Customer Kudos
"zZounds has the absolute best customer service in the music gear industry! I have never experienced such great service in any store I have shopped at."
February 12, 2021
2 products
Empirical Labs EL8X Distressor Compressor with British Mod

Empirical Labs EL8X Distressor Compressor with British Mod

This "British Mod" of the Distressor compressor gives you ELI's version of the classic 1176 "all buttons in" setting -- plus a Stereo Image Link option.

Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor Compressor

Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor Compressor

A modern classic -- one of the most versatile compressor/limiters around! Add gentle warmth in 1:1 mode, or "Nuke" your tracks. Dial in distortion to taste.

Founded in 1988, Empirical Labs became famous in the '90s for the Distressor -- a now-classic studio compressor. To this day, all ELI gear is still built in the USA. Call our Gear Experts now for help with your purchase: 800-460-8089.
Please wait.
Shipping to