UA Reveals LA-610 Signature Edition - Prestige Tube Recording Channel 500 Made: Hand-Picked Nos Tubes & Cinemag® Transformers - EMusician

UA Reveals LA-610 Signature Edition - Prestige Tube Recording Channel 500 Made: Hand-Picked Nos Tubes & Cinemag® Transformers

Universal Audio, a manufacturer of high-quality vintage audio hardware and DSP software plug-ins for digital audio workstations, today announced the LA-610 Signature Edition, which is a limited run version of the best-selling LA-610 Channel Strip.  Only 500 will be released worldwide of the Signature Edition which features US-made New Old-Stock (NOS) Tubes, CineMag® Transformers and a unique "blackface" cosmetic look complete with its own certificate of authenticity from Bill Putnam Jnr. The LA-610 Signature Edition will have an MSRP of US$2399 and an estimated street price of US$1999 and is expected to be quickly snapped-up by audiophile enthusiasts when it ships in March 08.
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"The LA-610 Signature Edition is a custom, limited-edition version of the best-selling tube channel strip on the market today-the LA-610." said Mike Barnes, VP of Marketing for Universal Audio. " For those looking for something unique, some exclusivity without an insane price tag, the LA-610 Signature Edition will be made in a run of only 500 units worldwide featuring All-American NOS tubes and CineMag® transformers. Each will be lovingly hand-assembled, tested and certified at UA HQ in Scotts Valley, California."

LA-610 Signature Edition Features:

  • Hand-picked audiophile components and custom cosmetics- only available in this Limited Edition run of 500 units worldwide.
  • American-made NOS (New Old Stock) Vintage Tube Array & Cinemag® Transformers o Mic Pre/DI with Gain and Level Controls, EQ, and Authentic Teletronix LA-2A-Style T4 Opto Compressor o UA Build Quality and Heritage, each unit signed by Bill Putnam Jr.
  • Certificate of Authenticity, Hand-Assembled, Tested and Quality-Assured in the USA

About Universal Audio
Founded in 1999 and based in Santa Cruz, California, Universal Audio is best known for its vintage analog reproductions and advanced Digital Signal Processing technology. The company is focused on merging the best of analog and digital technology. The company is devoted to this endeavor, following its motto, Analog Ears, Digital Minds. http://www.uaudio.com

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