The System 5 has an extremely powerful dynamics section comprising of a Compressor/Limiter, an Expander/Gate and side chain key input with filter. System 5 allows both Compress and Expand sections to be used together. The knobset shown opposite is the simple Compress/Expand knobset with the main controls for both sections available. The page keys at the bottom allow the knobset to be switched to a further 3 sets of knobs that give more advanced control. Here are the full set of parameters that can be adjusted:
Whenever dynamics are being adjusted a graphical display is shown on the display at the top of the strip to illustrate how the processor is affecting the audio.