Quote: Originally Posted by Bob Boyd I had a Alan Smart C2 for a few years and that honeymoon is definitely over for me. I've got plenty of options for that type of compression in software and especially with the release of the SSL bundle, a lot of mixes already have that stamp. The other thing that really started to bug me was the lift in the top end with the C2. It's not even really 'euphonic' it's just brighter. I think it's cool as a mix compressor but found better options for the mastering room. I own the SSL bundle... maybe it's time to open up the box! Some of the feedback so far has been gold! Thanks all!