Channel Strip Collection *

Product Details

  • Available in Native Effects, VST3, AU, and AAX formats for use in your DAW of choice
  • Compatible with Studio One 2.6.5 and higher. Prime, Artist and Professional
  • Pepper your tracks with a tasteful dash of PreSonus flavor via these two State Space modeled plug-ins of classic PreSonus hardware channel strips:
    • VT1: Tube channel strip with FET compressor and 4-band EQ modeled from a PreSonus classic design
    • RC 500: Solid-state channel strip with FET compressor and 3-band EQ model from the original RC 500 hardware
  • Easy installation, authorization, and updates from PreSonus Hub plug-in manager application

Pepper your tracks with a tasteful dash of PreSonus flavor via these two State Space modeled plug-ins recreated from classic PreSonus hardware channel strips, available in Studio One® Native Effects, VST3, AU, and AAX formats for use in your DAW of choice. The RC 500 is modeled from the PreSonus RC 500 FET Channel Strip; VT1 is modeled from a PreSonus classic tube channel strip. When the engineer who designed the original analog circuits can get together for drinks with the master of State Space Modeling, the resulting plug-in sounds so true to the original that even the designer of the analog hardware can’t tell the difference.

The VT1’s input stage offers an uncommon complement of tone-sculpting options and is great for making a particular track shine from inside your mix; the tube-modeled input section can be dialed up for boosted warmth and color, and the six impedance options allow for some nuanced filtering—lower settings are darker. The four-band EQ allows for serious filtering.

The RC 500, on the other hand, is here to get the job done as quickly and efficiently as possible without calling attention to itself. That fixed 3:1 compression ratio and 3-band EQ removes a significant amount of guesswork, and since it’s modeled on a Class-A solid-state preamp, don’t expect any tube overdrive, here.

In short, if you want a lot of control and deliberate, surgical tone-shaping added to your tracks, pick the VT-1. If you need some signal processing quick, easy, and transparent, choose the RC 500.

Computer system requirements:

Below are the minimum computer-system requirements for both plug-ins in the Channel Strip Collection.

Mac (Studio One only)

  • macOS® 10.11 or higher (64-bit only)
  • Intel® Core Duo processor (Intel Core™ Core i3 or better recommended)

Mac (Other host applications)

  • macOS® 10.13 or higher (64-bit only)
  • Intel® Core Duo processor (Intel Core™ Core i3 or better recommended)
  • VST3-, AU-, or AAX-compatible 64-bit host application

Windows (Studio One)

  • Windows® 7 (SP1 + platform update), Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 x64
  • Intel Core™ Duo or AMD Athlon™ X2 processor (Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD X4 or better recommended)

Windows (Other host applications)

  • Windows® 10 x64
  • Intel Core™ Duo or AMD Athlon™ X2 processor (Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD X4 or better recommended)
  • VST3- or AAX-compatible 64-bit host application

Windows and Mac Systems (All host applications)

  • 4GB RAM (8GB or more recommended)
  • Monitor with at least 1366x768 resolution (high-dpi monitor recommended)

The minimum system requirements may differ for DAWs other than Studio One. Please check the requirements for your DAW of choice with its manufacturer.

Note that the speed of your processor, amount of RAM and size and speed of your hard drive will greatly affect the overall performance of your recording system.

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