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Universal Audio 2-1176 – No Longer Available

Twin vintage limiting amplifier with stereo or dual mono operation
MFR# 2-1176

Product Description

Finally, a true stereo 1176! With over 2000 units already sold to date since the year 2000 re-birth of Universal Audio's 1176LN, it is clear the public's love affair with the legendary sound of the 1176 is still as passionate as ever.

The 2-1176 builds from the circuit design of UA's hugely successful 6176 Channel Strip and combines two 1176 channels from that unit-- an uncompromising design, with all the same components- stereo matched to boot!

With the release of the 2-1176, we once again put that sound into your rack but with twice the tone, twice the character and twice the compression-- at an unbelievable price, and half the space. As you would expect from UA, it also retains all the features and trademark sound of its ancestor, and switches easily between dual mono and stereo link.
And yes--it does All-Button!

  • Sound and features of the original 1176
  • Custom classic 1176 output transformers
  • Stereo or dual mono operation
  • Totally independent compression and gain controls in dual mono
  • Matched FETs and output transformers
  • Rack space convenience of two 1176s in a 2U rack design

  • Input Impedance:
    • Selectable, 15k W or 600 W
  • Output Load Impedance:
    • 600 W (floating)
  • External Connections:
    • XLR Connectors
  • Frequency Response:
    • +/- 1 dB. 20Hz to 20 kHz
  • Gain:
    • 40 dB, +/- 1dB
  • Distortion:
    • Less than 0.5% T.H.D. from 50 Hz to 15
      kHz with limiting, at 1.1 seconds release
      setting. Output of +20 dBm with no greater than 0.5% T.H.D.
  • Signal-Noise Ratio:
    • Greater than 85 dB
  • Attack Time:
    • Adjustable from 20 to 800 microseconds
  • Release Time:
    • Adjustable from 50 milliseconds to 1.1 seconds
  • Stereo Operation:
    • Chan. A Attack and Release links to Chan. B via LINK mode

Product Specifications

Condition New
Tube or Solid State Solid State
Channels Dual-Channel
Chassis 19-inch Rack-mount
Rack Spaces 2u
Digital I/O No

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