ART Pro VLA Reviews
I like it and would recommend it for anyone that wants a compressor under $300 then this is the best one out there. I like the construction and the large VU meters and the sound. I tried a great deal of these out and this one by far has the best all around sound for the money. We use it on vocals and overhead mics and it really shines. [read more on Audiofanzine]chrislieck rated this unit on 2012-09-26.
Overall, it?s a great piece of hardware. Most people arent using hardware compressers anymore but I am still all for them and they are worth the buy. Nothing will compress like hardware gear can, it has been doing it forever. [read more on Audiofanzine]theaudioandvideoguy rated this unit on 2012-06-25.
I own two ProVLAs and unfortunately both have been plagued by reliability problems. They have always been racked up, run on quality conditioned power and treated well, so I have concluded that these units are simply poor quality. One unit failed wholesale after only several months from new; it simply wouldn't power up. I thought perhaps i... [read more on Audiofanzine]briank rated this unit on 2011-07-22.
Price is definitely going to be the main factor when it comes to the ART Pro VLA, as the main reason it is such an attractive option is because of this very low price. While it is incredibly cheap for a stereo compressor, don't let the price fool you as it could easily have been priced higher. I wouldn't recommend the ART Pro VLA to a professi... [read more on Audiofanzine]moosers rated this unit on 2010-04-27.
I've compared the ART Pro VLA against a Bellari Tube Compressor which is in the same price range and other compressors (3630Beringer) and the ART unit took the prize every time. Clean and controlled sound easy to work with. A must have in your rack. [read more on Audiofanzine]Rick Melvin rated this unit on 2001-06-28.
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