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Can anyone tell me if it's possible to use the onboard compressor to "duck" or reduce a music source when a microphone is used. If so how? We sometimes provide a dj service and it would be seriously handy but can't figure out how to do it on the M20D.

 

Thanks.

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I believe that requires side-chaining on the compressor, which the m20d doesn't do to my knowledge.

 

(having the 'trigger' sound be a different input than the compressed sound)

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Ducking is usually done with a shelving filter.

Yes, but as eklynx said, the compressor still needs a sidechain input.

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OK, thanks guys. Guess we'll have to strap the trusty old Behringher compressor back in the rack. Seems an odd omission from the M20d software but hey ho can't have everything I guess!

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I have added it on Ideascale because it is something that I found an odd omission and I hope that a Firmware update or new model is forthcoming that will include sidechain on compressors (or on the related idea of filtered side chain inputs on the Gates).

 

http://line6.ideascale.com/a/dtd/Side-Chain-Compression-for-M20d/778461-23508

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