Avalon AD2044

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  1. audiokid

    audiokid Chris Staff

    Mar 20, 2000
    BC, Canada
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    The Avalon AD2044 features 100% discrete, pure class A signal amplifier configured with high speed current monitored optical control elements.

    These "invisible" opto elements enable the Avalon AD2044 to deliver totally transparent, low noise gain reduction within the minimalist signal path design. No VCAs are incorporated. Variable attack and release controls plus side chain access, provide unlimited creative control from soft compression to hard limiting.
    [h=3]Avalon AD2044's features[/h][TABLE]
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    • Smooth musical detail and sonic excellence
    • Minimum audio signal path
    • Pure Class A, 100% discrete design
    • Dual mono or Stereo operation
    • Transparent, non-invasive compression
    • Very low noise -94dB
    • High headroom +30dB
    • Fully balanced inputs and outputs
    • Long lasting, stainless steel hardware
    • External 150W toroidal power supply
    • 100% discrete power supplies for audio path
    • All signal routing w/sealed silver relays
    • External side-chain access XLR
    • Low distortion less than 0.5% THD and IMD
    • Wide bandwidth -3dB 1Hz to 450kHz
    • Large accurate professional VU meters
    • Variable threshold, ratio, attack & release
    • DC coupled, no transformers in audio path
    • Fully balanced inputs and outputs

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