- Q: 0 db/-3 db.
- Lowpass and Highpass filtering.
- Re Energize button (boost).
- Tube style Compressor.
- Noise floor is -100 db.
Update 01-apr-2009: both plug-ins were updated to fix a problem with saving presets.
Silver Magnum (Download size: 2.47 MB)
White Magnum (Download size: 2.57 MB)
Bad Vox is a simple tube equalizer effect for vocals.
- Frequency bands based on Manley Hardware Vox Box (only the EQ): 150Hz, 1.5kHz, 6.4kHz.
- Q: -3 db.
- Lowpass, Highpass and Notch filtering.
Bad Vox (Download size: 2.11 MB)
Master EQ is a tube equalizer for mastering (update to Massive Passive EQ).
- Frequency bands based on Manley Hardware Equalizer (Massive Passive Stereo EQ): 150Hz, 560Hz, 1.5kHz, 3.9kHz.
- Q: -3 db/-6 db.
- Noise floor: -85 db.
- Red LED meter for monitoring peaks.
- Lowpass & Highpass filtering.
Update 04-apr-2009: plug-in was updated to fix a problem with saving presets.
Master EQ (Download size: 2.76 MB)
Massive Passive EQ
Massive Passive EQ is a freeware mastering equalizer effect for Windows.
Massive Passive EQ features
- Signal flow: IN + LP & HP + R1 (peaking & shelving) + R2 + R3 + R4 + OUT.
- Q is -3 db point and -6 db point.
- All frequencies based on Manley Hardware Equalizer (Massive Passive Stereo EQ).
- Red Led Meter (in & out).
Massive Passive EQ v1.2 (Download size: 1.53 MB)
Blue Channel is a digital tube channel VST effect plug-in for Windows PC.
Blue Channel v1.0 features
- Compressor: Highpass + Lowpass filter, In/Out, Drive, Threshold, Attack & Release, Ratio, On/Off switch.
- Equalizer: Low shelf, Mid Bass, Mid High, High shelf, Master output, On/Off switch.
- Valve Tube Style control.
- 10 presets.
Blue Channel (Download size: 2.23 MB)
Digital Parametric Equalizer
Digital Parametric Equalizer is a digital equalizer effect plug-in for Windows PC.
Digital Parametric Equalizer v1.0 features
- Highpass & Lowpass filter + 6 bands (-/+ 24 range for each).
- 4 settings for the bands:
- Standard: 100Hz, 360Hz, 720Hz, 1.5KHz, 5KHz, 10KHz.
- Bass: 60Hz, 100Hz, 200Hz, 500Hz, 800Hz, 1.5KHz.
- Vox: 240Hz, 380Hz, 800Hz, 1.2KHz, 2.5KHz, 5KHz.
- Guitar: 125Hz, 250Hz, 500Hz, 1KHz, 2KHz, 4KHz.
- Main output and on/off controls.
Update 05-mar-2009: New version has additional frequency settings (same download link below).
Digital Parametric Equalizer v1.2 (Download size: 1.52 MB)
Equalizer Passion is a virtual analog equalizer effect.
Equalizer Passion v1.0 features
- Freq, Gain and Q for Bass, Mid Bass, Mid High and High frequency ranges.
- In- and output volume controls.
- Press Knob (“0” for natural “1” for pressing signal).
- On/Off switch.
Equalizer Passion (Download size: 2.06 MB)
Crunch Passion is a dual guitar preamp (Clean & Crunch).
Crunch Passion v1.1 features
- Clean section: clean tube style model.
- Drive section: crunch drive (not modeled after a specific model but it sound like a Laney). Drive section input depends on clean section.
- Shape: controls the tone, from dull to sharp.
- Bass–Mid–Hi: 10dB range per band (i.e. Bass -5dB to 0 to 5dB).
- Volume: control volume of signal.
Crunch Passion (Download size: 2.00 MB)
Slap Passion is a tube bass preamp.
Slap Passion v1.1 features
- Input section: clean tube style bass model.
- Bass–Mid–Hi: 12dB range per band. (i.e. Bass -6dB to 0 to 6dB).
- Freq: Mid Freq selection — 175Hz – 350Hz – 525Hz – 700Hz – 875Hz – 1050Hz.
- Volume: control volume of signal.
Slap Passion (Download size: 2.12 MB)