Dual Channel Tube Compressor

Drawmer launch the S2      27/05/08
Dual Channel Tube Compressor


The new S2 Signature Series Dual Channel Tube Compressor is the latest product to emerge from Ivor Drawmer’s high end designs and offers an ‘all tube - no technical compromise’ circuit using only the highest grade components. Drawmer tell us that the S2 features a host of new creative processing possibilities never before found in an all analogue dynamics package.
Here’s all the details in their own words
  • BIG- Retains bass frequencies and minimizes undesirable ‘pumping’ by rolling off the detection signal at 75, 125 or 250Hz (user switchable). Afully variable level control allows for the desired amount of Big processing and an in/out switch provides the option to remove from the signal path for A/B comparison.
  • BRIGHT- Adynamic high frequency enhancer to keep compressed audio sounding fresh and bright with continuously variable frequency control (500Hz to 20kHz) and amount of dynamic enhancement.
  • DRY- Mixes user defined amount of ‘uncompressed’ signal with the compressed signal to create ‘parallel compression effect’ without the need for external mixing devices.
Features
  • 2 channel soft-knee tube compressor
  • Fully balanced internal signal path
  • Class A design
  • Isolation transformers in and out
  • ‘Alltube’ circuit design
  • Variable attack and release with optional ‘programme dependent’ auto release operation
  • Dual mono or stereo link operation
  • Switchable ‘peak’ or ‘vu’ metering to display transients
  • Switchable +10db or +20db meter re-scale modes
  • 8 segment gain reduction metering
  • ‘Big’ mode for retaining low frequencies
  • ‘Bright’ mode for enhancing high frequencies
  • ‘Dry’ mix mode for ‘parallel compression effect’
  • Balanced XLR inputs/outputs
Pricing and Availability:
TBA More information:
  • www.drawmer.com

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