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Nomad Factory Bus Driver Vintage Optical Compressor Plugin

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Vintage Optical compressor with Tube Saturation

Bus Driver is an optical compressor that provides a wide range of compression effects, reminiscent of the best vintage compressors made in the ‘60s.

Compression is one of those studio processes that is all too often taken for granted and not usually used to its full potential. Today’s producers think nothing of inserting compressors on every single channel of their DAW when mixing, but old school engineers had to learn to make the most of only a few units of compression and this made them learn them inside out to use them to their best advantage. Bus Driver is modelled on the classics from the 'golden age' of tube compressors.

Also included in Bus Driver is a Tube-Driver Saturation feature. It allows you to add the sound of a vintage tube amplifier giving you the differing electronic characteristics of triode, tetrode, and pentode vacuum tubes. So you can add the vintage warmth of the those models of the classic tubes (e.g. ECC83, 12AX7, etc..) to your tracks or on your mix bus.

Nomad Factory designed an Output Stage Soft-Clipping to eliminate digital clipping at any output level and produce a smoother distortion characteristic. This feature is in addition to the Tube-Driver Saturation Modeling included in Bus-Driver.

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Features :

Usable on individual tracks or complete mixes
Full control of input levels '+/- 12dB' (sets level for Compression)
Full control of output levels '+/- 12dB' (post Compression gain)
Tube-Driver Saturation Modeling
Compression Ratios from 2:1 to infinite ('Brickwall Limiter')
Control over Compression amount
Preset management (inc. Presets by acclaimed Engineer, Ashley Smith)


System Requirements

Apple Minimum Requirements :

Macintosh Intel Core i3 / i5 / i7 / Xeon
RAM 2 GB (4 GB recommended).
Mac OS X 10.6.8 and above.
Mac 'PPC' are not supported.

Apple Compatibility :

AAX Native, AudioUnit, and VST plug-ins.
32-bit and 64-bit are supported.
You can authorize our software on up to 3 computers with a simple one-click authorization procedure (no dongle key required).

Windows Minimum Requirements :

Intel Core i3 / i5 / i7 / Xeon
RAM 2 GB : (4 GB recommended)
Windows 7 with SP1 64 bit, Windows 8.1 64 bit, Windows 10 64 bit (latest update)

Windows Compatibility :

AAX Native, VST
32-bit and 64-bit are supported.
You can authorize this software on up to 3 computers with a simple one-click authorization procedure (no dongle key required)


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