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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

      J. Moldal

      December 1, 2021

      Expredential good reverb

      This product sounds exactly like the original 224, I know because I had the original in a studio in the 1980s.

      B. Bojahr

      November 27, 2021

      Incredible sound and low DSP

      My favorite for reverb. Also needs relatively little DSP and can therefore be used multiple times in the mix. Even if there are now so many other reverb plugins, this one sounds really perfect!

      D. Luthjohn

      October 2, 2021

      I like

      I actually like this reverb, and I don’t like a lot of reverb plugins.

      M. Fletcher

      September 27, 2021

      Best reverb UA do?

      This 224 is great. Certainly the best verb UA do IMHO. Four years ago I bought the 480L for the Lex sound but ultimately have not made much use of it. It tends to take over mixes and at 60% DSP usage even with 10 cores it’s a little heavy. 224 gives a great musical sound and is the best at long tails. Learn how to use and you will love it.

      L. Gonthier

      September 8, 2021

      Must Have

      One of my favorite reverb on vocal

      D. Long

      September 6, 2021

      Superb Plugin

      Great sounding reverb. Love it on vocals and acoustic instrument tracks

      B. Vladimir

      August 23, 2021

      Love it!

      Great sounding reverb. Must have.

      O. Morris

      August 22, 2021

      Great Sounding Lexicon 224 Digital Reverb

      Great Sound Reverb Lush and Big sounds from this reverb i use it most on vocals but can also be used on snares if you want bright snare hit I recommend

      A. Paclin

      August 15, 2021

      Great sound

      Amazing sound, but controlling parameters dry/wet, mode enhancement and decay optimisation by steps is very inconvenient.

      K. Babic

      August 3, 2021

      Same as hardware

      I own the original, there is no difference between the original and the uad plug.

      G. Amodei

      July 25, 2021

      LUSH it is!

      Bought the 480L ... loved it but had to have the 224 for its LUSH TAILS ( unreal Beauty)

      A. Yaskevich

      July 3, 2021

      The best of the best

      Unlike 480, this reverb uses few resources, which is good for my Apollo.
      I love this reverb. He helps me make my mixes even better!

      K. Medelius

      June 21, 2021

      Love it!

      I use the Lexicon 224 as I used to on the hardware, back in the days.
      Long reverb with a nice smooth tail.
      Piano, acoustic guitar, bells and more.

      K. Medelius

      June 21, 2021

      Love it!

      I use the Lexicon 224 as I used to on the hardware, back in the days.
      Long reverb with a nice smooth tail.
      Piano, acoustic guitar, bells and more.

      H. vincent

      June 16, 2021

      So smoooth

      I had the 480 for years and I thought I didn’t need this one … how wrong was i ! That thing is absolutely gorgeous

      A. Chanasit

      May 29, 2021

      This is the thing I want the most, the sound is great.

      This is the thing I want the most, the sound is great.

      M. Huisen

      May 10, 2021

      The classic Vangelis/Blade Runner reverb

      I was looking for that classic Vangelis/Blade Runner sound. In short: this is it! Absolutely amazing how you can use insane amounts of reverb with this plugin, without getting a muddy mix. LOVE IT!

      B. Menculovic

      April 8, 2021


      Sehr schöner Effekt : dicht und unauffällig ...

      M. Scian

      March 19, 2021


      grant emulation, impressive sound

      C. Brown

      March 8, 2021

      Deceptively Powerful

      This is a deceptively powerful reverb. The simple interface and ease of use can make you question it's capabilities until you take it for a spin. Nice to add more depth and dimension to your tracks. Consider stacking this even when using other reverbs in the same track/mix.