How to Use the OVox Vocoder on Instruments in Cubase

Last updated on: 4/16/2020 1:56:18 PM

Learn how to set up and use the Waves OVox / vocal synthesis vocoder plugin on other instruments in Cubase, to achieve effects such as a Guitar Vocoder, Bass Vocoder and more.

  1. Create a new audio track and feed it with your voice signal (this will be your Modulator).
    Create a new audio track and feed it with your voice signal
  2. Search for OVox in your insert plugin list, and open it on the audio track.
    Search for OVox in your insert plugin list
  3. Create another track and record or import your instrument signal (this will be your Carrier); select “No Bus” as the track output.
    Create another track and record or import your instrument signal
  4. Set up a sidechain:
    1. Activate the OVox sidechain on the top toolbar.
      Activate the OVox sidechain on the top toolbar.
    2. Click the arrow next to the sidechain icon. In the Sidechain Inputs window, click ‘Add Side-Chain Input.’
      Click the arrow next to the sidechain icon.
    3. Select the second audio track from the three above (this will be your carrier signal).
      Select the second audio track from the three above
  5. Set ‘Synth Source’ to ‘Sidechain.’
    Set ‘Synth Source’ to ‘Sidechain.’
  6. Play audio from both tracks simultaneously to achieve vocal synthesis / vocoder effects. If needed, use the Drive control to add more harmonics to the carrier and get more intelligible results.

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