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    Warm Audio WA-2A Optical Compressor
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    Warm Audio WA-2A Optical All-Tube Audio Compressor Product Description

    True to its inspiration; the 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.


    - '2A Style, Transformer balanced, high voltage, opto (Light controlled) tube compressor
    - Fully discrete signal path
    - Utilizes custom USA made CineMag input and output transformers
    - Utilizes boutique USA made Kenetek T4B opto attenuator. Socketed to allow for retro-fitting with vintage (or other) opto-cells
    - Premium Tung-Sol and Electro-Harmonix tubes. 2x 12ax7, 1x 12bh7, 1x 6aq5 (or 6p1 - interchangeable)
    - Variable Pre-emphasis knob (via the back-panel) allows for compression hipass filtering
    - Stereo-link capability via TRS connector and knob on back panel

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Warm Audio products.

    Warm Audio WA-2A Optical All-Tube Audio Compressor Technical Description

    - 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 0.5% 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
    - Power: 115/230 volts (switchable), 50/60 Hz
    - Dimensions: 19" Rackmount chassis, 2U. 19 x 7 x 3.5"
    - Weight: 12 lbs.

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Warm Audio products.
    Shipping Weights and Dimensions
    Shipping Weight: 11 lbs
    Shipping Dimensions: 23 x 11 x 6 in

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