Al.So Audio: KOMP5

Al.So KOMP5 is a 500 series mono Opto Compressor / Limiter designed for producers et musicians. Finally, a quick and easy to use compresseur which do not need to be an expert to use it.  

Based on our high-end Dynax2 and Hellax technology, the KOMP5 is a special case among its competitors. Its advantages: it offers very few commands making it intuitive and very quick to set. Well-chosen options, make this optical compressor an ideal tool as well for the newcomer to the specialist.  

The principle of the KOMP5 is to act on the dynamics and not on the distortion. This will allow the user to easily control the dynamics of voices and instruments.  

A relay Bypass for instant comparison of the original and processed signals.  

No audio signal switching is done in switches or transistors but by relays, a guarantee of reliability and respect for the tones. The potentiometers are Clarostat with plastic track.  

Option: New York Edition finish with polished (miror finish) front panel.  Front panel inscriptions are graved for a better durability.


500 series mono Compressor / Limiter 
2 Attack settings: Slow / Quick
2 Release settings: Slow / Quick
Compression continuous Threshold settings
Output level continue settings 
Electrinically balanced Input / Output 
Bandewidth:10 Hz /120 kHz, +/- 0,1 dB, without gain reduction 
Harmonic distortion of 3rd order: 0,007 % à 1kHz, without gain reduction 
Harmonic distortion of 3rd order: 0,007 % à 1kHz, with 10dB of gain reduction 
Bypass by relay 
100% hand built in France  
Designed by Olivier Bolling 

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