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176 Limiting Amplifier

The Retro Instruments 176 is based on a Bill Putnam classic, the UA 176. The Retro 176 faithfully reproduces the sound of the 1960s original with new features for the modern recording studio. The Retro 176 provides one of the most desirable compression signatures in recording history.

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Vintage design for modern recording.

Retro Instruments is changing the way the world sounds by creating classic style recording studio gear for modern recording. Retro Instruments products keep what made the originals the best of the best, updating vintage design with modern features to improve functionality - creating unique and innovative gear that sounds, looks, and feels vintage and state-of-the-art in equal measure. Learn More about Retro.