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Universal Audio 1176LN Solid State Limiting Amplifier UA
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Universal Audio 1176LN Classic Limiting Amplifier

Regular price $2,599

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Universal Audio 1176LN Classic Limiting Amplifier
Upon its release in 1967, the 1176LN Limiting Amplifier became an instant classic because of its unique lightning-fast attack and release times, musical Class A output stage, and its wide range of sounds, ranging from subtle, near-transparent compression, to all-out drive and distortion.

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- Track and mix with the legendary FET-Style Compressor with custom-made class A output transformers
- Record your tracks through vintage UA, "handmade in the USA," circuits
- Harness ultra-fast attack time on bass, guitars, vocals and more
- Add color, character, and vibe to signals without using compression

Push-Button Magic

One of the 1176’s famous features are its push-button selectable ratios of 4:1 and 8:1 for compression, and 12:1 and 20:1 for limiting. 1176 at 4:1, to its most notable setting, the “All Buttons In” mode, where all the ratio buttons are depressed simultaneously. This allows the 1176 to make a sound unlike any other processor ever heard before. Distortion increases, along with a plateaued slope and a lag time in response to initial transients, creating an explosive sound on drum room mics, fuzzing-out bass or electric guitar sound, or squeezing a vocal to bring it front and center of your mix.

Accept No Substitutes

Carefully trained Universal Audio staff hand build and test each unit at the UA Custom Shop in Santa Cruz, California until it meets our uncompromising standards. This Universal Audio Classic version of the 1176LN captures all the nuance of the original through obsessive attention to detail and delivers that trademark sound.
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
± 1 dB 20 Hz to 20kHz

Gain
50 dB

Distortion
Less than 0.5% total harmonic distortion from 50 Hz to 15 kHz with limiting

Signal to Noise Ratio
Greater than 70 dB at +10 dBm

Attack Time
20 microseconds to 800 microseconds

Release Time
50 milliseconds to 1.1 seconds

Stereo Interconnection
via 1176 SA Network accessory

Meter
dB gain reduction and dB output

Power Requirements
120/240 V

Environmental
Maximum operating temperature 160°F

Dimensions
19" Rackmount chassis, 2U

Weight (unboxed)
11 lbs.

Universal Audio 1176LN Manual
Universal Audio 1176LN Rear
Universal Audio 1176LN Manual