A new power amplifier has seen the light of day. This is a True Class A transistor output power amplifier, complimentary driven from positive and negative power supply. It has 2 toroidal mains transformers, and a huge capacity bank, 540.000 uF in both positive and negative supply, for a total of 1.08 Farad, and is DC coupled from input to output.
Output power in 8 Ohms are 2 x 25 W plus. All inputs/outputs are on the backside of the amp, with input attenuator potentiometer, with the highest available quality, and matched within 1 % tolerance. The pots can also be used as balance control, as well as sensitivity control.
Mains power is switched on with a key switch, the key can be removed in both operating and off position if wanted. 230 V power on is indicated in the top of my registered logo and trade mark - the Hourglass.
The amplifier pilot production series of 6 amps will deliver 30W plus on both channels in 8 Ohms load.
The CAPA amp has high constant security factor. It handles 4 and 6 dB overdrive (2 V rms sine on input) and keeps running even heavily distorted, but runs on until turned down in volume. The amp maintains full safety and stability. It also has settings for soft rounding and very soft clipping, for the top and bottom of the sine, for more max. output power, still sounding good in lower ranges. The increased distortion here does not affect the lower range. These levels are set with the input potentiometers.
More information, prices and technical data will be available soon including spectral analysis . Weight is 15,2 kg.
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