Bus Compressor

  • 4 modes of operation - Classic Stereo, Σ S/C Stereo, Dual Mono or Mid-Side

  • External side-chain inputs and sends

  • The authentic SSL Bus Compressor circuit

  • LOW THD Mode reduces low-frequency distortion caused by compression

  • F/B Mode alters the compression characteristics for a more 'relaxed' style of compression

  • 4K Mode - single VCA operation with variable harmonic distortion to bring some 'grit' and 'grunge' to the mix

  • Negative Ratios - for creative pumping effects and control of particularly loud signals

  • New Attack and Release options, including the new 'Auto 2' setting

  • MIX control for instant parallel compression

  • Moving-coil gain reduction meters

  • Unlockable Transient Expander


  • 100% analogue circuit, controlled digitally using stepped front-panel pots

  • Huge +27.5 dBu headroom

  • Configurable processing order - Bus Compressor pre D-EQ (default) or post

  • CH 1 IN and CH 2 IN buttons for global bypass

  • Settable Operating Level - 0 dB (nominal), +10 dB, -5 dB

  • Sleep and Auto-Sleep modes

  • Precision MDAC-controlled MAKE-UP Gain with two ranges - 1 dB or 0.5 dB steps


  • Powerful 2-band analogue Parallel Dynamic EQ - the D-EQ

  • Compress/Expand modes

  • 3 choices of time constants for each band - Nominal, FAST or AUTO

  • 16 selectable Frequency points per band

  • Adjustable Range control per band from 0.5 dB to 15 dB

  • HF band can be switched to Bell shape, with selectable frequencies covering High-Mids and Highs

  • Frequency band static 'make-up' gain for LF and HF bands (Stereo/ Σ S/C Stereo) or LF band (Dual Mono/Mid-Side)

  • G-Series mode changes LF filter to be 2nd order with degree of undershoot/overshoot

  • Tri-colour activity LEDs to indicate D-EQ activity

  • Individually bypass-able bands

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  • Product Code: THE BUS+
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