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SMAC is a Stereo Musical Audio Compressor (or two channel mono) that uses optical gain reduction cells (two per channel or ‘dual-servo’) to perform quality transparent audio compression, peak limiting, and automatic audio leveling control.


HW Worth Owning for Mixing Hybrid?

So, you wouldn't have any experience with the Sebatron SMAC or Manley Elop(+) by any chance? I was looking at those for a solid way to pick up a dual mono/stereo opto, with the thought that I'd have something modern and solid for working out the dynamics, then adding color later if need be...

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I need a poly. Am I crazy for considering the Matriarch?

...a bit of a stereo image. No other effects used. I did run the synth through a Sebatron SMAC and Hand Crafted Labs Varis for compression and the Drawmer 1961 for some EQ. I can assure you it sounded great before this chain which I use for a lot of synths...

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Your top choice for Vocals Compressor

I put all my vocals through a Sebatron Smac compressor. Slight compression on the way in and if it needs it I'll use the first channel for slower compression and then feed it into the second channel for some faster limit. Depends on the vocalist. The smac is the only compressor I can trust on the...

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