Cakewalk has announced that its CA-2A Leveling Amplifier effect plugin for Windows and Mac is available as a free download for a limited time.

The CA-2A Leveling Amplifier aims to bring you the sound of the Teletronix LA-2A Leveling Amplifier, the classic tube based compressor that is known for its smooth, natural compression characteristics.

Cakewalk CA 2A Leveling Amplifier Free

Faithfully modeled after one of the most sought after studio compressors in history, the CA-2A T-Type Leveling Amplifier puts the silky, smooth sound of this highly desirable unit right into any VST compatible DAW.

CA-2A Leveling Amplifier features

  • A Handcrafted Plug-in of Classic Proportions — The CA-2A T-Type Leveling Amplifier captures the true performance energy of some of the most classic devices used in studios for the past 50 years. This plug-in exemplifies the height of Cakewalk’s DSP with modeling technology designed and built by our engineers.
  • Simple Controls With Powerful Drive — This plugin couldn’t be easier to use. Turn up the gain reduction and gain-match your signal, that’s it. The CA-2A T-Type Leveling Amplifier’s fixed attack and release settings keep you focused on your music with unmatched simplicity.
  • Legendary Character, Exceptional Control — Character compression is all about creativity. With the CA-2A Leveling Amplifier you can add movement, depth, and control to your tracks with ease. Lift to your vocalist’s passages, or drive your bass guitar with the harmonic saturation heard at extreme gain reduction settings.
  • Our Own Touch of Modern — Cakewalk has added a secondary release type and side-chain capability to the CA-2A T-Type Leveling Amplifier for classic dynamic mixing techniques. Pump your 2-bus or duck your bass with kick, and take control of your mixes with incredible accuracy.

The CA-2A Leveling Amplifier is a free download for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/AAX). You’ll need Cakewalk Command Center and a Cakewalk user account (free) to install the plugin.

More information: Cakewalk