Lexicon® 224 Digital Reverb

Lexicon® 224 Digital Reverb


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An era-defining digital reverb.

From the moment it was unleashed in 1978, the Lexicon 224 Digital Reverb — with its tactile, slider-based controller and famously lush reverb tail — single-handedly defined the sound of an entire era.

From Talking Heads' Remain In Light to U2's The Unforgettable Fire, the Lexicon 224 remains one of the most popular digital reverb units of all time. Now you can track and mix with this singular piece of audio history with the Lexicon 224 Reverb plug-in for UAD-2 hardware and Apollo interfaces.

Now You Can:

Track and mix with the legendary Lexicon 224 Digital Reverb, using the same algorithms as the original hardware

Employ eight classic reverb programs and one chorus program on drums, vocals, guitars, and more

Use the Plate and Concert programs for vintage '80s sounds

Mix with presets from famous Lexicon 224 users Chuck Zwicky (Prince), Kevin Killen (Peter Gabriel), and others

UAD Demo Video
UAD Demo Video

UAD Demo Video

Featuring the Lexicon 224 Reverb plug-in

A Breakthrough in Emulation

A Breakthrough in Emulation

Using the exact algorithms and control processor code from the original hardware, the Lexicon 224 plug-in precisely captures all eight legendary reverb programs and the chorus program — based on the Lexicon 224's final and hard-to-find firmware version 4.4. The Lexicon 224 plug-in also incorporates the original hardware’s input transformers and early AD/DA 12-bit gain stepping converters.

Easy Navigation

Easy Navigation

Every parameter from the original hardware is present in the Lexicon 224 plug-in, and exposed as dedicated sliders and buttons. Lexicon’s distinctive Bass/Mid “split decay” adjustments and Crossover control set the highly tunable reverb image, while the Treble Decay rolls off high frequencies. Use the Depth control to adjust the distance between source and reverb, while Predelay produces a short delay between the sound source and the onset of reverberation. Diffusion affects how quickly the echo density in the reverb builds up over time.

Modeled to the Last Detail

Modeled to the Last Detail

For total authenticity, the UAD-2-only System Noise control enables or disables the inherent dynamic system noise of the original Lexicon 224 hardware — removing the modeled gain stepping, parameter zippering, and quiescent noise. Clicking the “Open” text to the right of the display panel exposes several hidden controls, including Input/Output gain and Pitch Shift, and even a selectable “Bug Fix” mode which enables/disables historical bug fixes from the Hall B and Chorus programs. Taken together, the Lexicon 224 plug-in is the world’s most authentic model of a true studio classic.

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      Key Features

      Lexicon-endorsed, using the very algorithms from the original hardware
      Models entire analog circuit and digital path for total authenticity
      Eight reverb programs and one chorus program from final Lexicon v.4.4 firmware
      Features Artist Presets from famous Lexicon 224 users
      All of the original parameters maintained including unique Lexicon Bass/Mid split decay and Mode Enhancement
      Plug-in only features such as Dry/Wet Mix and System Noise defeat/enable
      Requires a UAD-2 DSP Accelerator Card or Apollo Interface available from authorized dealers worldwide

      Customer Reviews

      Lexicon 224 Digital Reverb

      Overall Rating

      C. Paul

      July 8, 2020


      For me, I have always wanted the 480. After demoing the 480 and the 224, I went with the 224. I love the 480 and will get it, but there was something about the lushness and incredible trail of the 224 that made me pull the trigger. It is truly epic!

      J. Pesner

      July 8, 2020

      Classic rich tone

      Switching to the Lexicon 224 has revolutionized my vocal tracks. I am a natural tenor and track mostly soul, Motown and blues. Paired with an L.A. 2A and running from an avantone CV-12 tube mic, my vocals have never sounded richer, warmer and more natural. Thank you UA for this indispensable tool.

      J. Sutton

      June 25, 2020


      I wanted to give a guitarist that I was recording, some nice verb for a very atmospheric, clean guitar that he was recording. A quick instance of this incredible plug in added to Console, and bam!!!!! A most beautiful reverb that sounded Lanois Inspired. The tail was pristine, and did these magical things as it faded. I love this reverb , and am gonna have some great fun, as I explore its potential.

      J. Gawlik

      June 25, 2020

      Essential Reverb

      Essential Reverb

      G. Porrino

      June 17, 2020

      Lexicon 224

      Spent a lot of time in studios since the 70's, and this sounds so close to the original, I can't tell the difference. As soon as I put my guitar through it, I was back there. .Awesome. Next, I'm after the 480L...

      M. Slezak

      June 15, 2020

      Magical Sound

      If you love the old school sound like the early eighties indie bands had. This gear you must have!

      C. Vazquez

      May 26, 2020

      Every reverb you will need

      I chose this over the emt 140 because of its multiple reverb types. It has simple controls and sounds great! It can be subtle or over top!!!

      S. Roy

      April 27, 2020

      Lexicon 224

      Best reverb, makes my vocal tracks shine!

      J. Roecker

      April 21, 2020

      Essential Verb!

      The Lexicon 224 is now an essential part of my sound! This plugin is an instrument unto itself!

      H. KIM

      April 18, 2020

      Cool reverb

      I always choose this reverb for my hiphop Channel

      P. Enz

      April 16, 2020

      Very Nice Reverb

      I had a bit of a learning curve, because I never had one of these in my hands. You can spend so many hours exploring sounds.

      j. Lee

      April 14, 2020

      전설을 만났다.

      리버브의 전설이다. 이건 그냥 사야 하는거다.
      작곡가 지인의 추천으로 구매 했는데 나는 절대 후회 하지 않는다.

      B. Wegner-Schmidt

      April 14, 2020


      One of the best reverbs. I use it often

      서. 덕

      March 4, 2020

      224 vox

      I think he's the king of vocal reverb.

      C. Lee

      February 21, 2020

      Lexicon Reverb really?!!...

      UA did it again with this one. What an amazing Digital Reverb Plugin! Love the amazing presets and the ability to flip through them as you listen back so you can find that perfect reverb preset and fine tune it to perfection from there.
      This is a no brainer to me, everyone should have one of these in there arsenal.

      P. Mata Rodriguez

      February 18, 2020

      Excellent sound!!!

      I don't own the original hardware so I cannot compare, but the results on my guitar and Superior Drummer are great. Great piece of software!!!

      E. Corneliussen

      February 1, 2020


      This is THE go-to for most instruments. Brilliant for synths, and varm and nice for electronic drums.

      j. toledano

      January 21, 2020

      Mi preferida

      Es mi reverb preferida suena genial ,le viene bien a todos los sonidos .

      D. Farrell

      January 20, 2020

      Lex 224

      Superb reverb. Couldn't recommend it enough.


      January 13, 2020

      Exactly what i was expecting

      This is an amazing plugin with exactly the sound of what i was expecting from a lexicon device
      Well done!!!