Retro Instruments 176 compressor limiter S/N 1210 - MINT and Boxed!

Retro Instruments 176 compressor limiter S/N 1210 - MINT and Boxed!

 |  RI176sn1210
£2,495

Classic compressor reproduction, one of two available, consecutive serial numbers and MINT condition, boxed.

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Based on the infamous UA 176, the genesis of compression, Retro have taken this classic design, added some features for the modern recording studio and produced something that can truly be considered ‘desert island worthy’.

Features

  • Authentic variable-mu tube design
  • Precision Knob scales for easy recallability
  • Continuously variable attack and release time
  • Four settings of compression ratio from soft compression to limiting (2:1, 4:1, 8:1, 12:1)
  • Wide-Range Sidechain Highpass Filter
  • Vocal Asymmetry Tool
  • Hard-wire Bypass Switch
  • Interstage Transformer Bypass Switch
  • High Quality VU Meter switchable between Input, Output and Gain Reduction
  • XLR input and output connections
  • IEC power connector
  • 115/230V AC Mains
  • Integral tube balance test
  • Easy stereo strapping of two or more units
  • Selected NOS tubes and components

The unit is in MINT condition, has hardly ever been used and has never been rack mounted so no rack marks. Comes with manual and original box.

We doubt if you will find a finer example and if you need a stereo pair we have another for sale (see website) with consecutive serial number…

If you have any questions about the item, feel free to contact us using the form below. All fields are required.

Make a reasonable offer and we’ll consider it. All feilds are required and offer should be in £GBP Sterling. If you need a currency converter try this link.

At a glance

Model: 176 Limiting amplifier

Modifications: None
Repairs: None


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We are located in Cheltenham, the capital of the Cotswolds, UK. All items are in stock and can be viewed, tried out through a variety of vintage amplifiers and purchased, by appointment at our brand new lounge/showroom. We despatch virtually anywhere in the world and we have enormous experience in hassle-free, safe shipping.

ATB Guitars (By appointment please) 15 Regent St, Cheltenham, GL50 1HE United Kingdom

Landline: 01242 697607‬

Mobile (please try landline first): 07842 001007

Overseas: +44 (0)1242 697607

ATB Guitars, 15 Regent St, Cheltenham, GL50 1HE United Kingdom