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UK Sound 1173

  • Discrete Class A circuitry with transformer-balanced input and output
  • 70dB of gain — handles a wide range of microphones including low-output ribbon mics
  • Front-panel hi-Z DI input for guitar, bass, synth, and other sources
  • Rear-panel line-level input for added versatility
  • Microphone input impedance switchable between 150Ω and 300Ω
  • Polarity reverse switch; +48-volt phantom power
  • Compression ratios: 4:1, 8:1, 12:1, 20:1, and "all-buttons-in"
  • Fixed threshold; adjustable attack and release controls
  • 100Hz sidechain highpass filter
  • Frequency response: 31.5Hz–20kHz (±2dB)
  • Output impedance: 300Ω
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