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Compressors, limiters, expanders, and gates are essential for taming volume peaks, live or in the studio. They're also must-have tools for thickening up tracks. Call our Gear Experts now for help with your purchase: 800-460-8089.
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Warm Audio WA76 Discrete Compressor
Warm Audio WA76 Discrete Compressor
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The Warm Audio WA76 Limiting Amplifier is a modern reproduction of the Classic 1176 Revision D. Every effort was made to remain faithful to the original designs incl... Learn more...
Warm Audio WA-2A Optical All-Tube Audio Compressor
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True to its inspiration; the WA-2A boasts an all tube, completely discrete signal path with through-hole component topology. It also features custom, large-core Cine... Learn more...
Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor Compressor
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The Empirical Labs 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... Learn more...
Universal Audio 1176LN Limiting Amplifier
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The 1176LN Classic Limiting Amplifier is a modern reproduction, yet every effort was made to remain faithful to UA founder Bill Putnam Sr.'s visionary design and int... Learn more...
Golden Age COMP-3A Discrete Optical Compressor Limiter
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The Golden Age COMP-3A is a one-channel vintage-style Compressor/Leveler. The signal path uses only discrete components like resistors, capacitors and transistors.... Learn more...
dbx 266XS Dual Compressor and Gate
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Adding a dbx 266XS Compressor/Gate to your live sound rig or studio gives you more dynamic control to help create a more polished, professional sound. Having compres... Learn more...
Universal Audio LA-2A Classic Leveling Amplifier
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Universal Audio now announces the rebirth of the Teletronix LA-2A, a Universal Audio Classics product. Painstaking care has been taken to ensure that every LA-2A pro... Learn more...
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Whether you're recording, mixing, or mastering, the Composer Pro-XL MDX2600 gives you total dynamic control. It includes all of the features you would expect from a ... Learn more...
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The Multicom Pro-XL MDX4600 gives you 4 channels of first-class dynamic control in a single rack space. With a multitude of features like the advanced program-adapti... Learn more...
dbx 1066 Dual Compressor Limiter Gate
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Each channel of this processor features PeakStopPlus limiting, program dependent attack, and release or user-definable attack and release, Hard-Knee or OverEasy comp... Learn more...
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Adding a DBX 166XS Compressor Limiter Gate to your live sound rig or studio gives you more dynamic control to help create a more polished, professional sound. Having... Learn more...
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The ART Pro-VLA II is a tube driven Vactrol-based Compressor and Leveling amplifier designed to excel in any professional audio application, including tracking, mixi... Learn more...
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The dbx 160A is part of the legendary dbx 160 family of compressor/limiters. The same classic sound, easy set-up and no-compromise metering is now married to an impr... Learn more...
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In today's recording and sound reinforcement environments, the need for multiple channels of high quality, easy to use compression is growing rapidly. The dbx 1046 i... Learn more...
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Empirical Labs' FATSO -- that stands for Full Analog Tape Simulator and Optimizer -- is more than just a 2-channel compressor. It adds warmth and saturation with a l... Learn more...
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