The BAE 10DCF is a single channel Class A compressor and limiter featuring Carnhill and Jensen transformers, all discrete circuitry and an inductor base bypass filter.

The BAE 10DCF boasts the exact same features as the 10DC but adds a bypass filter to remove excessive low frequencies from unwanted triggering of the compressor. With four selectable frequencies to choose from, 50Hz, 80Hz, 160Hz and 300Hz, the 10DCF offers broad frequency compression but leaving lower frequencies uncompressed. Ideal for tracking and mixing, the 10DCF can also be used as a stereo bus compressor when two units are linked.

Built to the highest standard in California, the 10DCF sports Elma stepped switches for each control as well as BAE Marconi knobs, which provide precise controls. The BAE VU meter also provides clear gain reduction information with white lettering on black background.

The BAE 10DCF is powered by an external 24VDC BAE PSU which can power two units simultaneously.

Frequency Response
5Hz to 45kHz -1dB Measured at +8dBu

Noise
-80dBu with 200ohms source

Maximum Output Level
+33dBu into 10kΩ
+27dBU into 600Ω

Distortion
Varies from 0.03% to greater than 1%

Compressor
Threshold:
-20dBu to +16dBu with 2dB steps
Ratio:
1.5:1 to 10:1 with 6 position switch
Attack:
2mS to 80mS with 6 position switch
Recovery:
100, 200, 400, 800mS
Auto 1 100mS isolated peaks, 2 Sec prolonged levels
Auto 2 50mS isolated peaks, 5 Sec prolonged levels

Limiter
Threshold
+4dBu to +15dBu with 0.5 dB steps
Attack:
Slow 4mS, Fast 2mS
Recovery:
100, 200, 400, 800mS
Auto 1 100mS isolated peaks, 2 Sec prolonged levels
Auto 2 50mS isolated peaks, 5 Sec prolonged levels

Bypass Filter
50, 80,160 and 300 Hz

Gain Make-up:
0 to +20dBu in 1 dB steps

Output Impedance
100Ω Balanced earth free

Power Consumption
200mA at 24VDC

Dimensions in Inches
19W x 1.75L x 9D

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