API 2500 Stereo BUS Compressor – Discontinued

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Brands: API Audio


The API 2500 Stereo Compressor is a versatile stereo bus compressor that allows change of sonic features that can adjust the punch and tone of the stereo blend. The 19 inch rack mountable unit features ATI’s patented push circuit for a chest-hitting, punchy base end. With its dual channel design, the API 2500 is set up for stereo compression, but can also be utilised as two distinct flats by a lone compression setting.

The 2500 brags a variety of parameters that make it unbelievably musical. API impels the wrapper of flexibility further with selectable vintage or new compression. The vintage style uses the repsonse kind of compression discovered in the API 525, 1176 and Fairchild. The new method benefits a feed forward kind, alike to other well liked compressors.

The yield stage features API’s auto-makeup gain button, allowing the client to vary the threshold or ratio while mechanically maintaining a unchanging yield level. Fidelity is double-checked with an all-discrete, fully balanced conceive, and two front section VU meters show input, output, and gain decrease levels.

The main features of the API 2500 Stereo Compressor include:

  • Delivers volume while maintaining a transient, punchy, hard-hitting bottom end, for recording studios and broadcast use
  • API 2520 op-amp
  • Variable threshold between -20 and +10
  • Selectable Ratio, Attack and Release times
  • Patented Thrust high-pass filter before RMS detector
  • Variable link between left and right channels
  • Old feed back or new feed forward compression
  • Soft, Medium or Hard Knee for easy to sharp compression
  • Auto or manual gain make up
  • 1/4 inch balanced side chain inputs
  • Output clips at +30 dBm

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Additional information

Weight 10 kg


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