Yamaha is expanding the capabilities of RIVAGE PM series digital mixing systems with firmware version 4.7, which adds the new Y7 reverb plugin developed in collaboration with Bricasti Design. The free firmware update is planned for release this month.
The Bricasti Design M7 hardware reverb unit is an often requested touring and studio technology, known for its rich-sounding reverb, The v4.7 update with the Y7 plugin applies to the entire RIVAGE PM lineup, regardless of console model or DSP used in a system, from the small footprint PM3 to the flagship RIVAGE PM10. The addition of the Y7 reverb expands the list of processors available across the series.
“Together with Yamaha, we are pleased to announce the release of the Y7 reverb,” says Brian Zolner, CEO of Bricasti Design. “By working closely with the Yamaha development team, the Y7 product was specifically designed for use in the Yamaha RIVAGE PM mixing systems. We’re bringing to the live market a Bricasti product that is integrated in the console for simple, fast and familiar operation and bringing the renowned ‘Bricasti Sound’ to users of the Yamaha products. We feel the Y7 will offer new art to sound engineers and fulfill their requests for a premium reverb product from us for their consoles.”
Preston Gray, director of marketing for Professional Audio, Yamaha Corporation of America, adds, “Yamaha pro audio products are designed to give sound engineers maximum freedom and flexibility in creating immersive sonic environments. The ability to easily add new capabilities through firmware updates and plug-ins is a key element of our total system solution approach, extending a product’s life and protecting customers’ investments. The addition of the Y7 reverb plug-in brings Bricasti’s technology expertise to the RIVAGE series, creating new possibilities for creative sound expression.”