Cary Audio have launched a new version of their SLI-80 integrated amplifier. The new SLI-80HS (Heritage Series) maintains the integrity of its predecessor. Its circuit uses very little feedback which gives it, say Cary, “incredible transparency and detail in the music while providing bass texture and impact that belies its rated power output”.

Cary SLI-80 HS

A pair of toggle switches select either triode mode producing 40 watts per channel of pure Class A power, or ultra-linear mode which doubles power to 80 watts per channel in Class AB.

Partnership With Klipsch

For several years now, loudspeaker company, Klipsch, has been using the SLI-80 at various audio shows around the world in combination with their  Heritage Series product line. As a result of this collaboration, Cary Audio has partnered with Klipsch to design a version of the SLI-80 to directly complement their Heritage Series product line. Black Ash, Cherry, and Walnut wood side panels are available as an additional accessory of the new SLI-80HS (Heritage Series) integrated amplifier to match the various finishes of the loudspeakers in the Klipsch Heritage Series.

The SLI-80HS has a list price of $4,495 and is now shipping.

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