Arturia offer faithful emulations of the original hardware, however as these are used in the digital domain, they are able to remove limitations that were set by the original hardware versions, and expand on the potential. Features like Look-Ahead, Side Chaining and Mid-Side processing to offer contemporary recording studios the modern standards they need.
The Comp TUBE-STA, is a Valve driven compressor with simple controls and was a mainstay in studios throughout the golden age of compressors. Based on the tube-powered Gates® STA-Level broadcast compressor, it became legendary to bring a weak bottom end and vocals life.
COMP FET 76
The Comp FET 76 is an emulation of the original Universal Audio 1176, designed by Bill Putnam and it was a fantastic all-rounder and featured in nearly all major recording studios. The combination of the Field Effect Transistor, the “Class A” amplifier, and its unique design imparts a subtle, but very desirable tonal change even at low compression levels.
Anyone looking for tight, punchy percussive sounds was drawn to the DBX 165A, which was known for its ‘over-easy’ compressor, auto attack-decay detection and it’s peak-stop limiter making it the perfect drum and percussion compressor.
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