The Inward Connections The Brute is a single channel 500 Series optical compressor based on the circuitry of the TSL-3. It features discrete electronics, transformer-coupled I/O, and a switchable sidechain high-pass filter to allow low frequencies to pass through The Brute without being compressed.

  • Gain reduction: up to 40dB, reserve makeup gain: +15dB
  • Frequency response: +/- 0.5dB@20Hz to 50KHz
  • Output signal to noise: -95dB or greater
  • THD/noise: 0.01% @1KHz/+4dBu>
  • Impedance: >100K ohms in, 600 ohms out (balanced)
  • Balance input and output transformers
  • Optocell reduction circuitry
  • VF600 all-discrete legendary amp blocks
  • Hi-pass filter: 250Hz for detector circuit
  • Built-in bypass switch
  • Suitable for 500-series 'lunchbox' racks

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