Acme Audio Opticom XLA-3 MKII

  • The opticom xla-3 is an all-tube optical limiter inspired by the classic Teletronix LA2A. Loving the la2a's smooth natural compression characteristics but seeking to improve upon its single compression speed inspired us to develop the xla-3. The heart of the XLA-3 is a unique triple optoelectronic circuit that combines the best characteristics of 3 separate compression curves into a single unit. The result: a high-speed optical limiter with tones that range from ‘clean’ to ‘harmonically rich’ to ‘dirty’.

    The Acme Opticom XLA-3 is an optical audio limiter built to exacting military-style specifications, designed to produce a full range of non-linear, dynamic audio effects. 

    Main features:

    All tube circuitry


    High-speed cadmium-selenide (CdSe) photocells


    Custom Bakelite analog control knobs


    Full-sized backlit panel meters


    15db switchable input pad


    Hand-wired 2 stage bypass switch


    Triple optoelectronic circuit


    Cinemag input transformer


    IEC power connector


    115/230V AC Mains


    Neutrik XLR input and output connectors


    Stereo link connector


    Micalex tube sockets

    Specifications:
     FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 20Hz-20kHz +/- 1.4dB
     DISTORTION: Yes.
     GAIN REDUCTION: 29 dB maximum
     MAKE-UP GAIN: 34 dB.

    Additional info:
     A.DIMENSIONS:
    • Width: Standard 19? rack mount.
    • Height: Standard 2U, 3.5? rack mount.
    • Depth: 8.75? from front panel.
     B.WEIGHT:
    • 10.5 lbs.
    • 4.8 kgs.
     C.POWER REQUIREMENTS / CONSUMPTION:
    • Voltage requirement: 115/230 Volts / 60 Hz.
    • Current draw: 265 mA.
    •Power consumption: 32/64 W.

Acme Audio Opticom XLA-3 MKII
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  • Item #: opticom XLA-3
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