Drawmer 1978 Stereo FET Compressor


The Drawmer 1978 is a great compressor to use on a buss at mixdown. Being an FET design it is super fast and clean but also has a nice vintage character. The compressor also feature a very nice stereo tone shaping EQ section. All drawmer product is made in the UK.

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Drawmer 1978 Stereo FET Compressor Features

    • Fast Reacting Stereo FET Design compressor with excellent Left/Right Tracking across the Full Range of compression and in a 1u rack mount housing.
    • Threshold, Ratio, Attack and Release controls and Gain Reduction Metering provide familiar and intuitive control over the audio. Anyone that knows how to use a compressor can operate the 1978.
    • 4 character switches provide a multitude of compression flavour combinations that allow the 1978 to take on the characteristics of other compressors.
    • A Saturation knob allows you to dial in variable amounts of 2nd and 3rd harmonic distortion, and under complete control.
    • Comprehensive side chain EQ giving simultaneous control of frequency and level of filtering for the low and high bands. This works in conjunction with the rear panel stereo insert points that provide even further control.
    • Variable Wet/Dry Mix plus Output Gain Knobs give a ‘Parallel Compression’ function without the need for external mixing devices, providing Complete and Effortless Control over the amount of compression used and Output Levels.
    • Two Analogue V.U. Meters with Switchable +10dB Meter Rescale Mode. These have additional dual colour backlighting that act as a visual indication for the amount of saturation.
    • Time delay relays on outputs for clean power up/down.
    • Internal Low Hum Toroidal Linear Power Supply with Voltage Selector Switch.
    • Classic Drawmer Build Quality with Rugged Steel Chassis and Aluminium Front Panel.
    • Designed and manufactured by Drawmer in the UK.