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SW1X AMP II "Trident" Integrated Amplifier Power Amp

SW1X Audio Design™ AMP II “Trident”

Performance Level 2/3
Integrated Amplifier


AMP II Trident is a Pure Class A, Parallel Single Ended Amplifier.

Similar to Electra, Trident is essentially a 2 gain stage Power Amplifier however with Parallel Single Ended 6V6GT power output stage coupled with a High Quality Pre-amplifier.

Available in different versions: Special and the Classic version with different power output transformer options (Permalloy or SHiB and UHiB) and all Copper or Copper/Silver  windings

SW1X AMP II "Trident" Integrated Amplifier Power Amp

SW1X Audio Design™ AMP II Integrated Amplifier Features:

  • Specially Selected and Harmonically Matched Component & Material Quality
  • Parallel Single Ended, Zero NFB, Class A, Power Pentode (Triode Connected) Valve Power Amplifier
  • Only 2 Amplification Gain Stages
  • Hybrid Point 2 Point Hardwiring Technique for the most consistent production results
  • 2 x 6J7 driver/input Stage valves driving the 4 x 6V6G Triode Connected Power Pentode Valves
  • SW1X Audio DesignCustom Designed Copper wound Super HiB DC Core (50 Watt) Signal Output Transformers
  • Quasi Mono, Directly Heated Double Diode Valve Rectified B+ Power Supply
  • Internally wired exclusively with our SW1X Genesis and Opus conductors
  • Orient grain M6 EI core mains Transformers & Chokes
  • Valve rectified Fixed Bias Power Supply


Tube Compliment:  2 x 6J7, 4 x 6V6GT, 1 x 5U4G


Optional Extras

  • SW1X Audio DesignCustom Designed & Fully or Partly Silver wound Super HiB or Ultra HiB DC core Signal Output Transformers
  • SW1X 24 Step Discrete Attentuator Volume Control
  • Fully Hardwired Tube Output Stage on the Bakelite Board
  • Fine Silver wiring on the Input, Bakelite Board and Output
  • Black Gate VK capacitors in the B+ power supply
  • AN 2W non-magnetic Niobium resistors on a Hardwired Bakelite Board
  • Super HiB double C-Core mains transformers
  • Inter-stage signal decoupling capacitors: 1. Copper Foil in Oil or 2. Silver Foil capacitors
  • AN 2W silver, non-magnetic, Tantalum resistors



Single Ended, Class A, Zero NFB, Output Power (W): 12, which sound at least like 35 Watts and the dynamic delivery feel like 350 W

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


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Note: Due to SW1X Audio Design’s ongoing research and development process, specifications are subject to change without notice

SW1X AMP II "Trident" Integrated Amplifier Power Amp


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.


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