The LAZ 525 is a replica of the vintage API 525 compressor for the 51x Alliance format. LAZ’s PCB accepts API-style discreet opamps and a Lundahl 1540 input transformer. It is also designed to minimize wiring: only trafos and pots need to be wired to the PCB.
- Lundahl input transformer or differential input circuit
- Clones all of the features of the original
- Compress (2:1) and Limit (20:1) ratio settings
- Two release settings
- Possible attack-pot mod
- De-Esser mode
- Compatible with the 51x Alliance 511 racks.
Price: £155 for partial kit