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Old 22nd September 2018
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Originally Posted by thenoodle View Post
Major studios tended.... imo ... to eventually have a few around because they were so dirt cheap compared to the still-valid 1950s-1960s compressors that were still in prominent service (and no.... everyone didn't throw out their tube stuff when solid state dbx compressors and solid state mics showed up at the door in 1973 or whatever).
I was either a second or a first in four different rooms that had 160VU's and they were always the compressor of last resort. For everyone.