model "55" compact amp [mini-amp] also known as the mini "five five"
takes its name from the NOS Raytheon 5755 driver tube!
UNIQUE, CD & USB READY!
tecon audio model "55" [the mini "five five"] is
a totally new, unique, compact stereo single-ended [SE] integrated
power amplifier conservatively rated at 2 x 4.5 watts per channel.
The model "55" operates in class A.
global and little local negative feedback (NFB) ensures the most
detailed reproduction of sound. Without global NFB to cover up distortion or
other imperfections, all components had to be carefully chosen to
achieve the technical specifications. The Model "55" features an
innovative and unique 3 tubes design, with a Raytheon NOS 5755 double
triode to drive a pair of EL84 type pentodes for an unequaled imaging
and spaced reproduction. The current production model uses 6P14
output tubes, sometimes referred to as "EL84 on steroids"! They
deliver a rich, punchy but clear sound that will amaze you.
with RCA inputs for CD/iPod and a USB port for direct computer link
to respond to contemporary demand.
modern design, compact and attractive, suitable for urban office
and listening rooms.
visual effect with blue LEDs under the tubes.
3 tubes circuitry.
components including metal film resistors.
be used as the heart of a digital music delivery system [hard disc
digital music, portable/desktop computer or media player] through
direct USB link to on-board audio DAC.
$398.00 (SOLD OUT)
Features and Specifications *
Integrated amplifier with RCA single ended inputs and USB DAC
4.5 Watts r.m.s. per channel, class A
global negative feedback
Harmonic Distortion (T.H.D.) @ 1kHz, 8 Ohm:
than 1% at 4.5 Watts
- 27kHz (-3 dB)
- 17 kHz (-1 dB)
x 2 output tubes [fitted with 6P14 "Beijing" in current production]
Raytheon NOS driver tube
Impedance: 47 KOhms
blue LEDs under tubes for special effect
Source: 115/230VAC switchable
Consumption: 80 Watts
7 1/2" (W) x 10" (D) x 7" (H)
Specifications are typical and subject to change without notice
** Distortion is higher at upper and lower frequencies
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