Recreation of classic LA-2A style compressor
Those naughty nanny state sorts in Brussels are ruining our vintage gear fun again, new recreations of vintage classic such as the wonderfully revered LA-2A are hard to be found due to the diligence of the good people who set ROHs certification. But fear not, those clever chaps are Warm Audio have found a way, let me present to your the Warm Audio WA-2A.
True to its inspiration; the Warm Audio WA-2A boasts an all tube, completely discrete signal path with through-hole component topology. It also features custom, large-core Cinemag input and output transformers, four premium vacuum tubes, and the legendary Kenetek opto-cell, considered by many to be the world’s finest.
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.
All this and the Warm Audio WA-2A is super affordable too, what else could you ask for!