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ADL 670

Anthony DeMaria Labs ADL 670
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There's no doubt that the original Fairchild 670 was and still is the "Big Daddy" of tube compressors. That's why people don't hesitate to pay over $30,000 for one if they can find it. Unfortunately, most of these units are getting very old and unreliable and don't sound as great as they once did. Well, what if you could buy a brand new one today...with a warranty...for substantially less!!! Can't be...well, guess again!!Our premium channel strip boasts frequency response from 10 Hz all the way up to 45 kHz and offers all of the features you’d want in a high-end device.Introducing the ADL 670, the perfect copy of the original Fairchild 670. After years of testing and research, Anthony DeMaria Labs has matched part for part the specs and sound of the original unit. Every detail has been scrutinized to perfection...no corners were cut. Yes...believe it or not, ADL has painstakingly sourced all the parts of this puzzle to offer a very limited run on these uncompromised, untouchable sonic giants!!! Many in the past have attempted to reproduce the sound of the classic Fairchild 670 but no one until now has taken it to the level ADL has with the ADL 670 compressor. With it's beautiful "military strength" chassis, stand alone PSU, 20 vacuum tubes and 14 transformers...it doesn't get fatter than this. ADL 670 Features All tube design (no IC's or chips) All parts are designed based on the original Fairchild 670 All capacitors and resisters match values as per original XLR input / output Handbuilt in the USA Heavy-Duty Chassis Handles located on front and sides Great for analog & digital recording, tracking, mastering, as well as live One Year limited warranty Vents on front and sides for maximum air flow Two 24 volt fans (voltage set at 20 volts for silent operation) One Bottom PCB (Hinged Standoff) One Top PCB (Hinged Standoff) Two Back PCB's

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What's on your master bus? (analog only please)

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$19,000 compressor?

Why is the ADL 670 $19k? Why is any single piece of gear that much other than to rip people off? I have never heard the adl 670, but come on, you want me to drop nearly 20 grand on a compressor? How good could it be? I can buy a brand new car...

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Heritage Audio Herchild 660 and 670

...a real Fairchild, and never had the opportunity to put my own signals through one, but we do have an ADL 670 at my studio, and I will say that it does something pretty extraordinary. Not $20k extraordinary, but quite good nonetheless. I'm dubious of the price tag of these boxes, but what...

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