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SSL Channel Shootout (bx_SSL E, Waves, Duende v6, Console 1) Saturation Plugins
Old 5th January 2019
  #31
Unfortunately I don't have the Metric Halo...

Console 1 should eb on your list then, it's still on sale I believe.
As you like the sound, you'd love the hands-on workflow woth the controller.

Let us know how you like the Stam MK2. I know it might take a while still until you have it...

I took the real SSL bus comp (the Mynx rack one) with me from the studio, planning to do a shootout of the Stam MK1 against it.
Old 5th January 2019
  #32
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Unfortunately I don't have the Metric Halo...

Console 1 should eb on your list then, it's still on sale I believe.
As you like the sound, you'd love the hands-on workflow woth the controller.

Let us know how you like the Stam MK2. I know it might take a while still until you have it...

I took the real SSL bus comp (the Mynx rack one) with me from the studio, planning to do a shootout of the Stam MK1 against it.
I'm testing the API channel strip as we speak, impressed actually. Might not be the ultimate in SQ but it's very useful and easy to dial in. The MK2 controller is arriving tomorrow so I'll give it a thorough workout with 4K also.

Nice! Look forward to your findings.
Old 6th January 2019
  #33
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Metric Halo channel strip is still such a great tool and I've seen so many top producers still using this and love it for that SSL drum compresson snap. People are so focused on pretty GUI's these days...

BTW. I still also agree to Softube having that tighter SSL sound. Waves have it too... But this C1 is just a little more expensive sounding. Heh...
Old 6th January 2019
  #34
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Metric Halo channel strip is still such a great tool and I've seen so many top producers still using this and love it for that SSL drum compresson snap. People are so focused on pretty GUI's these days...

BTW. I still also agree to Softube having that tighter SSL sound. Waves have it too... But this C1 is just a little more expensive sounding. Heh...
I'll be buying MH CS3 the second it goes on sale. A bargain for $29! Serban G uses it - enough said

Console 1 arriving in an hour, can't wait. The more I listen to the comparison files the more I realise the C1 sound is the one for me.
Old 6th January 2019
  #35
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I'll be buying MH CS3 the second it goes on sale. A bargain for $29! Serban G uses it - enough said

Console 1 arriving in an hour, can't wait. The more I listen to the comparison files the more I realise the C1 sound is the one for me.
You could spend the hour waiting as well with listening to my updated bus comp shootout
SSL Bus Comp Shootout (SSL X-Rack, Stam SA-4000+, Duende, Slate, Waves, bx_townhouse)
Old 6th January 2019
  #36
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You could spend the hour waiting as well with listening to my updated bus comp shootout
SSL Bus Comp Shootout (SSL X-Rack, Stam SA-4000+, Duende, Slate, Waves, bx_townhouse)
Nice, thanks, on it now...
Old 7th January 2019
  #37
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Same here... Great job.
Old 7th January 2019
  #38
Thanx, glad you find it useful.
Old 11th January 2019
  #39
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Thanks for the great shoot out. I prefer the console 1 here, and have been loving mine too.
Old 16th January 2019
  #40
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Thanks for taking the time to do this!
Old 16th January 2019
  #41
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Thanks for taking the time to do this!
My pleasure!
Old 17th February 2019
  #42
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I am really the only one to say the softube and waves sound good but not really like the real deal???
Old 17th February 2019
  #43
Well, to really elaborate on that there had to be a version with an SSL board to compare. We have an AWS Delta in the studio, but there's no time in the studio for things like these shootouts, so I didn't do one.
All I can say is that none of these plugins sounds bad.
Old 18th February 2019
  #44
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You are right! They sound good.
Where are you from?
Old 4 weeks ago
  #45
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You are right! They sound good.
Where are you from?
Me? Germany. Why?
Old 4 weeks ago
  #46
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