TuCo  $74.0   
$ 49.-
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TuCo Tube Compressor

TuCo is our new compressor based on vari-mu tube technology with a feedback topology. TuCo can be clean, warm and crisp at same time, exhibiting subtle and natural compression at low amounts and plenty of punch at higher settings. TuCo is an original Sonimus development, designed using analog modeling techniques.

Real TuCo Graphical User Interface (GUI)

TuCo is ideal for drums, vocals, or any track instrument. TuCo sounds great applied to a whole mix, too. Thanks to its “stereo modes” (Dual Mono, Stereo Vintage, Stereo Modern) TuCo can be used for tracking, as well as for mastering.

Key Features

  • All tube vari-mu design
  • Four compressor modes:
    • Fast Attack Compressor
    • Slow Attack Compressor
    • Fast Attack Limiter
    • Slow Attack Limiter
  • Release knob with slow to fast settings
  • Auto Makeup Gain control
  • Three stereo modes: Dual Mono, Vintage Stereo, Modern Stereo
  • Mix control for parallel compression. (two modes)
  • Output tube saturation controlled by a drive knob
  • A/B switch for a/b comparison
  • Presets system to create and edit both user and factory presets
  • Support for HQ screen resolution (Retina)
  • Optimized for real time usage

Price: $   $74.0   $49.0

Tube Compressor Videos

Introducing TuCo Compressor


Gustavo Borner

"I like the approach of the TuCo, especially the drive, I'm already using it thoroughly on a new movie mix !"

Gustavo Borner
Winner of 11 Latin Grammys and 4 Grammys.

Sound On Sound

"Plug-in developers Sonimus are already well known for excellent emulations of analogue EQs and consoles, but although their first compressor is based on a variable-mu tube circuit as used in the Fairchild 660 and 670, it’s not an emulation of those venerable units. Rather, TuCo shares some of their ‘analogue’ sonic characteristics and adds a few useful features."

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"...TuCo comes with a neat set of presets offering a good starting point for what you plan to do, and the preset 'Mixbus Glue' is an obvious choice..."

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TuCo Specs

Supported platforms

Audio Unit, VST 2.4, VST 3, AAX. All platforms support both 32 and 64 bit operation.

Supported Operating systems

  • Mac OSX 10.8 or newer
  • Windows 7 or newer

Technical specifications

  • Sample Rate Support: up to 192 khz.
  • Bit Depth: 64 bits (floating point).
  • Channels: Mono and Stereo.
  • Latency: Zero.

Manual Download

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TuCo Demo

Limitations: No optimizations: more CPU consumption. No A/B and Stereo Mode controls. No Automations, you can't save the settings. No Audio Render in offline mode.

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