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Compression overview

Compression overview: Fundamentals of Pro Audio Equipment
Compression overview: Fundamentals of Pro Audio Equipment

Greg Wurth explains that a compressor is a device designed to reduce the dynamic range of an audio signal. He goes over the typical ways that they are used: to effectively level a signal, and as an effect to add a desired coloration to a signal. He describes four main types, which are optical, FET (field effect transistor), VCA (voltage-controlled amplifier), and tube (variable mu).

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Skill Level Appropriate for all
1h 37m
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Audio + Music Audio Effects Audio Engineering Pro Tools

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