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API Select T25 - 2 Channel Tube Compressor

by API
£2,194.99 inc. vat
£1,829.16 ex. vat
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API Select T25 - 2 Channel Tube Compressor

The API Select T25 is a classic 2-channel, FET feedback-style compressor/limiter with a Class-A tube output stage that utilizes a custom API transformer. Built with 12AT7WC and 12BH7 dual-triode vacuum tube, the T25 represents a new direction in API’s line of compressors. It offers the user a powerful and flexible feature set, including the ability for use in either dual mono or stereo mode, and is carefully engineered to deliver classic tube performance. The T25 excels at delivering the unmistakable sound of API and features our industry-exclusive Five Year Warrant.


  • Field Effect Transistor (FET)based gain reduction circuit
  • Audio circuit uses 12AT7WC and 12BH7, dual-triode vacuum tubes
  • Custom proprietary API output transformer
  • 11-step attack time switch
  • 11-steprelease time switch
  • 4 fixed ratios
  • 31-step input/threshold control
  • 31-step output/make-up gain control
  • Detented controls for accurate recall
  • Patented THRUST® switch for frequency-dependent side chain control
  • D-S feature provides high-frequency dependent side-chain control for de-essing
  • Link Switch for stereo operation
  • 10-segment LED gain reduction meter
  • LED peak indicator
  • Classic analogue VU meters for output
  • IN/OUT switch
  • Full hard-wired relay bypass
  • XLR and ¼” TRS input and output connections

Technical Specifications

  • Input Impedance: 20kΩ
  • Output impedance: 75 ohms, can drive 600 ohm loads
  • Maximum output level: +24dBu
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz – 40kHz (+0dB /-1dB)
  • Ratios: 2:1, 4:1, 8:1, 20:1 (switchable)
  • Attack Times: 20μs–0.8ms
  • Release Times: 50ms to 1.2s
  • Total Gain: +40dB, IN/OUT both fully CW
  • SNR: 90dB
  • Power Consumption: 45W
  • Size: 19” x 3.5” x 12” Deep
  • Size (Boxed for Shipping): 21” x 9” x 15”
  • Actual Weight: 14 lbs.
  • Shipping Weight: 17 lbs