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'2A style, transformer balanced, high voltage, opto (light controlled) tube compressor.
No plug-in or other compressor type quite compares to the warm, forgiving, fluid qualities of this classic optical tube compressor. For decades, the renowned ‘2A type circuit has become the go-to device for seamlessly handling vocals, bass and a wide variety of other instruments and program material in an effortlessly smooth way.
- Fully discrete signal path
- Utilizes custom USA-made CineMag input and output transformers
- Utilizes USA-made Kenetek opto attenuator
- Premium Tung-Sol and Electro-Harmonix tubes
- Variable Pre-emphasis, allows for compression high-pass filtering
- Stereo-link capability
- XLR and TRS balanced line level inputs - 600 ohms impedance
- XLR and TRS balanced line level outputs - 600 ohms impedance
- Frequency Response +/- 1dB, 15Hz to 20kHz
- Gain: 40dB ±1dB
- Input Level: +16dB maximum
- Output Level: +10dB nominal, +16dB maximum
- Distortion: Less than 0.1% THD at ±10dBm
- Noise: -74dB
- Attack Time: 10 milliseconds
- Release Time: .06 seconds for 50% release; 0.5 to 5 seconds for complete release
- Meter shows both dB gain reduction and dB output
- Power: 115/230 volts (switchable), 50/60Hz
- Dimensions: 19" Rackmount chassis, 2U, 19" x 7" x 3.5"
- Weight: 12 lb.
Get the sound of a legend on a home studio budget!
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