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Thrillseeker VBL
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Thrillseeker VBL - Vintage broadcast limiter
Thrillseeker VBL is an emulation of a vintage broadcast limiter following the classic Variable-Mu design principles from the early 1950's.

They were used to prevent audio overshoots by managing sudden signals changes. From today's perspective, and compared to brickwall limiters, they are rather slow and should be seen as more of a gain structure leveler, but they still are shining when it comes to perform gain riding in a very musical fashion - they have warmth and mojo written all over. 

Thrillseeker VBL is a “modded” version, which not only has the classic gain reduction controls but also grants detailed access to the amount and appearance of harmonic tube amplifier distortion occurring in the analog tube circuit. Applied in subtle doses, this dials in that analog magic we often miss when working in the digital domain, but you can also overdrive the circuit to have more obvious but still musical sounding harmonic distortion (and according sideeffects) for use as a creative effect.

On top, Thrillseeker VBL offers an incredibly authentic audio transformer simulation which not only models the typical low-end harmonic distortion but also all the frequency- and load dependent subtleties occurring in a transformer coupled tube circuit, and which add up to that typical mojo we know from the analog classics. This would not have been possible with plain waveshaping techniques but has been realized with my innovative Stateful Saturation approach, making it possible to model circuits having a (short) sort of memory.

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Aug 02 2016
  Sunda
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  5  / 5
Great plugin, love all the vst's that Variety Of Sound provide us for FREE!!! :)
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Mar 07 2016
  Viper ITB
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  4  / 5
Besides dynamics control and great saturation, I like the way it damps hi freqs (if you leave Brilliance in default position), perfect for harsh, distorted guitars.
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Jan 16 2016
  johan
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  5  / 5
This sound is what I found the best. It is a good plugin for streaming with winamp in cobination with breakaway broadcaster. Thxxxxx
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Dec 06 2015
  Acialist
VST
  4  / 5
This is great. Very warm.
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Jun 27 2015
  DJ Kindd
VST
  5  / 5
BEST SOUND!!! Thanks dude :)
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May 11 2015
  Toby
VST
  5  / 5
Works amazingly on almost everything I have used it on. It's just magical.
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Apr 02 2014
  Chris
VST
  5  / 5
You just canīt stop smiling after putting this thing on the drum bus. Actually you can put it everywhere, switch it on, adjust the amp knob and enjoy the show. If you are one of those looking for a great analog, colourful vintage sound with the extra portion of mojo I gotta say this thing is it! Thank you VOS, your work is outstandingly stunning and I can`t think of music production without your plugins anymore!
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Mar 28 2014
  the way it is
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  ?  / 5
This is the top if you are into vintage processors. AMAZING
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Mar 08 2014
  Earl
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  ?  / 5
Very good distortion, appears to do some interesting phase shifts that affect timbre.
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Sept 02 2013
  Anonymous
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Yes, another great vst, these are PRO level for mastering, even better than what the pro level are getting. Keep up the pump guy's who needs to pay for studio stuff when you can just get pro level right here.
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Aug 26 2013
  Phoonck
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  5  / 5
Oh my Plugin! Wow... this thing is another holy grail... makes everthing perfect even better. Keep on pushing:)
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