Penta

This product is now discontinued.

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The first thing to do is check that all cables are in good order and are not damaged. Try different sources with the Penta to rule out that it may be the signal source which is causing the noise...
The Penta can be used either as a mono or a stereo compressor. Both the instrument and mic inputs route signal through only the left channel of the Penta, therefore the signal you should route to the...
We do not advise this - the best solution is to duplicate the signal with a mixer or splitter box after the main output stage of the Penta. Using clever connections with the side chain jack could...
There is most likely nothing wrong with your Penta - note that its meters measure in dBFS. This is because there is an optional digital output and it is important to know the clipping point of the...
There is a fuse in a holder on the back of the Penta which may have blown. You can lever the holder out with a flathead screwdriver. Check the fuse to see if it is blown and, if it is, replace it...
Time Settings Preset Attack Type Release Type 1 A A 2 A A 3 A B 4 B B 5 A B 6 A A 7 A A 8 A B 9 B A 10 B B 11 C B 12 C C 13 B B 14 C A 15 B B 16 D AUTO Attack Times (milliseconds) Type Full CW Centre...
No LEDs illuminate • Is the POWER switched on? • Is the correct mains voltage being used for your unit? If not, the fuse may blow, requiring the correct fuse to be refitted. ( Click here to find the...
With the compressor engaged and the compression and ratio knob turned fully clockwise you should see the maximum amount of gain reduction (all LEDs on the gain reduction meter lit when signal is...