Audio Compressors

 
Compressors, Limiters, and Gates offer reliable dynamic controls for your critical recordings. Almost a must for smooth and rich vocals, these effects can ensure driving dynamics with bass guitar, kick and snare drums, and other instruments.
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  • The ultimate compression tool for recording engineers - the Warm Audio WA-1B All-Tube Optical Compressor.  This tube opto design has been painstakingly recreated using the highest quality components, ...
    Rating   5.0 out of 5 stars. 2 ratings.
    $1,199.00
     
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    12 Payments of $99.92
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  • The Distressor is the product that started it all for Empirical Labs. Born of founder Dave Derr’s love of classic compressors like the 1176, LA-2A and Gain Brain (among others), the Distressor incorporates ...
    Rating   5.0 out of 5 stars. 21 ratings.
    $1,799.00
     
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    12 Payments of $149.92
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  • The Warm Audio BUS-COMP is an all-analog, 2 channel, stereo VCA compressor based on classic circuitry that has provided silky smooth tone for decades. Stereo VCA compressors are masterful at controlling dynamics ...
    Rating   5.0 out of 5 stars. 20 ratings.
    $799.00
     
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    12 Payments of $66.59
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  • Unique capabilities, the WA-2A boasts an all tube, completely discrete signal path with through-hole component topology. It also features custom, large-core Cinemag input and output transformers, four premium ...
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    $949.00
     
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    12 Payments of $79.09
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  • The WA76 Discrete Compressor is based on the legendary Classic 1176 Revision D. Every effort was made to remain faithful to the original designs including the use of Reichenbach Engineering’s (now CineMag) ...
    Rating   5.0 out of 5 stars. 43 ratings.
    Price: $699.00
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    $499.00
     
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    8 Payments of $62.38
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  • The 5254 is two channels of iconic diode bridge compression, thoughtfully improved and refined for modern tracking, mixing, and mastering. Since the early 1970s, Rupert Neve’s early diode bridge ...
    $2,999.00
     
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    12 Payments of $249.92
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  • A one channel vintage style Compressor / Leveler, the COMP-3A's signal path uses only discrete components like resistors, capacitors and transistors. The input and output is transformer balanced, using two ...
    Rating   5.0 out of 5 stars. 8 ratings.
    $499.99
     
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    8 Payments of $62.50
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  • The Distressor is the product that started it all for Empirical Labs. Born of founder Dave Derr’s love of classic compressors like the 1176, LA-2A and Gain Brain (among others), the Distressor incorporates ...
    Rating   5.0 out of 5 stars. 22 ratings.
    $1,549.00 - $3,049.00
     
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    12 Payments of $129.09
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  • Bluey 500 is the 500-series version of the lauded Black Lion Audio Bluey. The original “Bluey” is Chris Lord-Alge’s not-so-secret weapon; the heavily-modified 2U compressor to the stars ...
    $699.00
     
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    12 Payments of $58.25
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  • The ART Pro-VLA II is a tube driven Vactrol-based Compressor and Leveling amplifier designed to excel in any professional audio application, including tracking, mixing, mastering, live sound or broadcast ...
    Rating   5.0 out of 5 stars. 39 ratings.
    Price: $559.99
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    $449.99
     
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    8 Payments of $56.25
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  • Are you looking for a go-to compression processor that won’t let you down? Look no further than the Empirical Labs ELP PUMP 500 Series Compressor. Packaging together decades of audio engineering innovations, ...
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    Price: $799.00
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  • Comprised of a rugged, portable chassis with world class Portico pre-amp, compressor and DI circuits as well as two channel operation, variphase, silk and DI/mic blending capabilities, the Portico 5017 is an ...
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    $1,169.00 - $1,399.00
     
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    12 Payments of $97.42
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  • The Lindell LiN 76: instant vibe for today’s demanding studios. Engineered by Lindell with decades of dynamics processing. The LiN 76 has been carefully designed to recreate the timbres of nuances of ...
    Rating   4.5 out of 5 stars. 3 ratings.
    $399.00
     
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    8 Payments of $49.88
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  • The unique transparent sound of the Bluey evolved over the years as professional musicians just kept improving the unit. The “Bluey” is a modified “Blue Stripe” compressor based off of the ...
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    $849.95 - $999.00
     
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    12 Payments of $70.83
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  • Adding a DBX 266XS Compressor/Gate to your live sound rig or studio gives you more dynamic control to help create a more polished, professional sound. Having compression in your audio chain gives you the ability ...
    Rating   4.5 out of 5 stars. 7 ratings.
    Price: $275.09
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    $229.00
     
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    6 Payments of $38.17
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  • The SCL2 is a highly sophisticated and flexible dynamics processor designed for easy operation and great tone. The unit can be adjusted to provide anything from smooth subtle compression to hard limiting. Noise ...
    Price: $249.99
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    $199.99
     
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  • Experience the unmatched power of the Empirical Labs EL8X-S Distressor Stereo Pair. Quite possibly the most desirable pieces of professional audio gear ever created, these integrated units are designed specifically ...
    $3,499.00
     
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    12 Payments of $250.00 plus 499.00 down.
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  • Black Lion didn’t sacrifice one ounce of tone when they shrunk down their classic Seventeen compressor to fit into the portable 500-series format. Seventeen, for those who don’t already know, is Black ...
    $499.00
     
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    8 Payments of $62.38
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  • The Lindell Audio 7X-500 FET Compressor is a one channel compressor/limiter with a FET design that incorporates some new and exclusive features such as ‘High Pass Sidechain Filter’ and ‘Mix ...
    $299.00
     
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    8 Payments of $37.38
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  • The Comp 3A Junior Optical Compressor enhances your signal by controlling your levels to produce a smooth full tone. When using the Comp 3A Junior, experienced vocalists and guitarists hear more of their sound at ...
    Rating   4.0 out of 5 stars. 2 ratings.
    $349.99
     
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    8 Payments of $43.75
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