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Neve® 33609 / 33609SE Compressor

Neve® 33609 / 33609SE Compressor

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Regular Price: $249.00

$149.00

You'll Save 40%

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Get gentle coloration to brickwall limiting for instruments or your mix bus.

Since 1969, the Neve 33609 stereo bus compressor has been a studio mainstay. Its smooth character coupled with its ability to be transparent or extremely colorful have made it a workhorse limiter not only for music production, but also mastering, post, and broadcast applications.

Exclusively licensed by Neve, the 33609 plug-in for UAD-2 hardware and Apollo interfaces expertly emulates the ultra-musical compression curves and nonlinearities of this legendary limiter. The Neve 33609 plug-in also adds modern workflow enhancements not found on the original hardware, including output and headroom controls, and a link switch for grouped left/right control of all parameters.

Now You Can:

Harness the musical compression and nonlinearities of the Neve 33609 compressor on individual instruments or an entire mix

Punch up a drum bus with colorful compression character or subtly tame transients

Add or enhance dynamics to pianos, background vocals, and strings

Take full advantage of the 33609’s unique personality with useful plug-in-only features

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      Key Features


      Recreation of the Neve 33609 (rev C) — Derived from the original Neve 2254 compressor
      Exclusive Neve licensed/UA modeled 33609 bus compressor
      Compression curves and nonlinearities modeled to exacting detail
      Auto-release settings offer program dependent qualities
      “Software-only” controls link, output gain, and headroom switch
      Stereo or mono operation
      Includes SE version for higher instance count
      Requires a UAD DSP Accelerator Card or Apollo Interface available from authorized dealers worldwide

      Customer Reviews

      Neve 33609 / 33609SE Compressor

      Overall Rating

      G. Chan

      December 3, 2019

      I like it!


      Always used for drum mixing

      D. Ferrera

      November 29, 2019

      The essential stereo compressor plugin

      Man, do I love this plugin. I can put this on my mixbuss with the threshold all the way up and with the lowest ratio, and it just adds that extra "oomph" I want out of my track. Also great on piano, drums......and everything else.

      G. Strickland

      October 26, 2019

      Rupert

      This thing works better the harder you push it. Smooth and shiny is what I would call it. I have had it for a year and I don't always have a need for such power but when I do it is incredible. I can only imagine what the hardware must be like... but maybe I don't have to?

      N. Tai

      October 14, 2019

      good

      good

      N. Tai

      October 14, 2019

      good

      good

      A. Greenwell

      October 5, 2019

      Mix Bus Magic!

      My go-to master bus compressor. Warms and glues the mix together in a very musical way.

      G. ANDREA

      October 1, 2019

      excellent

      my new favorite drum buss compressor

      J. Gonzalez Romero

      September 16, 2019

      Compresion paralela

      Encantado con él.Hago música house y lo uso para añadir un poco de compresión paralela en el bus del beat y pese a que casi ni se nota, sientes como empuja el ritmo.

      UAD User

      July 17, 2019

      Best Bus Compressor Plugin

      So far it has worked on every mix I put it on, it's also the preferred choice of Andrew Scheps. It just adds that liveliness of hardware breath, barely hitting about 1 to 2 dbs at most. If you want a smoother sound, try SSL G Bus. If you want more aggression, try the Fatso Jr. Highly recommend as a versatile compressor, on drum bus or parallel compression on drums, but it really shines on the mix bus as it was designed for.

      N. Jeremic

      July 13, 2019

      For that big cinematic percussion sound

      You want to make you percussion sound big, snappy and huge without over-compressing them. Just put a 33609 on the percussion bus, and you're all set. :)
      Very smooth and subtle compression. great for working on orchestral stuff that don't need to be compressed too much.

      T. Engel

      July 11, 2019

      Einer für alles....

      Ich nutze den Neve 33609 sehr gerne für fast alles. Überzeugender Klang und viele Möglichkeiten den Kompressor einzustellen, machen das Arbeiten für mich angenehmer. Ich empfehle den Neve 33609 noch vor dem 1176 und dem Teletronix.

      p. garcia

      July 1, 2019

      muy bueno

      muy bueno

      L. Romano

      June 24, 2019

      Drums in your face

      This compressor is great when you need a great drum bus compression

      K. UMEDA

      June 10, 2019

      Great MIX BUSS

      Very musical compressor.
      I can make groove with it.

      M. Wahlen

      April 25, 2019

      Great sounding

      It does, what you'd expect when you buy it. -1 Star for the the overall to small UI. UAD - just update your UI's. Some great Plug ins already are good, but cmon - some are just in micro letters ;)

      S. NIR

      April 12, 2019

      Great compressor for punchy percussion!

      I simply love this compressor! i am a soundtrack composer and this is my go to when i want to get more punch and groove out of my percussion. Thank you!

      P. Gharapetian

      March 29, 2019

      everyone needs this neve

      33609 plugin done right! thank you so much for this. my need to repurchase the real deal has gone thanks to this plugin.

      P. BESSON

      March 26, 2019

      Tout aussi beau et bon

      quoi dire ? autres que j'ai testé à l'avance et que très vite fait l’achat car la qualité sonore des rendus bounce étaient tel qu'il était hors de question que je ne l'ai pas comme le 88 RS

      T. Glosser

      March 25, 2019

      I don't mix with out it

      WOW. Just try it.

      P. Richan

      March 13, 2019

      Neve 33609

      Very three-dimensional sound, adds a thickness and depth to anything. Amazing on Drum buss, Guitars, Piano - but not realistic for me on everything - on a 50+ track mix my UAD Quad starts showing some effort with 6-7 instances (of course along with a hundred instances of other plugs). So I've got it on the master buss, drum buss, those seem to be where it matters the most for me. The "middle to left to right" signal chain is a little confusing, but works - make sure to try pushing the compressor gain in to the limiter/master to really thicken things up. Really awesome piece of kit, like all the newer and v2 (and higher-cpu) plugs, this one is excellent.