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AS-XP88EZ�U Tube Preamplifier

Product code: AS-XP88-1

ASTOR AS-XP88EZ�U Tube Preamplifier

Regular price $7,169.00 USD
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This is a made-to-order product. Estimated delivery time is approximately 3 months.

High-end tube preamplifier

Unparalleled silence and transparency


Alps Electric Co., Ltd. attenuator type 41 contact semi-custom VR is used for the EZII series volume. RJ-232 input terminal, INLET(R) rhodium type for AC, and AMCO type metallized film capacitor made by AMTRANCE are used for coupling capacitor. The electrolytic block capacitors are semi-custom-made by Nichicon to form a stable B power circuit. All parts are carefully selected for reliability, and each unit is completely handmade. The sound quality of analog playback is further enhanced by the excellent sound quality.

The chassis is made without any screws, and uses 2mm thick oxygen-free metal fittings, folded XP type 2mm thick mirror-finish stainless steel plates, and carefully selected parts are all installed to create a two-piece structure, which provides excellent anti-vibration and noise reduction. The sound quality is characterized by an almost flat frequency reproduction from 10Hz to 100kHz to reproduce the original sound faithfully. The foot is machined from a 50mm oxygen-free copper round bar, and is attached to the bottom plate with a piece of young cowhide leather in between for further vibration suppression.
Tubes used 12AX7 x2, 12AU7 x4
Transformer used PT-95x1, C-30-80Wx1
Volume VR31 step-up attenuator type A 100kΩ
Frequency Response 10Hz~100kHz
Residual Noise Less than 1mmV/1W
Distortion 0.03% or less/1W
Input Impedance LINE: 100kΩ PHONO: 47kΩ
Weight 14kg
Size W480xH180xD360mm
Astro Denshi Kikaku manufactures vacuum tube amplifiers using matching transformers from the ultimate series of transformers for vacuum tube amplifiers by Hashimoto Denki (Sun-Sight transformer sales manufacturer), which is the result of combining tradition and the latest technology in transformers, which are the root of sound.

Basically, everything is handmade, so it is possible to adapt it to your musical tastes and system to some extent!
You can choose from silver or champagne gold panel color.