Waldorf PPG Wave 2.V

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The amazing and classic PPG Wave 2.V synthesizer is now available as a VST Instrument for your PC or Mac VST system! It looks, functions and sounds just like the original Wave 2.3 but with all the power, control and flexibility of a VST environment, such as Cubase VST! The outputs appear directly in the VST mixer, so effects and EQ can be applied like any other audio channel. MIDI tracks are routed directly to the input of the PPG Wave 2.V and all parameters are real-time controllable! Velocity and Aftertouch sensitivity is also available.

The Wave's most interesting feature was its ability to sweep through 64 waveforms in what PPG called a wavetable. Over 2000 waveforms are available within the Wave's 32 internal wavetables for an incredibly broad range of sounds, from animated pads and textures to bass, leads and effects. Polyphony now depends solely on the amount CPU power you have. You can layer up to 8 PPG Wave 2.Vs, each with 8 times multitimbral capability, allowing for almost limitless sounds. A new graphical page offers easy editing of envelopes, generators and the low-pass filter. A must have for any Cubase VST user!

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13 Visitor comments
February 28, 2011 @ 5:52 am
Lamster, you have obviously never tried the Korg Legacy Collection. Korg created exact models of the synthesizers right down to the functioning and interaction of the each component on the circuit boards, so that the virtual synthesizer functions exactly like the real one, even down the the quirks and limitations. If I run up the keys rapidly on the virtual MS-20, I can hear the clicks and tiny squeaks of "oscillators" unable to keep up with the pace. And yet impossibilities are provided, such as using a monosynth with a setting of 128 voices simultaneously. And they all sound delicious!
February 13, 2011 @ 9:49 am
This plug in works if your trying to get the feel of 80's -90's ppg bass and leads.
I say the feel as it lacks the overall sound and performance of the original. As does most VA plugin software. In the confines of your virtual studio and your virtual mix its got a lot going for it I use mainly for bass lines and it works PPG wave??? No!
October 5, 2009 @ 6:45 am
Not the nicest sounding filters, but this VSTi has some beautiful, strong sounds in it. Also, it's multi-timbral, which seems to be a rarity in VSTi...Lots of fun. Sometimes the preset handling can be a bit tricky though...
July 16, 2009 @ 3:53 pm
I have to agree with Yuri. I have owned the PPG 2.2, 2.3 and Waveterm A and B, I still own my 2.3, one of the best synthesizers ever made imho. This plugin and the other 2.2 VSTi has very little of the characteristics which make the PPG so special. The sound here isn't warm, it is overly sparkly unlike analog, the filter is quite hurting to my ears and if you were to sit and compare the factory patches one by one, you would come to the same conclusion I did, this plugin and the real thing are two entirely different instruments. I like this plugin very much one of the best out there but not compared to a real 2.3, this synth is magic with a sound so unique it would be hard for any digital replication or algorithm to get anywhere close. When you have about $5,000.00 saved up, buy one (if you ever can find one!) and you will say the same thing! The original is one of the best synthesizers to have come out, ever.
June 25, 2009 @ 9:14 am
If PPG Wave sounds like that IT MUST BE [beep] .
But I heard demos of Wave, much better than this VSTi completely different. The software is a joke not even a toy. [beep] synth. Totally crap.
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Rated 3.84 (302 Votes)

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  • The link above will take you to an eBay search for this synth to see active listings. If you don't find it there, try looking in our forum marketplace or post a wanted classified.
  • Specifications
  • Polyphony - Number of voices depends on CPU power
  • Oscillators - 2 oscillators per voice; 32 wavetables with 64 different waveforms each
  • LFO - 1 LFO
  • Filter - low-pass filter with Emphasis
  • VCA - 3 envelopes (2 ADSR, 1 AD)
  • Memory - Unlimited
  • Macintosh - Power Macintosh or compatible system
    Min. 604e/250 MHz processor
    Min. 64 MB of free RAM
    Mac OS 8.0 or higher
    Cubase VST 4.1 or other VST 2.0 compatible host software
  • Windows/PC - Min. Pentium 266 MHz processor
    Min. 64 MB of free RAM
    Windows 95 or 98
    Cubase VST 3.7 or higher, Nuendo or other VST 2.0 compatible host software
    PC equipped according to the specifications of the host software
  • Date Produced - 2000
  • Resources & Credits
  • Images from Waldorf.

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