AYON AUDIO ORTHOS II XS - KT150 TUBES AWARD WINNING 7 YEARS RUNNING [Expired]

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    Item Description

    The Totally NEW Ayon Audio Orthos XS KT150 Tubes - is Here!

    6 MONTHS SAME AS CASH FINANCING AVAILABLE !

    1-2-3 YEARS SAME AS CASH FINANCING AVAILABLE! - 0% FINANCING RATE - NO FINANCE CHARGES.

    COME VISIT OUR WORLD CLASS SHOWROOM IN SCOTTSDALE ARIZONA

    400+400 Watts of Pure Class A

    10 x KT150 power tubes,
    2 x 6SJ7 driver tubes,
    1 x 12AU7 signal tube,
    1 x 12AX7 signal tube,

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Amplifier Ayon Orthos XS
    Pure Class A Operation Triode* or Pentode mode, *Class A
    Tube Complement 10 x KT150, 2x 6SJ7, 1 x 12AU7, 1 x 12AX7
    Load Impedance 4 & 8 Ohms
    Bandwidth 8Hz-50kHz
    Output Power: Pentode mode KT88 / KT120 1 x 300W / 330W / 400 KT150
    Output Power: Triode mode KT88 / KT120 1 x 200W / 220W / 300 KT150
    Input Impedance at 1 kHz 47 KΩ
    Input sensitivity 1200mV
    S/N ratio at full power 98 dB
    Hum 0,003 V
    NFB 0dB
    Inputs RCA & XLR

    The NEW Ayon Audio Orthos II XS with the Tungsol KT-150 is explosive, dynamic, powerful, three dimensional. A total redesign, New Preamp Stage, New Output Stage. SET sound with a powerful three dimensional, holographic soundstage!

    What do the Reviewers have to say:
    THERE IS NO BETTER TUBE AUDIO PRODUCT AT ANY PRICE!

    The Totally NEW Ayon Audio Orthos II XS, KT150 - More Powerful, New transformers, New power supplies, New direct stage, Totally New Design - Stunning!

    THE ABSOLUTE SOUND MAGAZINE SAYS: "THE BUGATTI OF AUDIO"
    2011 THE SHOW NEWPORT WINNER
    TAS EDITORS' CHOICE AWARD
    AWARDED CES 2010, 2011 & 2012 "BEST OF SHOW" AWARD
    AWARDED "BEST OF SHOW" RMAF DENVER
    AWARDED "BEST SOUND OF SHOW" SALON SON IMAGE SHOW MONTREAL CANADA !
    AWARDED "BEST SOUND OF SHOW" CALIFORNIA AUDIO SHOW !
    AWARDED "BEST SOUND OF SHOW" THE SHOW NEWPORT BEACH CALIFORNIA !

    6 years Running - "BEST OF SHOW"

    3 Year Warranty!

    Ayon Audio Orthos Mono Block Amplifiers - Made In Austria
    400 Watts Per Mono Block - Class A

    Granting Audiophiles around the globe, balance, clarity, perspective, dynamics, bloom, decay...The entire musical message for over 20 years.

    Ayon Audio offers a complete line of high performance audio components.

    Naturally flowing curves and sophisticated color schemes characterize the aesthetics of the Ayon Audio line-up, offering a timeless value of understated elegance.

    Ayon Audio engineers are established leaders in their respective fields of high-end audio expertise. Our range of activities covers the development of high performance vacuum triode tubes, the design of sonically superior tube preamps, tube power amplifiers, tube CD Players, tube DAC's, state of the art cables and advanced technology speaker systems.

    The Ayon Audio Orthos Mono Block Amplifiers offer a true balanced operation or Single Ended Operation delivering more than 400 Watts Per Mono Block. The Ayon Orthos have the ability to also drive difficult loads with effortless power. The solid deep bass with the high dynamic power, life-like realism and frequency extension open a new sound performance quality.

    Balance, clarity, perspective, dynamics, bloom, decay,.... the entire musical message.

    Pure Class A

    You will marvel at their construction and engineering. Whatever kind of music you play on the Ayon Orthos; this SET dual mono block Tube Amplifier will keep up regardless, we guarantee this to you. The resolution is simply world class.

    The Ayon Audio Orthos, lets you hear all of the transient details of the music. You can also hear the full harmonic bloom of the instruments and their VERY long decay. What is more, these elements emerge within a truly natural perspective—they never run over each other and smear the sound.

    Very few amplifiers can walk this kind of fine line, Ayon Audio has engineered the Ayon Orthos to push the envelope to the maximum in technological design. This dual mono block amplifier delivers all the speed, resolution, dynamic energy and bass control of the best solid state amplifiers, but retains the tonal and spatial sweet sound of a world class tube amplifier like none other.

    Visceral Bass, Warm Fluid Mids, Super Smooth Highs.

    Features

    Full-featured true balanced vacuum tube mono power amplifier
    Switch able between pentode and triode mode
    KT150 Tungsol power output tubes
    10 x KT150 power tubes,
    2 x 6SJ7 driver tubes,
    1 x 12AU7 signal tube,
    1 x 12AX7 signal tube
    Timer warm up circuit for all tubes, extends tube life
    Choke filtered power supply for ( KT150 )
    Choke for pre and driver stage
    Automatic power tube protection circuit system
    0dB negative feedback
    3 separate power transformers (anode - high voltage and filament - low voltage)
    3 separate high current filament-regulators for pre and driver tubes
    Power transformers are encased, excellent damped and RFI/EMI shielded
    Innovative power supply provides a high speed energy delivery on transients
    High performance & efficiency output transformer
    All transformers are sealed with an anti-resonance compound material
    Selected, premium quality passive components used in all applications
    New ceramic precision tube sockets with beryllium spring contacts (custom-made )
    High speed MKP capacitors
    Shortest possible signal paths
    Gold-plated industrial grade PCB
    Teflon isolated - internal wiring
    Ground switch
    Gain input switch -6dB
    Cupper-silver matrix - internal signal cable
    Central one-point star earth grounding
    External static bias adjustment – rear panel
    Fully hand assembled to insure the highest level of craftsmanship
    Alu-brushed anodized anti-vibration-resonance and non-magnetic chassis
    Backlit “ayon” logo – front panel
    Triode mode – LED indicator – front panel
    Bias analog-instrument with mA scale
    All front & rear panel descriptions are engraved
    Gold-plated heavy duty binding posts and input jacks
    DC-Power filter
    AC phase polarity control indicator
    Chassis finish: black / chrome

    The bias setting controls the current, thereby the operating point of the tube and therefore is vital for its
    lifetime and sound. With the bias the power amp can be tuned to cooler/cleaner or hotter/more impure;
    in the latter case the amp has more punch and can be overdriven more easily. However, too high a bias
    leads to faster wear of the tubes.

    For tube amplifiers an "automatic" bias control of the power tubes
    would be advantageous because differences, aging, or voltage shifting could be compensated more
    easily or reliably. Furthermore the customer needs not care whether setting of the bias value is correct.
    Unfortunately, this desirable automatic device has serious disadvantages such as significant deterioration
    of sound and power.

    Creating a new automatic "fixed bias" circuit controlling the operating conditions of
    the power tubes reliably in the specified way WITHOUT negative influence on the sound or output power
    respectively was a very serious challenge for the Ayon development team.

    This intelligent Auto-Fixed-Bias system must not be mistaken for a semi-automatic or so called fully
    automatic bias fixture which can never achieve a result comparable with the new Ayon Auto-Fixed-Bias
    circuit. The Ayon Auto-Fixed-Bias circuitry delivers the best possible combination of sound properties,
    measured power and usability because it does not operate during music listening. This system does not
    result in deterioration of sound, loss of output power, or any other negative concomitants.

    Additionally the Auto-Fixed-Bias system is equipped with a sophisticated electronic two-way-protection
    circuit which is always active during the tube test program or the switch-on period respectively.
    In case of excessive bias current or a defective tube the high voltage is switched off immediately either
    by a photo coupler controlled "over-current-sensor" or by an analog-digital-converter. These protection
    circuits do not lie in the signal path.

    S p e c i f i c a t i o n s

    Amplifier Ayon Orthos II XS Class A

    Amplifier Ayon Orthos XS
    Pure Class A Operation Triode* or Pentode mode, *Class A
    Tube Complement 10 x KT150, 2x 6SJ7, 1 x 12AU7, 1 x 12AX7
    Load Impedance 4 & 8 Ohms
    Bandwidth 8Hz-50kHz
    Output Power: Pentode mode KT88 / KT120 1 x 300W / 330W / 400W
    Output Power: Triode mode KT88 / KT120 1 x 200W / 220W / 300W
    Input Impedance at 1 kHz 47 KΩ
    Input sensitivity 1200mV
    S/N ratio at full power 98 dB
    Hum 0,003 V
    NFB 0dB
    Inputs RCA & XLR

    PRICE PROTECTION GUARANTEE

    Our 90 Day Price Protection Guarantee assures our clients of our continued commitment to full satisfaction and delight.

    Should you find any Hi Fi product we offer from an Authorized Dealer in the USA for a lower price than the price you paid to us, we will gladly refund to you the difference plus 10% of that difference.

    Open 7 days, 10am to 8pm Ocean West

    Please call 1-800-676-1085 ext 121 USA + Canada
    1-310-601-7976 International
    52-55-8525-6102 Mexico
    www.usatubeaudio.com

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