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VCA (voltage-controlled amplifier)

VCA (voltage-controlled amplifier): Fundamentals of Pro Audio Equipment
VCA (voltage-controlled amplifier): Fundamentals of Pro Audio Equipment

Greg Wurth describes the basic makeup of a VCA compressor as well as its common applications. He explains that this type of compressor is known for a clean and smooth type of compression that can add a nice glue on the master buss. He lists the standard controls offered, which are usually threshold, ratio, attack, release, and makeup gain. He also shares the history and features of several classic VCA 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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