The RC808 is a sample-based emulation of the legendary TR-808. The 808 has been used in tons of Hits during the eighties, among them "Sexual Healing" by Marvin Gaye and “Planet Rock” by Afrika Bambaata and the Soulsonic Force. It's still widely used nowadays among hip-hop and techno producers. The RC808 is a  plugin emulation of the 808 with added functionalities not present on the original machine.


  • The original 808 drum kit sounds. 
  • Velocity-sensitive response.
  • The original 808 knobs for each drum sound plus pan, attack, decay and Reverb controls.
  • LFO for stereo width modulation.
  • Various effects: vinyl, pitch bending, and sens/distortion.
  • Preview keyboard.
  • 4 Modes: Main Stereo, Multi-Out, Main Stereo Multi MIDI channels, and Multi-Out Multi MIDI channels.

RC808 is available as a Windows (32-bit/64-bit) VST plugin as well as a universal macOS VST and AU plugin. No onboard sequencer, RC808 is controlled only by your DAW's sequencer and it's onboard preview keyboard.

Not compatible with macOS Catalina

Compatible with all the major DAWs!

Manual included.


  • Windows VST plugins in both 32-bit and 64-bit format compatible with Windows XP, 7, 8 and 10.
  • macOS Universal VST and AU plugins format compatible with both 32-bit and 64-bit computers.
  • The samples embedded in the plugin are 24 bit Wav files converted to lossless FLAC files.
  • Compatible with the most popular DAWs on the market: Ableton Live, Cockos Reaper, Steinberg Cubase, FL Studio, Traktion, Mixcraft, Sony Acid, Presonus Studio One, Cakewalk Sonar, and Apple Logic Pro.

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