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Get the rich tube tones of a legendary limiter.

The Teletronix LA-2A Studio Compressor puts the sounds of our legendary optical tube limiter at your feet, voiced to precisely match the original hand-wired hardware — with all the inspiring tone and classic feel on tap.

Get warm optical tube compression sounds heard on decades of classic records

Add weight and texture to any sound, clean or dirty, with perfectly emulated tube preamp section

Easily dial in perfect compression effects with Mix control and Stock/Fast switch

Rely on timeless UA craftsmanship, built for decades of rock-solid performance

Enjoy Gentle Dynamics Control and Natural Sustain

Enjoy Gentle Dynamics Control and Natural Sustain

Whether it's ringing clean tones and single-note guitar lines, or adding focus to bass, synths, and keys, the Teletronix LA-2A enhances instruments like no other compressor. This pedal gives you all the big, three-dimensional sound of the original hardware — including its transformers, tubes, and T4 optical cell distortions — right on your pedalboard.

Add the Fat Sound of a Vintage Tube Circuit

Add the Fat Sound of a Vintage Tube Circuit

Even without compression, Teletronix LA-2A will elevate your tone with bold tube thickening, easily pushing your already-cooking tube amp into juicy overdrive, full of harmonics and color.

Compress with a Tough, Compact Stompbox

Compress with a Tough, Compact Stompbox

Built for years of trouble-free performance, Teletronix LA-2A Studio Compressor features switchable true/buffer bypass, Stock/Fast switch for quicker attack time, and a Mix control for easy parallel compression, giving you legendary limiting effects for decades to come.

UAFX Control App & Owner's Manual

Features

Authentic emulation of iconic Teletronix LA-2A optical tube compressor/limiter, captured in a compact stompbox

Perfectly captured end-to-end emulation of vintage transformers, tube amplifiers, and T4 optical cell for fat, three-dimensional tube tones

Mix control for easy parallel compression effects

True/buffered bypass, Stock/Fast attack switch

Timeless UA design and craftsmanship, built for years of reliable performance

Customer Reviews

Teletronix LA-2A Studio Compressor

Overall Rating

5/5
(3)

o. utriainen

April 13, 2024

Nice, easy to use comp/limiter

Great sound with very little tweaking. I makes bass sound more "record ready”. Thicker and more presence. I did not notice any bad side-effects. Did not use the direct signal at all.

R. Grabek

March 27, 2024

Universal Audio UAFX LA-2A

This pedal does exactly what the studio version does
I recommend!

S. IKEDA

February 3, 2024

素晴らしい

音の太さ、透明なコンプ感、素晴らしいと思います。