The Volfram Limiter is a dual mono version of the legendary 1176 archetype, featuring the legendary FET design, two linkable channels and Wet/Dry mix knob for parallel compression.

The 1176 is a very well known and appreciated compressor in professional recording studios all over the world. Whoever heard how this compressor works with vocals will never be able to manage without one. Additionally the Volfram works great with drums and synthesizers. It is a 45dB transistor amplifier equipped with a remarkable limiter. Compression is achieved with the FET controlled transistor. The unique feature of the unit is the implementation of traditional BC107B transistors known well from the original 1176 circuit. That’s right! They may cause noise – but this is what gives the sound its power. At extreme settings the Volfram adds some pleasant distortion to the output. The core of versatility in sound of the 2176 lies in the balance between the Input, Output, and Release knobs. All knobs are in fact 12-pole position switches. It is a pure A class circuit. 

DEVICE TYPE
Fet Compressor BF245A, matched transistor
BASIC FEATURES
All stepped manipulators Yes
Sidechain HPF 240, 180, 120, 90, 60, Off
INPUT & OUTPUT
Input Impedance (balanced) 10k Ohm
Output Impedance (balanced) 600 Ohm
LEVELS
Operating Level +4dBu
Max input level +18dBu
Max output level +18dBu
Noise Level 110dB A
Max. gain 45 dB
Max Gain Reduction 30 dB
TIME CONSTANTS
Attack: 0.1 – 1 ms
Release: 0.1 - 1,5 s
BANDWIDTH
Frequency response 8 Hz - 22 kHz +/- 0.2dB
DISTORTION (@ 20 HZ - 20 KHZ)
Signal to Noise Ratio >84dB
THD 0.12 %
THD+N 0.19 %
Crosstalk 100dB
POWER
Power consumption 20 Wats
Power supply Internal
PACKING BOX
Dimensions 70 x 50 x 30 cm
Shipping weight 8 kg

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