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Looptrotter Monster 2

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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€3,650.00 (incl. VAT)

€3,041.67 VAT Excluded

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Monster Compressor 2 is a device with a “right in your face character”. It was redesigned to complement the “soulless”, “super clean” digital technology and by adding color and life. The compression module evens the signal in a very pleasant and musical way, before the tube saturation. The unique combination of compression and tube saturation makes the sound seem distinctly closer, every detail stands out and gives the energy to the processed sound. It makes the sound more tactile and ear friendly.

Monster Compressor 2 is built with the use of the best audiophile components of modern, analog technology. Within the highest quality, minimalistic signal path you will find integrated circuits, discreet circuits and electron tubes. The symmetrization and de-symmetrization circuits provide the neutrality of the sound, and those are based on integrated circuits dedicated to sound processing. The output of Monster Compressor is secured with capacitors also designed for sound.

FET transistor is responsible for sound reduction and it’s optimized for adding low frequency harmonics. In its non-linear characteristics it reminds the electron tubes, so even with the deep compression the sound is close and detailed.

The amplification of the sound after the FET transistor is handled by the high quality operational amplifier build of discreet elements. The compressor’s signal path is rid of capacitors.

In the saturation circuit there are military grade electron tubes with a prolonged longevity (NOS). The unique feature of Monster Compressor is the option of boosting the even harmonics added by the tubes (2nd BOOST), especially handy during extreme processing of tracks and subgroups.

The MIX option is based on integrated circuits dedicated to sound processing. This makes it sound neutral, but widens the application of Monster Compressor.

All parameters except the tube saturation are being controlled by switches made by Grayhill Electronics.

ADVANTAGES
• Original design guaranteeing unique sound
• Minimalistic signal path based on selected elements providing the ultimate sound quality
• FET transistor responsible for sound reduction provides a substantial compression velocity and introduces even harmonics to the signal which makes the tracks sound clear and distinct in the mix
• The operational amplifier build of discreet elements amplifies the signal after the compressor
• The saturation based on the military grade electron tubes with prolonged longevity provide seamless operation and superb sound
• The option of boosting even harmonics in the tube saturation module
• The “MIX” option allows mixing the dry and wet signal
• The option of quick recall of settings thanks to regulation switches

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MONSTER

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Condition
New
Type
FET Compressor
Application
Tracking, Mixing & Mastering
Channels
Dual Mono
Circuit
Solid State
Inout transformer(s)
Carnhill
Output transformer(s)
Carnhill
Format
19"
Chassis
3 U
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1
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The Chandler Little Devil Compressor uses all discrete circuits that combine Chandler's best designs with the hottest designs from the past, transformer balanced everything, and the American hand made quality you expect from Chandler, the LITTLE DEVILS will take the lunchbox UP to the next level...

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Chandler Limited
€1,470.00 (incl. VAT)
Avalability : 4 days

CHANDLER LIMITED TG Opto Compressor - 500 Series Optical Compressor
The Chandler Limited TG Opto compressor is a handmade, fully discrete, mono, dual space module, designed for the 500 Series format.

The TG Opto for 500 Series is a relative of the TG1 Opto, found in Chandler Limited’s TG Microphone Cassette, the TG1 Limiter and Zener Limiter, and traces its lineage to the historic EMI TG12413 limiters found on the TG12345 mixing and mastering consoles of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s.

The TG Opto compressor control-set includes: selectable sharp and rounded knees, continuous input, output (makeup gain), attack, release, and true bypass.

Compressors
Overstayer
€2,417.85 (incl. VAT)
Availability: Contact us before placing an order

Overstayer Stereo Voltage Control Model 3722 is like having an entire mixing signal chain in a single rack space. It goes beyond the capabilities of a typical compressor/limiter and enables new sonic possibilities while streamlining workflow.  

The SVC 3722 combines the gain control and punch of VCA gain cells, the warmth and character of our discrete analog Harmonics circuitry, and the sculpting power of an ultra-smooth 2-band shelving EQ. The SVC has dynamics control from fast peak limiting to smooth RMS compression, with multiple starting ratios and a Behavior control to create new and unique envelopes. Use the LEVEL control to drive into Harmonics to further bend transient peaks, adding musical harmonic color and cohesiveness as well as increasing apparent volume.

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Analog Consoles
Looptrotter
€4,830.00 (incl. VAT)
Availability : 6 weeks

Looptrotter Modular Console Extension bucket for the Master section which can accommodate up to 5 x 8-slice tanks to form a 40-way console. Each slot offers 2 x 500 format slots, so you can create your signal and processing chain with your favorite 500 format modules. The channels also have insert points, auxiliary sending/returns, group assignment, Panoramic, Mute and 100 mm faders.

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Analog Consoles
Looptrotter
€6,720.00 (incl. VAT)

LOOPTROTTER MODULAR CONSOLE is a great solution for all producers and engineers who use 500s modules in their studios. The console is fully customizable and compatible with every 500 Series module available on the market. It can be configured to your individual preference. 

The Looptrotter Modular Console is based around a Master section that can be extended by 8 channels buckets. Each bucket offers 8 channels strips with 2 x 500 Series slots per channel, so you can create your ideal signal chain with your favorite 500 format modules. The channels also have insert points, Auxiliary Send/Return, Group assignment, Pan control, Mute and 100 mm faders.

The displayed price doesn't include the shipping charges, please consult us.

Analog Consoles
Looptrotter
€10,020.00 (incl. VAT)

LOOPTROTTER MODULAR CONSOLE is a perfect solution for all producers and engineers who already use 500s modules in their studios. It is fully customizable and compatible with every 500 Series module available on the market. It can be configured to an individual preference. It was designed for ease of use and sized to fit modern recording facility.

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Analog Consoles
Looptrotter
€14,250.00 (incl. VAT)
Availability : 6 weeks

LOOPTROTTER MODULAR CONSOLE is a perfect solution for all producers and engineers who already use 500s modules in their studios. It is fully customizable and compatible with every 500 Series module available on the market. It can be configured to an individual preference. It was designed for ease of use and sized to fit modern recording facility.

The displayed price doesn't include the shipping charges, please consult us.

Analog Consoles
Looptrotter
€18,380.00 (incl. VAT)
Availability : 8 weeks

LOOPTROTTER MODULAR CONSOLE is a perfect solution for all producers and engineers who already use 500s modules in their studios. It is fully customizable and compatible with every 500 Series module available on the market. It can be configured to an individual preference. It was designed for ease of use and sized to fit modern recording facility.

The displayed price doesn't include the shipping charges, please consult us.

Analog Consoles
Looptrotter
€22,560.00 (incl. VAT)
Availability : 8 weeks

LOOPTROTTER MODULAR CONSOLE is a perfect solution for all producers and engineers who already use 500s modules in their studios. It is fully customizable and compatible with every 500 Series module available on the market. It can be configured to an individual preference. It was designed for ease of use and sized to fit modern recording facility.

The displayed price doesn't include the shipping charges, please consult us.

Signal Processors
Looptrotter
€2,550.00 (incl. VAT)
Availability : 4 weeks

Looptrotter SATUR-8 EX is the 8 channels unit with a saturation circuit.

SATUR-8ex was designed with a thought of increasing the number of channels with saturation in SATUR-8/24. However it might also be connected to the INSERT socket in your analog mixer or other favourite summing unit.

It can also be used in the recording process between peamplifiers and ADC. The design refers to the sound of old tube mixing consoles and tape recorders.

Harmonic Generators
Looptrotter
€990.00 (incl. VAT)
Availability : 15 days

LOOPTROTTER SA2RATE 2
The second generation of the dual channel saturator is fitted with Looptrotter’s world famous solid state saturation circuit. It was created to add low order harmonics and smoothly even the signal in a musical and ear friendly way, significantly increasing the RMS level without raising peaks at the same time, so desired in modern music production.

Generation 2 upgrades include:
• TRS instrument inputs (-10dB)
• LO Safe/ HI Smooth THD filters
• DRY/WET signal control

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