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Warm Audio

Warm Audio WA76 Limiting Amplifier

Regular price $ 699.00 USD
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The WA76 Discrete Compressor is a modern reproduction of the Classic '76 Revision D. The WA76 has a fully discrete signal path and uses the original Reichenbach Engineering's (now CineMag) transformer design. The classic '76 was a major breakthrough in limiter technology, and used on hundreds of hit records since its inception. Engineers have craved the ultra-fast attack time and trademark sound of the '76 for decades, and now it is finally affordable!

Our goal was to make a compressor of this pedigree affordable for the first time, without compromising the quality and design parameters that make this type of compressor so desirable. 

  • UTILIZES PREMIUM GRADE INPUT AND OUTPUT CINEMAG USA TRANSFORMERS.

  • TRUE TO THE CLASSIC '76 COMPRESSOR IN DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE.

  • COMPLETELY DISCRETE SIGNAL PATH.

  • MODELED AFTER THE D REVISION.

  • SUPPORTS THE FAMOUS "ALL BUTTONS IN" RATIO SETTING.

  • ULTRA FAST ATTACK TIME.

  • CLASS A LINE LEVEL OUTPUT AMPLIFIER.

  • INPUT IMPEDANCE - 600 OHMS, BRIDGES-T CONTROL (FLOATING).

  • FREQUENCY RESPONSE ± 1 DB 20 HZ TO 20KHZ.
  • XLR AND TRS INPUTS. XLR AND TRS OUTPUTS.

  • 50DB OF GAIN.

  • LESS THAN 0.4% TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION FROM 50 HZ TO 20 KHZ WITH LIMITING.

  • SIGNAL TO NOISE RATIO IS GREATER THAN 74 DB AT +25 DBM.

  • EIN -104.1 DBM.

  • ATTACK TIME, 20 MICROSECONDS TO 800 MICROSECONDS.

  • RELEASE TIME, 50 MILLISECONDS TO 1 SECOND.

  • METER PROVIDES DB GAIN REDUCTION AND DB OUTPUT.

  • SWITCHABLE 115/230 VOLT IEC POWER INLET.

  • 19″ RACKMOUNT CHASSIS, 2U.

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