MPN #Karackter500    


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Discrete Class-A stereo saturator in a 500 Series format

The karacter 500 is a box full of vibrant colors. It covers a complete spectrum including mastering-grade saturation, tube-inspired distortion and glorious destruction. Gone are the days when only racks full of outboard gear could achieve these elusive and highly desirable styles of tonal coloration...
This all-in-one solution offers two separate channels which can be set up for dual mono, linked stereo or linked and unlinked M/S operation. Integrated mix stages for parallel signal processing and the unique Color Control add to its remarkable flexibility.
The entire unit is designed with discrete class-A topology, so even the most lo-fi sounds will benefit from the karacter's high-end touch. Enhance your tracks or decimate eve- rything - It's a matter of karacter.
100% Class-A Topology
Expensive boutique sound made affordable.

Mastering-Grade Saturation
Gentle THD generation with a soft characteristic.

Tube-Inspired Distortion
Wide ranges of asymmetrical low noise clipping.

Glorious Destruction
Turbo Boost for massive sonic mayhem.

Color Filter
Harmonics-frequency relation tweaks.

Dual Mono/Stereo Link/Mid Side
Signal matrix for maximum flexibility.

Stepped Controllers
Fast and easy recall guaranteed.

Made in Germany
Build quality without compromise.
Frequency response
  • 100 % Dry < 10 Hz - 400 kHz (-3 dB)
  • 100 % Wet < 10 Hz - 27 kHz (-3 dB)

  • THD+N (100 % Dry)
  • @ 0 dBu 0.013 %
  • @ +10 dBu 0.024 %

  • THD+N (100 % Wet in Saturation Mode)
  • @ 0 dBu Min Drive 0.47 %
  • @ 0 dBu Max Drive 35.1 %

  • Noise floor 20 Hz - 20 kHz (A-weighted)
  • 100% Dry -91 dBu
  • 100% Wet (depending on Drive and Gain) -81 to -91 dBu

  • Dynamic range 20 Hz - 22 kHz: 112 dB
    Maximum input level: +21 dBu
    Maximum output level: +21 dBu
    Input impedance: 10 kOhm
    Output impedance: 68 Ohm
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