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API Audio 2500

Stereo Bus Compressor

  • API 2520 Op amp
  • Adjustable threshold: -20db to +10dB
  • Selectable ratio, attack and release times
  • Patented high pass filter before RMS detector path
  • With variable link between the left and right channels
  • Old "feed back" or new "feed forward" compression
  • Typical in operational behavior to the API525, 1176 and Fairchild
  • Auto or manual "gain make up"
  • Side chain inputs
  • Ideal sum compressor
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  • Acousticband medium Compression
  • Bass Limiting
  • Dreadnought light Compression
  • Drumset heavy Compression

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Compressor Yes
Gate Yes
Peak Limiter Yes
2-Channel Unit Yes
Attack/Release Adjustable Yes
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Legendary API sound

29.09.2016
This things rocks.
If you are there it's because you already know it.

Stellar API sound and improved functionality made this compressor an Industry Standard that you can find in almost ANY professional recording/mixing/mastering studio.

Tons of make-up gain and punch, selectable threshold "knee" behaviour, auto-gain function, switchable HP+LP filters, side-chain inputs, stereo link knob, fully adjustable release time and of course 3 different compression modes plus the "feedforward" or "old" compression modes that affects color and sound of the unit.

This compressor is really capable of working on almost everything and give you always what you want.
A true BEAST

I use it 100% of the time in every project I work on.
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THE BUS COMPRESSOR

16.05.2016
There is simply nothing close to versatility of this power-horse. Undefected on drum or stereo bus.
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