Empirical Labs Distressor Emulation Plug-in – Donationware ($1)

empirical labs distressor simulation plugin

Cocell Productions have created a plugin they claim is an emulation of the Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor compressor hardware unit. The plugin runs in VST, and AU modes (32/64-bit).

Empirical Labs Distressor Plug-in – Features

  • Based on acclaimed 8X Compressor
  • Gain Reduction meter
  • Input control (Relative threshold)
  • Threshold Controlled Circuitry (-30 to -50 dB)
  • Ratio switch (1, 2, 4, 8, 20 and NK)
  • Attack time control (0.05 ms to 4 secs)
  • Release time control (0.30 ms to 3 secs)
  • Distortion modes switch (Static Custom C1, Static Custom C2, Odd D1, Even D2)
  • Output control (0 to 40 dB)
  • Side-Chain Filter modes Clean (0) HP 80Hz (D), HP 80Hz Audio (A), BE 6kHz (B)

The free version of the plugin will reset presets on session load, the full version requires a $1 donation.

More info:

SOR 8 plugin

(via Pro Tools Expert)

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  • David

    no-regretsware. I love this thing – AND NO iLOK!!! (lol).

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