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Drawmer stereo compressor / limiter

Input impedance: >10k Ohms
Output gain: -20dB to +20dB
Bandwidth: 20Hz - 30kHz 1dB
Max output level: +21dBm
Noise @ unity gain (referred to +4dBv):
        Wideband:    -85dB
        22Hz-22kHz: -90dB
        CCIR ARM:   -90dB
        IEC A:          -93dB
Distortion:<0.02% @ +4dB input UG
    <0.05% @ +14dB input, 20dB GR
Threshold: -24dB to infinity (+4dBv)
Ratio: Variable 1:1 to 20:1
Attack: 50 micro second to 5 seconds
Peak Limiter Threshold: +6dB
                   Ratio:   50:1
                   Attack: 50 u second
                   Release: Automatic
Gain reduction display: 0-6dB 0.5dB
                                6-22dB 1dB
Stereo tracking: 0.5dB
Power requirements: 95-125/190-250V AC
Physical: 19" standard rack mount 1u
Weight: 2.5kg (5lbs, 8oz)


Drawmer DL221 dual compressor limiter

Key Features:

  • Programme related, semi-automatic release characteristics which enable the DL221 to optimise its release time to difficult inputs such as vocals or slapped bass where the natural decay envelope may vary considerably.
  • Side chain access via " TRS jacks
  • Input and output connections on unbalanced " jacks
  • Clear metering shows input VU or gain reduction


Not sure how to use a compressor? Visit Dr. Know's Audio Clinic for a quick guide.

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