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Stereo Compressor - 500 Series The Shadow Hills Dual Vandergraph is a direct descendant of the Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor and maintains its reputation of unquestionable quality and exceptional performance. It's inner workings are developed from the discrete gain cells of the Mastering Compressor which are combined with the Optograph's extremely flexible Sidechain Filter matrix. This combination provides great possibilities for new recording techniques and the dynamic control. This stereo compressor's fully discrete audio path is Class-A and features Shadow Hills' custom Iron Transformers. The controls are: Ratio, Filter, Compression and Output Level. Just like the Mastering Compressor, the Compression and Output Level controls are Swiss made twenty-four position attenuators. The Ratio switch, selects between: 1.2: 1, 2.5: 1, 4: 1, 8: 1. In addition to changing ratios, each selection changes preset attack and recover times. The Sidechain Filter Matrix controls the frequency sensitivity of the side-chain. The positions are: 90 hertz, 150 hertz, 250 hertz and Bandpass. Input impedance 20k Minimum load impedance 600 ohms Stereo Fully Class-A Discrete audio path Discrete gain cells from Mastering Compressor Sidechain Filter Matrix from Optograph Swiss made discrete attenuators Military Spec build quality Meets the specifications of the VPR Alliance There is no limit to the number of Dual Vandergraphs that can fit into any 500 series rack.

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What's on your master bus? (analog only please)

2 AWTAC Awesome Channels using the bus output into 2 great river 500nv into shadow hills dual Vandergraph in to elysia xpressor 500 in to 2 Maag air band thingies. First time using this chain. Pretty cool.

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What's on your master bus? (analog only please)

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Plugin Alliance - Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor Class A

...in place of the MK1 green one; The new class A sounds warmer. I used to own the Shadow Hills Dual Vandergraph, which is the Discreet VCA portion of the SHMC with iron transformers. The new plugin gives me some of the warmth that I remember when engaging the hardware. However, even though I...

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