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Universal Audio LA-610 MkII Classic Tube Channel Strip

185,335 (Incl. GST) 176,068 (Incl. GST)

The LA-610 MkII from Universal Audio combines a hand-built in the USA, all-tube, vintage mic preamp design — heard on classic albums by Coldplay, The Beach Boys, and Van Halen — with authentic Teletronix T4 opto-compression circuitry.

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Description

Universal Audio LA-610 MKII: A classic tube mic preamp & LA-2A-style compressor in a single unit.

The LA-610 MkII Tube Channel Strip from Universal Audio combines a hand-built in the USA, all-tube, vintage mic preamp design — heard on classic albums by Coldplay, The Beach Boys, and Van Halen — with authentic Teletronix T4 opto-compression circuitry.

This classic channel strip design, with its warm preamp tone and smooth, natural-sounding compression, is updated with modern, user-requested features like true compressor bypass, larger metering, increased output, and an auto-switching power supply.

With Universal Audio LA-610 MkII, now you can:

  • Record through the all-tube mic preamp derived from legendary Bill Putnam-designed 610 modular console
  • Shape your tones further with High and Low frequency shelving tube EQ
  • Compress signals with authentic Teletronix T4 opto-compression tube circuitry
  • Record your tracks through vintage UA, “handmade in the USA,” circuits

The Legendary 610 Preamp

The LA-610 MkII is based on the legendary console modules developed by Bill Putnam in the 60’s. Noted for their musical character and warmth, innumerous classics by artists ranging from Frank Sinatra to Coldplay, Van Halen to Pet Sounds, have been recorded using the 610 preamp. The LA-610 MkII will impart the same silky, vintage warmth of the original console’s mic amp design to your sources.

Toneful Tube Compression

The LA-610 Mk II’s T4 tube compressor provides the same ultra-warm limiting that has made the Teletronix LA-2A the king of fat opto compression. The electro-optical detector, or “T4 cell,” is the heart and soul of the Teletronix LA-2A. Its photo resistors are the crucial circuit components, giving the compressor its signature warmth, making it a “go-to” for tracking vocals, bass, or acoustic guitars. Taken together, it’s impossible to get a bad sound out of the LA-610 MkII’s legendary preamp and compression circuits.

Key Features of Universal Audio LA-610 Mk II Classic Tube Channel Strip:

  • All-tube mic preamp design derived from legendary Bill Putnam-designed 610 modular console
  • Authentic Teletronix LA-2A-style T4 opto-compressor section
  • MkII exclusive features include: true compressor bypass, larger metering, increased output, and auto-switching power supply
  • Mic pre with Gain and Level controls, variable impedance switching, and instrument DI for recording tone “color”
  • High and Low frequency shelving EQ
  • Complete vintage channel strip at groundbreaking price within project studio reach
  • UA build quality and heritage, audiophile components, hand-assembled in the USA
  • Backed by 1-Year limited warranty

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Additional information

Weight5.44 kg
Dimensions12.25 × 19 × 3.5 in
Preamp Type

Tube

Number of Channels

1

Phantom Power

Yes

EQ

Yes

Compressor

Yes

Frequency Response

20Hz – 20kHz

Analog Inputs

1 x 1/4" (Hi-Z), 1 x XLR (Line), 1 x XLR (Mic)

Analog Outputs

1 x XLR

Gain (max)

+77dB

Max Output Level (Line)

+23dBu

Input Impedance

200 Ω, 500 Ω, Selectable

Power Requirements

100/120/240V

Power Consumption (typical)

30W

Brand

Universal Audio

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