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Old 18th September 2019
Lives for gear
Originally Posted by deondamage View Post
It`s not easy to hear the difference between the HW and good Software emulations, however I find that when you want to be more aggressive with with the compression, the plugins can`t keep up.
On point.

With a HP filter the sweetspot for a HW unit can easily be 6-8db on the master buss. On SW I'd say never go beyond - 4db

Still HW that's still worth printing for me is 1176+cl1b on vocals since that usually gets smashed. For soft kissing anything i stay ITB these days