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Audio Research Classic 60

Hybrid Valve / FET Stereo Power Amplifier (1988-89)

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Audio Research Classic 60


The new Classic 60 Hybrid Stereo Power Amplifier resembles the long popular D115 in Audio Research's family of High Definition power amplifiers.

But its lineage is strictly Classic 150 which means nothing less than state of the art in design, construction, musicality and operational convenience; at an affordable price.

Like the Classic 150, the Classic 60 proceeds from the notion that power ratings don't always describe a power amplifier's real capabilities. Far more important are such qualities as dynamic stability, lucidity, subtlety.


Power output: 60 watts per channel into 16Ω (stereo)

Frequency response: 15Hz to 20kHz

Total harmonic distortion: 1%

Damping factor: 30

Input sensitivity: 0.55V

Signal to noise ratio: 84dB

Speaker load impedance: 4Ω to 16Ω

Valve complement: 8 x 6550, 4 x 6FQ7/6CG7

Dimensions: 480 x 180 x 400mm

Weight: 28.64kg

Year: 1988



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