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Stax DA-80

Class-A Stereo Power Amplifier (1978)

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Stax DA-80


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

Frequency response: 3Hz to 500kHz

Total harmonic distortion: 0.005%

Damping factor: 600

Gain: 26.3 dB

Input sensitivity: 0.89V

Signal to noise ratio: 100dB

Speaker load impedance: 2Ω (minimum)

Semiconductors: 31 x transistors, 24 x diodes

Dimensions: 437 x 166 x 407mm

Weight: 19.5kg

Year: 1978



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Reviewed May 26th, 2016 by rob2ed_k

This Class A amplifier astounded me with its ability to handle explosively dynamic music whilst driving a notoriously difficult electrostatic load. An extraordinarily capable amplifier that has quite a transparent presentation.



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