Manley Variable MU Compressor/Limiter

Stereo Compressor / Limiter

  • True tube compression in the style of the legendary 670s Fairchild
  • Dual Triode 5670 compression in Manley design
  • Best-selling tube-type stereo-compressor worldwide
  • Intrinsically balanced inputs and outputs (600 Ohm)
  • Hard bypass
  • Maximum gain 35 dB
  • Variable ATTACK: 25 msec-70 msec
  • LIMITER (4: 1 to 20: 1) or COMPRESSOR (1.5 to 1)
  • Balanced outputs
  • Max Output: +30 dBu (26Vrms) 26 dB Headroom
  • Variable Threshold
  • Stereo Link Switch
  • Optionally available with M / S option and as mastering version with rotary switches instead of potentiometers.
  • Optional link of several devices for 5.1 use
  • 19 " rack format with 2 U
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Audio Examples

  • Acousticband On/Off
  • Drumset Limiting
  • Electrobeat On/Off
  • Guitar On/Off

Further Information

Compressor Yes
Gate No
Peak Limiter No
2-Channel Unit Yes
Attack/Release Adjustable Yes
4 Customer Ratings:
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Dj 4 years old
Arnaud939, 14.06.2011
Already 4 years that I use it in my studio of mastering on each albums,
It is the softest and most musical compressor I know, it thickens all mixes smoothly, it is capable of coloring transients without ever appearing as a compressor, calming them or on the contrary energizing them, and especially its Strong point and the obvious facilitated with which one can link a mix.
I love this machine, in mastering bienur, but also live in insert on the LR bus of the console, on drums in studio and it is the only one I use in classical music if I need to lower A little dynamics.
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The musical Compressor
Altair6, 12.12.2018
7 years have passed since we used the Vari-Mu on every audio recording. Bought it especially for mastering and there is were it shines. There is no plug-in in the world that comes close to this truly musical compressor. It? S? Alive? and you can? feel? it. Everyone agrees that this is your bowl of? Cream? for your mix, And it is! This is possible due? 8 tubes? in the unit. Your low end in your mix will not be destroyed with this compressor. It is warm, tight and musical. The HP SC are? Brilliant ?. You can actually describe it in one word? Transparent ?. We? Ve never heard this anywhere else. Things never get too nasty with this unit so it makes the decisions and decisions sound a lot easier. Advise: get rid of your poor sound and buy this solution. It will serve you for many years to come and that's because of the build quality (It's exceptionally well made). But it might work for you. It? S Almost 2019 and the? Tubes? still rule! Thanks to Manley Labs! And Eve-Anna Manley.
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