Teletronix LA-2A Leveling Amplifier  

Sku #182103000000000

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For compression that sounds natural.

The original LA-2A is revered among audio pros and this hand-built reincarnation faithfully matches its characteristics. A unique electro-optical attenuator system provides instantaneous gain reduction with no increase in harmonic distortion (less than 0.5%). No expense has been spared to bring that classic sound to your recordings.

True to the original in design, manufacturing, and performance
Lag-free, distortion-free, optical attenuator system
Distortion less than 0.5% THD
0-40dB gain limiting
Balanced stereo interconnection
Frequency response 1dB, 30-15,000 cps
Output level of 10dBm and 40dB gain
Low noise ” less than 70dB below +10dBm output


LA-2A Leveling Amplifier Specifications:

DISTORTION: Less than 0.5% THD (0.25% typical) at ±10dBm
RESPONSE: ±0,1dB 30Hz-15kHz
NOISE: 70dB below +10dBm output level
GAIN: 40dB ±1dB
OUTPUT LEVEL: +10dB nominal, + 16dB maximum
INPUT LEVEL: + 16dB maximum
ATTACK TIME: @ 10 microseconds
RELEASE TIME: 0.06 seconds for 50% release; 0.5-5 seconds for complete release
INPUT IMPEDANCE: 50, 150, 250, 600 ohms
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE: 50, 150, 250, 600 ohms
CONTROLS: Gain, Peak Reduction, and Meter selector
METER: dB gain reduction and dB output
DIMENSIONS: 19" standard rackmount chassis, 3U
POWER REQUIREMENTS: 35W, 120/240V, 50-60Hz
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