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Mix with the world's most famous algorithmic reverb, in all its lush digital glory.

Released in 1986, the Lexicon® 480L Digital Effects System and its iconic fader-driven remote control are recognized the world over — residing at the center of famous studio consoles for more than 30 years. The 480L's spacious reverb and vivid effects textures are a coveted sonic benchmark, helping to shape thousands of chart-topping tracks to this day.

Now available exclusively for UAD hardware and UA Audio Interfaces, the UAD Lexicon 480L Digital Reverb and Effects plug-in is the world's only Lexicon-endorsed emulation of this classic studio reverb — expertly capturing its unique, infinitely moldable ambience and modulation splendor.

Record and mix with the only authentic Lexicon 480L digital reverb plug-in, derived from the final v4.10 firmware

Experiment with colorful "Plate," "Ambience," "Hall," and "Room" algorithms on your sources

Apply out-of-the-ordinary "Random," and "Effects" programs, including doubling, tremolo, and chorus textures

Sculpt your own textures with an improved version of Lexicon's famous "LARC" controller

Take a Listen

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In this video, learn how to inject space and dimension to lead vocals and guitars, as well as unique effects on background vocals.

A Digital Classic

A Digital Classic

The result of an intense, multi-year engineering effort — from poring over an impossible-to-find service manual, to studying an all-original "Golden Unit" — the Lexicon 480L Digital Reverb and Effects plug-in dutifully captures the complex space, texture, and otherworldly reverb tails that can enhance or transform vocal, guitar, synth, or drum tracks from mundane to heavenly.

Infinite Flexibility

Infinite Flexibility

Shimmering or dense, immediate or blooming, the 480L lets you create almost any space using Shape and Spread parameters, combined with Lexicon’s famed Split Decay Reverb algorithms. Adjust the Random algorithm's innovative Spin and Wander parameters to customize the movement in the 480L's famously long reverb tails. Or use the Ambience algorithm to add natural space and dimension, without losing the definition of instruments.

Stunning Multi-Effects

Stunning Multi-Effects

In addition to Lexicon's prized reverbs, the 480L plug-in's random time-varying "Effects" algorithm — available for the first time ever — lets you explore dramatic reverse, doubling, tremolo and chorus sounds. Combined with its unique four-voice Twin Delay algorithm, the Effects algorithm turns the 480L into a versatile multi-effects system with unending creative potential.

Better Workflow

Better Workflow

Ask any veteran engineer, and they'll tell you the Lexicon 480L's iconic Lexicon Alphanumeric Remote Control ("LARC") wasn't the easiest interface to grasp. Thankfully, the plug-in gives you an expanded parameter display, making its original controls easier to understand. Other workflow enhancements include simple A/B toggling of reverb machines, Input/Output Gain and Gain Link controls, as well as direct access to signal routing and metering.

Grammy-Winning Presets

Grammy-Winning Presets

The Lexicon 480L plug-in includes over 100 artist presets from Grammy-winning 480L power users such as Spike Stent (Beyoncé, Madonna), Chuck Zwicky (Prince, Nine Inch Nails), Ian Boxill (Janet Jackson, Quincy Jones), Jacknife Lee (The Killers, U2), and more, giving you a head start on your own mixes.

Key Features

Licensed and endorsed by Lexicon, featuring their pinnacle achievement algorithm designs

Provides the essential sound and control set of the legendary Lexicon hardware

Enduring Lexicon reverb and effects derived from final software version 4.10 including Plate, Hall, Room, Random, Ambience, Twin Delays and Effects algorithms

UAD plug-in recreates iconic desktop "LARC" remote with logical workflow improvements

Includes over 100 artist presets from Spike Stent, Chuck Zwicky, Eli Janney, Ian Boxill, Jacknife Lee, and more

Customer Reviews

Lexicon 480L Digital Reverb and Effects

Overall Rating

V. Shevtsov

May 23, 2023

Great Reverb

That's what I was always looking for. Lexicon is able to breathe life to any source that is passed through it. Incredibly fast at the same time and detailed adjustment of the device allows you to achieve good results. It embodies any of my fantasies, so I'm glad it's in my collection.

R. Cruz

April 11, 2023

Tremendo Plugin

Excelente calidad, me encanta lo bien que suena este reverb! 100% recomendado!


April 8, 2023

The Most Famous one!

This reverb will always be my first choice!

c. rosario

January 29, 2023

Just the org.

WOW, Do I miss this sound

A. Thierry

January 18, 2023


I Hope this beast became native become it work on almost everything .. such a character and fit in the mix .. thanks Uad

R. Reid

January 16, 2023

Great Reverb

This is a great reverb. Perfect for that old school 80s sound, but versatile as well!

J. Tornay

January 15, 2023


I inserted this plugin into an aux in Console, sent some vocals from the singer I was tracking, and the result was immediately impressive.

R. Juniel

January 14, 2023

Amazing Plugin


S. Myers

January 14, 2023

Awesome Reverb

This thing is a beauty! A bit of a resource hog, but worth it.

i. ramos

January 14, 2023

A classic reverb

A classic must-have device, not only for reverbs, but also for changing the signal over time

R. Rodas Buleje

January 14, 2023

Excellent vintage plugin.

I've been waiting a long time to get it. I use it as my main reverb.

J. Weber

January 9, 2023


Great retro reverb!

b. cheung

January 9, 2023

i love this thing

So much options and love this thing. It uses up a lot of DSP tho


January 6, 2023

Really like it

It's making my mix up level. I use it for most of my pop mix.

a. maceroni

January 6, 2023


the true 480 sound on a plugin, it's a dream

J. Esp

December 31, 2022

Great Lex 480 plugin

Great versatile plugin for so many applications

A. Yaskevich

December 26, 2022

Beautiful sound

This is a good reverb, but you should be aware that it uses a lot of DSP resources. On my Apollo twin one stereo plugin uses about 35-40% of all resources. Other than that, I love this plugin.

S. Cabatut

December 26, 2022

Lexicon 480L Reverb digital și efecte

Lexicon 480L Reverb digital și efecte ????? nu este licenta in spark???
UA, te rog include-l în spark!!!

L. Lesniewski

December 26, 2022


So many types of reverbs in one plugin!

L. Spilger

December 23, 2022

Legendary 80‘s sound

Dial in that 80s-sound you love and know from countless records. UA, please include it in spark!!!