Summit Audio TLA-50 Tube Leveling Amplifier
The TLA-50 Tube Leveling Amplifier is a single channel, tube based compressor that will add warmth to any signal. Whether for live or studio work, the unit helps make a track fit in a mix. Anything but sterile, the TLA-50 imparts a flattering tone on anything passing through it.
With +4dBu and -10dBV inputs and outputs, the unit interfaces into any studio with ease utilizing automatic level matching. Additional features include side chain access, stereo linking with another TLA-50, switchable attack and release times, fully adjustable gain and gain reduction controls and accurate VU metering with overload indication.
Housed in a compact 1U half rack chassis with internal power supply, the TLA-50 provides traditional Summit Audio sonic quality at an affordable price.
Very musical sounding and easy to use single channel tube compressor
Perfect for tracking and mixing vocals, bass, guitar amps and kick drum
Continuously variable gain and gain reduction controls
Three position attack and release settings
Automatic level matching for interfacing -10dBV and +4dBu devices
Side chain access
Stereo linkable with another TLA-50
VU metering of input level or gain reduction
Function Soft knee tube compressor
Number of Channels Single
Inputs 1 x XLR-1/4" TRS combo
Outputs 1 x XLR
1 x 1/4" TRS phone
Maximum Input Level +25dBu
Compression Threshold Program dependent
Compression Ratio Program dependent
Attack Time Fast, Medium, Slow ranges, program dependent
Release Time Fast, Medium, Slow ranges, program dependent
Gate Threshold Not applicable
Gate Rate Not applicable
Maximum Output Level +25dB
Make-up Gain 20dB
Frequency Response 10Hz to 50kHz
Dynamic Range Not specified by manufacturer
Dimensions (WxDxH) 9 1/2" x 8" x 1 3/4"
Specialties VU with overload, output or gain reduction indication