Enjoy the Warm, Smooth Compression of this Classic Opto-Electrical Attenuator in a Plug-In
The Teletronix LA-2A Leveling Amplifier is practically the definition of tube-based vintage audio gear. The original LA-2A is responsible for the incredibly rich, warm compression found in countless classic recordings over the last 40 years. Universal Audio studied not just the LA-2A hardware’s sound, but how each component interacted and behaved under a full range of studio conditions — giving you that smooth, ultra-musical sound. In fact, the word “emulation” hardly does this plug-in justice. It is, more accurately, a “digital copy” of the Teletronix LA-2A, and upholds all the classic, analog characteristics of the original with unprecedented clarity and sound quality.
Audio professionals revere the LA-2A. The original was immediately acknowledged for its smooth, natural compression characteristics. A unique tube-driven electro-optical attenuator system allows instantaneous gain reduction with no increase in harmonic distortion — an accomplishment at the time, still appreciated today.
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