The original Universal Audio 1176LN designed by Bill Putnam was a major breakthrough in limiter technology-the first true peak limiter with all-transistor circuitry offering superior performance and a... Click To Read More About This Product
The original Universal Audio 1176LN designed by Bill Putnam was a major breakthrough in limiter technology-the first true peak limiter with all-transistor circuitry offering superior performance and a signature sound. Evolved from the popular Universal Audio 175 and 176 vacuum tube limiters, the 1176LN retained the proven qualities of these industry leaders and set the standard for all limiters to follow.
Today, the 1176LN is new again. While it certainly would have been possible-and much simpler-to modernize and "improve" the 1176LN, Universal Audio made every effort to remain faithful to Putnam's design and intentions. Carefully trained staff hand-wire and test each unit to uncompromising standards. This version of the 1176LN captures all the nuance of the original through obsessive attention to detail and delivers that trademark sound. Demand the original. Accept no copies.
True to the original in design, manufacture, and performance
Modeled after 1176LN blackface, D and E revisions
F.E.T. gain reduction
Pushbutton selection of compression ratios: 4:1, 8:1, 12:1, 20:1
Ultrafast attack time”20 microseconds to 800 microseconds
Adjustable release time”50 milliseconds to 1.1 second
Class A line level output amplifier
Custom-built Putnam-designed output transformer
Stereo interconnect operation
Contemporary styling and eye-pleasing industrial design
Input impedance: 600 ohms, bridges-T control (floating
Output load impedance: 600 ohms, floating, damping factor 20
External connections: Jones Barrier terminals and XLR connectors
Frequency response: ±1dB 20Hz-20kHz
Distortion: Less than 0.5% total harmonic distortion from 50Hz-15kHz with limiting
Signal-to-noise ratio: Greater than 70dB at +10dBm
Attack time: 20 microseconds to 800 microseconds
Release time: 50 milliseconds to 1.1 seconds
Threshold vs. output level:
Compression ratio: 20:1; input level at +/-2dB: -25dBm; relative output: 13dBm
Compression ratio: 12:1; input level at +/-2dB: -26dBm; relative output: 12dBm
Compression ratio: 8:1; input level at +/-2dB: -27dBm; relative output: 11dBm
Compression ratio: 4:1; input level at +/-2dB: -32dBm; relative output: 6dBm
Stereo interconnection: via 1176 SA Network accessory
Power requirements: 120/240V
Environmental: Maximum operating temperature 160 F
Dimensions: 19"W x 3-1/2"H (2RU)
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Comments about Universal Audio 1176LN Solid State Limiting Amplifier:
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