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RJR VCA+BAX CUSTOM BUSS PROCESSOR

The following are a few examples of custom RJR VCA+BAX combo compressor/eq units.  These units have already been built and shipped to the customers that ordered them, and are not available for immediate order.  If you would like to order a custom RJR VCA+BAX combo compressor/eq, or if you would like to inquire about pricing, available options, or have any other questions, please inquire on the CONTACT page!  Due to the complexities involved in custom orders, please be aware that there is usually a significant lead time involved.

Built for Doug Allen in the Bay Area, CA

RJR VCA+BAX with dual mono/stereo switching; six position sidechain filter; 12 attack and 12 release settings; parallel blend control; distortion mode; switchable Lundahl output transformers; LED indicator for stereo link; vintage Simpson GR meters; RJR BAX in stereo ganged configuration; 5 position sub cut filter for BAX; vintage Dakaware knobs - black skirted for compressor, red pointer for EQ; 5U grey white powdercoat 4mm thick panel with black and red infill engraving.

Built for Steve O. Mastering in the San Francisco Bay area

RJR VCA+BAX in ganged stereo configuration for both compressor and eq; six position sidechain filter; 12 attack and 12 release settings; parallel blend control; switchable Lundahl and Sowter output transformers; vintage Westinghouse GR meter; RJR BAX eq; 5 position sub cut filter for BAX; new Dakaware knobs - black skirted for compressor, white pointer for EQ; 4U signal blue powdercoat panel with white infill engraving.

Built for Parnell Street

RJR VCA+BAX in ganged stereo configuration for both compressor and eq; six position sidechain filter; 12 attack and 12 release settings; parallel blend control; slide fader for output level; individually switchable Lundahl and Sowter input and output transformers via illuminated pushbuttons; 5 position sub-cut filter for EQ; illuminated EAO pushbutton switches for compressor and eq bypasses; vintage Beede GR meter; vintage Variac knobs for threshold and sub-cut filter; EMI BBC repro knobs for compressor and eq sections; 4U turquoise powdercoat 4mm thick panel with white infill engraving.

Built for a private customer

RJR VCA+BAX with six position sidechain filter; parallel blend control; distortion mode; switchable Lundahl output transformers; 24 position ELMA rotary switches for threshold, output, and blend; five position sub cut filter for eq; 24 position ELMA rotary switches for all boost/cut and mid frequency controls; vintage Simpson GR meter; vintage Dakaware knobs; 5U black anodize panel with white infill engraving.

Built for George Apsion at Kore Studios in the UK

RJR VCA X + BAX .  RJR VCA X buss compressor in stereo ganged configuration with ability to link/unlink sidechains; 6 position sidechain filter; parallel blend control; RJR BAX eq in stereo ganged configuration; bypassable stereo insert in center of audio path; audio path switchable between comp-ins-eq or eq-ins-comp; vintage Western Electric 111c output transformers; bypass function for compressor, stereo insert, eq, and output transformers, as well as a master bypass for everything; vintage dakaware knobs; edgewise gain reduction meter; 4U grey-white powdercoat with black infill engraving.

Built for SubStation Studio

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V3.0) with dual mono/stereo switching; six position sidechain filter; parallel blend control; distortion mode; switchable Lundahl output transformers; switchbank layout for ratio; 24 position ELMA rotary switches for threshold, output, and blend; LED indicator for stereo link; vintage GR meters; vintage Dakaware knobs laid out in patterns of overlapping equilateral and isosceles triangles - compressor controls in white with round knobs, eq controls in orange with pointer knobs; 5U black anodize panel with white and orange infill engraving.

Built for a private customer

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V3.0); dual mono/stereo switching; six position sidechain filter; parallel blend control; switchable Lundahl output transformers; LED indicators for comp bypass, eq bypass, comp/eq order, Lundahls, and stereo link; vintage Simpson GR meters; vintage Dakaware knobs; 5U black anodize panel with white infill engraving.

Built for a private customer

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V3.0); six position sidechain filter; parallel blend control; distortion mode; switchable Lundahl output transformers in compressor section; switchable Sowter, Jensen, and Carnhill transformers in EQ section; 5 position sub cut filter for EQ; switchbank layout for ratio, attack, and release; vintage 4.5" Weston GR meter; vintage Dakaware knobs; 5U red anodize panel with white infill engraving.

Built for Christian Jones at Fuzzy Labs in San Diego

RJR VCA+BAX with dual mono/stereo switching; six position sidechain filter; 12 attack and 12 release settings; parallel blend control; distortion mode; Lundahl output transformers; LED indicators for stereo link, comp bypass, eq bypass, distortion mode, and signal path order; vintage Simpson GR meters; vintage Dakaware knobs for compressor, Vibrolux knobs for EQ; 5U black anodize panel with white infill engraving.

Built for Chris Kuffner at Sideways House in Brooklyn, NY

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V3.0); stereo ganged eq section; six position sidechain filter; parallel blend control; switchable Lundahl output transformers; 24 position ELMA rotary switches for threshold, output, and blend; vintage 4.5" Weston GR meter; Dakaware knobs; 4U red anodize panel with white infill engraving.

Built for InnovativeEntity.com

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V3.0); dual mono/stereo switching; six position sidechain filter; parallel blend control; distortion mode; switchable Lundahl output transformers; LED indicator for stereo link; Sifam GR meters; vintage Dakaware knobs for comp, Kilo aluminum knobs for EQ; 5U aluminum grey powdercoat panel with black infill engraving.

Built for Bobby Holland in Nashville, TN

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V2.0); six position sidechain filter; parallel blend control; switchable Lundahl output transformers; distortion mode; vintage Triplett GR meter; vintage Dakaware knobs; 5U aluminum grey powdercoat panel with black infill engraving.

Built for Dev Avidon at Avidon Audio Labs in New York, NY

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V2.0); six position sidechain filter; parallel blend control; switchable Lundahl output transformers; distortion mode; 24 position ELMA rotary switches for threshold, output, blend, eq boost/cut controls, and mid frequency sweep; illuminated EAO pushbutton power switch; vintage 4.5" Weston GR meter; vintage Gates/Harris and Dakaware knobs; 5U black anodize panel with white infill engraving.

Built for Omer in Sydney, Australia

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V3.0); six position sidechain filter; parallel blend control via dual faders; switchable Lundahl output transformers; distortion mode; five position sub cut filter for EQ; switchable Sowter input transformers for EQ; vintage Triplett GR meter; vintage Dakaware knobs; 5U aluminum anodize panel with black infill engraving.

Built for a private customer

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V3.0); six position sidechain filter; parallel blend control; switchable Lundahl output transformers; distortion mode; switchbank layout for ratio, attack, and release; five position sub cut filter for EQ; vintage Marion GR meter; vintage Dakaware knobs; 5U bronze anodize panel with white infill engraving.

Built for Greg Cannava

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V3.0); six position sidechain filter; parallel blend control; switchable Lundahl output transformers; five position sub cut filter for EQ; vintage Simpson GR meter; vintage Dakaware knobs; 5U black anodize panel with orange and white infill engraving.

Built for Fisher Media in Birmingham, AL

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V2.0); single frequency sidechain filter; Lundahl output transformers; modern bezel style GR meter; Selco collet knobs; 2U black anodize panel with white infill engraving.

Built for Mike Williamson of The Paper Hearts / Metrotone Music

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V2.0); single frequency sidechain filter; unite/divide signal path switching; vintage 4.5" Weston GR meter; vintage Dakaware knobs; 4U red anodize panel with white infill engraving.

Built for Jaime Bludworth

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V2.0); six position sidechain filter; parallel blend control; switchable Lundahl output transformers; switchbank layout for ratio; distortion mode; vintage Simpson GR meter; vintage Dakaware knobs; 5U light grey powdercoat panel with black infill engraving.

Built for Michael Ryan at Actual Size Audio

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V2.0); six position sidechain filter; parallel blend control via dual faders; distortion mode; unite/divide signal path switching; Sifam GR meter; Kilo aluminum knobs; 3U black anodize panel with white infill engraving.

Built for Nick Afflito

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V2.0); six position sidechain filter; switchable Lundahl output transformers; distortion mode via illuminated EAO pushbutton; vintage Weston GR meter; vintage Dakaware knobs; 5U black powdercoat panel with white infill engraving.

Built for Robbie G in Sacramento

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V2.0); six position sidechain filter; parallel blend control via dual faders; distortion mode; switchable Lundahl output transformers; switchbank layout for ratio; unite/divide signal path switching; vintage Weston GR meter; vintage Dakaware knobs; 4U green anodize panel with yellow infill engraving.

Built for Larry Elyea at Mind's Eye Digital Recording Studio in Glendale, AZ

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V2.0); single frequency sidechain filter; parallel blend control; distortion mode; vintage 5.5" Triplett GR meter; chicken head knobs; "radioactive" power indicator light; 4U black anodize panel with yellow infill engraving.

Built for Macca Mastering Studio in Wroclaw, Poland

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V2.0); custom Beatles inspired control layout; 150Hz sidechain filter (act naturally); parallel blend control (you won't see me); distortion mode (helter skelter); attack (i'll get you); release (hold me tight); ratio (let it be); vintage Beede GR meter; vintage Dakaware knobs; 6U grey powdercoat panel with black infill engraving.

Built for Keith Avelino Hernandez of Side Projects Anonymous

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V1.0); switchable Lundahl output transformers; custom heiroglyph engraving; vintage Westinghouse GR meter; vintage Dakaware knobs; 3U bronze anodize panel with black infill engraving.

Built for a private customer

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V1.2); six position sidechain filter; Lundahl output transformers; unite/divide signal path switching; modern bezel style GR meter; Kilo aluminum knobs; 3U black anodize panel with orange infill engraving.

Built for Micah Wilshire

RJR VCA+BAX (SSS V1.2); single frequency sidechain filter; distortion mode; vintage Weston GR meter; vintage Gates/Harris and Dakaware knobs; 3U black anodize panel with natural engraving.

Built for a private customer

RJR VCA+BAX with dual mono setup for both RJR VCA and RJR BAX; dual mono/stereo switching for RJR VCA; six position sidechain filter; parallel blend control; switchable Lundahl output transformers; 24 position ELMA rotary switches for threshold, output, and blend; LED indicators for comp bypass, eq bypass, comp/eq order, Lundahls, and stereo link; vintage Triplett GR meters; vintage Dakaware knobs; 5U black anodize panel with white infill engraving.

Built for Brian Levay

RJR VCA+BAX with ganged stereo setup for both RJR VCA and RJR BAX; six position sidechain filter; parallel blend control; distortion mode; switchable Sowter input transformers; switchable Lundahl output transformers; toggle switchbank for ratio control; toggle switchbanks for Bax high and low frequency selection; vintage meter; new vintage style cream knobs; 4U turquoise powdercoat panel with white infill engraving.