Universal Audio LA2A

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The Universal Audio LA-2A Levelling Amplifier. Legendary, high-end, electro-optical compressor used for vocal, bass and instrument tracking across the world.

The Universal Audio LA-2A Levelling Amplifier. Legendary, high-end, electro-optical compressor used for vocal, bass and instrument tracking across the world.


The Universal Audio LA-2A Channel Strip delivers the classic sound of the original LA-2A. 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 have re-created 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 the LA-2A will bring that classic sound to your recording.


The main features of the Universal Audio LA-2A include:


  • Legendary, high-end, electro-optical compressor used for vocal, bass and instrument tracking across the world
  • 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
  • More Information
    Short DescriptionThe Universal Audio LA-2A Levelling Amplifier. Legendary, high-end, electro-optical compressor used for vocal, bass and instrument tracking across the world.
    Demo in StoreNo
    ManufacturerUniversal Audio
    Dynamics TypeCompressor
    Valve / Solid StateValve
    Channel CountSingle Channel
    ChassisRackmount
    Compression TypeOptical
    AttackN/A
    ReleaseN/A
    Ratio3:1 (Compressor) or 8:1 (Limiter)
    High Pass FilterN/A
    Side Chain InputNo
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