SM Pro Audio OC8 8 Channel Optical Compressor

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    Product Description

    An optical compressor is the compressor of choice in professional recording studios because of the distinctive musicality it gives to vocals and instruments like acoustic guitars and piano, but they were expensive, until now. The SM Pro Audio OC8 provides 8 discrete, high-quality optical compressors each with threshold and output controls, switchable fast/slow attack and release, 8 individual channel bypass switches and tri-state LED compression meters, eight 1/4" I/Os, and virtually noiseless operation via a Class A transformerless high voltage signal path. The OC8 is the perfect studio mate for the SM Pro Audio PR8 MKII pre-amp or any high quality multi-channel pre-amp, mixer, or HDR system.


    • 8x fast electro-optical compressor
    • Soft-kneee design with adjustable compression ratio
    • Class A transformerless high voltage signal path
    • Bypass/on switch
    • Tri-state LED indicator
    • Low noise, wide bandwidth and superior transient response
    • 1/4" line level inputs and outputs
    • 110v-240v Internal power supply
    • 2U Rack Size

    Product Specifications


      Audio Inputs
    • Mic Input Connector: XLR Balanced
    • Impedance: 3k Ohms
    • Mic Input Gain: 10 dB to 60 dB
    • Phase Reversal: Switchable
    • Phantom Power: +48V, switchable
    • Instrument Input Connector: 1/4" unbalanced
    • Instrument Input Gain: 0dB to 45 dB
      Audio Outputs
    • Connectors: XLR & 1/4” jack
    • Type: Balanced and Unbalanced
      Amplitube Frequency Response
    • Line In: 6Hz to 20Hz within 1 dB
    • Mic In: 8Hz to 20 Hz within 2.5 dB
    • Photoresistive servo operated
    • Ratio Minimum: 1.5 to 1
    • Ratio Maximum: 10 to 1
    • Attack Time: 1mS/5mS
    • Release Time: 500 mS/1500mS
    • Shelving high and low frequency controls 8kHz and 80 Hz
    • Mid Frequency cut/boost control (1.8 kHz)
    • Cut/boost level approx 16 dB
    • LED: -25 dBu to +18 dBu
    • THD (Unweighted): 0.05%
    • Signal to Noise: >90 dB
    • Power Supply Rejection: >98 dB
      Power Supply
    • Transformer: External
    • Input: 17v AC

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    Phone:  800-343-0353 Warranty:  1 Year Parts & Labor
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