Pete's Place Audio BAC-500 Compressor - 500 Series

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$995
Pete's Place Audio BAC-500 Compressor - 500 Series

Features

  • Feedback-style FET compressor built around two discrete op amps and a custom wound output transformer
  • Large silver rotary input knob, smaller pots for attack, release and ratio large output knob at the bottom
  • Three-position sidechain contour switch
  • Eight-LED gain reduction meter
  • Pushbuttons for distortion and bypass
  • The ratio control features five positions ranging from 2:1 to 20:1, with a sixth position marked as “∞!”
  • Sidechain toggle switch offers a choice of three possible settings: flat, high-pass filter (cut off around 70 to 100 Hz),
  • Delivers nearly 50 dB of gain