1176LN Peak Limiter


Main Details
Maker Urei Brand
Form Factor 19" Rackmount
Signal Path Analog Hardware
Date Produced 1968
Notes fast FET‑based design brightens the tone and adds extra edge and excitement in a way that has made it a fixture on vocals for many top engineers for a half‑century.

It uses a FET for gain reduction, in a feedback configuration.

Four different compression ratios are available 4:1, 8:1, 12:1, and, 20:1

Attack time is adjustable from less than 20 microseconds to 800 microseconds

Release times are adjustable from 50 ms to 1,100 ms

Two units can be linked for proper stereo operation (not just dual mono)
Volume Units Meter -20 to +3 db
Input Rotary Pot
Output Rotary Pot
Attack Rotary Pot
Release Rotary Pot
Ratio Latching Push Switch 4,8,12,20
Meter Latching Push Switch Off, +4, +8, GR


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