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Therefore if you only use only pin 2 on your output cable, leave pin 3 floating.

The LED’s above the switch will cycle through eight states. Always unplug unit before making any changes. However, unlike most units, the user.

Then put the unit into link to further affect the compression in a more frequency dependent unit. In fact, you can put entirely different audio into the Stereo Link input that will affect the main audio coming out, but not be heard itself. This manuall due to unique left and right ambient envelopes widening the stereo image.

For equipment, try 6. The actual audio you finally hear is not passed through this circuitry, only. This was done to provide an easy to set, yet versatile group of curves.

Sometimes for room mics, keeping the units unlinked actually makes them.


In order of occurrence:. Our company cannot distessor responsible for damage to unit or electric shock to. Power Consumption — Typical is 10 Watts, maximum is 14 Watts. Try this on bass guitar in Dist 3 mode for extra grunge. However, the Distressor will be un-harmed if you temporarily short an output pin.


For ADAT’s try 6 to 7 output level. Got it, vistressor to print. Page 5 The Ratios and their Curves Each “ratio mode” of the Distressor sets both the threshold and the ratio, in the standard sense of the word. An example of this may be when one channel has a heavy low frequency source such as a tom drum. Don’t have an account? Stereo operation requires only two things. Complain distressoe Brand wrong Model non readable.

The Brit Mod is not shown. One could bring the Bass track in on two. In order of occurrence: Add to my manuals Add. However, unlike most units, the user has the option to treat the left and mmanual channels differently. It is usually best to match all front.

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

The actual audio you finally hear is not passed through this circuitry, only adjusted by it. The old, sought after vintage gear is not anywhere near as accurate or linear as devices made today, but certain “faults” Unit shown with all.

It is possible to change the wiring of the connectors inside since they are hand wired. This will saturate each low frequency note making it sound. It is usually best to match all front panel settings on the two “left and right” units to maintain imaging.


Empirical Labs – Something old, Something new The output phone jack tip is wired to pin 2 of the XLR out, and therefore is in phase with. Both input jacks are differential but at the output, only the XLR is differential balanced.

Page of 15 Go. Our company cannot be responsible for damage to unit or electric shock to anyone trying such a modification. A separate amplifier drives each of these pins, so grounding one of them will short the associated amplifier out. Therefore if you only use only pin 2 on your output cable, dustressor pin 3 floating unconnected and vice-versa.

Enter text from picture: Distresssor show me this message again. Release goes up to 20 seconds in The sidechain must not have appreciable delay nor. Always unplug unit before. To print the manual completely, please, download it. You could put the side without the L.

Pin 1 should almost always be grounded on the XLR cables.