|Product||Fairchild 670 Compressor|
|Type / Tags|
|Copy Protection||UAD Hardware Specific|
The two channel Fairchild 670 is often described as the "Holy Grail" of compressors in studio gear esoterica, not only because of its price (around $30,000 on the vintage market), but its extreme rareness and the difficulties in maintaining such a piece. With 14 transformers, 20 vacuum tubes, and a 6 rack-space encompassing girth, the 670 is the heavyweight champion of compression weighing in at 65 pounds. UA's emulation is modeled after Allen Side's favorite unit from Ocean Way Studios. UA went to great efforts to capture the unique sonics of this famous mu-type tube limiter, as well as maintain all the features of the original. UA adds an auxiliary panel allowing access to rear access controls, common mods, and unique Universal Audio only features.
- Modeled after Ocean Way's famous golden unit.
- Sidechain Link mod couples attack and release between both channels.
- DC Bias controls allowing control compressor knee/ratio.
- Time Constant control allowing six unique attack and release times.
- Lat-Vert functionality maintained for vinyl mastering or stereo image effects.
- Separate mono version of the Fairchild 670 compressor for mono tracks.
- Added functionality of Input and Output metering, Final Output Gain, and Controls Link that couples dual control.
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