The MODERN COMPRESSOR has a bright, “solid-state” sound character with a fast, snappy response curve. The Modern Compressor was modeled after the legendary SSL™ compressors found in their renowned consoles that have been used on many hit records. This compressor is great for the stereo master buss if you want a clear, bright sound and works equally well to emphasize individual elements in a mix.
Sets the audio level at which the unit starts to compress the signal. If the input signal is below the Threshold level, the unit does not apply any compression. Once the level crosses the Threshold, the compression begins to affect the signal.
Range: 0 ~ -60 dB
The range of dynamic compression once the compressor engages.
Range: 1:1 ~ 8:1
A gain make-up stage that adjusts the overall output to compensate for compression level reduction.
Range: 0 ~ 24 dB
Allows the choice of PEAK Limiting or RMS Compression curves. Peak Limiting detects audio transients that are louder than the set Threshold level and applies compression to control those Peaks to whatever level you’ve set. RMS Compression detects an audio signal’s average level and applies Compression to the overall signal. This helps make the whole audio signal louder. With RMS, there is no specific ceiling for the audio as there is with Peak Limiting.
Adjusts the amount of time until compression starts once the audio has gone above the Threshold level.
Range: 0.1ms ~ 400 ms
Adjusts the amount of time until compression stops once the audio has gone under the Threshold level.
Range: 10ms ~ 5000ms
Engages and disengages an additional “brick wall” limiter at the output. The compression controls continue to work regardless of whether the limiter is engaged or not.
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