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$2,300.00

Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor Pair (Used) Digitally Controlled Analog Knee Compression The Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor is the product that started it all for Empirical Labs. Born of founder Dave Derr’s love of classic compressors like the 1176, LA-2A and Gain Brain (among others), the Distressor incorporates his favorite sonic characteristics of these, along with [...]

$850.00

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 [...]

$1,200.00

Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor Compressor The Distressor® is the product that started it all for Empirical Labs. Born of founder Dave Derr’s love of classic compressors like the 1176, LA-2A and Gain Brain (among others), the Distressor incorporates his favorite sonic characteristics of these, along with other unique and interesting features that have made it [...]

$1,200.00

Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor Compressor The Distressor® is the product that started it all for Empirical Labs. Born of founder Dave Derr’s love of classic compressors like the 1176, LA-2A and Gain Brain (among others), the Distressor incorporates his favorite sonic characteristics of these, along with other unique and interesting features that have made it a [...]

$350.00

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, [...]

$350.00

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, [...]

$3,200.00

The AMS Neve 33609JD Stereo Compressor offers comprehensive limiting and compression facilities for music recording, mastering, post production and broadcast applications The combination of hand-wired transformers and gain reduction circuitry produces a sound quality which is often duplicated, yet seldom achieved by any other compressor / limiter. Coupled with the unit’s unparalleled ease of use, [...]

$6,000.00

Urei LA3A Compressor Pair (Vintage) a standard no studio should be without. The Hi Frequency contour adjustment has been brought out from the back to the faceplate of the units.  We will include recapping and calibrating the pair to spec with your purchase. The LA·3A Solid State Leveling Amplifier is the solid state successor to the [...]

$2,350.00

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 [...]

$285.00

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 [...]

$285.00

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 [...]

$1,250.00

DBX 165A Over Easy Mono VU Compressor (Vintage) 1970’s About Over Easy Compression Conventional compressor/limiters have a sharp knee at the threshold point. That is, when the input signal is below the threshold, the gain remains fixed (1:1 ratio or no compression), but when the input signal goes above the threshold,the gain abruptly decreases according to [...]

$1,250.00

DBX 165A Over Easy Mono VU Compressor (Vintage) 1970’s About Over Easy Compression Conventional compressor/limiters have a sharp knee at the threshold point. That is, when the input signal is below the threshold, the gain remains fixed (1:1 ratio or no compression), but when the input signal goes above the threshold,the gain abruptly decreases according to [...]

$1,000.00

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 [...]

$850.00

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

$650.00

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.

$1,850.00

Summit TLA-100A Mono Tube Opto/Solid State Compressor (Used) Need a great opto compressor with Jensen output and don’t have big bucks for a LA2A?  Very musical compressor with fast/medium/slow attack and fast/medium/slow release switches.  Simple to use and hard to make sound bad. The TLA-100A features a vacuum tube amplifier driving an electronically balanced Jensen [...]

$1,800.00

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.  

$1,850.00

Urei LA-4 Racked with Langevin 4100B Pre black (Beyer Transformer) A unique piece indeed.  A vintage Urei LA-4 Opto Compressor combined with a Langevin 4100B Pre Amp, including a DI.  We tested on a Bass DI with a Fender Precision.  It sounded great with subtle compression.  The insert selector dumps the compressor into the pre-amp [...]

$2,500.00

These 2 x 1/2 Rack original stereo Overstayers will give you 4 incredible channels of compression.  4 mono or 2 stereo.  They are aggressive and present in great working condition. and include our 3 month warranty. The Overstayer Stereo Compressor is a dual channel solid state FET compressor with a single set of controls. It [...]

$3,200.00

Stereo Linkable or Dual Mono. All-tube circuitry using one each 5670, 5751, 7044, & 12AL5 per channel

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This high-quality limiter was spec’d at 30-15,000 Hz, +/- 1.0 dB. Overall gain was 53 dB max. It’s compression ratio was 20/1 in dB above verge of compression. Operating time was adjustable from .1, .3, 1.0, 3.0 or 10.0 millilseconds. Release time for 90% gain recovery was also adjustable at 1.0, 2.5, or 5.0 seconds. [...]

$3,699.99

Output gain control, Transformerless signal path, 990 output stage (balanced or unbalanced), Dual true VU meters, Universal internal power supply, Hand crafted in the USA.

$2,500.00

Digital De-essr

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Class A VCA Stereo Limiter with Stepped Potentiometers

$2,500.00

Digital De-Esser / Compressor Limiter

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Mono Opto Tube Compressor

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$3,850.00

Class A VCA Stereo Limiter with Stepped Potentiometers

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