The karacter 500 is a box full of vibrant colors. It covers a complete spectrum including mastering-grade saturation, tube-inspired distortion and glorious destruction. Gone are the days when only racks full of outboard gear could achieve these elusive and highly desirable styles of tonal coloration.
The entire unit is designed with discrete class-A topology, so even the most lo-fi sounds will benefit from the karacter’s high-end touch. Enhance your tracks or decimate everything – It’s a matter of karacter.
The karacter 500, just like all our products, is designed, engineered and handcrafted in Germany.
Consequently represents the art of discrete signal processing.
Unique Color Filter
This feature changes the harmonics frequency relation with tons of interesting variations. Middle is flat, turn left for more dub and right for more shred.
Dual Mono / Stereo Link
The karacter 500 gives you ultimate flexibility in terms of configuring its channels.
Saturation / Distortion Galore
Mastering grade saturation and a Tube-inspired distortion is under the hood of karacter 500.
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EU parcels arrive within 4-6 working days and are shipped with DPD or ACE Logistics.
You are also most welcome to pick up your order from Retrosonic Pro Audio showroom, studio and warehouse in Tallinn, Estonia.
We ship worldwide! Contact us for a personal shipping quote or if you have any questions.
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