This is Audion's budget version of the Legendary “Black Shadow”. While keeping the “Black Shadows” features of, speed, precision and phenomenal bass extensions, the Elite uses our unique anodized aluminium “Uni-Chassis™”, solid silver 5 *9’s in all of the audio path. The Audion Elite delivers pure Class A power (25 Watts RMS from a single 845 Tube). Therefore, it has the power of competitors boasting 35-45W.
The Audion Elite 3 Box 845 design has the benefits of no magnetic interference, robust construction, and larger internal volume for optimized placement and orientation of all circuit components, and optimized routing of all internal wiring, resulting in improved signal to noise ratio, channel separation and crosstalk, frequency response, and distortion. This amplifier is hand built and hard wired using solid silver 5 *9’s in all of the audio path, zero feedback.
The Audion Elite 845 SE comes with Shuguang 845’s as standard but can be supplied with a choice of 845 tubes upon request. This amp will work with most speakers over of 86db efficiency. These Audion amps deliver 25 watts into 8 ohms This has both 4 and 8 ohm outputs. A volume control on the front and mono inputs on the rear means that a pre-am is not necessary, but is advised.
Power: 25 Watts Class A into 8 Ohms at 120V AC
Load: 4 & 8 Ohm
Distortion @ 1Watt: <0.1% No Feedback
Frequency Response: 13 – 34 KHz ±3 db
Sensitivity: Variable Noise: < (CCIR) – 90 db
Consumption: 240 Watts
Tubes: 1 x 845, 1 x 6922, 1 x E182CC each mono
Size - 16.5in deep, 9in wide and 7.4in tall - Less tubes Weight 33 lb
Weight 33 lbs per mono - 17.5 lbs PSU
Fuses - Power 4A / 120V
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