Valley People 440 VCA Compressor, Limiter, Expander (Vintage) Valley People was one of the later incarnations of Allison Research. The company was started by Paul Buff, an engineer who worked with Frank Zappa in the early days. Buff designed the amazing Gain Brain compressor for Allison Research and the equally extraordinary Dynamite compressor for Valley [...]
Full analog tape simulator and optimizer with classic knee compression.
Weiss DS1-MK3 Upgraded from Sterling (Used) Weiss DS1-MK3, the reference when it comes to digital mastering Compressors and De-Essers. An extremely versatile single band limiter/compressor with M/S mode and Parallel Compression facilities. The Weiss 102 Series split band De-Esser was one of the mastering industry’s most highly praised digital product. With the DS1-MK3 the Weiss [...]
Cedar DHX Dehisser (Used) The DHX is a further development of the award-winning CEDAR DH-1 De-hisser. Designed to make broadband noise reduction as quick and simple as possible, its powerful algorithm removes hiss without using signal destructive filters, without spectral fingerprints, and without encoding or decoding. Yet, despite its simplicity, it does this without introducing [...]
API 525 Racked Pair in 500 HPR Rack (Used) “I was working with an artist, tracking vocals when all of a sudden the vocal started sounding fantastic. I looked over and saw the engineer turning a knob and I said ‘WHAT IS THAT?!’ – it was an API 525. It was bringing this vocal right [...]
Chandler LTD2 Mastering Pair (Used) from Sterling Matched pair of compressor/limiters based on Neve 2254 with even faster release times, 1dB stepped gain makeup PRODUCT DESCRIPTION The Chandler Limited LTD-2 is based on the 2254 compressor which is the class A predecessor to the 2264 and 33609. Construction is similar to the LTD-1. The same [...]
Rupert Neve 5043 dual-channel compressor / limiter (Used) The Rupert Neve Designs Portico 5043 is a dual-channel compressor / limiter for standalone use (horizontal half-rack format) or in the 5088 console (vertical format). In addition to standard compressor controls (ratio, threshold, attack, release, makeup gain), the 5043 features switchable feed-forward and feed-back compression types as [...]
For over 50 years the Teletronix LA-2A has been revered for its smooth, natural, musical compression. WIth its unique tube-driven electro-optical attenuator system that allows instantaneous gain reduction with no increase in harmonic distortion, the LA-2A massages signals like no other compressor ever made. NOW YOU CAN: Dial-in legendary optical tube compression textures for vocals, bass, drums, [...]
Urei 1176LN Rev H Silverface (Vintage) Fast, Quiet and incredibly smooth. Tests great we cleaned up the potentiometers. No issues. All of our vintage gear is warranted for 90 days. This is fast become a vintage classic Despite the many design changes, all 1176 units have their basic features in common: Input level control Output level [...]
Universal Audio 1176 LN Reissue (Used) #2 Legendary FET compression with tone and attitude — true to the original. Upon its release in 1967, the 1176 Limiting Amplifier became an instant classic because of its unique lightning-fast attack and release times, musical Class A output stage, and its wide range of sounds, ranging from subtle, near-transparent [...]
Universal Audio 1176 LN Reissue (Used) Legendary FET compression with tone and attitude — true to the original. Upon its release in 1967, the 1176 Limiting Amplifier became an instant classic because of its unique lightning-fast attack and release times, musical Class A output stage, and its wide range of sounds, ranging from subtle, near-transparent compression, [...]
Urei/Teleronix LA3A (Vintage) Compressor/Limiter Single unit in excellent condition. The LA·3A Solid State Leveling Amplifier is the solid state successor to the well known Teletronix LA·2A. The unique characteristics of the T4A electro·optical attenuator have been maintained. It is these characteristics that have been greatly responsible for the acceptance and world wide popularity of LA·2A’s Improvements [...]
Solid State Logic XR728 XLogic X-Rack Stereo Dynamics Module (Used) The X-Rack Stereo Dynamics module is a Stereo version of the powerful SSL channel dynamics. Featuring independent Compressor/ Limiter and Expander/Gate circuits, the Stereo Dynamics module provides the familiar SSL Superanalogue level control tools for both Recording and Mixing applications. The Compressor section can switch [...]
DBX 120XP Sub Harmonic Synth (Used) The disco boom of the 70’s was fueled by the throbbing bass beat of dbx Subharmonic Synthesizers in discos around the world. During the 80’s, patented dbx Subharmonic Synthesis was the secret weapon used by mobile DJ’s and film and sound professionals to produce an impact unavailable from any [...]
Urei LA3A Consecutive Pair Compressors (Vintage) Racked pair of vintage Urei LA-3 Leveling Amplifier’s. Solid state version of the classic LA-2A T4 tube optical limiter. Fully discrete. This stereo consecutive pair (#398 & 399) has been modded with a stereo link switch on the right hand unit (see photo). Rich tone, big and full. Always [...]
SSL FX G384 Stereo Compressor (Vintage) Original SSL FX-G384 Grey Face Stereo Compressor with DBX 2151 VCA’s and 5532/4 opamps is the original rackmount version of the classic SSL 4000 Consoles quad center section compressor. Selectable fixed attack, release and ratio values, but variable threshold and gain make up. Auto Fade
DBX FS900 Rack with 2 x 902 De-Essers Excellent industry standard dynamic range processor for curing vocal sibilance,. Also use to create some interesting tonal textures on your mix. Tame harsh cymbals, screechy guitars, string noise etc… The de-esser retains the basic tonal texture of the voice or instrument you are processing. These DBX’s set [...]
Drawmer DS201 Dual Gate (Used) The DS201 is a sophisticated dual channel noise gate incorporating a number of features pioneered by Drawmer, which are invaluable to the sound engineer, and not found on conventional noise gates. Features: Variable high pass and low pass filters for “frequency conscious” gating. Comprehensive envelope control, attack, hold, decay, [...]
DBX 160VU Compressors Pair (Vintage) 1970’s The Father of the VCA Originally founded by David Blackmer in 1971, dbx (shorthand for “decibel expansion”) was the birthplace of many groundbreaking and enduring technologies and designs. Originally employed as a device to restore transient loss due to the negative side effects of magnetic recording, Blackmer’s patented VCA [...]
DBX 160A Mono Compressor (Used) #2 Since its introduction in the mid 1970’s, the dbx 160 series has been the world’s most popular line of audio compressors. After the classic 160 (which is still used daily in many world class studios), came the 165, the 160X and the 160XT. The 160X/XT were the models that [...]
DBX 160A Mono Compressor (Used) #1 Since its introduction in the mid 1970’s, the dbx 160 series has been the world’s most popular line of audio compressors. After the classic 160 (which is still used daily in many world class studios), came the 165, the 160X and the 160XT. The 160X/XT were the models that [...]
Daking FET II – Class A FET Compressor/Limiter with Discrete Circuitry, Seven Release Time Constant Settings, 3-Function VU Meter, and Two Inputs Daking FET II Limited Edition – Compressor Single-channel compressor Backlit VU meter with discrete Class A circuitry Stainless steel construction Transformer-balanced inputs and output Class A amplifiers Threshold adjustable from -10 to [...]
Great All discrete, FET limiter. transformer in and out with Urei like sonic qualities. Neat subtle noise gate feature capable of some cool, compression effects. This one has the optional plugin mic preamp input transformer. Very cool unit
Great All discrete, FET limiter. transformer in and out with Urei like sonic qualities. Neat subtle noise gate feature capable of some cool, compression effects. Sleeper piece.
Do you like SSL Quad Bus compression? If you do this is the bus compressor for you! Industry standard Alan Smart C2 in flawless condition. Tested and guaranteed. Try it and if you don't like it just pay the return shipping and we'll refund you in full. Comes with a 3 month Sonic Circus warranty.
GE BA9B Uni-Level varimu tube compressor The GE Uni-level was designed as a mono fixed level control device. The original threshold control and gain controls were brought up to the front panel. The unit sounds interesting and provides real depth in the bass with a sort of smattering effect on the upper mids.
Class A VCA Stereo Limiter with Stepped Potentiometers
Class A VCA Stereo Limiter with Stepped Potentiometers