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LA 2 question
Old 15th December 2010
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LA 2 question

I've seen you refer to the LA 2 as a limiter a few times now. I always see those in compress mode. Do you generally use them in limit mode?

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Old 16th December 2010
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Hi Henri, As someone that lays claim to not knowing anything technical I have to admit that limit or compress I don't really give a damn. At Abbey Road we used Altec compressors and Fairchild limiters, I know they both had their own distinctive sound but what exactly the difference between limiting and compressing is/was I know only what I've read, not what I've heard, and quite honestly I don't need to know. As I've said a million times, if it sounds right it is right.
With regard to LA2As I've always known them as limiters and never saw a switch on them that changed them from limiters to compressors. I just use them how they sound best. Please, please, please don't get hung up on technicalities. Sorry if that sounds harsh, it's not meant to be.

Cheers.

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