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SPL Iron V2 Mastering Compressor 1520 (Black )

Precision in Every Note

Unlock the true potential of your audio mastering with the SPL Iron Mastering Compressor. Merging the vintage warmth of legendary tube compressors with the cutting-edge SPL 120V technology, the Iron delivers a musical compression reminiscent of the radio era while catering to the demands of modern mastering studios.

Key Features:

  • Vintage Sonic Alchemy: The Iron seamlessly blends vintage charm with modern precision, resulting in a pleasant, melodic compression that adds power, size, and depth to any signal without overwhelming it.

  • Variable-Bias Limiter/Compressor: The IRON operates on the principle of bias-controlled remote cutoff tubes, providing a well-balanced sound and highly controllable parameters for your mastering needs.

  • Wathen CryoTone™ Tubes: Equipped with specially matched 12AU7 and Wathen CryoTone™ 12AX7-WCM Long Plate tubes, the IRON ensures optimal performance, soundstage, depth, and frequency balance.

  • 120V Technology: The SPL 120V technology sets new standards, offering exceptional technical specifications, including dynamic range, signal-to-noise ratio, and headroom, resulting in a relaxed and detailed listening experience.

  • 2-Year Warranty: Enjoy peace of mind with a 2-year warranty, showcasing our commitment to the durability and reliability of the SPL Iron.

Technical Specifications:

  • Input/Output: XLR (balanced)

  • Maximum Input/Output Gain: 32.5 dBu

  • Frequency Range: 10 Hz to 40 kHz (-3 dB)

  • THD (+10 dBu): 0.002%

  • Noise (A-weighted): -98 dBu

  • Operating Voltage: +/- 60 V

  • Dimensions: 482 x 177 x 300 mm (19 x 6.97 x 11.8 inches)

Precision Control:

  • Attack and Release: Six-step adjustment for precise response control, from Fast to Slow.

  • Threshold: Adjustable in 41 steps for fine-tuned compression tailored to your audio material.

  • Rectifier: Six diode control characteristics for varied attack and release times.

  • Side Chain EQ: Six-position switch for frequency-selective compression, allowing you to focus on specific ranges for a tailored sonic experience.

  • Tube Bias: Three settings (Low, Mid, High) for varied compression strength, modulated by various parameters.

IRON v2 Update:

  • Side Chain Inserts: Balanced with XLR sockets for enhanced flexibility.

  • Side Chain EQ Filter Curves: Additional presets for more creative control.

  • Tubes: Equipped with Wathen CryoTone™ 12AX7-WCM Long Plate tubes for unparalleled sound quality.

Musical Versatility:

The SPL Iron is designed to handle a diverse range of musical genres and audio styles, making it a versatile choice for any discerning producer or mastering engineer. Whether you're sculpting the dynamics of a delicate jazz arrangement or bringing intensity to a powerful rock mix, the SPL Iron excels across the spectrum of musical expression.

Why Choose SPL Iron:

Trusted by mastering engineers worldwide, the SPL Iron stands at the intersection of vintage magic and modern technology. Elevate your sound with a compressor that transcends boundaries, delivering a signature warmth and precision that defines the SPL legacy.

Rediscover your music with the SPL Iron Mastering Compressor - where every note is sculpted with precision, every detail enhanced, and every listening experience becomes a journey.

The IRON is part of a whole new 120V Mastering Universe which will include, PQ Active EQ, PASSEQ Passive EQ, DMC Mastering Console, Phonitor Headphone Amp, MC16 Monitor Controller, Gemini M/S processor, Mercury 786 kHz DAC, and the Hermes Mastering Router.

Short Description:
Stereo Mastering compressor with discrete (Black)
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Form Factor:
3 RU
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Type (Signal Processors):
2 Years