The Universal Audio 2-1176 is a powerful stereo compressor that features class A circuitry switchable link stereo or dual mono operation and powerful FET type gain reduction of the iconic 1176LN compressor. Perfect for both home studios and commercial studios.
The 2-1176 boasts two channels of the Class A circuitry custom designed output transformers and FET-type gain reduction from the original 1176LN compressor all stereo matched for improved stereo imaging. Youll be amazed by the unique sound and stereo capabilities of the 2-1176 and this tool has come to the use of professional artists and engineers. Norah Jones with Jay Newland to Helmet with Charlie Clouser have used its capabilities to help record their albums. It features switchable options of “Link” mode for stereo compression or “Dual” mono mode and provides twice the features of the original in one unit. Furthermore the 2-1176 also features the classic “All” buttons mode. Press Reviews “The 2-1176 gets my highest recommendation. The All setting sounded incredible on drum mic overheads producing hyperventilating Led Zeppelin-style tracks.” Michael Cooper Mix Magazine “It is a serious player in the high-end compressor game… it quickly became a favourite in my studio.” Recording Magazine Features Two stereo-matched channels of classic 1176LN-Style FET compression Switchable “Link” stereo or “Dual” mono operation Totally independent Compression and Gain controls in “Dual” mono mode Includes classic “All” buttons mode Ultra-fast attack time – 20 microseconds to 800microseconds 50 milliseconds to 1.1 seconds for release Rack space convenience of two 1176s in a 2U rack design Specifications Input Impedance: Selectable 15 KOhms or 600 W Output Load Impedance: 600 ohms floating External Connections: XLR connectors Frequency Response: ±1 dB 20 Hz to 20kHz Gain: 40 dB ± 1dB Distortion: Less than 0.5 total harmonic distortion from 50 Hz to 15 kHz with limiting at 1.1 seconds release setting. Output of +20 dBm with no greater than 0.5 T.H.D. Signal to Noise Ratio: Greater than 85 dB Attack Time: 20 microseconds to 800 microseconds Release Time: 50 milliseconds to 1.1 seconds Threshold vs Output Level: Compression Ratio / Input Level at ±2 dB / Relative Output 20:1 / -25 dBm / +13 dBm 12:1 / -26 dBm / +12 dBm 8:1 / -27 dBm / +11 dBm 4:1 / -32 dBm / +6 dBm Stereo Interconnection: Chan. A Attack and Release links to Chan. B via LINK mode Meter: dB gain reduction and dB output Power Requirements: 120/240 V Dimensions: 19″ Rackmount chassis 2U Weight (unboxed): 4.35 Kg Universal Audio Recording-and-Computers 8C7
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