Schwerkraftmaschine vs. Vari Tube Compressor

  • 01/20/2017
  • Michael Krusch
  • Story
  • Schwerkraftmaschine

Part 5 of our review of the different compression modes in the Schwerkraftmaschine

You may ask: what exactly needs emulating?
I mean, the Schwerkraftmaschine is based on the Vari Tube compressor!
And that's true. The analog signal path for both devices is almost identical.

But ultimately it's a compressor's side-chain (alongside the control element, here Vari-mu tubes) that shapes the character of the compression.
The components in use, the rectifier circuit, how the timing element is set up — it all has an impact. And must be gauged precisely and emulated.

That's how the Schwerkraftmaschine can sound just like a VTC. A real help for people switching over from other equipment but who need to re-compress an older track.

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