IGS Audio Tubecore 500

MSRP: $1,095.00
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The TUBECORE 500 is a full symmetric transformer balanced 500-series compressor. The structure is based on the typical vari mu solution. The TUBECORE 500 is a true tube mono compressor where compression is achieved using the remote cut-off of tube biasing. Could be used as a mono tracking compressor or (as a matched pair) as an advanced mastering tool.


  • VU METER - Big VU meter showing the amount of gain reduction.
  • THRESHOLD - Above this level of the input signal the compression will occur. Use it to control the amount of compression.
  • ATTACK - Time delay between the appearance of the signal and the compressor reaction.
  • RELEASE - Time delay between the disappearance of the signal and the compressor reaction.
  • GAIN - Input gain knob.
  • OUTPUT - Output level knob.


  • Fully symmetric design, from Input to Output,
  • Precise analog scales and ultra fast VU Meters,
  • Frequency response +/-0.2dB: 20Hz-20KHz,
  • Release: 0.1s - 4s,
  • Attack: 10 - 300 ms,
  • Max. gain: 35dB,
  • Input - Transformer,
  • Output - Transformer
  • Shipping weight 2 kg

Our ONE WITH EVERYTHING ZEN WARRANTY extends the standard manufacturer warranty by one year, see our ZEN WARRANTY page for details.

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