ART PROVLA II Studio Vactrol / Tube Leveling Amplifier

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Two Channel Vactrol-based Compressor - dual VU meters 2U
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  • VCA-Less Vactrol Opto-Compression Design
  • Mastering-Quality Audio Signal Path with Tube Gain Stage
  • Enhanced Link Mode for Mastering Applications
  • Precise Variable Threshold, Ratio & Output Controls
  • Illuminated VU Input/Output Level Metering
  • Accurate LED Gain Reduction Metering
  • Adaptive +4dBu/-10dBu Mode Switch
  • Active Balanced XLR And 1/4-Inch Inputs & Outputs
  • Toroidal Transformer for Reduced Noise

Unleash Sonic Brilliance: The ProVLA II Tube Driven Compressor
Elevate your audio game with the ProVLA II Tube Driven Compressor, an exceptional tool meticulously designed to reign supreme in any professional audio realm. Experience unparalleled performance and a sonic character that's simply unmatched, making the ProVLA II an essential asset for tracking, mixing, mastering, live sound dynamics, and the world of broadcast audio.

Natural Compression, Unparalleled Transparency
The ProVLA II transcends conventional limits by delivering an exquisite, natural, and sonically transparent compression that sets it apart from its peers. While most compressors rely on Voltage Controlled Amplifiers (VCA), the ProVLA II leverages revolutionary Vactrol® technology, boasting an Opto-electronic circuit that ensures an unrivaled musicality and transparency. Embrace compression that's smooth, nuanced, and exceptionally true to the original source, reminiscent of classic sought-after compressors of yesteryears.

Crafted for Creative Control
Crafted to cater to the discerning needs of professionals, the ProVLA II features a VCA-less design, complemented by a 12AT7 vacuum tube in the gain stage. This unique combination delivers a versatile dynamic control device that thrives in critical audio applications. Enjoy pristine signal integrity, remarkably low noise, and minimal distortion thanks to the transformerless design that runs like a sonic thread throughout the ProVLA II.

Seamless Dynamics Control: Soft Knee Leveling
The ProVLA II stands as a testament to precision, offering a soft knee leveling amplifier design that's perfect for transparent and expressive musical dynamics control. While it's fully capable of achieving dramatic compression effects, the ProVLA II excels in any scenario where sonic integrity is paramount. From shaping vocals to refining instrument timbres, the ProVLA II opens doors to a world of sonic artistry.

Complete Command Over Your Audio: Comprehensive Metering
Empower your audio journey with the ProVLA II's comprehensive metering system. Large backlit analog VU meters grant you a clear view of input and output levels, while ultra-responsive 10-segment LED indicators display precise gain reduction. The LED meters present both average levels for mastering and mixing applications and peak hold for tracking individual sources, providing the perfect visual aid for sculpting your sound.

Specifications: A Glimpse into Sonic Precision

  • Equivalent Input Noise @+4dBu: -99dBu (A weighted) / @-10 dBV: -107dBu (A weighted)
  • Maximum Attenuation: 30dB
  • Input Impedance: 10K Ω
  • Maximum Input Level: +20dBu (+4dBu mode) / +10dBV (-10dBV mode)
  • Maximum Output Level: +20dB max
  • Frequency Response: 10Hz to 100KHz (+/- 0.5dB)
  • Dynamic Range: > 100dB (20-20KHz)
  • Attack Time: 0.25msec. to 50msec. variable
  • Release Time: Variable 150ms to 3s
  • Slope: Variable 2:1 to 20:1
  • Total Harmonic Distortion: <0.1% (typical)
  • Dimensions: 3.5" x 19" x 9.2"
  • Weight: 10.5lbs (4.76kg)

Applications and Creative Potential
Ideal for the discerning audiophile, producer, or sound engineer, the ProVLA II Tube Driven Compressor is your gateway to an unparalleled sonic realm. Whether you're breathing life into your recordings, perfecting your mixes, or mastering your sonic landscapes, the ProVLA II empowers you with exquisite precision. Perfect for sculpting vocals, refining instruments, and enhancing audio dynamics, this compressor is an irreplaceable asset in any studio toolkit. Elevate your sonic journey and explore the limitless creative potential of the ProVLA II – your key to mastering the art of sound.

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UPC / EAN 840402018254
Brand ART
Product Condition New
Availability Out of Stock