Universal Audio Teletronix LA-2A Optical Tube Compressor Leveling Amplifier


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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.

    • 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

    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.

  • 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
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