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Acustica audio acqua plugins general discussion

...CAPI LC53A (D) but have continuous gain and constant Q (bandwidth) options. • Compressors: API 2500 (strip) and modified 2500 with crossover filters from TubeTech SMC 2B, Masalec MLA-3/4 and a custom filter by Acustica (2412/7236). • Preamps (1-8): API 512, 550b EQ, 2500 compressor, distorted API 512c clone, API 312 (maybe), API 312...

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Why is thr API 2500 not loved so much on a bus?

I used my API 2500 on both my mix and drum busses, overheads and for parallel compression. Never had it modified. never saw the need. It has a more midrange sound compared to the darker SSL ( I used a Smart C2) sound. The API 2500 is an extremely versatile compressor. Check out...

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LACERTA Is Out NOW! (Sample Pack by ZTEKNO)

...HiHats, 40 Percussions, 10 Crashes, 15 Rides. Find your way. No Games. Only TECHNO. All samples are processed by our analog equipment: API 2500 Stereo Compressor API 3124V Discrete 4-Channel Mic/Line Pre API 560 Discrete 10 Band Graphic EQ API 550b 500 Series Equalizer Studer A820 • Format: WAVs/Apple Loops/MIDIs/Soft Sampler Patches • 5 x Live Inspiration Kits (+3 Bonus) • 1 x Live...

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The API 2500 is a versatile stereo bus compressor that allows adjustment of sonic qualities that can alter the punch and tone of the stereo mix. The 19" rack mountable unit features ATI's patented "thrust" circuit for a chest-hitting, punchy bottom end. With its dual channel design, the API 2500 is set up for stereo compression, but can also be used as two separate units via a single compression setting. The 2500 boasts a range of parameters that make it incredibly musical. API pushes the envelope of flexibility further with selectable "old" or "new" compression. The old style uses the feedback type of compression found in the API 525, 1176 and Fairchild. The new style uses a feed forward type, similar to other popular compressors. The output stage features API's auto-makeup gain button, permitting the user to vary the threshold or ratio while automatically maintaining a constant output level. Fidelity is ensured with an all-discrete, fully balanced design, and two front panel VU meters show input, output, and gain reduction levels.