Manley Variable Mu (v4)

Stream Real-Time Audio to a Robotically Controlled Manley Variable Mu (v4) Using the Analog Matrix Plugin

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Manley’s best selling modern day masterpiece gives you control of your sound like nothing else. Known for it’s sweet sounding color courtesy of all tube circuitry and custom Manley input/output transformers, glue your tracks together with this compressor/limiter. The Variable Mu can kiss your audio with a touch of light 1.5:1 compression or smash unruly transients using the 20:1 limiting. You’ve heard the Manley Variable Mu on thousands of songs, now hear it on yours!

Our unit is specifically the version 4 model with the added T-bar modification.

Tip:  For balanced processing on stereo material
  1. Set the Vari Mu “Sep/Link” control to Link (this only links the amount of compression)
  2. Set the robotic link L/R at the top left of the equipment panel to “Absolute”
  3. Adjust the left-side settings to get “close” to what you want (even though it is probably still a little imbalanced)
  4. Uncheck the robotic link L/R
  5. Adjust the left or right side independently to balance the audio with your ears

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