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Highland Dynamics BG1

Highland Dynamics BG1 Stereo
A modern compressor with a vintage soul, the Highland Dynamics BG1 Stereo Compressor nods to classic tube designs of the 50s and 60s without being a clone stuck in the past.

Like the BG2, the BG1 is a marriage of classic tube compressor topologies. The vintage Altec 436 serves as the starting point for its design but an array of tone tweaks, control modifications and noise improvements elevate that circuit to “very-mu” status, including the legendary British modes.

While the BG1 Stereo omits the heavy-duty, twin 6V6 output stage of the BG2, it gains some very useful features not found in the BG2. The twin compressor channels can be stereo linked via a front panel switch and 9-position Attack and Release controls allow the BG1 Stereo to be used in very fast to incredibly slow settings for anything from drums, to stereo bus or special effects.

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COMPRESSION MODES
Perhaps its most unique feature is the ability to change feedback modes between British(B) and American(A) styles. Essentially giving you two completely different compressor sounds to choose from.

British
British mode utilizes a modified Altec 436 plate-to-plate style feedback. With less gain, a cleaner, more hi-fi sound and smoother operation. British mode is the big smooth tube compressor voicing.

American
American mode lets more harmonics and color come through, instantly changing your BG1 to a different animal altogether. The sound is rich, lively and robust.

THRESHOLD
The three-way Threshold switch determine how much signal can pass before the circuit begins to compress. The Low setting is the classic/stock threshold level. Medium raises the threshold and High raises it even further and can enable soft, transient distortion.

COMPRESSION HOLD
When engaged the Hold switch allows gain reduction but does not allow the compression to release until the switch is placed in Operate mode.

COMPRESSION ON/OFF
There is a compression on/off switch that removes the side-chain tube, turning the compressor into a tube line amp. With the compression turned off, you can drive it into distortion. You can achieve different colors of distortion with both the feedback and input selection switches.

INPUT IMPEDANCE
The BG1 has standard 600 Ohm input, or 150 ohm for more gain and transformer color. It's also useful when running a microphone directly in with no preamp.

LINKING
The twin channels can be linked with the link switch on the front panel.

BUILD
The BG1 build quality is impressive with a rugged chassis, custom transformers, NOS tubes, US and European capacitors, and military-style, US-made Hoyt panel meters. It’s built by hand, for people that truly appreciate thoughtful design and construction.

FEATURES
• Transformer-balanced I/O
• Input and output level controls
• Switchable feedback settings
• 9 attack and release positions
• Link switch for stereo use
• Compression HOLD function
• 600 and 150 ohm input impedance taps

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HDBG1

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Condition
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Vari-Mu Compressor
Application
Tracking & Mixing
Channels
Dual Mono
Circuit
Tube
Format
19"
Chassis
3 U
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• THD – harmonic distortion with two modes (Medium & High)
• SIDE CHAIN FILTERS – 3 high pass filters at 60,90 and 150 Hz
• 500 series and ng500 (e.g. _TITAN) series compatible
• Total Recall and plugin control compatible with most DAWs
• Analog automation in DAW

Compressors
Chandler Limited
€7,917.04 (incl. VAT)
Avaiilability : 4 weeks

Chandler Limited RS124 Mastering, Matched Pair and stepped - EMI/Abbey Road Tube Compressor
The Chandler Limited RS124 Compressor is a recreation of one of the most coveted audio valve compressors of all time, the legendary EMI/Abbey Road RS124, reimagined for use in the modern studio environment.

The RS124, a “variable-mu” compressor circuit, was built for use at Abbey Road Studios, and was never commercially available until now.

Along with features traditionally found on the original counterparts, Input control, Output attenuation, ‘Recovery’ (release) control and the unique ‘HOLD’ setting, the Chandler Limited RS124 Compressor includes modern facilities such as adjustable attack, selectable output impedance, and a special twist, dubbed the ‘SuperFuse’.

The RS124 brings home the sound of a legend, reimagined for the modern era, today.

Compressors
WesAudio
€1,859.00 (incl. VAT)
Last items in stock

WesAudio Timbre – Vari-mu Tube Compressor
As always It’s all about compression so we’ve created “Timbre” – an all tube vari-mu compressor based on the 6386 tube, inspired by the old, famous and much desired Gates STA-Level compressor. The Timbre is easy to use, full of color and sweetness. It is a vintage-style compressor made from the highest quality of components.

Augmenting the design, we have added new features like the third mode of operation with shorter attack time, a high-pass sidechain filter, a link for stereo operation and a bypass function. Timbre utilizes a novel programme controlled release circuit which creates density and consistency while minimizing typical compressor side-effects at up to 40dB of gain reduction!

Compressors
Weight Tank
€1,123.46 (incl. VAT)
Last items in stock

Weight Tank WT-COMP - ADD WEIGHT, HARMONICS & CHARACTER TO YOUR SOUND.
The Weight Tank Compressor will put a stamp on any material run through its circuitry. The smooth and euphonic sound of soft-knee vari-mu compression paired with thick, distinct and colorful harmonic saturation makes the Weight Tank Compressor very unique.

Unlike its cousin, the Locomotive Audio 14B, which buffs your sound to a glossy sheen, the Weight Tank Compressor offers darker tones while adding huge vintage heft to your audio.

TRANSFORMERS: Three all-steel transformers deliver big, thick, colored results
TUBE CIRCUITRY: Audio passes through two vacuum tubes for smooth warmth
CUSTOM METERING: Backlit meter displays gain reduction accurately
ATTACK & RELEASE: Variable attack & release timing allows for great flexibility
ROUND | DRIVE MODES: When run in “Round” mode, a smooth, sweet and pure tone will result. If switched to “Drive” mode,  an enhanced harmonic structure and overall driven tone will result.

P O W E R E D   B Y   L O C O M O T I V E   A U D I O

500 Series Compressors
ACME Audio
€1,062.73 (incl. VAT)
Available immediately

Acme Audio Mfg. Co. is proud to introduce the OPTICOM XLA-500. Taking inspiration from the acclaimed XLA-3, Acme Audio has painstakingly squeezed the XLA-3’s topology into a convenient two space 500 series module.  The XLA-500 is a tube optical audio limiter designed to produce a full range of non-linear, dynamic audio effects.

Compressors
Chandler Limited
€3,560.00 (incl. VAT)
Avaiilability : 4 days

Chandler Limited RS124 - EMI/Abbey Road Tube Compressor
The Chandler Limited RS124 Compressor is a recreation of one of the most coveted audio valve compressors of all time, the legendary EMI/Abbey Road RS124, reimagined for use in the modern studio environment.

The RS124, a “variable-mu” compressor circuit, was built for use at Abbey Road Studios, and was never commercially available until now.

Along with features traditionally found on the original counterparts, Input control, Output attenuation, ‘Recovery’ (release) control and the unique ‘HOLD’ setting, the Chandler Limited RS124 Compressor includes modern facilities such as adjustable attack, selectable output impedance, and a special twist, dubbed the ‘SuperFuse’.

The RS124 brings home the sound of a legend, reimagined for the modern era, today.

Compressors
Looptrotter
€3,650.00 (incl. VAT)
Last items in stock

Looptrotter MONSTER COMPRESSOR 2 has been redesigned from the ground up to improve durability and sound quality. The Monster Compressor’s second generation features following upgrades:
• Grayhill switches with lifetime warranty
• 6N2P NOS military grade electron tubes
• Burr Brown Sound + integrated circuit components
• Intuitive, soft deesser (compressor mode) for warm, deep yet silky smooth sound
• Thick, heavy duty, coated aluminum front panel

Three independent devices of an original design in one piece
• FET Compressor / Limiter
• Tube saturation
• Mixer of dry and wet signal

Make the Monster Compressor 2 a very creative tool with great versatility, able to:
• Compress and warm up and punch up the sound
• Process subgroups, stems or just single tracks during tracking or mixing
• Master

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