Native Instruments Introduces Supercharger GT

Tube compression emulated with added dedicated Saturation and Character modes      25/02/14

Native Instruments Introduces Supercharger GT


Native Instruments has released SUPERCHARGER GT, which they describe as a compressor inspired by the rich, tube-driven sound of a boutique hardware unit.Here's the full details in NI's own words...

A feature-rich follow-up to the SUPERCHARGER compressor released in December 2013, SUPERCHARGER GT goes beyond modern tube compression by adding dedicated Saturation and Character modes and additional controls for complete sonic fine-tuning.

SUPERCHARGER GT was designed for simple yet comprehensive sound shaping. Producers can quickly dial in a wide range of compression effects using a single 'Compress' knob. The effect's automatic make-up gain allows them to stay focused on the sound of the effect without having to compensate for the drop in volume compression can sometimes cause. Pre-set Attack and Release settings provide a starting point for setting SUPERCHARGER GT's response to incoming signals – producers can start with Punch, Gentle, and Slam modes. Dedicated Attack and Release controls allow an additional degree of fine-tuning.

Aside from compression, SUPERCHARGER GT also delivers a set of tone-shaping controls that make it more than just a compressor effect. A 'Saturation' knob with Mild, Crisp, and Slam saturation types give users three ways to add harmonic content to their tracks. At lower settings, SUPERCHARGER GT offers subtle harmonic enhancement. At more extreme settings it delivers raw, distorted coloration. The 'Character' knob can fill in missing low end and smooth out unruly high frequencies with Fat, Warm, and Aggressive character modes adding to its versatility. Furthermore, a mid/side mode lets producers create space in a mix by applying the effect only to the left and right sides of a signal – perfect for adjusting stereo imaging. A detector high pass prevents unruly low end signals from mis-triggering the compressor. Combined, these features provide producers dynamic control, warmth, and sonic shaping in one convenient plug-in.


Pricing and Availability:

SUPERCHARGER GT is available as a software download at the NI Online Shop for $99 / 99 € / £89 / ¥ 9,800.

Owners of SUPERCHARGER can upgrade for a special price of $49 / 49 € / £42 / ¥ 4,800 – a $50 / 50 € / £43 / ¥ 5,000 saving from the regular price.

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