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Ayre K5-XE-MP Pre amplifier [Expired]

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Item Description

Just Received on Trade.

We are Sunny Components Inc


5 series
Ayre’s K-5xeMP preamplifier combines peerless musical performance with stunning visual design. The exclusive
fully-balanced, zero-feedback circuitry renders music with vitality and life. Its custom-designed volume control is actuated by a silky smooth optical encoder, using FET switches and precision metal-film resistors to deliver absolute sonic transparency. The massive power transformer effortlessly provides startlingly real musical dynamics. The Ayre K-5xeMP will transport you to a new world of musical enjoyment.

zero-feedback, fully-balanced discrete circuitry
66 step volume control, each of 1.0 dB
Four inputs: two balanced, two single-ended
Proprietary volume control with FET switches & metal film resistors
Ayre Conditioner Power-Line RFI Filter
Control microprocessor is turned off except when executing a command
Input selector also switches ground connection, so that all source components are completely disconnected except for the one selected
“Theater” mode for use with surround-sound processor is assignable to any input, allowing use with balanced or single-ended processors


Input Impedance
20 kohm (per phase)
Output Impedance
55 ohm (per phase)

Frequency Response
DC - 200 kHz

Maximum Gain
4 dB - unbalanced outputs
10 dB - balanced outputs

Maximum Input Level
4 Vrms - unbalanced inputs
8 Vrms - balanced inputs

Power Consumption
10 watts

17.25" W x 13.75" D x 4.75" H
(43.8cm x 35cm x 12cm)

25 pounds (11.5 kg)