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SPL Kultube Compressor

SPL Kultube
SPL Kultube
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List Price: $2,199.00
Our Price: $1,899.00

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Product Code: 9118

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SPL Kultube Compressor

The SPL Kultube Compressor has a unique range of powerful compression tools always available, from subtle unobtrusive compression to very obvious ‘effect‘ compressions.

The SPL Kultube Compressor combines outstanding audio quality with the acclaimed musicality and user-friendliness that SPL units stand for, whether being utilized conventionally or as an effect, in professional recording or mastering applications. With the Kultube Stereo Compressor SPL has developed discrete, very high performance gain cells that are used instead of the usual VCAs and the Kultube is the first product to use them. They ensure the highest level of musicality and clarity in signal processing and demonstrate significantly improved distortion values over VCAs.

The adjustable tube saturation of the output stages combined with automatic output level re-adjustment produces tube sound effects that range from the delicate to the raucous. With the unique Progressive Time Control (PTC) option for attack and release, time constants can be optimised by unique circuitry that reacts both to the input signal and to the user settings - for example, fast impulses are intercepted by an attack time as fast as 20 us.

SPL Kultube Compressor Features

  • Stereo compressor with discrete, Class A gain components (instead of industrial VCAs)
  • Single track or subgroup/summed signal processing in studio and live recording
  • Stereo and multi-channel applications
  • Adjustable tube saturation with automatic output level adjustment
  • Selectable soft or hard knee characteristics
  • Unique decompression mode
  • Large VU meter displays gain reduction or (mono summed) output level
  • Switchable side-chain inputs on the front panel
  • Slave mode for multi-channel operation

SPL Kultube Compressor Specifications

  • Frequency response (100 kHz = -3 dB): 10 Hz-100 kHz
  • THD & N (at 0 dBu): > 83 dB
  • S/N (A-weighted): 90 dBu
  • Input impedance: 20 kOhm
  • Max. input level: +22 dBu
  • Max. output level: +24 dBu
  • Output impedance: = 50 Ohm
  • Common mode rejection (at 0 dBu):
    • 1 kHz: > 75 dB
    • 10 kHz: > 65 dB
  • Power supply
    • Toroidal transformer: 30 VA
    • Fuses: 400 mA (230 V/50 Hz) / 800 mA (115 V/60 Hz)
    • Maximum power consumption: 40W
  • Dimensions W x H x D: 482 x 88 x 210 mm; 19" x 3.46" x 8.27"
  • Weight: 4.3 kg, 9.5lbs

SPL Kultube Compressor Includes

  • Kultube Compressor
  • Power Cable
  • Manual
  • Two Year Warranty

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