Understanding compressor ratios

Understanding compressor ratios
#AudiotentTip 193. Compressor Ratios.
When adding compressors on your channel, group and master bus be careful. Ratios are multiplicative and not additive. This means, if you compress your drum channel 10:1 and then compress your drum group 10:1 you're effectively compressing 100:1 not 20:1 overall. For more transparent results use low ratios in stages.

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