darling HEAD AMP

The new “Reference” in affordable ALL-TUBE designs.

 

$2595

SPECIFICATIONS:

850 mW@32 Ohm (Low Impedance OT’s) OR 700mW@300 Ohm (High Impedance OT’s)

25Hz-32KHz +/-3db@ Less Than 1.0%THD to either 32 Ohms (Low), OR 300 Ohms (High)

Input Impedance: 50K

Input Sensitivity: 1.43v To Full Output (Pre-Amp/Line-Stage Optional, Sources May be Directly Connected)

S/N Ratio: -91db Below Full Output (Exceptionally Quiet Noise-floor)

Inputs: Two (2) Switchable on RCA's

Gain Adjustment: Stereo Volume Control

Switched Outputs: 4-Pin XLR (Balanced), 1/4" Stereo Jack (Single-Ended) 

Tube Complement: One Type 84/6Z4 Rectifier, One 12SL7/2C52 Driver, and Two 1626 Output Tubes.

 


Features

 

* CUSTOM-WOUND, SINGLE-SECONDARY (Order either “Low” or “High”) OUTPUT TRANSFORMERS

* CHOKE-FILTERED POWER SUPPLY

* TUBE-RECTIFIED, DC FILAMENT SUPPLIES (Super-Low Noise-Floor)

* Point-To-Point, Hand-Wired (NO PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS)

* 300% Duty-Rated 1% Metal-Film (PRP/Takman/Kiwame) and (Welwyn/Mills) Wirewound Resistors CHANNEL-MATCHED to Less Than 0.5%

* Carling Switches/CMC and EIZZ Connectors

* 3mm (1/8") Etched and Brushed 6061 Aluminum Front, Back, Top and Bottom Plates.

* Hand-Polished, Finger-Joined, 2Tone/Figured-Hardwood Amplifier Base. (check availability of pairings)

* LIMITED LIFETIME WARRANTY TO ORIGINAL PURCHASER. (Tubes 30 Days).