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Release goes up to 20 seconds in Then put the unit into link to further affect the. However, unlike most units, the user has the option to treat the left and right channels differently. There are three additional modes that affect the detector part of this unit.

By pressing ‘print’ button you will print only current page. The phone jack ins and outs will be out of dustressor with pin distresslr since the unit is wired pin 2 hot. See block diagram below and stereo hookup in this.

Basic wiring, Stereo operation, Distressor “pet” tricks – Empirical Labs EL-8 User Manual

However, the Distressor will be un-harmed if you temporarily short an. However, unlike most units, the user. The output phone jack tip is wired to pin 2 of the XLR out, and therefore is in phase with that pin.


For equipment, try 6. The only possible problem is if you attach one of the XLR output pins 2 or 3 to ground.

This will saturate each low frequency note making it sound distorted, and if adjusted right, much like a bass amplifier. It is usually best to match all front. Don’t have an account? Don’t show me this message again. The LED’s above the switch will cycle through eight states.

Comments to this Manuals Your Name. Always unplug unit before removing cover! This was done to provide an easy to set, yet versatile group of curves. Therefore if you only use only pin 2 on your output cable, leave pin 3 floating unconnected and vice-versa.

The Brit Mod is not shown. Try this on bass guitar in Dist 3 mode for extra grunge. Sometimes for room mics, keeping the units unlinked actually makes them sound more stereo.

However, if you are compressing a noisy signal, the noise is pushed up along with the soft signals. Unit shown with all.

The output phone jack tip is wired to pin 2 of the XLR out, and therefore is in phase with. A separate amplifier drives each of these pins, so grounding one of them will short the associated amplifier out. Time constants – Attack range 50uS – 30mS. Basic Wiring Wiring is straightforward. However, the Distressor will be un-harmed if you temporarily short an output pin.


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The Distressor is a modern digitally controlled analog device that attempts to offer some of the “musical non-linearities” exhibited by the older tube, class A discrete, and magnetic tape mediums. Stereo operation requires only two things. In order of occurrence:. It is possible to change the wiring of the connectors inside since they are hand wired.

See block diagram below and stereo hookup in this manual. The detector is the part of the compressor circuit or software that figures out how much and how fast.

For ADAT’s try 6 to 7 output level.