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WesAudio ngBusComp

WesAudio ngBusComp TRUE QUAD VCA THAT 2181 - Legendary sound of Stereo Bus compressor has been true companion on countless recordings since 40 years. Often recognized as “mixbus glue”, this particular compression sound have become industry standard. Now, we improve this design creating whole new level of versitality with unbeliveble modern DAW integration – We present ngBusComp – fully analog, dual mono, stereo, mid-side compressor, with digital recall.

First and most important point – ngBusComp is 100% analog device with +27dBu of headroom. Regardless its digital control nature, fully analog signal path provides top VCA compression sound.

Four THAT 2181 VCA in signal chain, and one in side chain detector for each channel!

STEREO / DUAL MONO compression! ngBusComp detectors can be linked and unlinked anytime – what allows us true bus compression behavior, as dual mono compression when needed!

Relative channel linking! Channels can be linked/unlinked anytime! It is allowed to have different settings on both channels and still manage those in a relative way!
We can work on Mid-Side mix separately for each channel, but if we would like to change balance of whole track, it is enough to engage “parameter link” and both channels Make Up gain will be adjusted relatively keeping same amount of volume difference!

MID-SIDE operation mode ngBusComp supports mid-side opeartion, you can give your side channel diffferent compression settings then middle channel!

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SELECTABLE OUTPUT CIRCUIT
With ngBusComp you can select your output stage to be either electronically balanced, or transformer balanced with preceise output PAD!
Drive Carnhill transformers!

In IRON mode it is possible to use Make up gain to drive the transformers, and special output PAD allow to turn signal down! PAD – passive attenuator managed via relay cascade up to 15dB with 1dB step.

MIX KNOB FOR PARALLEL COMPRESSION With MIX knob at your disposal, parallel compression has never been simpler to achieve! With ngBusComp your MIX setting can be automated in your DAW, ever wanted to push your compressor harder in chorus? Nothing simpler! Just record automation using touch sensitive encoder, or draw your automation lines in DAW!
Proprietary THD implementation with very detailed variable control!

THD stands for “Total harmonic distortion” and it allows to saturate your signal with beautiful analog color. For ngBusComp it can be dialed in very gently or very appearent thanks to variable control with dedicated knob!
PREDEFINED SIDE CHAIN FILTERS

ngBusComp Side chain filter functionality allows to modify signal going into the compressor’s detector. It includes 3 high pass filters at 60,90 and 150 Hz, and 2 tilt filters which are special “curve” designed filters.

FIVE RATIO SETTINGS
ngBusComp provides selectable ratios of 1.5:1 and 2:1 for gentle mixbus processing, 4:1 and 10:1 for large variety of applications, and INF mode – to hit and crash your transients!

External Side chain!
ngBusComp allows to create custom side chain signal to control each channel of compressor!

HARDWARE A/B/C
Even using ngBusComp as pure analog signal processor you can easily switch between three memory settings with a magic of a simple buttons.

USB or Ethernet connectivity!
ngBusComp supports direct USB connection, or you can also managed it in your local network, just plug in ethernet cable to Your router!

Detailed metering!
Each channel shows detail metering – IN / OUT and Gain reduction! Of course analog metering is forwared to plug-in instance!

TOTAL RECALL AND PLUGIN CONTROL
Along with classic analog compressor You receive most demanded feature in audio industry – TOTAL RECALL. Full plugin control through VST2/VST3/AU/AAX/AAX DSP – makes ngBusComp compatible with most, if not all major DAWs. Total integration with your beloved DAW will change your workflow forever!

ANALOG AUTOMATION
I’m sure all of us wanted to use different device settings based on song section. Now it is possible! Just draw automation lines in your DAW and your analog device will follow!
And remember, you can use fourtouch sensitive encoders to record automation TO your DAW!

Features
• 100% analog device with +26dBu of headroom powered by QUAD VCA THAT 2181
• Dual mono and stereo compression
• Mid-side mode
• Two selectable output stages – normal(electronically balanced)
• IRON (transformer balanced)
• IRON PAD – passive attenuator enabled in IRON mode allows to drive output transformer for musical saturation
• Flexible DAW/Live plug-in control for instant recall
• Controllable thorugh standalone WesAudio application
• Relative parameter linking for better unit management
• MIX KNOB FOR PARALLEL COMPRESSION
• Detailed metering for both channels
• Gain reduction, input and output
• THD – Proprietary THD with precise variable control
• Side chain filters – 3 high pass filters at 60,90 and 150 Hz and 2 tilt filters which are special “curve” designed filters
• External side chain for each channel via TRS back connector
• FIVE RATIO SETTINGS – 1.5:1 and 2:1 for gentle mixbus processing, 4:1 and 10:1 for large variety of applications, and INF (crash) mode!
• Management via Ethernet or USB
• A/B/C compare feature
• TOTAL RECALL AND PLUGIN CONTROL compatible with most DAWs
• ANALOG AUTOMATION in DAW
• 4 Touch sensitive encoders per each channel allow to record automation in DAW
• Fully digitally controlled and isolated analog circuit
• True bypass
• Free software and firmware upgrades
• Chassi : 19" - 3RU

Plug-in control
As all our “Next Generation” units, advanced plugin for all DAW formats (VST2/VST3/AU/AAX) is available for better integration.
ngBusComp Plug-in

In near future also mono plugin will be available, which will allow to connect to each channel independently.

Usability features – Highlights
ngBusComp Selectable Output

ngBusComp Relative Parameters

ngBusComp Metering

ngBusComp Extended Compression Parameters

nghBusComp THD Implementation

nghBusComp Advanced Sidechain Filter Selection

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NGBUSCOMP

Data sheet

Condition
New
Type
VCA Compressor
Application
Tracking, Mixing & Mastering
Channels
Dual Mono / Stereo / Mid/Side
Circuit
Solid State
Output transformer(s)
Carnhill
Format
19"
Quantity
1
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Tree Audio Tree Comp VCA based limiter compressor
• VF600 discrete amp blocks
• Transformerless differential-balanced input
• Transformer-balanced output
• Wet/Dry Mix control
• LED Output VU meter -18db to +6dB
• Gain Makeup control +/- 16dB
• Threshold Control -40dB to +22dB
• Ratio Control 2:1 to 30:1 to infinity
• Attack Control 0.2 milliseconds to 20 milliseconds
• Release Control 0.1 seconds to 3 seconds
• LED Gain reduction meter -2dB to -20dB
• High Pass Filter – 250Hz sidechain filter
• Stereo Link – can be tied to an adjacent unit
• Bypass – relay engaged bypass

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Chandler Limited
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Chandler Limited Germanium Compressor GCOMP - One Channel Germanium Compressor
The GERM Comp uses the same all class A amp found in the GERM Pre and Tone Control and is transformer balanced in and out. The Compression circuit uses a FET gain reduction element but with the tricks and flexibilty of all the GERM units. Some of the most notable additions include a WET/DRY mix (for "submixing" tracks within the comp), COMP CURVE (which selects the knee using various diode combinations), CLEAN/DIRTY COMP, and SIDECHAIN FILTER. Many of the GERM Comp parameters have been purposely set by studio use and listening, not by over analyzing them with test gear. The result is a musical powerhouse for ready for tracking, mixing, and mastering.

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WesAudio
€982.00 (incl. VAT) €1,057.00
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WesAudio MIMAS 1176 Style Analog Compressor with Digital Recall
NEW IMPLEMENTATION OF A LEGEND
Since year 1968 this style of compression dominated hundreds of recordings and to this day it is most commonly used signal processor in the industry. Lightning-fast attack and release times became main companions of audio engineers. WesAudio proudly presents _MIMAS – ng500 series implementation of legendary FET compressor. This time along with classic analog sound You will receive most demanded feature in audio industry – DIGITAL RECALL.

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WesAudio ngTubeEq Next generation tube EQ with digital recall and automation
For decades, tube equalizers have been cherished for their rich, musical sound, shaping the
sonic character of countless classic recordings. Our ngTubeEQ elevates this legacy, offering a refined, analog experience seamlessly integrated into the modern digital workflow. With its lush tonal quality and intuitive digital control, the ngTubeEQ is set to become an indispensable tool in studios worldwide, continuing our tradition of blending vintage charm with contemporary functionality. Experience the best of both worlds – the soul of vintage sound and the ease of digital technology with ngTubeEQ

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WesAudio HYPERION ECLIPSE Limited Series is fully analog 4 band parametric EQ with +24dBu of headroom. It features a lot of innovative improvements that no other processor on the market provides. Its innovative design utilizes 15 VCAs per channel to provide essentially noiseless parameter changes and very musical nature. HYPERION is next product in NG500 line where total recall is implemented through front panel USB socket or TITAN chassis.

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WesAudio Prometheus Eclipse Fully Analog Passive Equalizer with Digital Recall - Limited Series
PROMETHEUS Eclipse is fully analog passive EQ with +24dBu of headroom. It features pultec-style warm sound with a lot of innovative improvements. Its modern approach to design allows instant recall of your classic vibe through very flexible plugin available in most common formats. _PROMETHEUS as all ng500 products, integrates with your DAW environment via front panel USB socket or _TITAN chassis.

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WesAudio RHEA tube Stereo Vari-Mu tube Compressor with digital recall

Main features
• 100% analog device with +24dBu of headroom
• True stereo tube “vari-mu” style compressor
• High voltage tube operation
• Input CARNHILL transformers
• Input and output level control for maximum flexibility
• Mix knob for parallel compression
• THD – harmonic distortion with two modes (Medium & High)
• SIDE CHAIN FILTERS – 3 high pass filters at 60,90 and 150 Hz
• 500 series and ng500 (e.g. _TITAN) series compatible
• Total Recall and plugin control compatible with most DAWs
• Analog automation in DAW

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WesAudio ngLEVELER “ Next generation Leveler ” is a 16 channel analog automation system in a 1U chassis, ideal for summing mixer and analog consoles, with convenient features for better studio integration. Besides its automation engine it also brings switchable analog saturation per each channel which helps tracks to get more presence in the mix. ngLEVELER doesn’t have any physical controls on its faceplate beside indivudual channel peak, power, H-Link and Data indication LEDs, it is either managable via:
• DAW Plug-in
• HUI controller
• Or both

This approach gives a very convenient fader control with true total recall system via DAW plug-in. ngLEVELER was created to become studio centerpiece, and because of its simple analog connectivity it can be used in many applications!

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WesAudio CALYPSO NG500 / 500 Series Audio Interface
CALYPSO is an audio interface designed to work in 500 series enclosure. It features state of art 8 channels of AD/DA conversion and perfectly integrates with ng500 chassis – _TITAN, through I.A.C. connector. Besides its very convenient integration with ng500 chassis, it still can be used in standard 500 series enclosure using two DB25 connectors.

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WesAudio Timbre – Vari-mu Tube Compressor
As always It’s all about compression so we’ve created “Timbre” – an all tube vari-mu compressor based on the 6386 tube, inspired by the old, famous and much desired Gates STA-Level compressor. The Timbre is easy to use, full of color and sweetness. It is a vintage-style compressor made from the highest quality of components.

Augmenting the design, we have added new features like the third mode of operation with shorter attack time, a high-pass sidechain filter, a link for stereo operation and a bypass function. Timbre utilizes a novel programme controlled release circuit which creates density and consistency while minimizing typical compressor side-effects at up to 40dB of gain reduction!

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WesAudio TITAN is a complete recall system designed to provide total integration with your beloved analogue equipment. It extends 500 series connector with additional pins where modules can be designed to support digital recall or any other vendor specific functionalities. This extension is part of new open standard “ng500” – “Next Generation 500 series” which allows other manufacturers to design and implement digitally controlled analog devices.

It also allows remote control of all ng500-compatible modules that it receives, including 500 WesAudio modules, using a single USB or Ethernet cable.

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WesAudio DIONE Analog BUS Compressor with Digital Recall
Legendary sound of Stereo Bus compressor has been true companion on countless recordings since 40 years. Often recognized as “mixbus glue”, this particular compression sound have become industry standard. We present _DIONE – fully analog, legendary VCA compressor with digital recall.

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WesAudio Supercarrier II – 11 slot 500 series rack fully compatible with API standard.
Supercarrier II is a second generation of our very popular Supercarrier I – 500 series standardized chassis. It features 11 slots with innovative ISP technology.

ISP – Independent Slot Power – is a solution which makes a huge breakthrough in 500 series powering system, it allows best accommodation for even most demanding 500 series modules. So what it is all about ? The answer is very simple – based on the ISP technology, each slot is individually supplied with linear power, causing each module to work in totally isolated, and independent way. To say it simple, it is like each of 11 modules would work in separate 500 series frames, what makes it ideal environment for your beloved hardware – without any interference, noise, pops or clicks. To separate each slot even more, we introduced a tantalum caps for each slot to clean the whole frequency spectrum from any other unwanted noise. The chassis itself, is powered by big 100W toroid external supply.

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