ADL Opus-3 Solid State Opto Compressor - Stereo Pair  From ADL

A stereo pair of Anthony's take on the beloved LA-3a compressor! Smooth, transparent, and easy to use solid state compression with just a touch of added fullness and body.

Anthony Demaria Labs

ADL Opus-3 Solid State Opto Compressor - Quick n' Dirty

The Opus-3 is an all discrete solid-state design commonly referred to as a fixed gain circuit. The heart of the Opus-3 is ADL's custom hand matched optical attenuator - the same optical attenuator found in the world renowned ADL 1000 mono and ADL 1500 stereo limiters. The Opus-3 has many practical applications, allowing engineers and record producers flexibility in the studio. From tracking to mixing, vocals to instruments and stereo buss, the Opus-3 will be an invaluable tool for the job. This compressor is available for SoundPure's Try-Before-You-Buy Program, so if you want to hear how it sounds in your studio with your gear, shoot us an email at ProAudio@SoundPure.com or call us anytime at 919.682.5552. Thanks for watching!

Manufacturer's Description from ADL

The Opus-3 is an all discrete solid-state design commonly referred to as a fixed gain circuit. The heart of the Opus-3 is ADL's custom hand matched optical attenuator - the same optical attenuator found in the world renowned ADL 1000 mono and ADL 1500 stereo limiters. Hand matching components allows Anthony to create a unique soft knee compression characteristic representative only of the ADL brand. Although time-consuming, choosing identical parts results in superior consistency and reliability.

The Opus-3 has many practical applications, allowing engineers and record producers flexibility in the studio. From tracking to mixing, vocals to instruments and stereo buss, the Opus-3 will be an invaluable tool for the job.

 

Anthony Demaria Labs

About Manufacturer

Since 1987, ADL has been supplying the finest all-tube products to the biggest names in the audio industry. From legendary recreations of the classic Fairchild 670, the classic LA2A, the classic LA3, or his own new modern creation of a truly exquisite mic preamp, ADL has recreated the legends of yesterday, as well as some modern gems of new studio technology. ADL products have been used on countless successful recordings throughout the world. As they look to the future they pledge to continue developing spectacular sounding analog and pure-tube products, inspired by the great vintage era of the past.

Specifications

Frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz +/- 1 dB
Clip: +28 dBu
Distortion THD-N: 0.19% @ +4 dB
Maximum Gain Reduction: 20 dB
Attack Time: Approximately 1.5 ms
Release Time: Approximately 1 to 2 seconds
Noise, unweighted: -85 dBu
Input/Output Impedance: 600 Ohm
Dimensions: 3.5" height x 7.75" width x 10.5" depth