Softube Tube-Tech Compressor Collection
Tube-Tech CL1B Opto Compressor Plugins
The Tube-Tech CL 1B is a modern classic for a very good reason. As a vocal compressor, in particular, its mixture of characteristic warm slow opto gain reduction and surprisingly versatile can’t-sound-bad operation have made it a staple across a wider variety of genres than perhaps any other optical compressor. Classic rock, cutting-edge pop, rap and hip-hop, EDM... you name it.
The CL 1B Mk II isn't only a feature-update, adding side-chain low cut filters and parallel mixing. It's a complete audio-visual overhaul as well. Softube has remodelled this luxury piece of studio hardware from the ground up, using our latest and best-ever component modelling and signal processing technology to give more detailed, punchier sound than ever. And it now has brand new high-resolution graphics which look gorgeous even on 4K and ultra-HD screens. You'll want to reach out and grab the knobs the second you see it.
When you do start to use it, you’ll be in control of a very special unit indeed - the tendency of an opto compressor is to grab hold fairly quickly but then take a while to fully reset, with a strongly exponential release curve. This means the transients are dealt with in a transparent way, but the larger body of the material benefits from a soft and musical levelling as the final ten or twenty percent of the gain reduction lingers before the next transient.
It's a sound every mix engineer should have on lock-down for bass, acoustic guitars, vocals and much more.
The Tube-Tech Mk II Compressor Collection includes the CL 1B Mk II compressor and the original legacy CL 1B compressor.
- Improved sound; a total remodel from the ground up using our latest technology.
- New features - side-chain low-cut filters and parallel blend.
- Spectacular new high-resolution graphics.
- Characterful and yet still versatile compression.
- Great for vocals.
- The CL 1B optical compressor - a modern classic in a plethora of genres.
- Legacy plug-in version included.
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