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Universal Audio Teletronix LA2A Compressor
Universal Audio Teletronix LA2A Compressor

Universal Audio Teletronix LA2A Compressor

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SoundPro Item: 70859
MSRP: $5,874.00
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For over 50 years the Teletronix LA-2A has been revered for its smooth, natural, musical compression. WIth its unique tube-driven electro-optical attenuator system that allows instantaneous gain reduction with no increase in harmonic distortion, the LA-2A massages signals like no other compressor ever made.

Universal Audio’s Teletronix LA-2A Classic Leveling Amplifier reissue provides the performance characteristics of the iconic original. With painstaking care, every new LA-2A unit is point-to-point handwired at Universal Audio's Custom Shop in Santa Cruz, 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.

Universal Audio Teletronix LA2A Features

  • 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
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  • Input Impedance50, 150, 250, 600 ohms
  • Output Load Impedance50, 150, 250, 600 ohms
  • External ConnectionsJones Barrier terminals and XLR connectors
  • Frequency Response+0/-1 dB 30 Hz to 15kHz
  • Gain40 dB ±1dB
  • Input Level+16 dB maximum
  • Output Level+10 dB nominal, +16 dB maximum
  • DistortionLess than 0.5% THD (0.25% typical) at ±10 dBm
  • Noise70 dB below +10 dBm output level
  • Attack Time10 microseconds
  • Release Time0.06 seconds for 50% release; 0.5 to 5 seconds for complete release
  • MeterdB gain reduction and dB output
  • Power Requirements35 watts, 120/240 volts, 50/60 Hz
  • EnvironmentalMaximum operating temperature 160°F
  • Dimensions19" Rackmount chassis, 3U
  • Weight13 lbs.

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