Sony - TA-A1ES Integrated Stereo Amplifier



Sony

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Equipment

Product No.:
M TAA1ES
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Integrated Amplifiers



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The TA-A1ES integrated stereo amplifier is the latest offering in Sony’s Elevated Standard Series and has been specifically designed to complement the company’s new HAP-Z1ES reference standard Hi-Res Music Player.

More than three years in the making, the new A1ES stereo amplifier utilizes a frame/beam/base chassis that was originally developed for Sony’s acclaimed R-Series components. It delivers crisp, noiseless power performance. Employing FET input and buffer circuits that enhance performance, the amplifier’s optimum gain volume control combines electronic volume with a discrete buffer amplifier, allowing it to massively reduce gain error and produce sound quality superior to conventional volume controls.

The TA-A1ES has a power amp stage featuring Smart Bias Control for Class-A operation and Single Push-Pull Hi-Current Amplifier. It is designed with a single pair of transistors to eliminate variations in each channel at the source, as well as variation controlling emitter resistance, allowing the transistors to drive the speakers directly, for a more character-free sound quality. Sony’s proprietary toroidal transformer packs a 300VA rating, the highest in its class, as well as a capacitor delivering 24000μF per channel.

TA-A1ES features at a glance:

  •     Integrated stereo amplifier (80 Watts x 2)
  •     Class-A operation with Smart Bias Control
  •     Single Push-Pull Hi-Current Amplifier
  •     Inputs include balanced (XLR x 1), unbalanced (RCA x 4), and (IR x 1)
  •     Outputs include SP (IMP4~, 8~) and Headphone (High, Mid and Low Impedance)




Power Output

  • 8Ohms 20-20kHz 80W+80W
  • 4Ohms 20-20kHz 80W+80W

Features

  • Total Harmonic Distortion 0.03%
  • Speaker Impedance 4ohm-
  • Frequency Response 20Hz-100KHz
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio(A Network) (When all of EQ/Surround off) 100dB
  • Number of amp. channels 2ch
  • 4 Ohm/8 Ohm Switching YES
  • OP processing YES
  • Auto Standby YES
  • Input / Output
  • Analog Audio Input 5 (Balanced x 1 UnBalanced x 4)
  • Headphone Output YES
  • Speaker Output YES
  • IR Repeat (In/Out) 1 / -
  • General Specifications
  • Power Requirement 120V
  • Power Consumption Standby (W) 0.3
  • Dimension(WxHxD): 17" x 4 1/4" x 14 1/2" (430 x 107.5 x 365mm)
  • Weight: 40 lbs (18 kg)

 



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