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Simple:

Hit your choice of buttons and twist the threshold for radio-ready results

Smart Dyn Dual Slope Detection: Automatically limits peaks while stealthily compressing the average.

Auto Attack/Release: Replace "guess" with "yes" for rapid-fire results.

Transparent:

Performs like an automated fader: No more drawing vocal rides.

True Stereo Dual Detector: Traditional linking shares one detector, often resulting in a narrower stereo image.

Immaculate VCA: Virtually no distortion, even with 20dB of gain reduction.

Powerful:

Internal sidechain circuitry houses the audiophile soul of the compressor:

Bass Cut: Tightens the track without sacrificing the low end.

Sibilance Boost: Shave sibilance and shrill histrionics with zero post-compression hangover.

Frequency Response: +/-0.25dB from 15Hz to 80kHz

Maximum level: > +27dBu

Noise floor: < -93dBu band limited from 22Hz-22kHz

THD+N: < 0.005%

IMD: < 0.007%

Crosstalk rejection: > 115dB @1kHz

Input Impedance: 20K Ohms

Output Impedance: 50 Ohms

Replacement Fuses: 

USA 500mA fast blow for 120V
Europe 250mA fast blow for 240V

Side Chain Filters: 

Bass cut is 6dB/octave, -3dB at 60Hz. Sibilance boost corner frequency is 1kHz with +2dB at 5kHz shelving

Warranty: Free 2 year extended warranty with online registration.

Standard warranty: 90 days parts and labor, subject to inspection. Does not include damage incurred through abusive operation or modifications/attempted repair by unauthorized technicians.

 

"My hands-down blown-away moment came when tracking a vintage Gibson acoustic guitar, where it really helped the fingerstyle playing and strumming stay controll...

Paul Vnuk Jr., Recording Magazine

"The detector is so very smooth, it reminds me of the classic compressors we have all come to love. The Auto-Time constants, the attack and release, work very w...

Jonathan Wyner, Mastering Engineer

"I've never in my life used a compressor where I felt confident using it on every master... until now! Plus it just looks great. Makes me smile every time I sit...

Paris Minzer, Frogtown Sound

"The Smart Dynamics feature helps address the level issue in a really great way that let's me use less of, or even turn off, my digital limiter!"

Jonathan Wyner, Mastering Engineer

"This is without a doubt the most transparent compressor I have ever used, and the more I learn it, the more uses I find for it."

Paul Vnuk Jr., Recording Magazine

"Transparency is not a dirty word and this compressor is full of it. It can be so gentle you would barely hear it, OR it can compress hard and yet it keeps the ...

Maor Appelbaum, Mastering Engineer

"Very easy to use and performs superbly, controlling the dynamics in an extremely transparent but effective manner. Impressive."

Hugh Robjohns, Sound On Sound Magazine

"The sound of the signal path through the Dangerous Compressor, and the quality of the sound even when you just deploy the gain, is really quite lovely."

Jonathan Wyner, Mastering Engineer

"It's super transparent. It's amazing."

Junior Sanchez, Producer, Remixer

"If your job description includes any kind of master- ing work, you need to put this magazine down, go call your local retailer, and arrange for a demo immediat...

Paul Vnuk Jr., Recording Magazine