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SIDECHAIN COMPRESSION: Why isn't the key listen function on the compressor?

+34 votes
asked May 3, 2016 in StudioLive Series Feature Requests by aaronfolb (420 points)
I feel like sidechain compression capability is now a must-have for a lot of different genres: electronic, indie, pop, hip-hop, etc.  Is this a possibility/planned for a future update??  I can get a similar effect with the gate & key input, but I then I can't use the gate for simple utility noise-gating, and I can't fine tune the envelope as much since it's a simple open/closed function, as opposed to the compressor which provides continuous/variable volume attenuation.

Using a StudioLive RM16AI with firmware 1.0.7784

UC Surface on a MacBook Pro running OS 10.10.3

1 Answer

+3 votes
answered Jun 1, 2016 by Skip Jones (166,570 points)

Thank you for the feature request. 

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