Elysia

Xpressor 500

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Xpressor 500

The xpressor 500 is an extremely versatile stereo compressor available in API's 500 series format. With its many unique features taken from our flagship products, you not only get great compression, but an amount of control on processing which is hardly ever experienced elsewhere.

No matter if you want to set and forget or plunge deep into the secrets of compression, the xpressor 500 is for you. Its discrete audio path running in constant class-A mode provides a superior audio quality which combines a clear and open sound with a good lot of punch.

Stereo buss compression, processing single signals, approaching dynamics in creative ways – the xpressor 500 shines in many different applications. Best of elysia? You got it!

The xpressor 500 is an extremely versatile stereo compressor available in API's 500 series format. With its many unique features taken from our flagship products, you not only get great compression, but an amount of control on processing which is hardly ever experienced elsewhere.

No matter if you want to set and forget or plunge deep into the secrets of compression, the xpressor 500 is for you. Its discrete audio path running in constant class-A mode provides a superior audio quality which combines a clear and open sound with a good lot of punch.

Stereo buss compression, processing single signals, approaching dynamics in creative ways – the xpressor 500 shines in many different applications. Best of elysia? You got it!

Features:

  • Discrete Class-A Topology
    Pristine audio quality.
  • Auto Fast Attack
    Perfect attack in any situation.
  • Switchable Release Characteristic
    Smooth or crisp – the choice is yours.
  • Warm Mode
    Transparency? Saturation? Both!
  • Parallel Compression
    Mixing direct and compressed signals.
  • Sidechain Filter
    Frequency selective compression.
  • Gain Reduction Limiter
    Ultimate control on the compression process.
  • Made in Germany
    High grade components, solid aluminum knobs.

 

Specifications:

Frequency response:                 

<10 Hz - 400 kHz (-3.0 dB)

THD+N:
@ 0 dBu, 20 Hz - 22 kHz, Mix 0 %             
@ 0 dBu, 20 Hz - 22 kHz, Mix 100 %
@ +10 dBu, 20 Hz - 22 kHz, Mix 0 %             
@ +10 dBu, 20 Hz - 22 kHz, Mix 100 %


0.002 %
0.006 %
0.003 %
0.056 %

Noise floor:
20 Hz - 20 kHz (A-weighted)


-94 dBu

Dynamic range:
20 Hz - 22 kHz


115 dB

Maximum level:
Input
Output


+21 dBu
+21 dBu

Impedance:
Input
Output


10 kOhm
68 Ohm

Power consumption:
Total
Per slot


125 mA
  63 mA

 

 

Technical Details:

  • Frequency response: <10 Hz - 400 kHz (-3.0 dB)
  • THD+N @ 0 dBu, 20 Hz - 22 kHz, Mix 0 %: 0.002 %
  • THD+N @ 0 dBu, 20 Hz - 22 kHz, Mix 100 %: 0.006 %
  • THD+N @ +10 dBu, 20 Hz - 22 kHz, Mix 0 %: 0.003 %
  • THD+N @ +10 dBu, 20 Hz - 22 kHz, Mix 100 %: 0.056 %
  • Noise floor, 20 Hz - 20 kHz (A-weighted): -94.0 dBu
  • Dynamic range, 20 Hz - 22 kHz: 115 dB
  • Maximum input level: +21 dBu
  • Maximum output level: +21 dBu
  • Input impedance: 10 kOhm
  • Output impedance:  68 Ohm