The Preceptor model-T (Transparent) is a two-channel, class-A compressor/limiter. Gain reduction is handled by a discrete VCA design based on Zener diodes and bipolar transistors. There are 16 preciesly matched Zener diodes on board! The Gem Audio Labs Preceptor Model-T compressor/limiter looks right out of the early '70s. Its stepped knobs dole out satisfying clickage and its dual VU meters bathe your console in a warm yellow glow. Hand-built using premium parts, the Preceptor juices whatever you send its way with warmth and sheer size. A neutral-sounding compressor and somewhat aggressive limiter, the Preceptor is at home on tracks or perfect for your mix bus. It also performs excellent in the mastering suite. If you're looking for a versatile, great-sounding compressor / limiter, give Gem Audio Lab's Preceptor Model-T a try.