Waves CLA-76 Blacky & Bluey - Compressor/Limiter Plug-In (TDM)

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Waves CLA-76 Blacky & Bluey - Compressor/Limiter Plug-In (TDM)

B&H # WACLA76TDM Mfr # CLA76TDM-Q
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Product Highlights
  • Classic Line Limiting Amplifier Models
  • Black Face and Blue Face Versions
  • Superfast Attack
  • TDM for Avid Pro Tools HD Systems
  • RTAS/AudioSuite
  • Mac OS X
  • Windows XP/Vista/7

The CLA-76 Blacky & Bluey (TDM) from Waves is a plug-in that features models of the famed mid-60's Class A line level limiting amplifier. A favorite studio tool, the original hardware had a superfast attack (as quick as 50 microseconds) that is reproduced in the software model. The plug-in can be used on numerous sources, but really shines when processing drums.

Also featured in the plug-in is the unconventional "All Ratio Buttons In" setting that provided the trademark overdriven tone of the original, along with modeled pre-amp distortion. The original hardware underwent numerous revisions after it was first introduced with a blue strip on a silver faceplate. The black face version added low-noise circuits on additional circuit boards and reduced distortion. Both versions are represented here.

Note! Requires iLok if one is not already present on the system.

Main Features

Superfast attack
Includes "All Buttons In" setting
Pre-amp distortion modeling
Zero latency
Up to 24-bit/192 kHz resolution
Mono and stereo components

Controls

  • Input - infinity to 0
  • Output - infinity to 0
  • Attack - 1 to 7 (1 ms to 50 µs)
  • Release - 1 to 7 (1 s to 50 ms)
  • Ratio - 4:1, 8:1, 12:1, 20:1, ALL
  • Comp Off - comp on, comp off
  • Analog - off, 50 Hz, 60 Hz
  • VU Display - input, gain reduction, output
System Requirements
Mac Properly configured Pro Tools HD system running under OS X

Due to constantly changing requirements, for comprehensive hardware specifications and system requirements, please refer to Avid's website at Avid

PC Properly configured Pro Tools HD system running under Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7

Due to constantly changing requirements, for comprehensive hardware specifications and system requirements, please refer to Avid's website at Avid

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