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Tube (Variable Mu)

Tube (Variable Mu): Fundamentals of Pro Audio Equipment
Tube (Variable Mu): Fundamentals of Pro Audio Equipment

Greg Wurth describes the basic make up of a tube or variable mu compressor as well as its common applications. He explains that variable mu type of compressors achieve compression using a tube in the detector circuit. He mentions they have a much slower attack time then the FET or VCA type but generally do have attack and release settings. He also shares the history and features of several classic variable mu compressors that are found in professional recording studios.

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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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