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Rupert Neve Designs 535 Diode Bridge Compressor

Manufacturer: Rupert Neve Designs
SKU: NEV-535
Regular price $1,396.00 CAD
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Combine the best of both worlds - the timeless old-school sound and the cutting-edge modern control

The 535 Diode Bridge Compressor is a powerful and versatile tool that captures the essence of Rupert Neve's original 2254 compressor. With modern updates such as advanced timing control, reduced noise, stepped controls, and internal parallel processing capabilities, this compressor is perfect for any audio application. Originally designed for the Shelford Channel, the 535 features custom transformers and class-A output amplifiers, specifically tailored for the popular 500-series format. Even after almost 50 years since its creation, the 535 brings new levels of precision and adaptability to these classic circuits, allowing any track to shine in a mix.

The 535 Diode Bridge Compressor delivers the powerful sound of these iconic designs while offering increased flexibility for the modern era. It is a dynamic tool that can make a bold statement on any mix or track.



Originally developed for the dynamics circuit of the acclaimed Shelford Channel, the 535 Diode Bridge Compressor captures the soul of Rupert Neve’s original 2254 compressor while providing modern updates including advanced timing control, significantly lower noise, fully stepped controls throughout, and internal parallel processing capabilities.



MAXIMUM INPUT LEVEL
+23.5 dBu

MAXIMUM OUTPUT LEVEL
+23.5 dBu

INPUT IMPEDANCE
10K Ohm

OUTPUT IMPEDANCE
40 Ohm

THD+N
@ 1 kHz @ Maximum Output Level, 22 Hz - 22 kHz BW.
0.001% 

NOISE
22 Hz - 22 kHz BW, 40 Ohm balanced source.
-101 dBu

FREQUENCY RESPONSE
10 Hz - 120 kHz, 30ft output XLR Cable.
+/- 0.1 dB

COMPRESSOR TIMING CONSTANT MEASUREMENTS
FAST (TC1) – Fast Attack (750 μs), Fast Release (130 ms)
MF (TC2) – Medium Attack (2.25 ms), Fast Release (130 ms)
MED (TC3) – Medium Attack (2.25 ms), Medium Release (400 ms)
MS (TC4) – Medium Attack (4 ms), Slow Release (725 ms)
SLOW (TC5) – Slow Attack (10 ms), Slow Release (800 mS - 1 S)
AUTO (TC6) – Medium Attack (5 ms), Dual Release (T1 500 ms, T2 1s)
’FAST’ Mode – Speeds up all compressor time constants by 30%

POWER CONSUMPTION (+/-16VDC): 100 mA

SHIPPING DIMENSIONS: 7.75“ (19.7 cm) x 10” (25.4 cm) x 3” (7.62 cm)

SHIPPING WEIGHT: 3 lbs (1.4 kg)

 


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