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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.

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, AMS founder Mark Crabtree 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'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


September 18, 2022

It sounds great

A natural, smooth and big sound. A great piece for the arsenal

S. Layne

September 16, 2022

That’s the one

If you are trying to find the 80s look no further. There is no other plug-in on the market that does it like this.

R. Bouma

July 29, 2022

the expansion that was worth it

I already worked with the basic RMX. This is a fav machine in my chains. The expansion presets that are in this expansion is well worth it.

G. Merino

July 14, 2022


Nice reverb with lot of character. You instantly get that 80s/ 90s sound, specially with the non linear presets.
Unfortunately the GUI is too small, some plugins need to be updated.

A. Smith

July 14, 2022

More than just a reverb!

Using this plug-in reminded me of so many songs I’ve heard on radio. I know how they got them and now can get them for myself.

D. McCoy

July 14, 2022

More than the 80s!

Had been interested in this plugin for a while. Thought maybe it was a one trick pony. It’s way more than that. It brings a new flavour to the mix without dating it. Can’t think of another plugin that has this sound.

M. Bernabel

July 11, 2022

Absolute Magic! Criminally Underrated!

It just has THAT sound. You wont know until you hear it yourself that this thing is behind so many legendary records of the 70's and 80s etc. I can't help but grin like a baby when I play with this reverb.

UAD User

July 7, 2022


The RMX16 is one of the most underrated UA reverbs, likely because the price is a bit higher than some of the others. Is it worth the extra money? Probably not. It's a niche sound. But, when you need that sound, nothing else will do. I love this reverb, and consistently, it fits into that right spot where nothing else works!

I. Bandera

June 27, 2022


Fantastico e speciale, consigliato.

Š. Kominko

May 26, 2022


For me, one of the best reverbs I own. Absolutely perfect sound. No need for more words, give it a try and see for yourself. Excellent UA work. Well thank you.

A. Fedyushkin

January 26, 2022

Natural with a twist!

Mixing first tune with it today.
Ambience algorithm is magical, not noticeable until you turn it off!
Also great sounding delays and plates there.
The sound is super natural. Thanks a lot!

G. Funes

January 6, 2022

The best hardware emulation!

Incredible sound! I was lucky enough to work in a studio with this reverb and I can assure you that it sounds just like the real thing. It goes well with anything but particularly vocals and drums, in my very humble opinion.

I. Macaulay

December 30, 2021

Instantly recognizable

The long reverse preset is worth the cost of admission.

F. Del Monte

December 23, 2021


Why did I wait so long to get this! An epic icon brought back! Thank you!

E. Jegu

December 16, 2021

Nice tool !

Not essential but nice tool !

D. Davis

December 7, 2021

Cool sounding reverb..mojo

I had to pop on this one cause it had that retro verb sound we all love so least those of us who love the analog records hayday of the 80's etc. forget the music, I just love the way those records sound sonically, and this unit was part of that. Love it, use it all the time. One of my MVPs

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