Samson SCom 4 4-Channel Expander Gate Compressor Limiter

Get your levels under control! This one-rack-space dynamics processor has 4 channels, so you can dial in compression, limiting, and gating on 2 stereo mixes.

The SCom 4 packs 4 separate processor channels into a very professional, single rack space device. The 4 processor channels can operate independently or as stereo pairs and each channel includes: an Expander/Gate with Threshold control and Fast/Slow Release switch, a Compressor/Limiter with variable Threshold, Ratio, and Output controls, and multi-segment LED meters for input/output and gain reduction.

The SCom 4's integrated "Auto" Attack/Release function continuously adjusts attack and release parameters based on the input level. Each channel features XLR and 1/4 in. servo balanced I/O, and +4 and -10 input level switches.

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Shipping Weight: 7.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 24 x 11 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): SA-SCOM4
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Shipping Weight: 7.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 24 x 11 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): SA-SCOM4

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Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 3 out of 5 stars. (33 ratings)
Submitted September 14, 2012 by robbie c
"Samson S-com4"
Overall: 3 out of 5 stars
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This compressor is a reasonable option for smaller (low key) live applications, particularly suited to the (not too audible but fairly musical) dynamic control of things like vocals, acoustic guitar and other transient rich material. Though the S-com4 should not be relied upon to sit program material in one place without budging like an 1176 with all buttons in or a Distressor in Nuke mode, it is a reasonable compressor for small bands and/or duos who don't need to absolutely smash what they are compressing but just turn down peaks or bring up the quiet parts of a signal. The real bonus with the S-com4 is having 4 compressors (each pair stereo linkable) with threshold, ratio and output controles + 4 gates in one rack space. I do not recommend using the S-com4 on high ratios or on bass heavy material but for transient rich "pishy" things (if you get my meaning) it's totally usable for general purpose (light) compression duty. Though the S-com4 is not a studio quality compressor, it is not a (toy) pretend compressor either.
Musical Background:
20+ years musician 10+ years sound engineer
Musical Style:
All styles
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