Bettermaker

C502V

Bettermaker C502V 500 Series Stereo Compressor


Bettermaker is a brand that makes high quality analog audio processing tools. Up until now they have been known for their awesome Stereo EQ's but Bettermaker have now just released their stereo 3 mode analog compressor with full USB control. What makes this compressor stand out from all the others is that it has 3 distinct modes of operation. Bettermaker Mode, SG mode - essentially an SSL G-BUSS mode and a DX Mode - in essence a DBX 160A mode. The Bettermaker C502V compressor will work in dual mono or stereo modes. It has total recall, presets and has a 100% fully analog signal path. Use this unit while recording, at mixdown or in mastering. The Bettermaker C502V stereo compressor is the only 500 series compressor with full DAW plugin control. Imagine recalling a setting from you DAW plugin but still have a fully analog signal path. 


    • BETTERMAKER C502V PRODUCT FEATURES:

      Besides their pure analog signal paths, these units have a full digital recall with 399 cells for your own presets, which you can recall with one touch.
      You can save your settings in the internal memory of the compressor as well as in your D.A.W….AND… in your project with your AUTOMATION.

      Here are some of the amazing features Bettermaker C502V has to offer:

      -3 in 1 compressor- 3 different modes of compression, one original and two based on classic designs. 
      -500 series
      -Stereo/Dual Mono/MS (with solo function)
      -Free AU, VST, RTAS, AAX, 32 & 64 bit plugin controller for digital recal
      -399 onboard presets
      -onboard UNDO function
      -USB side chain (you can use the side chain just like in a plugin, no physical I/O needed)
      -On board high pass side chain with selectable frequencies
      -Lookahead mode for analog compression
      -Wet/Dry for both channels
      -1:2 ratio for Expansion, Transient designing
      -Unit to unit Internal linking. You do not need USB cables hanging, or any special enclosure. Modules will connect with each-other as long as they are inserted side by side.
      -Possibility to use different modes on different channels, even different modes on M and S in Mid Side operation.

      A little about the different compression modes:

      BM: 
      This is the most gentle but versatile mastering compression mode but with very unique attack behavior. It works for the widest range of settings. It is great on Drums, Mix Buss.

      SG mode.
      -This will be inspired by the classic British VCA buss compressor,
      -similar parameters
      -same ease of use
      -It has all additional functions mentioned above, plus fluent attack and release ratio.

      DX:

      -Classic aggressive American compression based on a classic 160A
      -Attack and release parameters do not display as they are fixed
      -It has all additional functions mentioned above vs. the original.

    • BETTERMAKER C502V TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

      500 series Lunchbox required
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