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Old 21st December 2005
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Originally Posted by thethrillfactor
Vocals and acoustic guitars.
This is exactly right, but I would add that the "OFF" setting allows the signal to run thru the compressor with no G.R. The makeup gain control is bypassed so you can't use it as a fader.

But it's great for giving tracks a little 'outboard weight'. I've used 'em this way on drum busses and synths quite a bit.

There's a "Bypass" setting which is a true hardwire bypass; the signal will pass with the mainscable disconnected.