A classic tube compressor/limiter, revisited. Beautiful for vocals, bass, guitars, overheads, drums, etc.
Audio professionals passionate about their compressors revere the LA-2A. The original was immediately acknowledged for its natural compression characteristics. A unique electro-optical attenuator system allows instantaneous gain reduction with no increase in harmonic distortion - an accomplishment at the time, still appreciated today.
This faithful Universal Audio reissue marks the rebirth of the Teletronix LA-2A. Painstaking care has been taken to ensure that every new LA-2A provides the performance characteristics of the original. Each unit is point-to-point hand-wired and built in Scotts Valley, California, with every component carefully evaluated for authenticity. As a result, today’s LA-2A will bring the same legendary compression characteristics of the original to all of your recordings. Demand the original. Accept no copy.
True to the original in design, manufacturing and performance
Lag free, distortion free optical attenuator system
Distortion less than 0.5% THD
0 to 40 dB gain limiting
Balanced stereo interconnection
Frequency response 1 dB, 30 to 15,000 cps
Output level of 10 dBm and 40 dB gain
Low noise – less than 70 dB below ±10 dBm output
Hand-built in USA
Input Impedance: 50, 150, 250, 600 ohms
Output Load Impedance: 50, 150, 250, 600 ohms
External Connections: Jones Barrier terminals and XLR connectors
Frequency Response: +0/-1 dB 30 Hz to 15kHz
Gain: 40 dB ±1dB
Input Level: +16 dB maximum
Output Level: +10 dB nominal, +16 dB maximum
Distortion: Less than 0.5% THD (0.25% typical) at ±10 dBm
Noise: 70 dB below +10 dBm output level
Attack Time: 10 milliseconds
Release Time: 0.06 seconds for 50% release; 0.5 to 5 seconds for complete release
Meter: dB gain reduction and dB output
Used / Vintage
Tube or Solid State
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