Hit your choice of buttons and twist the threshold for radio-ready results
Smart Dyn Dual Slope Detection: Automatically limits peaks while stealthily compressing the average.
Auto Attack/Release: Replace "guess" with "yes" for rapid-fire results.
Performs like an automated fader: No more drawing vocal rides.
True Stereo Dual Detector: Traditional linking shares one detector, often resulting in a narrower stereo image.
Immaculate VCA: Virtually no distortion, even with 20dB of gain reduction.
Internal sidechain circuitry houses the audiophile soul of the compressor:
Bass Cut: Tightens the track without sacrificing the low end.
Sibilance Boost: Shave sibilance and shrill histrionics with zero post-compression hangover.
Frequency Response: +/-0.25dB from 15Hz to 80kHz
Maximum level: > +27dBu
Noise floor: < -93dBu band limited from 22Hz-22kHz
THD+N: < 0.005%
IMD: < 0.007%
Crosstalk rejection: > 115dB @1kHz
Input Impedance: 20K Ohms
Output Impedance: 50 Ohms
USA 500mA fast blow for 120V
Europe 250mA fast blow for 240V
Side Chain Filters:
Bass cut is 6dB/octave, -3dB at 60Hz. Sibilance boost corner frequency is 1kHz with +2dB at 5kHz shelving
Warranty: Free 2 year extended warranty with online registration.
Standard warranty: 90 days parts and labor, subject to inspection. Does not include damage incurred through abusive operation or modifications/attempted repair by unauthorized technicians.
"It compresses without any artifacts. It’s like the other Dangerous Music equipment, really transparent."
Antoine "Chab" Chabert, Mastering Engineer
"The side chain options are very useful and easy to engage, and the stereo imaging is amazing!"
Maor Appelbaum, Mastering Engineer
"I found the Stereo setting way, way more useful than on most stereo compressors, since it still uses the independent left and right signals to trigger the comp...
Eli Crews, Producer/Engineer
"I love the fact that the box is both easy and deep. It's like driving a Ferrari with an optional autopilot."
Michael James, Producer, Engineer
"The most remarkable feature is its uncanny ability to push the melodic elements of the mix forward while maintaining all the separation in the low end, which a...
Greg Calbi, Mastering Engineer
“The smart dynamics feature helps address the level issue in a really great way that let’s me use less of or even turn off my digital limiter."
Jonathan Wyner, Mastering Engineer
"I've never in my life used a compressor where I felt confident using it on every master... until now! Plus it just looks great. Makes me smile every time I sit...
Paris Minzer, Frogtown Sound
“I love this compressor! It’s perfect on hip hop, R&B tracks, vocals, drums & the mix buss. It does it all.”
Rob Chiarelli, Record Producer, Mix Engineer
"The Compressor's potential dynamic range is an impressive 120dB, while distortion is below 0.005 (THD+N) and 0.007 percent (IMD)."
Hugh Robjohns, Sound On Sound Magazine
"If your job description includes any kind of master- ing work, you need to put this magazine down, go call your local retailer, and arrange for a demo immediat...
Paul Vnuk Jr., Recording Magazine