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Softube Tube-Tech CL 1B Compressor Plug-in - Native

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The Softube Tube-Tech CL 1B Compressor is a true studio classic, heard on tons of records for the past 20 years. Like its hardware counterpart, Softu...Click To Read More About This Product

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A faithful replica of Tube-Tech's classic compressor with a easy-to-look-at GUI.

The Softube Tube-Tech CL 1B Compressor is a true studio classic, heard on tons of records for the past 20 years. Like its hardware counterpart, Softube's Tube-Tech CL 1B Opto Compressor native plug-in sounds soft, smooth, groovy, and can compress an insane amount of dB's without sounding bad.

This Softube compressor version requires no DSP hardware, and uses the same outstanding modeling technology and algorithms as the famous Tube-Tech CL 1B plug-in for TDM and PowerCore (distributed by TC Electronic). The sound is, of course, just as fantastic as its predecessor. With this unprecedented accuracy, down to details such as the precise VU meter behavior, the Tube-Tech CL 1B compressor plug-in is definitely in a league of its own.

The CL 1B plug-ins by Softube are the only Tube-Tech plug-ins that are fully endorsed by Tube-Tech.

FEATURES
Classic Tube-Tech sound in your computer
Created together with the designers at Lydkraft/Tube-Tech
Each and every component carefully modeled
Fix./man. mode for breaking traditional compression boundaries
External sidechain control
Good looking GUI
Very CPU friendly

Controls
Compression controls
Gain: Up to +30dB of make-up gain
Ratio: Continuous ratio control from 2:1 to 10:1
Threshold: Continuous threshold control from +20dB to -40dB
Attack: From 0.5 to 300 milliseconds
Release: From 0.05 to 10 seconds

Attack/release select
The Tube-Tech CL 1B features a unique attack/release switch with three different positions: Fixed, Manual, Fix./Man.
In Fixed mode, the attack time is set to 1 millisecond and the release is set to 50 milliseconds
In the Manual mode, the attack and release controls work as normal
In Fix./Man. mode, the release control works as in manual mode, however the attack is fixed to a fast attack and the attack knob turns into a delay for the release time

Sidechain bus select
Setting the Sidechain bus select to 'external' lets you use an external sidechain

Meter options
At your disposal is an old school VU meter capable of showing three different things: Input (VU meter shows the input level), Compression (VU meter shows the amount of gain reduction), and Output (VU meter shows the output level)
SPECIFICATIONS
System Requirements
Mac OS X (10.4 or higher), Windows XP or higher
Mac: Intel or PowerPC processor (G3 or higher), Windows: PIII or higher
512 MB RAM
Any VST, AudioUnits, or RTAS compatible host application
iLok USB key and the latest Pace Interlok drivers
Known Issues:
Sidechaining is problematic on some VST hosts
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