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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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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Fantastic sound!
MMichelin, 30.03.2019
Beauty and clarity runs out of this peace of gear!
Used on vocals, bass and mix: superb results.
For this price range, no cons at all!
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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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