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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.

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 EL7X Fatso Stereo Audio Processor

Empirical Labs EL7X Fatso Stereo Audio Processor

Dial in some warmth to digital recordings with the FATSO's harmonic generation, soft clipping, low-pass filter, tape emulation and classic knee compression.

Empirical Labs EL9 Mike-E Microphone Preamp
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Empirical Labs EL9 Mike-E Microphone Preamp

What do you call a super-low-noise mic preamp, Saturator analog soft-clipping circuit and Distressor-style compressor in one rack space? ELI calls it Mike-E!

Empirical Labs Lil FrEQ Equalizer
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Empirical Labs Lil FrEQ Equalizer

Carve out your sound with a steep high-pass filter, smooth high/low shelves, 4 bands of fully parametric EQ, and an easy-to-use de-esser in one rack space.

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.