Klark Teknik KT-2A

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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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Better than any plugin

SwedishStudio, 03.01.2019
Ordered 2 as part of an analog compressor rack in the studio. Both units sound good, and behave like I want from an LA2A-style compressor. The pre-emphasis knob is very useful. Is it a vintage original unit? No. Do I like it better than any of the LA2A plugins I own? Yes!
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Bang for the buck

low resolution, 30.12.2018
Just received my pair. The first thing I noticed was it' pretty lightweight - found out the KT's are about half the weight of the UA or Warm units. So I suppose they must lack some iron inside for sure. The VU meter needs callibration after each session, not sure if it'll settle down but it doesn't bother me that much. Knobs and switches feel nice, built quality seems good.

The sound is actually pretty good. Tried it on bass, vocals, snare and full mix... smooth action, love it. For a price of boutique guitar pedal it's an ultimate bang for the buck.

Even if they eventually crap out after the warranty period, it's worth the try. If they have completely discrete signal path as stated, it should be easy to repair/replace parts.
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Really Great

Gadge60, 28.12.2018
A Tested it against a another home build but with the original optical and transformers. This stood up really well. Very nice build and feel. Doesn't appear cheap in anyway despite it's price.
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