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Keeley Introduces the GC-2 Limiting Amplifier

Keeley Introduces the GC-2 Limiting Amplifier

A new take on studio-quality compression in a stompbox form.

Edmond, OK (November 18, 2014) -- Keeley Electronics today announced it is shipping their new compression effect pedal. The 100% hand-built GC-2 Limiting Amplifier is a unique and modern circuit that delivers studio quality compression for guitar players in stomp box format.

With controls for Compression, Threshold, Gain, and Threshold indicator the GC-2 gives players simple and effect tools to accomplish high quality compression. Using dbx-inspired circuitry we crafted a compressor that has exceed our expectations. The GC-2 features ultra low noise and incredible transparency. It also gives players a huge range of compression from 1:1 to 1:Infinity Compression, and up to 30dB boost. The new GC-2 is designed to work with active pre-amps as well so acoustic guitar players will delight in having a compressor/limiter that finally has the ability to meet their difficult demands. The new GC-2 Compressor and Limiting Amplifier can easily be used as a hard-line limiter so your recordings will never be damaged by high levels.

"Using a feed forward design, advanced Blackmer Gain Cell VCAs and True-RMS detection coupled with ultra low noise op-amps we feel we have created a top-flight studio grade compressor for acoustic and electric guitars", said Robert Keeley, founder and chief engineer of Keeley Electronics. "I started using the THAT Corp. products back in 2007 and instantly fell in love with their transparent and ultra-precise chips. We actually sent one of our new compressors to THAT Corp for evaluation and they ran it through the paces saying it was a fantastic compressor and fun to play!"

Like all of Keeley Electronics’ designs, the GC-2 is hand-built in the USA using the finest components and construction techniques. It is housed in a beautifully powder-coated and rugged enclosure, includes true bypass switching, and features a 2-year limited lifetime warranty with world-class Keeley customer support.

The Keeley Electronics GC-2 Limiting Amplifier goes is on sale for $199

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