The LA-2A Levelling Amplifier is a vintage audio compressor invented in the early 1960s. It is one of the most popular compressors known in the audio world! The LA-2A was originally a hand-wired, tube-based compressor. It uses an electro-luminescent panel together with a light dependent resistor to provide gain reduction, which in the LA-2A’s own terminology is called the T4 cell. The properties of the T4 give the LA-2A its unique character by making it an entirely program dependent design.
DIY Experience level: LOW MID PRO
- 3U CASE, 350mm deep, vented.
- Front panel cut out is ready for Sifam AL29WF meter
- Back panel is designed for Drip OPTO7 ver.1 back PCBs.
- For ver.2 you will need to make new standoff holes.
- LA-2A warms things up!
- It’s a go to compressor for vocals!
- Gets your drums fatter and bigger!
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