Used on Tons of Hits!If you need compression but don't want that "compressed" sound, the Avalon AD2044 Dual Mono Compressor is an ideal choice! The AD2044 is dead quiet, absolutely transparent, and delivers full frequency response even during heavy squeezing. That's why you'll find the AD2044 in major recording studios worldwide!
Avalon AD2044 Dual Mono-Stereo Compressor at a Glance:
- Optimum performance from 100% Class A circuitry
- World-class compression for vocals, instruments and mastering
- Incredible transparency and low noise from "invisible" opto circuits
- Minimal signal path with no VCAs maintains signal quality
World-class compression for vocals, instruments and mastering
You'll find the AD2044 in the world's leading recording studios, mastering facilities and artist/producers' outboard racks. These professionals rely on the AD2044 daily to help them complete their "sonic signature" and turn recordings into musical masterpieces. Just hearing the comments of audio pros tells the story: "...does simply amazing things for vocals and bass guitar plus across the stereo bus" - "...It can also warm things up if pushed a bit harder" - "...If you can only own one analog compressor, I don't think anyone can possibly go wrong choosing this one!"
Incredible transparency and low noise from "invisible" opto circuits
The AD2044 offers optical compression that you'll have to hear to believe! Custom manufactured high-speed linear opto elements provide the non-invasive passive attenuator system for invisible gain reduction. The AD2044 incorporates a one-of-a-kind external control loop and current-monitored optical driver for smooth control plus the benefits of old school classic LDR compression. These "invisible" opto elements enable the AD2044 to deliver totally transparent, low noise gain reduction.
Optimum performance from 100% Class A circuitry
The AD2044 features a 100% discrete, pure Class A signal amp to compliment the with high-speed current monitored optical control elements. Designed to perfect absolute signal integrity and musical performance, the AD2044 combines cutting-edge electronics with sonic excellence unequaled by lesser designs. The AD2044 is the perfect solution for two-bus music/program compression, mono bass and instruments andmastering jobs.
Minimal signal path with no VCAs maintains signal quality
Avalon's cutting-edge true symmetry design offers high-voltage, large headroom, extended bandwidth and completely low noise. The use of 100% discrete, Pure Class A signal amps offer the serious music pro unlimited sonic character and a natural harmonic detail that enhances the program material and becomes one with the music itself. What all this means for you and your music is this: the AD2044 guarantees a stunning sound and "character" that are second to none!
Avalon AD2044 Dual Mono-Stereo Compressor Features:
- 100% discrete, pure Class A circuitry
- Invisible optical control elements
- Transparent, minimal signal path
- Completely low noise: -94dB
- Balanced DC ins and outs
- Hard-wired relay bypass
- High headroom: +30dB output
- No VCA or IC amps
- Quality analog VU meter
- Sidechain in for spectral limiting
- Variable attack, release, ratio & threshold
- Peak LEDs for gain-reduction presence