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Klark Teknik 1176-KT
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Classic FET Compression at a Great Price
You'll find the 1176 peak limiter in the rack of nearly every high-end studio. Normally, an 1176 will set you back a couple grand, but the Klark Teknik 1176-KT puts this iconic compressor in your hands for much less. The 1176-KT features a discrete output amplifier and custom Midas transformers, delivering top-notch sound. You get the original 1176's compression ratios, including the all-buttons-in "nuke" mode. At Sweetwater, we've turned to the 1176 for its ultra-fast response, and the 1176-KT is no exception, yielding impressive attack and release times. Complete with vintage-style metering and balanced Neutrik connectors, the Klark Teknik 1176-KT FET compressor is a flattering redesign of a studio classic.

Klark Teknik 1176-KT Classic FET Compressor Features at a Glance:
Modeled after the D and E revisions of the iconic 1176LN peak limiter
Discrete Class A output amplifier and custom Midas transformers deliver top-notch sound
4:1, 8:1, 12:1, and 20:1 compression ratios with all-buttons-in "nuke" mode
Ultra-fast attack time of 20-800 microseconds and release time of 80-700 milliseconds
Vintage-style metering for gain reduction and output
Transformer-balanced Neutrik XLR and balanced (TRS) 1/4" input and output connectors
Switchable pad on input reduces sensitivity by 20dB
Universal switch-mode power supply
Durable 2U rackmount chassis


New Klark Teknik 1176 compressor

Just saw it on Facebook today... guess they just announced it. Klark Teknik 1176-KT I'm guessing it'll be priced affordably. Looking forward to hearing it in action though!

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May 2020 New Gear Thread

...cheeks (curious magnetic attachment system) and the postman's had my "bespoke" rack ears for 2 weeks now.. Some rack gear.. Klark Teknik 1176-KT Klark Teknik EQP-KT Funk Logic NCC-1701 (hah) rack adapter holding an FMR RNC 1773 (with space for another) oldskool MXR 31-band EQ x2 Electrix Warp Factory Argon 8M - only complaint is that despite recessed ports on the...

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Hardware Compressor Recommendations

If you went with two KT-2a's, two 1176-KT's and an Audioscape bus compressor, you would cover a lot of ground. A distressor is another one you can't go wrong with.

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