Manley® Complete Plug‑In Bundle
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The Manley Massive Passive EQ is a very impressive EQ and also the Plug-In!
When you have learned the Massive Passive to operate properly, then you have a powerful tool to shape your sounds and so.
Used a lot..
I've been using this on a lot of mastering projects since I got it. The real unit has never been in my budget, so I can't comment on it's accuracy. However, this sounds great. Very transparent, not an in-you-face compressor at all. Great for smoothing out a mix.
Use to fatten the sound ! Really a great compressor and master buss!
Sound is very good
Sound is very good. There is a peculiar aerial sense.
No pumping allowed
I don't know about the hardware, but this plug-in compressor it's kind of magic. I tried to compress the sh*t out of a track and it was really hard to get a bad sound even at really high db reductions. A friend told me that It can never emulate the hardware but at this price it does a really good job imo, been siting in my master bus since I got it coupled with the massive passive. Tried it in pianos and it's really impressive what you can get out of it and you get a less colored and noisy tone that the Fairchild for example in pianos.
Esse equalizador funciona como o de verdade, sutil e preciso, chega ser inacreditável
manley vari mu compressor
What great plug. Very versatile, primary use is on the output bus
Where it adds abit of focus. In this situation the lows get abit warmer
And the top end gets abit of air or sizzle. (If dialed in with a subtle
As for mastering. Its a dream. And simple to get great results.
Like other vari mu comps for those familiar. Abit Like a 1176 the allows the
Threshold to adjusted.
In the mix. Its just as friendly. Very suitable for individual inst or stems.
Im finding the ms mode is helpfull on stems and can really help
Put some life back into flat or dull sections. My go to comp for
Pre recorded material.
Very happy with this product.
My new go to Master compresser!
I use this in the mix and also after for the mastering process. It just on it own adds life to my output wave file's. Yes, I would recommend this to anyone. Just getting started or the seasoned veteran audio guru!
Like you overview video said.....
I would find it hard (or impossible) to match this plugin. I also agree it would be hard to make this EQ sound bad. It is sooooo -smooooooth!
Well, I now an have an idea what black magic that goes on in the mastering suite ;)
The way the passive bands interact allows you to sculpt the mix in a way I've never experienced before. Even with overlapping bands at the same frequency at full gain, it still sounds rounded and maintains it's spacial detail.
Sure, I've never used a real one, so can't say how it compares to the hardware, but I'm blown away by the analog weight this provides.
This thing is an absolute beast and totally lives up to the hype.
매우 자연스러운 조정
전체의 믹스를 아주 자연스럽고 긴밀하게 연결해준다.
매우 마음에 든다.
Vari Mu is one of my favorites!!
Adds a rich depth to anything its added to. Musical, clean and oh so transparent! Thanks UAD, you guys are the best!!
Wow what a Beast
So, i have just entered the UAD kingdom, and this is one of my first purchases
i do not familiar with the original hardware unit, so i have nothing to compare to,
but this compressor is very very good, while i love the 1176 and the signature sound of it for a long time, now i have another compressor with it's own special characteristics, I really like the nice 'Shine' it gives and extra openness for a track
the nicest i think is the Mix control so can do a parallel compression, and give my drums this little extra.
kick and bass also can be compressed for the glue it gives.
and of course on the master bus. its really sticking out.
defiantly one i will use a lot in my productions
Master buss perfection
This is the best plugin master compressor ever.
I was thinking to buy a hardware until I tried the demo of the uad manley vari mu.
Bought it immediatelly and I have already use it to master 2 cds.
Everybody stayed happy.
Me, my clients and Universal Audio. :)
Happy new year!
Love this EQ makes a finished mix sound like magic! So amazing!
A good emulation of the hardware
I've used the hardware unit many times for mix bus compression and really enjoy it's ability to smoothly control the dynamics, imparting a hint of smooth creaminess to the sound. Particularly for acoustic jazz and orchestral (film score) mixes. Up to 4dB reduction on the meters feels very natural sonically. The plug in retains this character, particularly it's compression characteristic (behaves very much the same); perhaps a little less creaminess than the hardware, but nonetheless, a very good emulation.
Everything sounds great
No matter how bad the source audio is the massive passive fixes anything, it has become my default eq
Manley Massive passive
Love this on Bus and on Master. Gives the tracks that extra shine.
One negative is that it is very cpu hungry.
Within 30 minutes of demo'ing this I took the plunge and made the purchase!
I absolutely love how much character this can add to your sound, I find it works best on group channels and your master. I'd definitely reccomend this to anybody who wants to add more punch and fullness to there tracks.
Love this EQ
Gives that special sheen on my master bus. Just wish the controls were a little bigger to see! Hard looking at it on a 13" laptop
All in all a great EQ