Warm Audio WA2A - Tube Optical Compressor


$1,459.00WAS $1,429.00
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WA2A - Tube optical compressor with Tung-Sol and Electro-Har



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The Warm Audio WA2A is a fantastic recreation of a classic opto tube compressor, offering natural sounding compression and the pleasing sound of tube and transformers

It will add that classic analogue character and 3D-ness that plug ins lack. Nothing beats the detail, depth and responsiveness of a well-made piece of analogue gear. The WA2A Offers the sound of boutique analogue equipment that isn't financially out of reach for the average studio owner. If you’re looking for something to help that vocal sit in the mix, the WA2A is exactly what you've been looking for. Also sounds incredible on Bass, guitar and drums!

Product features:

  • '2A Style, Transformer balanced, high voltage, opto tube compressor​
  • Utilizes premium grade input and output CineMag USA Transformers
  • Utilizes USA made Kenetek opto attenuator
  • Premium Tung-Sol and Electro-Harmonix tubes. 2x 12ax7, 1x 12bh7, 1x 6aq5
  • Fully discrete signal path
  • Socketed to allow for retro-fitting with other opto-cells
  • Variable Pre-emphasis, allows for compression hi 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 +/- 1 dB, 15 Hz to 20kHz
  • Gain 40 dB ±1dB
  • Input Level +16 dB maximum
  • Output Level +10 dB nominal, +16 dB maximum
  • Distortion Less than 0.1% THD at ±10 dBm
  • Noise = -74dB
  • Attack Time - 10 milliseconds
  • Release Time - 0.06 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), 50/60 Hz
  • Dimensions - 19" Rackmount chassis, 2U. 19" x 7" x 3.5"
  • Weight - 12 lbs

SKU WAWA2A
Barcode # 638142859097
Brand Warm Audio
Unit Of Measure EACH

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