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Retro Doublewide I Compressor 500 Series

500 series tube compressor
SKU: K_2550
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format_quote The Retro instruments DOUBLEWIDE is a mono tube compressor unit in a convenient 500 series format. It’s well known tube compression in a go-anywhere package.

At the heart of the unit there are four NOS 6BJ6 variable-mu tubes doing the actual compression work configured in a fully complementary push-pull design, delivering the sonic characteristics typical of a full-sized Retro compressor.

The DOUBLEWIDE is a small tube compressor with a big sound. It excels at processing all manner of sources like bass, vocals, even whole mixes.


- Single channel tube compression in a two-slot 500 series module
- Continuously variable input and output levels with fixed threshold
- Continuously variable attack and recovery time
- Single and Double time-constants
- Fully complementary push-pull signal path
- Cinemag transformer balanced, fully-floating Input and Output
- Hard wire bypass switch with gold-plated contacts
- Gold-plated edge card connections
- Stainless steel chassis construction
- Side-accessible meter zero trim
- Authentic U.S.-made Simpson gain reduction meter
- Hand built and tested in the U.S.

Serial No. #00612
format_quote US parcels are shipped fully insured with DHLExpress and they usually arrive within 2-3 working days from pickup day zero.

EU parcels arrive within 4-6 working days and are shipped with DPD or ACE Logistics.

You are also most welcome to pick up your order from Retrosonic Pro Audio showroom, studio and warehouse in Tallinn, Estonia.

We ship worldwide! Contact us for a personal shipping quote or if you have any questions.

VAT (Value Added Tax) is deducted if you have a company with a valid EU VAT number or if you're based outside of EU. Non-EU buyer pays all and any import duty and tax as regulated by your local customs.

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