Overview

UVI CAMEO | GUIS
For us at UVI the CZ series from Casio is a longstanding favorite. When we approached the Cameo project we wanted to do something special that not only highlights the amazing sounds of these classic synths but that offers something new to our fellow CZ aficionados.
We began with a number of fully-serviced classics, including the Casio CZ1, CZ101, CZ1000, CZ2300S, CZ3000 and CZ5000, and ended up with 3 instruments—each with a different approach, unique sonic character and inspiration.

Instruments

UVI CAMEO | Cameo CZ
UVI CAMEO | Cameo CZ
Cameo CZ incorporates a huge library of custom patches designed on the original hardware. An exposition of the rich diversity of timbres possible through phase distortion synthesis, sounds range from complex digital tones to thick and remarkably analog-sounding basses and leads. Cameo CZ provides an incredibly deep sample library, including variations with and without the unique chorus effect of the flagship CZ1.
UVI CAMEO | Cameo CX
UVI CAMEO | UVI CAMEO | Cameo CX
Cameo CX is a dual-layer instrument with a large catalog of sounds and raw waveforms captured directly from the hardware instruments. Utilizing the raw waves as the basis for sound design within a modern digital environment allows a wide variety of tones covering everything from vintage-inspired to modern digital bliss. Explore the factory presets or design your own sounds from scratch with the raw waveforms.
UVI CAMEO | Cameo CM
UVI CAMEO | Cameo CM
Cameo CM reflects our own perspective on the phase distortion sound. Another dual-layer instrument, but this time utilizing the wavetable oscillator and DSP shaping tools from Falcon. Cameo CM isn't sample-based in the sense of the CZ and CX, rather it utilizes a hybrid approach designed to create wholly new and unique sounds with the capable architecture of the UVI Engine. Explore a range of high-quality presets or design your own sounds with a full complement of synthesis tools and built-in effects.
  • UVI CAMEO | Cameo CZ
  • UVI CAMEO | Cameo CZ
  • UVI CAMEO | Cameo CX
  • UVI CAMEO | Cameo CX
  • UVI CAMEO | Cameo CX
  • UVI CAMEO | Cameo CM
  • UVI CAMEO | Cameo CM
  • UVI CAMEO | Cameo CM
Whether you're a fan of classic '80s synth sounds, a phase distortion buff, or just looking to expand your palette of go-to sounds, Cameo delivers a treasure of new and delightful tones with the unmistakable character of some of our favorite synths.
UVI Vintage Vault 3

Also available in the Vintage Vault 3 bundle

A comprehensive collection of 65 instruments giving you the most important synth and drum machine sounds from the last 50 years. Based on 250 vintage machines, Vintage Vault 3 delivers over 10,000 hand-crafted presets from over 500,000 meticulously recorded samples. Experience the authentic sounds of vintage hardware instruments with the simplicity of software. The history of synthesis at your fingertips!
UVI Vintage Vault 3

SPECS

WHAT YOU GET
Size: 9.16GB (FLAC lossless encoding, was 14.73GB in WAV)
Content: 3 Instruments, 478 Presets, 27,874 Samples
Sample Resolution: 44.1 kHz. Recording at 88.2 kHz
License: 3 activations per license on any combination of machines or iLok dongles
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
  • Runs in UVI Workstation version 2.6.11+, and Falcon version 1.3.0+
  • iLok account (free, dongle not required)
  • Internet connection for the license activation
  • Supported Operating Systems:
    - Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks to macOS 10.15 Catalina (64-bit)
    - Windows 8 to Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • 9.5GB of disk space
  • Hard Drive: 7,200 rpm recommended or Solid State Drive (SSD)
  • 4GB RAM (8 GB+ highly recommended for large UVI Soundbanks)
COMPATIBILITY
Supported Formats: Audio Unit, AAX, VST, Standalone
Tested and Certified in: Digital Performer 8+, Pro Tools 11+, Logic 9+, Cubase 7+, Nuendo 6+, Ableton Live 8+, Studio One 2+, Garage Band 6+, Maschine 1+, Tracktion 4+, Vienna Ensemble Pro 5+, Reaper 4+, Sonar X3+, MainStage 3, MuLab 5.5+, FL Studio, Bitwig 1+, Reason 9.5+

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Reviews

UVI Cameo | Junkie XL
"Having the original Casio this CZ synth is a blessing! It brings that original fat sound! Actually totally overlooked when the original came out but the nerds knew about it and had it! I am so happy this is now a plugin so everyone can enjoy its beautiful sound! A must have for synth lovers."
Junkie XL
Grammy Nominated and Multi Platinum Producer, Musician & Composer
(Batman vs Superman, Deadpool, Mad Max, Divergent, 300, Tom Raider, Justice League)
UVI Cameo | Armando Avila
"I love Cameo, it's my synth bell machine! Cameo is all over my projects these days."
Armando Avila
Multi Grammy & Billboard Award-winning Producer, Musician, Arranger & Mixer
(Gloria Trevi, Thalia, La 5a. Estación, Alejandra Guzman, Reyli, Miguel Bose, Yuridia)
UVI Cameo | David Prep Hughes
"Cameo is notably ambitious when it comes to basses and leads. I’ve gotten a number of my go-to sounds from there."
David "Prep" Hughes
Grammy-nominated Recording & Mixing Engineer
(Calvin Harris, Drake, DJ Khaled, PartyNextDoor)
UVI Cameo | Henry Saiz
"I'm a huge fan of old Casio keyboards, especially the CZ series, so this is like a dream come true, being able to add new controls and effects to the characteristic phase distortion synthesis adds a whole new dimension to the sound. Amazing design as every UVI release, a must for any Casio lover or synth addict in general."
Henry Saiz
Spanish DJ & Producer
Cameo | Gearslutz
"Cameo is capable of very fat, buzzy, nasty tones, while also being equally well adapted at creating beautiful keys and pads."
Cameo | Ask Audio
"Cameo really impressed me. There are some really great basses, leads, and pluck sounds that really stand out in a mix. These actually made it in to some real tracks of mine, I’m proud to say."
Cameo | Failed Muso
"UVI have done it again. They’ve taken an oft-neglected classic, spruced it up, done it justice and breathed new life into it."
Casio, CZ series, CZ1, CZ101, CZ1000, CZ2300S, CZ3000 and CZ5000 are trademarks of their respective owners. UVI is not affiliated or endorsed by any entities listed here
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Vintage Vault 2 Pricing

Full Price
$599
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$299
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Vintage Vault 3 Pricing

Full Price
$599
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$499
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$299
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Owners of Vintage Vault and Vintage Vault 2 are eligible for upgrade pricing (see table for details)

Owners of individual product(s) included in Vintage Vault 3 totaling in value of $149 or more (MSRP) are eligible for upgrade pricing (see table for details)

Upgrade pricing is available to people who have purchased individual products anytime, including those obtained during promotions

NFR licenses may not be upgraded

Resale of individual products obtained in a bundle or used to upgrade to a bundle are not allowed

Key Suite Bundle Edition pricing

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$349
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$249
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Introductory and upgrade prices available through April 30th, 2020.

Owners of individual products included within the bundle have received a tiered discount voucher by mail, and can also see it at uvi.net/discount. The discount voucher can be used on top of the introductory price and is available once through April 30th, 2020.

NFR licenses may not be upgraded.

Resale of individual products obtained in a bundle or used to upgrade to a bundle are not allowed.