The TK Audio BC501 features all the power of a single channel of TK's flagship BC1-S, the new BC501 adds even more functions taken from the BC2ME mastering compressor, such as additional ratio settings (1.25:1, 6:1), a THD switch that adds more even harmonics to the signal, and three HPD settings from which to choose (80Hz, 150Hz, 220Hz).
All controls are dented for easy, precise recall. A dedicated wet/dry knob allows blending between the original and compressed signals, and an external sidechain input (accessible via stereo 1/8" mini TRS jack) is also provided.
"I've worked overtime preserving all the 'magic glue' of the BC1-S in a 500 series module while giving it even more fine control", states TK Audio president Thomas Kristiansson. "I hope everyone will be as pleased as I am with our new baby."