Klark Teknik DN504 attack time modification
« on: March 24, 2012, 03:39:26 PM »
Looking for a little help with a Klark Teknik DN504 quad compressor.  I would like to increase the range of the attack control, chaning the slowest attack time from 20mS to about 100mS or so, like a Drawmer DL241.  Is it just a matter of increasing the value of the potentiomter from 50k to 100k?  Appreciate any feedback.

Thank you!

Re: Klark Teknik DN504 attack time modification
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2012, 11:28:56 PM »
I did some experimenting.  I put in a 500k pot and it matches up pretty close with the DL241.  Seems to be in the ball park of 100mS full C.W..  I did some looking around though to find an Alps 500k, panel-mount pot.  It appears the largest resistance value that Alps makes is only 50K, so maybe that's why the DN504 only has 20mS for the slowest attack.  I looked around online and couldn't find an exact replacement with the same shaft size, but no dice.  Guess I'm going to have some mismatched knobs.


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