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Overview

ENGL® E646 VS Limited Edition Plug-In
developed by Brainworx

A High-Gain, State-of-the-Art Tone Machine, Meticulously Modeled.

The ENGL E646 VS Limited Edition plug-in for UAD-2 and Apollo hardware offers expansive clean tones and cutting-edge high-gain technology for the ultimate rock amp.

Now You Can:

  • Track through the ferocious ENGL VS Limited Edition amp with near-zero latency on your Apollo-equipped workstation
  • Perfectly sculpt clean tones, muscular chunk, and searing high-gain sounds with remarkable string-to-string definition
  • Fine-tune your sounds with an onboard FX Rack that contains a noise gate, filter controls, and host-syncable lo-fi delay
  • Audition 64 different high-end Recording Chains with a selection of mics, cabinets, and outboard gear 

ENGL’s Heavy History

For over 20 years, ENGL amplifiers have become synonymous with high-performance rock and metal guitar tones. With their signature detailed clean sounds and dynamic, molten distortion, ENGL amps power the stages of some of rock’s biggest artists. Designed in conjunction with legendary Rage guitarist Victor Smolski, the ENGL E646 VS Limited Edition amplifier has become a modern classic among players looking for a versatile, high-end amplifier that can range from sparkling clean textures to searing high-gain tones.

Developed by Brainworx, the ENGL E646 VS Limited Edition plug-in is a sonic dead-ringer of this ferocious amplifier for your UAD-2 DSP Accelerator or Apollo-equipped workstation.



Unlimited Attitude, Unlimited Tones

With four channels, the E646 VS Limited Edition plug-in covers all the bases, and then some. With a Gain control for each channel, you’re able to dial in the perfect amount of touch-sensitive responsiveness to your clean and semi-distorted tones. With a twist of the wrist, you can easily add heft to Channel One’s crystalline clean sounds, or render some harmonic “hair” around Channel Two’s chunk flavors.



Channels Three and Four offer a ton of gain with exceptional string-to-string clarity, allowing your heavy rhythm and lead tones to speak with unparalleled precision and power. The E646 VS Limited Edition plug-in’s EQ fine-tunes your sounds just like the hardware version. The Depth Punch control accentuates the thump of a 4x12 cabinet, while the Presence control expertly sculpts your high-end frequencies to musically cut through a mix. You can also hone in on the all-important midrange frequencies for scooped-mid rhythm tones or fat, singing lead lines rife with juicy harmonic detail. Clean to mean and all points in-between, the ENGL E646 VS Limited Edition plug-in injects your studio with a stunning array of firepower.


Obey the Sounds — and the Flexibility

The E646 VS Limited Edition plug-in offers new tools that greatly add to its versatility when tracking guitars. The FX Rack features an onboard noise gate, host-syncable lo-fi delay, Power Soak, and pre/post switchable EQ filter controls, allowing you to put the finishing touches — before or after mixdown — on your tones.

But it’s the E646 VS Limited Edition plug-in’s 64 Recording Chain presets that give you the ultimate in flexibility. Captured through Brainworx’s ultra-rare Neve VXS72 console, these presets let you audition your sounds through a variety of vintage mics, ENGL cabinets, and outboard gear, including hardware emulations from Millennia, SPL, and elysia. It’s akin to an engineer patching you through various chains and mic placements. You can even set this feature to scroll through the Recording Chains in one, two, or four bar increments — allowing you to keep your hands on your instrument while listening to the various flavors.

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    Monster sound
    by . (Friday 5 February, 2016)

    Great Sound, it is (one) the best amp plug in I ever had. Good work Read More

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    ENGL® E646 VS Sound Clean!
    by A. Arce Torres(Sunday 17 January, 2016)

    Estoy muy contento con la emulación de ENGL® E646 VS que tienen los procesadores UAD, el sonido es claro y con mucha potencia, a su vez también la versatilidad que tienen sus varios canales, podemos pasar de una distorsión agresiva a una guitarra para hacer arpegios y con un sonido que tiene… Read More

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    Great sounding versatile amp sim
    by J. Kang(Tuesday 12 January, 2016)

    I was looking for a versatile amp that could cover great cleans, overdrives, and distortion. This plug-in was it. Read More

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    Absolutely ASTOUNDING
    by C. Brown(Friday 11 December, 2015)

    Wonderful 6l6 clean tones can be easily dialed in and the crunch and hi gain channels feel and respond like you are playing a live tube amp. Never thought I would be floored with a sim but this is truly astounding. Read More

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    Ok guys.... plug it in and demo!
    by D. Thompson(Sunday 27 September, 2015)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nfcke6I9amg And https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUiVRaDPyrE Now tell me it does not sound VERY close to the real deal.... guys. I think the Analogue and Digital argument is also stupid. Blind test... I did... the ENGL won! I will get a clip up… Read More

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Features & Specs

Key Feature Bullets

  • Accurate amp modeling and advanced speaker simulation (Impulse Responses), capturing high-end studio gear, plus recording-specific features like EQ filters and a noise gate
  • Four channels — Clean, Crunch and two Lead Channels — each with separate Gain and Volume controls
  • Two voicing sections specially tuned for each channel: One three-band EQ for Clean and Crunch modes and one three-band EQ plus the "Middle-voiced" control for Lead Channels 3 and 4
  • Presence and Depth Punch controls
  • Newly developed Power Amp Simulation including on-board Power Soak
  • Two Master Volume controls: Use these knobs to adjust two different power amp volume settings, and switch them on the fly
  • Selectable pre/post amp Tight and Smooth filters 
  • Host-syncable adjustable lo-fi delay effect, optimized for guitar tones
  • 64 selectable Recording Chains 
  • Requires UAD-2 DSP Accelerator Card or Apollo Interface, available from authorized dealers worldwide

See the UAD Instance Chart here

Parameter Specifications

Toolbar:

  • Bypass: discrete 2 step, On / Off
  • Undo: toggle button
  • Redo: toggle button
  • Settings: single select buttons, 4 steps, A / B / C / D
  • Copy: toggle button
  • Paste: toggle button
  • Reset X: toggle button
  • FX Rack: discrete 2 step, On / Off
  • About: toggle button

Amp:

  • Clean Gain-1 (Channel 1): continuous 0 – 10
  • Crunch Gain-2 (Channel 2): continuous 0 - 10
  • Bass: continuous 0 - 10
  • Middle: continuous 0 – 10
  • Treble-Clean: continuous 0 - 10
  • Treble-Crunch: continuous 0 - 10
  • Clean Volume-1 (Channel 1): continuous 0 - 10
  • Crunch Volume-2 (Channel 2) : continuous 0 - 10
  • Presence: continuous 0 - 10
  • Depth Punch: continuous 0 - 10
  • LeadGain-3: continuous 0 - 10
  • LeadGain-4: continuous 0 - 10
  • Bass: continuous 0 - 10
  • Middle: continuous 0 - 10
  • Middle-voiced (control knob): continuous 0 - 10
  • Treble: continuous 0 - 10
  • Lead Volume-3 (Channel 3): continuous 0 - 10
  • Lead Volume-4 (Channel 4): continuous 0 - 10
  • Middle-voiced (button): discrete 2 step, On / Off
  • Channel Up/Down: discrete 2 step, Clean / Lead
  • Channel 1/2 3/4: discrete 2 step, Left / Right
  • Master A: continuous 0 - 10Master B: continuous 0 – 10
  • Stand By: discrete 2 step, On / Off
  • Power: discrete 2 step, On / Off

FX Rack:

  • Noise Gate On: discrete 2 step, On / Off
  • Noise Gate Threshold: continuous -120 - 0 dB
  • Noise Gate Range: continuous 0 - 100 dB
  • Tight Filter Switch: discrete 3 step, Post / Pre / Off
  • Tight Filter Frequency: continuous 30 - 3000 Hz
  • Smooth Filter Frequency: continuous 3000 - 35000 Hz
  • Smooth Filter Switch: discrete 3 step, Post / Pre / Off
  • Delay On: discrete 2 step, On / Off
  • Delay Tab: toggle button
  • Delay Time: discrete 15 - 1000 ms
  • Delay Time x2: toggle button
  • Delay Time /2: toggle button
  • Delay Note: discrete list with 11 settings (1/1, 1/2 D, 1/2, 1/2 T, 1/4 D, 1/4, 1/4 T, 1/8 D, 1/8, 1/8 T, 1/16)
  • Delay Mix: continuous 0 - 100%
  • Delay Feedback: continuous 0 - 100%
  • Delay Lo-Fi: continuous 0 - 100%
  • Recording Chain: discrete list with 65 settings
  • RC +: toggle button
  • RC –: toggle button
  • RC Auto: toggle button (On / Off)
  • RC Auto Time: discrete list with 5 settings (1, 2, 3, 4, 8 Bar)
  • Input Gain: continuous -20 - 20 dB
  • Bypass Pre: discrete 2 step, On / Off
  • Bypass Power Amp: discrete 2 step, On / Off
  • Power Soak: continuous -40 - 0 dB
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Docs

ENGL E646 VS Plug-In Manual

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