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Leben CS-300XS Integrated Tube Amplifier

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€2,900.00 / each
SKU: Leben CS-300XS

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Quick Overview:

The Leben CS-300 XS is an integrated amplifier which would be a natural choice for those looking for an amplifier which performs beautifully and seamlessly offering superb sound at a realistic price. It has a great retro classic style which will fit seamlessly into the home environment forming and integral part of an audio system, and for many audio enthusiasts it is a must have! Leben has been widely reviewed and it survives some of the harshest critics to come out glowing, that is not just because it is a valve amplifier, just take a look at these reviews: Leben CS300XS Winner of the DIAPASON GOLD MEDAL 2010, the Six Moons review or the Tone Imports review (note the CS-300X was the previous version, this version is an update!).

Details

CS-300XS is equipped with Sovtek EL-84 valves which are well-known by audiophiles for their high sound quality against their small size. The high input sensitivity of the EL84 does not require an overly-complicated circuit and accordingly it can create a low distortion output signal. The CS-300X(S) features five line inputs with tape monitor, headphone output, speaker / headphone selector, variable output impedance (4 / 6 / 8 ohms), all of which make the CS-300XS a fully featured integrated amplifier of the highest standard with a truly classic appearance.

Components

  • Resistors: Precision Industrial Grade ±1%
  • First-stage bypass capacitors: "OS Type Condensor" developed by "Sanyo"
  • Last-stage bypass capacitors: "Fine-Gold" by "Nichicon"
  • Metalised Polypropylene Capacitor with "Mesh-Shielding".
  • NF overshoot prevention capacitor: Ceramic Condenser.
  • Cathode resistor: 4W type.(Instead of 3W type)
  • Output transformer: with wide range for high frequency.
  • WBT type binding post.

Features:

  • Tape monitor
  • Headphone output
  • Bass-Boost switch (0dB, +3dB, +5dB)
  • Speaker / headphone selector
  • Gold plated control knobs
  • Auto-Bias
  • Operation lamp indicator
  • On-switch power indicator LED
  • Variable Output Impedance: 4 / 6 / 8 Ohms

Specifications:

  • Power Valves: Quad-set Sovtek EL84
  • Driver Valves: Pair Sovtek 12AX7
  • Output Power: 2x 15W RMS
  • Frequency Response: 15Hz - 100kHz (-2dB)
  • Distortion: 0.7% (10W)
  • Input Sensitivity: 600mV
  • Input Impedance: 100kOhms
  • Output Impedance: 4 / 6 / 8 Ohms (Selectable)
  • Power Supply: 240V / 50Hz / 82W
  • Weight: 10.5 kg (approx.)
  • Dimensions: 36cm x 27cm x 14cm / 14" x 9" x 5.5" (W x D x H - approx. including knobs and terminals)

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