AMS® RMX16 Expanded Digital Reverb

AMS® RMX16 Expanded Digital Reverb


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A rare, fully customized reverb like no other — back after 30 years.

The AMS RMX16 was the world's first microprocessor-controlled, full-bandwidth, digital reverberator. Heard on hundreds — if not thousands — of seminal recordings from the 1980s onward, the RMX16 is still found in nearly every major recording studio the world over.

The unique and lush reverb programs of the RMX16 are instantly recognizable, from U2 and Peter Gabriel to Radiohead and Rihanna. Exclusively for UAD hardware and Apollo interfaces, the new AMS RMX16 Expanded Digital Reverb plug-in not only captures the sonics of the original hardware, it adds nine rare, custom programs, giving you double the sonic possibilities of the original AMS RMX16 plug-in.

Now You Can:

Record and mix with the only authentic RMX16 digital reverb plug-in, developed by original hardware designer Mark Crabtree

Apply classic Ambience, Nonlinear, Room, Hall, or Plate reverbs and unique Echo, Chorus, and Reverse effects

Get plug-in-only features including Dry/Wet Mix, Wet Solo, and easy “click-and-type” editing of control values

Harness the exact legendary reverb and delay algorithms of an ultra-rare, custom RMX16

Sculpt with an expanded palette of rare programs like Nonlin 1 from this quintessential rack unit

Get new presets from famous RMX16 power users Steve Levine, Ross Hogarth, David Isaac & more

Take a Listen

Take a Listen
The Only Authentic AMS RMX16 Emulation — Anywhere

The Only Authentic AMS RMX16 Emulation — Anywhere

In developing the UAD plug-in version of this landmark processor, Mark Crabtree of AMS Neve dusted off his original schematics and extensive notes. It was a laborious two-year process, but well worth the effort. The end result is a UAD plug-in that contains exact instruction-for-instruction models of the original algorithms — giving you iconic reverb sounds in your DAW.

New Custom Programs

New Custom Programs

In the ’80s, if you were fortunate enough to have AMS Neve's exclusive aftermarket bar code reader system, you could load nine additional programs into a stock RMX16, including 810 ms of delay, brighter rooms, and variations of the legendary RMX16 Nonlin, Reverse and Plate reverbs. The new AMS RMX16 Expanded Digital Reverb plug-in gives you all of these ultra-rare programs of a fully customized unit.

Simple Sonics

Simple Sonics

Designed to be musical rather than mathematical (Peter Gabriel owned a prototype unit and delivered notes), the original RMX16 was tuned and re-tuned by ear to provide as wide a "sweet-spot" of settings as possible. The RMX16 Expanded Digital Reverb plug-in faithfully emulates the original’s straightforward control set — meaning no menus to navigate.

A Legendary Second Act

A Legendary Second Act

Whether you’re putting the finishes touches on a lead vocal, transforming a drum bus, or using an Apollo interface to track guitar with shoegaze ambience, the RMX16 Expanded Digital Reverb plug-in marks a powerful update to this unmatched studio tool.


Modeled exactly after the original AMS RMX16 design and schematics under supervision of its original designer, Mark Crabtree

Fully endorsed by AMS Neve as the world’s only authentic emulation

Record and mix with the authentic AMS Neve RMX16 in use by top studios worldwide

Access 18 classic RMX16 Programs such as Ambience, Room, Hall, and Plate reverbs, as well as Delay, Echo, Chorus, Nonlinear, Reverse, Image and Freeze effects

Exclusive plug-in-only features include Dry/Wet Mix, Wet Solo, and easy click-and-type editing of controls

Mix with Artist Presets from Kevin Killen, Chuck Zwicky, Alex Aldi, Darrell Thorp, and more

Customer Reviews

AMS RMX16 Expanded Digital Reverb

Overall Rating

U. z

August 29, 2021

很牛逼的东西 一个让老外都震惊的东西

这完愣老给劲了 一挂卡卡一顿整 你呢音乐直接牛逼到爆 用中文表达就是 这他妈就是牛逼! 赶紧买 ! 老铁666

U. z

August 29, 2021

很牛逼的东西 一个让老外都震惊的东西

这完愣老给劲了 一挂卡卡一顿整 你呢音乐直接牛逼到爆 用中文表达就是 这他妈就是牛逼! 赶紧买 ! 老铁666

I. Ortiz

July 15, 2021


This is a great sounding reverb

F. Lagacé

June 14, 2021


Like the original

E. Kocol

April 5, 2021

Wonderful Verb

Excellent reverb. Well worth the full price.

F. Marzuki

March 23, 2021


I've been a record producer/musician/composer for 41 years. This reverb brings me that nostalgic & unique ambience that I need....

J. Forman

February 22, 2021


So, I saw a few engineers using this plugin and thought "I have over 10 reverb plugins, I don't need any more." How naive of me. This thing is AMAZING. The exact sound I wanted for my drums & percussion for orchestral mixes or indie rock or super 80s style music.

T. kelly

February 21, 2021

issue opening daw after download

after installing this plug in I haven't been able to open Logic Pro. every time I click Logic Pro it pulls up the ams rmx16 expanded digital reverb and not my DAW. I can hear the effects on the microphone it sounds awesome so no complaint there but am unable to see my DAW. if anyone has a solution for this please contact me here or via email thank you...

D. Williams

February 5, 2021

Beautiful 80’s reverb

The 80’s sound is back, and we need the 80’s equipment back too! This is such a great reverb unit. It’s worth having this just for the ambience and Nonlin. Amazing sound!

M. Leys

January 14, 2021

So 80s

This is amazing! Love that reverb,

D. Keen

January 13, 2021

Best emulation on the UA roster!!!

Used the original for over 20yrs and I believe this is the best emulation on the UAD platform! If you like early Def Jam hip hop, 80’s synth wave or Industrial Metal this plugin is a no brainer!!!

b. zucchetti

January 9, 2021

Excellent as the original hardware and everything of UAudio !

Legendary.... 80' came back ! And good for all ! Must to have !
A great big portable studio in my Mac !
By the time and waiting the right promotion i will buy everything of UAudio!

F. Carcone

January 8, 2021

Digital magic in digital world

You name it, that’s it, the beautiful RMX16. I use it everywhere, it’s very special, it has a loads of character but is also very transparent at the same time, weird in a great way.

Please UA continue to make such niche plugin emulations. Thanks.

R. Whiting

December 21, 2020

Didn't Know I Needed

I had planned on only demoing this unit and purchase another. Well, I placed it on a buss for a vocal track I am producing at the time of this writing, and after a little tweaking, came up with a setting that is a perfect fit. I tried to replicate this with several other plugins, and though some came close (the UA Korg SDD 3000 was the closest), none captured the texture I was able to dial in with the RMX16. Even if I don't use it on another track, it's worth it for it's unique sound. Definitely a sound of its own. Looking forward to experimenting with some of the settings it is known for.

I. Williams

December 20, 2020

Great Reverb

One of my go to reverbs...try before you buy

F. Grönlund

December 12, 2020

Lush and beautiful

Lush and expensive sound, although with a fairly heavy dsp usage

j. hilton

December 11, 2020

Toyed around during a session then couldn't go without the AMS RMX16

i'm having fun with my AMS RMX16. Tried a few different units before going with the RMX16. Once I discovered preset 8 on drums.... Then I just dug in and had fun with it for a few hours. When the session was over I couldn't go without the AMS RMX16 in my plugin arsenal.

P. Hoier

December 11, 2020

That early 80's gate reverb sound.

That early 80's gate reverb sound emulated so convincingly. You feel the vibe immediately.

M. Mchangani

December 11, 2020


Multipurpose machine...never thought I was going to use it on every mix for ambience and efx...its perfect for my taste.

M. Apata

December 9, 2020

Great Reverb

Great to add extra excitment in that distinct 80s kinda way