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Phoenix Audio N90-DRC/500 Class A 500 Series Compressor Module

 
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    PHOE-N90DRC500
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  • Available for immediate shipment and pick-up from our Jamaica, New York location. In-store pick-up is available Monday through Friday from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Description

The N90-DRC/500 compressor also known as the David Rees Compressor is an API 500 format series compressor & gate. This product was originally conceived 20 years ago by David Rees but was never fully released. The Phoenix N90-DRC/500 compressor/gate is designed around a VCA control with Class ... Read More

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Description

The N90-DRC/500 compressor also known as the David Rees Compressor is an API 500 format series compressor & gate. This product was originally conceived 20 years ago by David Rees but was never fully released. The Phoenix N90-DRC/500 compressor/gate is designed around a VCA control with Class A discrete input and Class A transformer balanced output. The N90-DRC/500 is intended to be driven ‘by ear' .There are no optimum settings that would cover all situations.  It is intended to be very musical and smooth and has quite a wide ranging effect. Musically the progressive curves are very kind - there is no sudden change on passing the threshold and audio processing is virtually seamless. Technically the progressive curves are achieved using linear detection combined with logarithmic attenuation inside a closed control loop.  Limiter sound is still provided by the higher ratios and there is a choice of attack times. The gate is more conventional but it's release time is composite with a hold time followed by a fade time.  This makes the gate very versatile in that as well as basic noise reduction it can also provide quite subtle changes to ambience or background.

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Product Specs

API 500 series compatible rack unit:
Class A (DSOP2) Output specs . Frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz +- 0.5dB,
Maximum Output gain = +15dBu @ 1kHz, Noise = -90dB @ 20Hz to 20kHz, maximum output from unit is +26db.
Input connections: XLR input on rear of API compatible rack
Phoenix Audio’s unique Class A, transformer-less, True electronically balanced buffer amp input stage.

Compressor Section Rotary Controls:
Threshold Settings: From +10db to -30db
Ratio Settings: From 2 to 8
Release Settings: Release time of 0.1 seconds to 3 seconds

Compressor Section Switches
Bypass : engages or bypasses compressor section
Fast : Fast or slow release times
Auto : Auto release of compression

Gate Section Rotary Controls:
Threshold Settings: From 0db to -40db
Range Settings: From 40 to 10
Release Settings: Release time of 0.1 seconds to 2 seconds

Gate Section Switches:
Link: Ability to link multiple modules (up to 8).
Key: External input for gate section, connector is a TT Bantam connector
Gate: Switches the Gate in and out
Compression Meter: LED Metering. (Green = -3dbu, -6dbu -10dbu & -14dBu, Red=
-20dBu and doubles as the Gate Active LED)
Typical Max Headroom: +26dB on output stage

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