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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.
Universal Audio now announces the rebirth of the Teletronix LA-2A, a Universal Audio Classics product. Painstaking care has been taken to ensure that every new LA-2A provides the performance and characteristics of the original. Each unit is hand built, each component carefully evaluated for authenticity. No expense has been spared to guarantee that this LA-2A will bring that classic sound to your recording. 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
"UA gear such as the 1176 and LA-2A have been staples here at Capitol since their creation."
- Greg Parkin, Capitol Studios & Mastering
"The LA-2A is the definition of the old-school choice for recording bass for a reason. It's very hard to go wrong with. It just has that sound."
- Peter Katis (The National, Interpol)
For further information, please download the product manual PDF from the link below.
- 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
- Power Requirements: 35 watts, 120/240 volts, 50/60 Hz
- Environmental: Maximum operating temperature 160°F
- Dimensions: 19" Rackmount chassis, 3U
- Weight: 13 lbs.
The product price includes a one year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee.
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- Warranty is extended to 5 years from the date of delivery.
- Our Money Back guarantee is extended from 30 days to 90 days (terms apply after 30 days)
- Collection and delivery costs are included for the first two years
- Claim 50% cash back on the cost of the policy after 5 years if it has not been used!
- Warranty is transferable if the item is re-sold
- Loan or replacement equipment will be provided if the product isn't repaired within 30 days
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- The policy can be cancelled within 30 days, and at any time after that for a pro-rata discount
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