Serpent Audio SB4001 500 Series Stereo Bus Compressor

Serpent Audio SB4001 500 Series Stereo Bus Compressor

Serpent Audio SB4001 500 Series Stereo Bus Compressor

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Serpent Audio SB4001 500 Series Stereo Bus Compressor

Serpent Audio SB4001 500 Series Stereo Bus Compressor

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The SB4001 500 Series Stereo Bus Compressor from Serpent Audio is a quad VCA based compressor, and can be used for either stereo or mono applications. It can be used for gain reduction and is suitable for a number of signal types and musical applications. This stereo compressor has six Ratios, ten Attack Times, High Pass/Boost/Slope Sidechain Filters, Wet/Dry Blend Control, External (Key) Input, Classic Stepped Release Settings, Classic and Alternate Auto Release, Variable Release Control, and "Grind" Mode (a valve style harmonic drive adding vintage color).

Electronically balanced
True bypass (relay controlled)
Protection from 48V phantom power
Powder-coated front panel for extra durability
All handmade through-hole main audio path
Wet/Dry blend (for parallel processing)
External/Key input accepts balanced or unbalanced inputs
Premium Grayhill rotary switches
Sealed pots
All machined aluminum knobs
UPC: 100156790012
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Serpent Audio SB4001 500 Series Stereo Bus Compressor
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    Serpent Audio SB4001 specs

    Function Compressor
    Number of Channels 1
    Input 22 kHz input impedance
    Electronically balanced (accepts balanced or unbalanced signals)
    Output < 100 Ohms output impedance
    Transformer-like floating output
    Electronically balanced (accepts balanced or unbalanced signals)
    External Input 22 kHz input impedance
    electronically balanced (TRS) (accepts balanced or unbalanced signals)
    Sidechain Filter 60 Hz, 90 Hz, 120 Hz, Boost Mode, Slope Mode
    Maximum Input Level +21 dBu
    Compression Threshold +8 dBu
    Compression Ratio 1.5:1, 2:1, 4:1, 6:1, 8:1, 10:1
    Attack Time 0.1 ms, 0.3 ms, 1 ms, 3 ms, 5 ms, 10 ms, 15 ms, 20 ms, 25 ms, 30 ms, 40 ms, 50 ms
    Release Time Stepped: 0.3 sec, 0.6 sec, 1.2 sec
    Classic Auto Release (A1)
    Classic Auto Release (A2)
    Variable Release Time (Engaged by Last Position on Stepped Switch): 0.1 to 1.2 sec (±10%)
    Maximum Output Level +21 dBu
    Output Load 600 Ohms
    Gain Gain Reduction Element: Quad VCA
    THD+N (20 Hz to 20 kHz), typically 0.008%
    Make-up Gain 24 dB (±1 dBu) [-6 to +18]
    Frequency Response (20 Hz to 20 kHz) ±0.11 dB
    Dynamic Range >119 dB
    Noise -100 dBu
    Dimensions (LxWxH) Not specified by the manufacturer
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.7 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.6 x 5.9 x 4.1"

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