Klark Teknik KT-2A

Classic Tubular Compressor / Leveling Amplifier

  • Completely discrete signal path
  • High quality 12AX7, 12BH7 and EL84 tubes
  • Specially developed MIDAS input and output transformers
  • XLR connectors
  • Adjustable stereo link function
  • Frequency range (+/- 1dB): 10 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Gain limiting: 0 to 30 dB
  • Attack: 10 ms
  • Release: 50 ms to 5 s
  • Self-adaptive universal power supply
  • Format: 19" / 2 HE
  • Case depth: 130 mm
  • Weight: 2.9 kg

Further Information

Compressor Yes
Gate Yes
Peak Limiter Yes
2-Channel Unit No
Attack/Release Adjustable Yes

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Astonishing value compressor!
Ricardo78, 06.01.2019
USE: I am using the KT-2A for tracking vocals and bass guitar.

PROS: Good solid build quality, great overall sound that add's character and warmth, built in PSU, extremely good value

CONS: It's really hard to write anything here even if the KT-2A cost double the price let alone what it actually costs! However, if I had to write something then lower noise is always useful at more extreme settings but at sensible output levels noise is inaudible.

OVERALL: I've been really impressed with both the sound and quality of this compressor regardless of price. I've found it to be a good step up from the software VST compressor's I have used and I like the character, smoothness and warmth the KT-2A imparts compared to other more expensive hardware units I've tried (though they were different types of compressors). The build quality seems to be excellent. The pots and switches feel extremely well made and better than on a lot of more expensive products I've used. It also has an internal PSU with an IEC socket so no wall-warts here! This compressor performs well above what it's price tag would suggest and I would definitely recommend it!
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Very nice compressor
Velco, 26.03.2019
I use this compressor in my home studio. There is not much reviews about it but I decide to have it. I also have analog 76 black face FAT compressor and both of them are far more better sounding than plugins. I think that 2A is a go to compressor for vocals, acoustic guitar and bass. If you want smooth and natural sounding track, that's it. Very nice built piece of gear. Everything is working fine after 3 days of experimenting. No meter how much compression and gain you make there is no noise. You get only a pleasant tube distortion that we all looking for. Before I noticed KT-2A I was thinking to get WA-2A but now I am glad I didn't. Very important thing that KT has on the front side is a pre emphasis knob. You will use it a lot depend of the instrument and material. WA has that knob on the back and that makes adjusting inconvenient. I hope it will work fine long enough and won't make me regret that I bought it. Up to now I can recommend it.
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