PrimaLuna Evo 300 Tube Power Amplifier - Black - Ex Demonstration
REMOTE CONTROLLED TRIODE/ULTRA-LINEAR SWITCHING
Do you have some classic rock albums you used to love so much that have now ended up left on the shelf, un-played for years? How about jazz or classical recordings from the 60’s? Every audiophile has albums that they used to play, but stopped because they are harsh, brittle, or bright. There is a solution.
Triode and Single Ended Triode (SET) amps are popular for their warmer, fuller, and easy to settle into sound. But triode amps have limitations! Ultra-linear has more extension on the top and bottom, not to mention greater power. They have greater “pop” with a bigger difference between light and dark, and loud and soft. Having triode only is VERY limiting.
The best option is to have both triode and ultra-linear. PrimaLuna engineers in Holland designed an ingenious circuit that lets you change from triode to ultra-linear with a push of a button on the supplied remote control. No need to get up and stop the music. Make an instant comparison while you listen and choose what you like best for that song or album.
AC OFFSET KILLER - A PRIMALUNA EXCLUSIVE
AC Offset Killer is about goose bumps. The ones you get when music comes out of a background so quiet, you may say to yourself “Just how is this possible?” PrimaLuna custom-winds our own massive toroidal power transformers that are low in hum and EMI. But we wanted more. Our engineers designed the AC Offset Killer to lower transformer noise to a place no other manufacturer dreams of going, regardless of how bad your electricity is. The result? Sense of space. Texture. The resonance of an acoustic guitar or violin string that seems to trail on forever. The AC Offset Killer will amaze you.
BAD TUBE INDICATOR
PrimaLuna engineers wanted to make owning a tube amp so simple you would have no excuse not to have your tube dreams come true.
If a tube fails, Adaptive AutoBias will instantly put the amplifier into protection mode so no parts can get damaged. A red LED will light up in front of the tube that needs replacing. Simply plug in another tube, and listen. No guesswork. No smoking amp. No getting out the soldering iron or dropping your amp off at UPS.
If you bought a lesser amplifier, you would pay hundreds to make this upgrade. Easy to identify through their pink color, these premium resistors from Japan are popular with those who rebuild and upgrade their gear. "Modders" love TAKMAN for their low noise, linearity, and musicality.
STEREO OR MONOBLOCK OPERATION
It's as simple as flipping a switch, and PrimaLuna EVO Poweramps instantly switch from stereo to monoblock operation! Buy one, and as your budget grows your system can grow too. The benefit of monoblock operation is the amp now has dual output transformers for the best coupling with your speakers, and the addition of a 2-ohm speaker tap added to the 4 and 8-ohm taps. While all PrimaLuna amps are made for ribbons like Magnaplanars and electrostatics like Martin-Logan, you haven't heard anything until you have heard a PrimaLuna monoblock!
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PrimaLuna Evo 300 Power Amplifier Specifications
- Power: Stereo Ultra-linear -44 watts x 2 (EL34) (8Ω, 1% THD)
- Power: Stereo Triode -22 watts x 2 (EL34) (8Ω, 1% THD)
- Power: Mono Ultra-linear -85 watts (EL34) (8Ω, 1% THD)
- Power: Mono Triode -45 watts (EL34)(8Ω, 1% THD)
- Inputs - 1x Stereo RCA, 1x Stereo XLR
- Outputs - 4, 8, & 16 Ω (stereo) 2, 4, & 8 Ω (mono)
- Freq. Response -10Hz-70kHz +/- 1dB 8Hz-75kHz +/- 3dB
- S/N Ratio - 91 dB, 105 dBA
- Input Sensitivity -870mV (stereo) 880mV (mono)
- Input Impedance - 100kΩ
- Power Consumption - 300 watts
- Standard Tube Complement - 6 - 12AU7, 4 - EL34
- Dimensions (WxHxD) - 15.2" x 8" x 15.9"
- Weight - 66 lbs