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Multiband Compressor block

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Available on which Fractal Audio products

  • Axe-Fx III: 2x.
  • Axe-Fx II: 2x.
  • AX8: no.
  • FX8: no.

X/Y and channels

  • Axe-Fx III: 2 channels.
  • Axe-Fx II: no.
  • AX8: n/a.
  • FX8: n/a.

What is it

A multiband compressor consists of multiple compressors working in parallel, each operating on a separate band of frequencies. Fractal Audio's Multiband Compressor has 3 compressors.

More information in the Owner's Manual.


Configuring the Multiband Compressor

The MBC does a fine job already at default settings.

Here's a tutorial.

Parameters table

Parameter Axe-Fx III Axe-Fx II AX8, FX8
Crossover Frequency yes n/a
Threshold yes n/a
Ratio yes n/a
Attack yes n/a
Release yes n/a
Level yes n/a
Detector yes n/a
Mute yes n/a