DISC Metric Halo Character Plug-In for AAX/Audio Units

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189.00 RRP 210.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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  • 20 Different Character Models
  • Replicates Classic, Vintage Analog Circuitry
  • Uses a Complimentary Gain Amplifier
  • Flexible Integration

DISC Metric Halo Character Plug-In for AAX/Audio Units

The Metric Halo Character is a plug in that provides over 20 different models that incorporate and include the sound of tubes, solid state devices and transformers. This gives you the ability to apply the 'vintage tube sound' to your audio channels, allowing you to tap in to the classic sounds of the '60s and '70s. The 'Character' Plug-In allows you to add extra depth and presence to instruments and vocals alike.

Product Ref: 37659

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Classic Analog Emulation

The Metric Halo Character Plug-In is designed to replicate the sound and tone of classic tube amplifiers and analog circuits utilising the proprietary +DSP technology to deliver exceptional processing power, accentuating whatever the plug-in is applied to. The Metric Halo Character works by adding the rugged distortion characteristics of vintage analog circuits straight to your source track, providing over 20 different character models for a variety of different sound palettes and tones. The Character Plug-In was developed when Metric asked some of the worlds best mixing and mastering engineers to send their favourite analog hardware, utilising the SpectraFoo™ to analyse and recreate the gooey analog distortion from different configurations.

Simple, Intuitve Layout

The Metric Halo Character Plug-in features a simple yet highly intuitive layout designed to be streamlined for quick and easy control. The main interface features a character model selection drop down menu with 20 different preset included, designed to replicate the sound of classic analog circuits. You are also presented with a full-colour level meter, as well as Drive and Gain controls.


  • Provides 20 different Character Models
  • Oversampled and antialiased for analog euphonic distortion
  • Manual Drive control - to set how hard you hit the distortion
  • Autodrive - to enable consistent distortion for all signal levels
  • Output Gain - to level match
  • Adjustable UI size
  • MH Preset Manager - Provides cross-platform presets

Software Requirements:

  • Pro Tools AAX (DSP + Native) for Macintosh: Pro Tools 10 or newer, Mac OS 10.6.8 or newer and iLok + iLok account
  • Pro Tools AAX (DSP + Native) for Windows: Pro Tools 10 or newer, Windows 7 or newer and iLok + iLok account
  • Audio Units for Macintosh: Any Audio Unit host, Mac OS 10.5.8 or newer (PPC or Intel, 32-bit and 64-bit) and iLok + iLok account
Licensing Requirements: All of these software licenses are delivered via iLok which require an iLok Smart Key Dongle and an iLok.com account. To purchase the iLok Smart Key click here. iLok dongle is not included with software purchase.
Your order may be delivered with a plug adapter
If any electrical items in your order are supplied with a United Kingdom plug connection, a suitable plug conversion adapter will be included free of charge.