Nu Compressor

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Block Diagram

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Main Panel

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Program Selector

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Program Selector shows current program. Program can be changed by clicking current program name and select from drop-down menu.

Engage Button

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When turned off, whole processing of the plugin is bypassed.

Comp In Button

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When turned off, reduction is not applied to input signal. Tone processor keeps working regardless of this setting.

Reduction Meter

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White line indicates current reduction amount, in VU ballistic.

Blue triangle indicates output gain.

Input Knob

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Input Knob controls the gain applied to input signal.

Threshold Knob

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Threshold Knob controls signal level that the compressor starts to apply reduction.

Output Knob

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Output Knob controls the gain applied to output signal.

Ratio Knob

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Ratio knob controls the factor of gain reduction amount.

Attack Knob

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Attack Knob controls time to start applying reduction after input signal exceeds threshold.

Release Knob

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Release Knob controls time to stop applying reduction after input signal becomes lower than threshold.

Mix Knob

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Mix knob controls mix ratio between unprocessed (dry) and processed (wet) signals.

Side-chain Source Select

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Side-chain Level Meter

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Indicates peak level of side chain signal. When external side chain is available and selected, segments color becomes orange.

Side-chain Monitor Button

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When turned on, the compressor outputs side chain signal instead of main input signal.

Side-chain Lo Cut Filter

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When turned on, side chain low-cut filter gets enabled. Knob controls cutoff frequency of low-cut filter.

Side-chain Hi Cut Filter

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When turned on, side chain high-cut filter gets enabled. Knob controls cutoff frequency of high-cut filter.

Program Selector Panel Expand/Collapse Button

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The button expands or collapses Program Selector Panel.

Program Selector Panel

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Program can be selected by clicking buttons. Current program’s button emits white light.