Pass Labs has started shipping their new XA25 Class A Power Amplifier, the most affordable power amplifier in their current line. With 2 x 25W @ 8 ohms, 2 x 50/W at 4 ohms and 2 x 100WClass A/AB at 2 ohms, and priced at $4,900, the XA25 is not meant as merely an “Entry-Level” model, but rather, a more affordable way for consumers to experience the Pass Labs line. In other words: A smaller, lighter and less expensive Pass Labs Class A power amplifier. More »
Vista Audio has introduced an extension of their Phono-1 phono preamplifier. Phono-2 ($399) has no capacitors in the signal path and RIAA compensation is executed with high precision film capacitors and low noise resistors. More »
Dynamic Sounds Associates introduced the Amp I mono block amplifier at the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest this October. Each Amp I produces 125 watts of pure Class A power and is of solid state design employing an all-JFET/MOSFET design using DC coupled circuit topology following a source follower input with blocking capacitors to provide a constant input impedance and prevent input DC offsets from damaging speakers.