Black Rooster Audio BlueAsh SC-5
VCA Compressor Plugin
Accurately modeled after the original 70s Blue version of a classic and sought-after VCA compressor the SC-5 opens up a whole world of versatility: You‘re going for super gentle compression to sweeten the signal on your master buss? You‘re looking for a distorted, smashed-up sound on your drum buss? You want to tame lively and dynamic material? The BlueAsh SC-5 handles it all. The full-blown set of parameters allows you to dial in just the right setting for your application. Yet it always maintains its own pleasant and characteristic tone.
Auto Gain Compensation
The BlueAsh SC-5 is a fixed threshold compressor: More compression can be achieved by increasing the input gain. This will of course boost your signal's volume. Drag the input gain knob while holding the right mouse button and the output gain will be adjusted so the perceived output level will remain approximately the same.
Authentic Circuit Emulation
Our real-time SPICE type component based circuit simulation approach allows us to authentically capture the sound and feel of the analog counterpart in all nuances. Every crucial part of the circuit, including the custom VCA design, the dual time-constant detector circuit, the feedback compressor loop, and the audio path have been faithfully modeled.
SSE2 Optimised Code
DSP operations are pipelined using the SSE2 instruction set. This ensures highest possible performance operation despite very complex computations.
Auto-Adjusted Oversampling for Maximum Audio Transparency
Aliasing artifacts are efficiently attenuated using a low latency linear phase Dolph-Chebyshev poly-phase design. The oversampling is auto-adjusted to your session‘s sample rate to save valuable CPU power while offering the most transparent sound possible.
High DPI / Retina Support
All Black Rooster plug-Ins support high pixel density on Mac OSX and Windows to bring you the most enjoyable user experience on high DPI displays. Please refer to your manual to find whether your DAW is HighDPI capable if you‘re working on Windows.
- SSE2 compatible processor (Intel Core CPU recommended)
- 1GB of RAM or more
- Mac OSX 10.9 or newer
- Windows 7 or newer
- VST, AU or AAX compatible host
- Display resolution of 1280x1024 pixels or more
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