Originally Posted by stinkyfingers
in this pic:
white = source
green = one compressor, 4:1, 4db GR, 10ms/100ms
red = two compressors, 2:1, 2db GR each (4db GR total), 10ms/100ms
in this example, 2x compressors give a "smoother" curve, but at the expense of slightly higher distortion...(may depend on circuit type/design...?)
Thank you, that is very informative. What kind of tool do you us to make the signal envelope visible?