Home > Rack Gear > Channel Strips >

WesAudio _MIMAS 500-Series Compressor
WesAudio _MIMAS
WesAudio _MIMAS
Alternative Views:

List Price: $1,055.00
Our Price: $1,055.00

Availability: Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Weeks
Product Code: 9999-01698


WesAudio _MIMAS 500-Series Compressor

Despite digital revolution in the audio industry, many of top audio engineers still work on analog gear. Have you ever wondered why?

Its all about that significant sound which cant be beaten by any digital plugin or processor. Most of audio engineers mix in the box because of the plugin usability: total recall, automation, settings comparison, etc. They love digital, however, its always missing something crucial ? the sound. We have a solution for that: hardware analog gear with digital control, benefits from both worlds:

analog and digital. Thanks to the pure analog path this device acts like proper analog gear but the digital control gives you exactly the same spectrum of compressor contol possibilities as you can find in a digital plugin.Our proprietary GCon protocol, which allows to communicate hardware with DAW, makes operating is fast and easy to use.Wed like to introduce the first member of the family: _MIMAS - Worlds first 1176 style compressor with digital control through VST/AAX plugin.

ng500 Next generation 500 series hardware extension to 500 series which allows to manage and recall settings of the modules from external source.

Note about 500 series extension in modules:
Each WesAudio device in ng500 (Next Generation 500 series) product line is equipped with special connector. This connector is an extension to 500 series, and allows your device to be managed/recalled through specialized GCon protocol (e.g. _Titan 500 series 10 slots frame).

This extension is compatible with 500 series standardized plug type, however some manufacturers apply enormous screws to the plug itself, which prevent the device to fit in. Based on official research more then 90% of available 500 series racks will fit just fine. Currently known exceptions:

Rupert Neve Designs 500 series Rack (confirmed)
Aphex 500 series rack (not confirmed)

WesAudio _MIMAS 500-Series Compressor Features

  • World class compressor sound
  • GCon innovative High-speed USB/Ethernet protocol (fully digitally controlled analog circuit)
  • Saturation Mode special mode of operation which allows to saturate signal using gain staging between IN and OUT transformers (fully balanced in/out by Carnhill transformers)
  • USB computer connection
  • VST2/VST3/AAX/AAX DSP/AU (MAC/PC) control plugin
  • dedicated stereo plugin to manage two devices
  • integrated hardware A/B function
  • digital sidechain from DAW to compressor
  • 4 touch sensitive encoders (allow to record automation of all parameters to DAW in real time)
  • true bypass
  • selectable VU(in/out)/GR meter
  • +24dBu of headroom

WesAudio _MIMAS 500-Series Compressor Specifications

  • Attack time: 20us 800us
  • Release time: 50ms 1100ms
  • Compression ratio : 4:1; 8:1; 12:1; 20:1; all button mode
  • True Bypass
  • SC High Pass filter: 60,90,150Hz
  • Output impedance: 600ohm
  • Freq. response: 20Hz do 20kHz (+/- 1dB)
  • Signal to noise ratio SNR: >83dB
  • Power consumption: 3W

WesAudio _MIMAS 500-Series Compressor Includes

  • WesAudio _MIMAS 500-Series Compressor
  • Manual
  • Control Plug-in
  • 3 Year Warranty

Click here to view all WesAudio products