AMP I is essentially a 2 gain stage Power Amplifier coupled with a High Quality Pre-amplifier.
EL84 power pentodes are known for their energetic and musical qualities being a very popular tubes due to their usage in the guitar amplifers and radious in the 1960s.
The Triode Connected EL84 maintains that musical & energetic sound character plus adds the refinement and drive of our higher performance amplifier range.
Available in different versions: Special PSE and the Push Pull version with integrated Phono or DAC options and different power output transformer options.
SW1X Audio Design™ AMP I Integrated Amplifier Features:
Tube Compliment SE version: 1 x 6N6P, 2 x EL84, 1 x 5U4G
Tube Compliment PSE version: 2 x 6N6P, 4 x EL84, 2 x 5U4G
Tube Compliment PP version: 2 x 6N6P, 4 x EL84, 1 x 5U4G
Single Ended, PSE or PP, Class A, Zero NFB, Output Power (W): 2 (4 PSE version, or 6 PP version), which sound at least like 15-35 Watts and the dynamic delivery feel like 150-350 W
depending on the topology, when paired with with High Sensitivity Speakers (min 96dB/W/1m is recommended)
Input Sensitivity (V): 1
Input Impedance (Ohms): 47K or 100K
Output Impedance (Ohms): 4 & 8
Max Power Consumption (W): 200
Output Noise, Unweighted (mVrms): < 0.5
Dimensions (without tubes and feet): Height (mm) 250 x Width (mm) 440 x Depth (mm) 400
Weight (kg): 21 (25 Phono or DAC integrated versions)
Note: Due to SW1X Audio Design’s ongoing research and development process, specifications are subject to change without notice
We do not recommend purchasing a key system component without first auditioning it carefully, which is why we have demonstration rooms and a flexible home loan policy.
However in certain situations it can be difficult for people to get to our showroom and for those instances we can offer our mail order service.