NY-2A Rackmount Stereo Tube Optical Compressor

Lundahl transformers, 8 super linear, low noise gold pin vacuum tubes and military grade components are the basis for one of the finest professional compressors ever built. Three opto-couplers offer three distinct modes of compression for each channel (EL, LED and Incandescent Lamp). 600 ohm defeatable, XLR In and Out with linkable operation. Features standard VU metering and rapid ballistics magic eye metering.

"The strength of the NY-2A is its sound. It is unique and tasty-reminiscent of vintage tube gear." -- Eddie Celetti, Mix Magazine

"Combining great Class A design with tremendous tube sound, the NY-2A is a wonderful Compressor." -- Paul Ross, Pro Audio Review

"All this adds up to an amazing compressor of the utmost quality. This is what tube compression is all about." -- Joel Hamilton, Tape Op Magazine


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Quick Specs
True bypass for each channel using mechanical relays
Swedish Luhndal transformers at both the input and output of both channels
Switchable electroluminescent, LED or incandescent lamps for distinct and unique compressions
Dual mono or stereo with the ability to assign different compressions on each channel
Link mode to bridge channels 1 and 2
Each channel fully independent when Link mode set to off
Input and output gain controls
High quality detented potentiometers to ease recall of settings
Switchable squash mode for additional high frequency compression in EL mode
Switchable attack mode for slower attack in incandescent mode
Switchable 20 dB pad at the input of each channel
8 professional, low-noise Electro-Harmonix vacuum tubes
Fast response magic eye tube meters
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