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Re: Ultramarine 3, speculations

Postby RJHollins » Fri Sep 09, 2016 3:19 am

Generally speaking, Time Constants of 5 or 6 are popular for mastering.

Also, with the SHMOD control, much more flexibility handling how Attack reacts.
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Re: Ultramarine 3, speculations

Postby Support » Fri Sep 09, 2016 9:29 am

kenbobplus3db wrote: It's a bit redundant to have to set Left and right filters separately when all the other controls link.


Not redundant in middle-side setup.
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Re: Ultramarine 3, speculations

Postby Brian » Fri Sep 09, 2016 12:11 pm

giancarlo wrote:Variable knee: not possible without using samples from a different unit or a fake plugin (fake because it would but be that product any more but a plugin copy). The original hardware has a single knee, pretty hard (it is a limiter)


Actually, you can adjust the ratio/knee to an extent on the original unit (by trimmers inside).

This wouldn't be practical to sample though AFAIK, as you'd need to fully sample all time constants and input levels many many times over to capture the range of the knee. It would require constant adjustment of the threshold control when changing the knee/ratio behavior.
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Re: Ultramarine 3, speculations

Postby russianpolecat » Sat Sep 10, 2016 12:26 am

What is the situation regarding Ultramarine 3 for original Ultramarine owners?

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Re: Ultramarine 3, speculations

Postby ceemusic » Sat Sep 10, 2016 2:00 am

All versions are in the main UM folder in your dashboard.
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Re: Ultramarine 3, speculations

Postby Brian » Sat Sep 10, 2016 2:53 am

Yes it should be available as commercial and trial downloads.

And it's really sounding good. Time constant 1 almost sounds too fast on the release now compared to other versions or plugins, but Giancarlos explanation makes sense.

For some reason with UM3 time constant 5 sounds absolutely great pummeling overheads or room mics on drums - whereas before I always used 1 or 2. Nice smooth pump!
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Re: Ultramarine 3, speculations

Postby Mordus » Sat Sep 10, 2016 11:27 am

Must say WOW!

Amazing monster. Full of character, and also very transparent compression. Ultramarine3 knows how to treat a song musically.

Congratulatios Giancarlo and AA Team. I'm very impressed with the results achieved in this release.
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Re: Ultramarine 3, speculations

Postby Mordus » Sat Sep 10, 2016 11:33 am

Support wrote:
kenbobplus3db wrote: It's a bit redundant to have to set Left and right filters separately when all the other controls link.


Not redundant in middle-side setup.


I'm not sure I understand this answer.
In a Mid-Side setup you don't need linked controls. In fact, you only need linked controls when working in stereo. And when working in a stereo linked setup it makes more sense if the filters are linked too. Just my impressions.
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Re: Ultramarine 3, speculations

Postby russianpolecat » Sat Sep 10, 2016 8:34 pm

ceemusic wrote:All versions are in the main UM folder in your dashboard.
Hi, yeah that's what I thought, they should be shouldn't they - can only see original ultramarine and original demo though...

I'll have to email support.

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Re: Ultramarine 3, speculations

Postby ceemusic » Sat Sep 10, 2016 8:48 pm

Just open the original UM folder in your dashboard. You'll find UM3 plus any previous versions.
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