Kush Audio Tweaker

Regular price €1.599,00

€1.300,00 ex VAT
Usually delivered in 5-7 business days.

Tweaker is an old soul with a post-modern brain. Its vintage, discrete VCA and bespoke detector are married to envelope-pushing controls that allow this box to be whatever you want it to be - smooth & polished or dark & filthy, subtle & delicate or fierce & explosive.

To reach those heights, Tweaker expands the range and function of its traditional compressor controls, then breaks new ground with a radical and innovative 'Sidechain Shaper' section which allows you to select and shape what the compressor 'sees' and therefore how it responds - from simple HPFs to complex and flexible multi-shelving filters. This box creates a wider array of effects than any other compressor ever made; if you can envision it, Tweaker can deliver it.

Tweaker sports eight hi-torque, twenty-one step pots for precision matching and recall. UBK leveraged this design to give you his 'analog presets', which precisely emulate his favorite tricks from compressors as varied as the LA-2a, Distressor, API 2500, and even the absurdly eccentric Valley People Dynamite*.

With simultaneous Tri-Metering of Input, Output, and Gain Reduction levels, Single or Dual-Stage Release, Wet/Dry mixing, and a unique Curve control that sharpens the knee as the ratio is increased, Tweaker is the new king of swiss army compressors and embodies another modern classic from Kush.

Features

  • 19" Rack Discrete-VCA Mono Compressor
  • High torque 21-step fully detented pots
  • Unique 'Sidechain Shaper' focuses compression on desired frequency bands
  • Curve: simultaneous ratio and knee adjustment,
  • from 2:1 soft-knee to 30:1 hard knee limiting
  • Variable Attack: from 10 microseconds to 70 milliseconds.
  • Simultaneous monitoring of Input, Output and Gain Reduction levels.
  • Switchable Release: Fast Single Stage and Vintage Opto-style Dual Stage
  • Single-Stage Release: 20ms-500ms
  • Dual-Stage Release: 500ms-7500ms
  • Linkable Stereo operation
  • XLR & 1/4" TRS balanced I/O
  • 240V & 120V compatible

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We have access to all the products of the brands we represent, however not all of them are listed. Please get in touch and let us know what you’re looking for, we can pretty much guarantee the best price in Europe.

We use UPS so you can expect 1 - 3 business days to get it after we ship (1-2 days if we’re shipping to continental Portugal). If the item you bought is in stock, we usually ship the same day (for orders placed until 11AM) or the next day at the latest. If we’re out of stock, we can usually get the products in 2-5 working days. Please get in touch if you have a specific deadline you have to meet before ordering. In some cases we can ship a demo unit to get you to work if the manufacturer has a longer lead time.

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If you’re looking for financing for your purchase get in touch as we might be able to help you with that.

According to EU law, we accept returns for all the products purchased through our online store during the next 14 days after receiving the goods, provided that the packaging is in it’s original condition. If this is not the case, we reserve the right to refuse the return or charge a re-stocking fee.
All returns need to be pre-approved by us and must be complete including accessories and documentation with original packaging.
You are responsible for return shipping costs including shipping insurance which is recommended to protect your items, as you are liable for items damaged during return shipment. Additionally, if you received free shipping on the order when we fulfilled it, we will be deducting the value of this shipping cost from your refund/discount.
We do not accept returns of the following goods: (1) Software and computers; (2) All custom or special order items; (3) Magnetic tape or other recording medium; (4) Personal use items, such as headphones or windscreens; (5) Studio furniture, racks and chairs.
After inspection of the returned goods, and providing that they meet the conditions stated above, we will issue a refund or give you credit for another purchase.

Everything we sell is covered by the manufacture's warranty, which is a least 1 year. Special conditions may apply.

Yes, we do. Please contact us to know if the software you’re looking for has an Education licence available.

We don’t through this website, but please check our Reverb store. There you can find B-Stock and Ex-Demo gear, as well as other stuff (used and new) from brands we don’t usually represent.

At Arda we try to work with only the best brands in the business, because we know how important is reliability in a professional environment. That being said, sometimes shit happens. If you run into some issue with anything you bought from us, please get in touch and we’ll try our best to take care of it ASAP. We might even be able to provide you with some sort of replacement gear in order to minimize downtime.