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Audio Research CA-50

Vacuum Tube Integrated Amplifier (1996-01)

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Audio Research CA-50


Power output: 45 watts per channel into 8Ω (stereo)

Frequency response: 2Hz to 50kHz

Total harmonic distortion: 2%

Damping factor: 13

Input sensitivity: 300mV (line)

Signal to noise ratio: 85dB (line)

Speaker load impedance: 4Ω to 8Ω

Valve complement: 2 x 6550C, 4 x 6922

Dimensions: 483 x 178 x 381mm

Weight: 19.5kg

Year: 1996

Price: USD $3,495 (1997), GBP £3500 (1997)



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Reviewed Sep 01st, 2018 by kenwin67

Here we have the ARC DNA implemented in their first integrated amp and the sound is amazing. Driving a pair of JBL 240 Ti and it's a match in heaven. As stated in What HiFi, the sound in this unit can be recognized in their latest, VSi75! A bargain if you can find one...and it looks sweet too.



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