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by S. Derose (4/12/2014):

This is the glue that is pasting my mix's together! ... Read more

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Overview

SSL G Series Bus Compressor Plug-In

Exacting Circuit Emulation of Hit-Making SSL 4000 G Series Master Compressor

The SSL G Series Bus Compressor plug-in for UAD-2 is an incredibly faithful circuit emulation of the legendary SSL 4000 G console's bus compressor. The undeniable drive and punch of this G Series master compressor — modeled to exacting detail by Universal Audio and fully authenticated by Solid State Logic® — helped make the original 4000 G Series the world's most successful studio production console. Engineers have come to rely on this master compressor to "glue together" mixes like nothing else, as well as patching into it for wonderful results on drums, pianos and more.

With simple, intuitive controls and transparent compression characteristics, the G Series Bus Compressor plug-in for UAD-2 captures the iconic SSL sound with stunning accuracy. Plug-in controls comprise fixed Compression Ratios (2:1, 4:1 and 10:1), and Attack and Release controls with program-dependent Auto Release function. Continuous Threshold Control and Make-Up Gain, compressor bypass, and the original Auto Fade (1-60 seconds) feature provide full operational authenticity.

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  • Ryan Hewitt

    (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

    “The UAD SSL plug-ins are pretty amazing! I use the compressor just as I would on an analog desk, attaining the same results.”

    Phil Tan

    (Usher, Mariah Carey)

    “There are several [plug-in] versions of the stereo SSL buss compressor… But the one I always go to is the UAD version. I’m an SSL console guy, and it sounds just like the hardware to me.”

    Frederick Norén

    (Sound on Sound)

    "[With the SSL E & G Series] Universal Audio have set a new standard for analogue emulation in software."

    Frederick Norén

    (Sound on Sound)

    "[The SSL G Series Bus Compressor] ... one of the best compressor plug-ins on the market."

    Geoff Sanoff

    (Pro Sound News)

    “I'm loving it [SSL G Series Bus Compressor]. It's my new glue ... You guys just saved me 4K on outboard gear ... Well done.”

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    The Glue
    by S. DeRose (Saturday 12 April, 2014)

    This is the glue that is pasting my mix's together! … Read More

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    SSL G Series Bus Compressor
    by V. Lehmann (Friday 18 October, 2013)

    Let me start by saying that I love this plug-in. I've been using the SSL Buss Compressor across my master buss for years and just love the way it makes my mixes sound huge, but the new SSL G Series Compressor has really taken master buss compression to the next level. When compared side by side the … Read More

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    Ssl sticky glue
    by E. Grech (Friday 11 October, 2013)

    This is a great plugin! It's great on the master to glue everything together! Nice! … Read More

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    Great Compressor
    by L. LESAGE (Wednesday 25 September, 2013)

    Everything has being said about this fabulous plugin. As a master insert, it gives a tremendous dynamic while glueing all tracks together. A must have. … Read More

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    Punchy touch!
    by T. Mitrevej (Sunday 22 September, 2013)

    This thing is amazing! It adds wonderful punch and colour - I can't work without it from now on. … Read More

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Artists
  • The Black Keys

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  • Andrew Scheps on Engineering the Chili Peppers

    Andrew Scheps’ engineering and mixing credits read like a who’s who of popular music. Read More

    Phil Tan

    With more than 24 #1 Billboard Hot 100 hits, 3 Grammys®, and nearly 300 album credits, there are few engineers that can touch Phil Tan’s recent track record. Read More

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    DJ/Producer Josh One and engineer Ian Boxill walk us through their grooving, slickly-produced new single, "After It," featuring Julie Walehwa. Read More

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Features & Specs

SSL G Series Bus Compressor

FEATURES:

  • Faithful plug-in emulation of the hit-making SSL 4000 G series bus compressor
  • Officially licensed and fully authenticated by Solid State Logic
  • Specially tailored dynamic characteristics ideal for compressing full mix or subgroups
  • Fixed Attack & Release and Ratio settings
  • Continuous Threshold and Make-Up Gain settings
  • Auto Fade feature (1-60 seconds) as found in original console
  • Analog-style metering and Compressor bypass
  • Requires a UAD-2 DSP Accelerator Card or Apollo Interface available from authorized dealers worldwide.

PARAMETERS:

  • Threshold -15dBu to +15dBu
  • Make Up Gain 0 dBu to +15dBu
  • Attack 0.1ms, 0.3ms, 1ms, 3ms, 10ms and 30ms
  • Release 0.1s, 0.3s, 0.6s, 1.2s or Auto
  • Ratio 2:1, 4:1 and 10:1
  • Compression VU Meter 0 to 20dB
  • Auto Fade Off/On
  • Auto Fade Timer 1-60s
  • Bypass In/Out
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Docs

UAD Plug-Ins Manual

UAD System Manual

Apollo Software Manual

UA Product Catalog.pdf

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