About Site Map Submit Contact Us Log in | Create an account
Create an account Log In
Average Rating
User Rating:
Visitors Rating:
My rating:

Write review
See full specifications

linux default iconAudio Valve Simulator for linux Publisher's description

Audio Valve Simulator Tool

Audio Valve Simulator is a cross-platform Java application which works on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.

The application plays WAV audio files of the format 44.1kHz/16Bit through a non linear x3/2 characteristic to simulate the sound of a single valve amplifier creating harmonic distortions (limited to k2). Please keep in mind that this is a simple model to approximate the non linear behavior of a valve excluding all other parts in the signal path of a real world amplifier.

There are two parameters which can be changed during playback (update button):
1.) The operating point (Bias) of the valve
2.) The amplitude of the incoming signal (Modulation)

Because of the x3/2 characteristic choosing a low Bias (e.g. 0.3) with a high modulation amplitude (e.g. 0.2) creates more harmonic distortions (k2) than a high bias (0.8) and a low modulation (0.1).

The Bypass option allows a direct comparison between the clean and distorted signal.

A good way to experience the distortions is to use a sinus test signal of 1kHz. In that case the human ear is quite sensitive to distortions whereas in real world music examples distortions need to be much higher to be audible.

System Requirements:

В· Java 2 Standard Edition Runtime Environment
Program Release Status:
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall

Is Audio Valve Simulator for linux your software?

Manage your software

Most Popular

linux default icon Cinelerra 4.3
Cinelerra is a complete audio and video production environment for Linux.
linux default icon iriverter 0.16
iriverter is a cross-platform frontend to mencoder designed ...
linux default icon VLC 2.0.1
This is the VLC media player's developer page.....
linux default icon Mkv2Avi 2.0
Mkv2Avi is a Kommander script that uses mencoder to convert Matroska (*mkv) video files to Avi (Divx or Xvid).... Read more
linux default icon LAME 3.99.5
LAME development started around mid-1998 Mike Cheng started it as a patch against the 8hz-MP3 encoder sources.... Read more

Related Category

» CD Burners (6)
» CD Players (7)
» Other (2208)
» Speech (4)
» Video Tools (545)