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2-Channel Vacuum Tube Compressor/Limiter • Expander/Gate • Peak Limiter

  • 5 dynamic processing functions: compressor/limiter, gate/expander, peak limiter
  • IKA program-adaptive compression circuitry, IRC expander/gate circuitry, IGC peak-limiting circuitry
  • Selectable “Interactive Knee” or “Hard Knee” compression modes
  • Switchable Auto function for automatic attack and release time adjustment
  • “Warmth” control allows precise dosage of desired tube effect
  • True RMS stereo link selectable
  • Switchable side chain input, monitor and high-pass filter
  • Highly accurate metering for input/output level and gain reduction
  • Relay-controlled hard bypass with auto-bypass function in case of power failure
  • Servo-balanced inputs and outputs on gold-plated XLR and TRS connectors for highest signal integrity
  • Shielded toroidal power transformer for ultra-low noise performance
  • High-quality components and exceptionally rugged construction ensure long life
  • 3-Year Warranty Program*
  • Designed and engineered in Germany


Imagine a full-blown COMPOSER PRO—IKA compressor/limiter with switchable AUTO function, IRC expander/gate and IGC program/peak limiter, stereo link, selectable operating level and much more—plus 12AX7 tubes and ULTRATUBE circuitry, allowing you to sweeten and personalize your sound by adding the desired amount of harmonics, and you’ve got the T1952.