Navigating: Home » VST/AU/AAX Plugins » Mastering Plugin » Thrillseeker VBL (Free Vintage Broadcast Limiter) Thrillseeker VBL (Free Vintage Broadcast Limiter) Posted on by Pascal Faruq Disclosure: When you buy through our links, we may get a commission at zero cost to you.Thrillseeker VBL is an emulation of a vintage broadcast limiter following the classic Variable-Mu design principles from the early 1950s. 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, these 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 for use as a creative effect. On top of that, 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. System Requirements: Windows and VST only Download Thrillseeker VBL Useful Related posts:DVS Leveling Amp (Free Mastering Plugin)LVC-Audio - Toned (Free Mastering Plugin)MQ57 - Parametric Mastering Equalizer Post navigation Previous:LVC-Audio – Toned (Free Mastering Plugin)Next:Sideral (Free Mid-Side Processor) Comment policy: Respectful and beneficial comments are welcome with full open hands. However, all comments are manually moderated and those that doesn't relate with what the passage is saying or offensive comments would be deleted. Thanks for understanding! Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me via e-mail if anyone answers my comment.