Arturia Comp VCA-65 Effect Software

Dial in tight, punchy percussion sounds! It's not Over Easy to find an original dbx 165A these days, but Arturia's analog-modeling masterminds recreated it.

The ultimate rhythm section compressor, Comp VCA-65 is a perfectly recreated VCA compressor with a modern twist, letting you add that iconic compressor snap behind so many hits to your own tracks.


- Virtual recreation of famed classic VCA compressor
- Original electronic path accurately modeled, including VCA and transistors, using Arturia's state-of-the-art TAE analog modeling
- Original fast attack & release parameters with Auto mode
- Original Peakstop limiter
- Original variable ratio form 1:1 to 1:00
- Additional Arturia's creative side-chain features:
- External side-chain source to trigger the compressor to an external source
- Playful manual pad to manually trigger the compression
- 7 creative detection mode, including M/S processing
- Time warp function with look ahead or delay added to your side-chain path
- Advanced Side-chain EQ
- Compression range parameter to limit the amount of gain reduction applied, with 0dB position for FET-76 with no compression/distortion only sound
- Monitor Side-chain signal directly
- Dry/wet Mix knob for parallel compression
- Switchable Analog VU meter with 3 calibrations mode (-18dBFs, -12dBS, -8 dBFs)
- Analog clipping LED indicator
- Comprehensive set of presets
- A/B comparison setting
- Integrated tutorials and unique dynamic preset tips
- Resizable window
- State-of-the-art TAE analog modeling

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Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 1090-69

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