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True to the original design, UA’s famed tube-amplified T4 electro-optical compressor.
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.

  • 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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Brand
Model
  • LA-2A Leveling Amplifier / Optical Compressor
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Made In
  • United States

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Vision Guitar

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Product Overview
The Universal Audio LA-2A reissue represents the rebirth of a studio classic. This tube-driven optical limiter has been on more hit records than we can count, and for good reason. True to the original design and performance, the contemporary LA-2A has all of the high frequency glow and huge tone that made the vintage units a staple in studios around the world. Lead vocals, acoustic guitars, and bass instruments are its specialty, but the LA-2A can handle anything you can throw its way.
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