D-COMP LIMITER

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D-COMP LIMITER

1,299.00 1,399.00

Need that ineffable “special something” whilst Mastering? Mixing?
Want to ANNIHILATE a Drum Room?
Turn a Wimpy Kick Drum into a CANNON?
The D-COMP is a SWISS-ARMY KNIFE compressor with a PROWESS for VERSATILITY.
Effortlessly suited for Mastering Duties just as well as it is for Complete Transient Decimation.
All the while adding class, imbuing unique midrange girth and allowing COMPLETE control over unruly dynamics through it’s novel use of ZENER DIODES; which have a sound unlike any other compression topology out there.
Adding SUPERMAN-style “POINT” and “POKE” to transients has never been easier…
Exaggerate. Decimate. And EVERYTHING in between.

**NOTE: EURO VOLTAGES AVAILABLE IF NOTIFIED IN ADVANCE!

FREE Shipping within USA! International Shipping available during checkout!
*HASSLE-FREE 2-YEAR WARRANTY INCLUDED*

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COMPLETE TRANSIENT MANIPULATION.

The D-Comp (also known as the Diode Compressor) was born by starting with a very, very old and vintage (some would say “archaic”) circuit for inspiration and old-school, oft forgotten design aesthetics. During the exhaustive and meticulous R & D stage of the D-Comp; trying to “modernize” the overall topology and sonics of this circuit, we were able to carve out and create something fresh and new that still retained all of the desirable, often quirky aspects of the original vintage unit.

Birthed from our intense, tireless strive for sonic nirvana, is a Diode-Based Compressor that goes boldly beyond it’s origins…

- Mix Buss Compressor? NO PROBLEM.
- Mastering Compressor? Psh. Next Question.
- Swiss Army Knife Compressor? YES. Folks, we have a WINNER!

After much anticipation; we are absolutely elated to present this special creation to the AudioScape Family (past, present and future!)

We spent well over a YEAR….. in the design phase alone. (Don’t even get us started on the layout, discovering and deciding on the perfect marriage of components, design aesthetics; the list goes ON and ON…..)
In the end; The D-Comp not only met, but exceeded our own expectations (which are exceedingly high; but you already knew that ).
What we ended up with is a MONSTER.
The D-Comp can spit out downright BRUTAL compression behavior and tone; whilst always adding a rich, vintage mid range girth.
While on the opposite side of that coin, gently taming peaks, massaging acoustic instruments, etc, couldn’t be any easier.

A Tool of Remarkable Transient Manipulation and Dynamics Control.

The Attack / Release controls coupled with the Sidechain High-Pass Filter allows countless, creative dynamic manipulation and sonic options.
These 3 controls are paramount to any other on the D-Comp (in our biased opinions). Allowing everything from subtle, thick cohesion to full-throttle, blown out dynamic inversion.
…..and anything in between!

Great products speak for themselves. Lovingly Hand-Crafted, One-at-a-Time in Small Batches right here in the USA!

Please listen to the audio examples and watch the demo video for a TINY sampling of what this truly remarkable compressor / limiter is capable of!

We LOVE all of YOU! Our AUDIOSCAPE Family! And we hope you love this compressor just as much as we do.

AUDIOSCAPE offers a HASSLE-FREE, 2-YEAR WARRANTY included with EVERY unit we sell!


FEATURES:

  • Handcrafted in the USA

  • Stylish 2U 19" Rackmount - Battleship Grey

  • 2x Custom-Wound Input Transformers (Exclusive AudioScape Design; Sonically True to the Original)

  • 2x Custom-Wound Output Transformers (Exclusive AudioScape Design; Sonically True to the Original)

  • Switch Between LIMIT, COMP or “OUT” mode which provides rich, harmonic gain and character without compression!

  • Fully-Variable Input, Output and Release Controls

  • 11-Position Stepped Attack Control

  • 6-Position Stepped Sidechain High-Pass Filter (OFF / 40hz / 80hz / 120hz / 200hz / 320hz)

  • Stereo Link Switch (Equal Gain Reduction in each Channel)

  • Compression Bypass Switch per Channel

  • Electronically Balanced Discrete/Transistor +4dBu Circuitry

  • Meticulously Hand-Selected/Measured Boutique Zener Diodes

  • Premium Hand Selected, Sonically Superior Components Throughout (as always!)

  • Alpha Potentiometers

  • Triad International Series Toroidal Power Transformer

  • Exclusive AudioScape Custom Analog dB Gain-Reduction Meters

  • Neutrik Metal XLR Input and Output Connectors

  • Internal 120v/220v Power Supply


SEE IT IN ACTION!

Thanks to Dave Otero of FLATLINE AUDIO for doing this AMAZING review of the D-COMP on a Parallel Drum Buss!


HEAR IT IN ACTION!


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