Empirical Labs EL7 Fatso (No Longer Available)

Here are similar products you should consider

Dangerous Music COMPRESSOR Dangerous Music COMPRESSOR
2-channel Compressor with Auto Attack/Release, Smart Dyn Dual-slope Detection, and Active Sidechain Send/Return Circuitry
Retail Price: $3,359.00

Save 17% when you buy today!
Sale Price: $2799.00
API 2500 API 2500
Stereo Compressor with "Old" and "New" Compression, "Thrust" Circuit, Auto or Manual Gain Makeup, Variable Threshold, and Sidechain
Retail Price: $3,295.00

Save 15% when you buy today!
Sale Price: $2800.75
Universal Audio 1176LN Universal Audio 1176LN
Limiting Class A Line Level Amplifier with All Transistor Circuitry
Retail Price: $2,499.00

Save 21% when you buy today!
Sale Price: $1999.00
Tube-Tech CL 1B Tube-Tech CL 1B
Single-Channel Opto-Cell Compressor with Tube Amplifier
Retail Price: $3,500.00

Sale Price: $3199.00

See all Compressors / Limiters

Well...
the Empirical Labs EL7 Fatso is no longer available. This page is for your reference only - we just don't have any more.

Why We Love This Product!

Thick, Fat Analog Tape Sounds!

Saturate and enhance your sound with analog richness! If you work on HD recorders, DAT's, CDR's, or any other digital medium, the Empirical Labs FATSO Jr. is exactly what you've been waiting for to fatten up your digital. This two channel Full Analog Tape Simulator/Optimizer (FATSO) with Knee Compressor simulates classic recording elements like older tube gear, magnetic tape, and more, giving your sound a richness, depth and immediacy that's hard to get with pure digital. Both of FATSO Jr.'s channels offer four types of processing. You get Harmonic Generation and Soft Clipper (Distortion generation), High Frequency Saturation, Transformer & Tape Head Emulation, and Classic Knee Compression. Best of all, the FATSO is a fully modern, digitally-controlled processor, so you get that analog tape sound without having to mess around with a genuine analog recorder. FATSO Jr.'s operation is subtle; you won't hear this machine at work. All you'll hear is amazing sound.

Empirical Labs FATSO Jr. Features:
    • Four compression modes - One for tracking, one general purpose, one "bus" compressor, and SPANK (see below). All LINKABLE!
    • User programmable high frequency saturation
    • Massive "DISTRESSOR" knobs with high resolution numbering
    • Soft clip features modeled after broadband tape saturation. Smooth clipping up to 20% THD
    • Selectable transformer circuits, which can add the musical artifacts generated by classic devices like NEVE, API, etc.
    • SPANK!- An more limiter that musically smashes the dynamic range, and can be used to stop clipping before digital recorders
    • Sidechain out and input for eq-ing control signals.
    • True bypass
    • Distortion indicator lights - A 0 VU LED and a "Pinned" (5%) LED
    • Selectable 110/220 volt operation
    • Locked, calibrated, out level - Allows speed in setting tape and live mix levels.
    • Foolproof operation - it's almost impossible to get a bad sound
    • Discrete and integrated combination - the best of speed/linearity with repeatability. Hand tested & selected parts


See Also: Limiters , Empirical Labs , Empirical Labs Compressors / Limiters , Empirical Labs Compressors / Limiters

Love Letters

‘‘ This is very prompt service, and I appreciate the personal note and customer service. I will pass on the address of your website and spread the word. ’’ – Daniel S, Virginia

Send us your love letter

Daniel... Thanks for the kind letter! We're really fortunate that the natural result of combining caffeine, adrenaline, and a love for gear is prompt service.

Can we help?

McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams