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Closest thing to a CL 1B in 500 series

Probably the closest analogue is the Buzz Audio Essence. Classy opto compression with variable attack and release.

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Why do you think 500 series gear became so popular?

...mixing these days, I am pretty much using my console and plugins. I do miss having the Buzz Audio Essence comp though and I am thinking about picking up a 3-unit radial cube just for that. The Buzz is a top-notch compressor and I have used most of the classics.

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Mic & compressor dilemma

With $2k, I recommend a Warm Audio WA-47 mic through BAE 1073MP into a Buzz Audio Essence. If you can find all three used, that will put you around that budget and is a great sound. The WA-47 and BAE 1073MP or 1073DMP are commonly found used. The Buzz compressor used...

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