A quick primer on the Logic Pro Compressor styles:
- Platinum: Logic Pro original, transparent
- ClassA_R: Neve 33609
- ClassA_U (Variable-Mu): Fairchild 670, UREI 175
- Opto (Tube Electro-Optical): LA-2A
- Solid State Electro-Optical: LA-3A
- FET (Field Effect Transistors): 1176
- VCA: dbx 160, SSL
ClassicA_R: Modern solid-state stereo limiter/compressor with pleasing distortion. A diode bridge is responsible for gain reduction and it’s unique sound. More distortion than VCAs or FETs but not excessive. It has a unique auto-release with wide ranges depending on the input.
Highlights: Stereo Buss, Drums, Vocals, Tracking.