AIR Velvet 2 Vintage Electric Piano Instrument

Electric Piano Virtual Instrument with 5 Classic Instrument Models, Over 350 Presets, Onboard Effects, and Built-in Processors - Mac/PC AAX, VST, AU
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Stunning Electric Pianos for Pro Tools!

AIR Velvet 2 electric piano virtual instrument gives you the spot-on sound and feel of five classic electric pianos packaged in an easy-to-use graphic interface that makes tone tweaking fun. You get over 350 amazing presets to start with, and creating your own is a pice of cake. Velvet 2 gives you a ton of built-in processors to tailor the sound to your desires with a preamp featuring tube overdrive, compression, and 3-band EQ, along with a collection of killer effects. Add a killer collection of classic electric pianos to your Pro Tools rig with AIR Velvet 2!

AIR Velvet 2 Electric Piano Virtual Instrument at a Glance:
  • Dynamic modeling gives you great feel
  • Realistic electric piano sounds and features
  • Easy to use, just like the originals
  • Powerful preamp section
Dynamic modeling gives you great feel

AIR Velvet 2 uses a proprietary dynamic modeling technique, a unique combination of optimized sampling and digital modeling, to provide you with incredibly accurate re-creations of classic electric piano sounds with superior playing feel and dynamic response. You can even pull off sounds you'd normally only hear when playing the real instrument, from the faintness of the lightest pianissimo to the note splat of the strongest fortissimo.

Realistic electric piano sounds and features

Velvet 2 provides unprecedented control over the sound characteristics with such realism it's as if you were playing a real electric piano. Turn up the tube drive controls in the preamp section to warm up your tone. Adjust the timbre, dynamic response, and velocity curve to customize the playing feel. Craft your ideal sound using the built-in multi-effects processing engine, and adjust the tuning. Even mix in the sound of pedal and other keyboard mechanical noises to re-create a truly realistic electric piano feel.

Easy to use, just like the originals

Whether you want to use one of the over 350 included professional-sounding electric piano presets or create something unique, dialing up the perfect electric piano sound is easy. Just select a preset and tweak away! The plug-in's graphic user interface is reminiscent of classic electric pianos, making it familiar if you've ever played the real deal. And its controls work virtually almost like the originals, allowing you to easily modify sounds at the twist of a knob or notch of a slider.

Powerful preamp section

Velvet 2 features a built-in preamp and effects to add a contemporary spin on a classic. Its powerful preamp section lets you shape your electric piano sound, and includes tube overdrive, compression, and a custom 3-band EQ with a parametric mid band. Process your sound further using a wide range of distortion, wah/filter, chorus, flanger, phaser, and tape delay effects - modeled after the classic originals - to emulate a vintage sound or forge something new. You can even capture the perfect vibe by adding tremolo and autopan effects, which are modeled after those on the original electric pianos.

AIR Velvet 2 Electric Piano Virtual Instrument Features:
  • Realistic emulations of five legendary electric pianos including the Fender Rhodes Suitcase, Fender Rhodes MK I Stage Piano, Fender Rhodes MK II Stage Piano, Wurlitzer 200A, and Hohner Pianet-T
  • 350 ready-to-play presets get you started with all of the classic EP tones you crave
  • Dynamic modeling technique delivers unprecedented dynamic response and natural sound
  • Easily adjust the timbre, dynamic response, and velocity curve of each model
  • Unprecedented control over all sound characteristics
  • Add the authentic sound of the keyboard mechanics to the output signal
  • Powerful preamp section with tube overdrive and compression
  • 3-band EQ with a parametric mid band
  • High-quality reverb effects include Ambience, Spring, and Room settings
  • Flexible tremolo and autopan effects modeled after vintage electric pianos
  • Vintage distortion, wah/filter, modulation, and amplifier effects
  • Delay effects including a classis tape echo emulation
  • MIDI Learn functionality allows easy mapping to MIDI controllers
  • Easy-to-use graphic user interface reminiscent of the classic electric piano

Additional Media

Velvet 2 User Manual
Virtual Instrument Buying Guide

Tech Specs

Software Type Electric Piano modeling
Platform Mac, PC
Upgrade/Full Full
Download/Boxed Download
Bit Depth 32-bit (VST) / 64-bit (VST, AU, AAX)
Format VST (Ableton Live, Cubase, Arsenal), AU (Logic Pro X), AAX (Pro Tools 11.x)
Hardware Requirements - Mac Core Duo (i5, i7) or higher, 8GB RAM recommended memory
Hardware Requirements - PC Dual Core 2GHz (i5, i7) or higher, 8GB RAM recommended memory
OS Requirements - Mac OS X 10.8.5-10.10
OS Requirements - PC 64-bit Windows 7, Windows 8
Manufacturer Part Number Velvet 2

Customer Reviews

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Great software instrument with amazing sounds

This is a truly amazing software instrument plugin with just about the most realistic electric piano sounds I've ever heard. I've enjoyed it for years and have just upgraded to the AAX version for Pro Tools 11. Highly recommended!!
Music background: Musician/hobbyist
See also: AIR, AIR Virtual Instruments: Sound Modules