Another gorgeous, hand-crafted tube piece from Cayin, this one designed to deliver the sound of the classic McIntosh MC-275. Like its brothers the A-50T, A-70T & A-100T, this amp includes remote control switching between ultralinear and triode operation. The craftsmanship is absolutely first-rate, featuring point to-point wiring, and each unit is hand-numbered and signed by an inspector.
This piece was hand-built with extreme attention to detail, including point-to-point wiring. Point-to-point was the way that amps used to be wired back in the 1950s and '60s when cost was not the primary objective. Nowadays, most everything contains circuit boards instead of this point-to-point wiring, which is much more dependable and better performing. The bottom line is that point-to-point wiring sounds better. It's one of the main reasons why these Cayin pieces sound like the classic tube gear from Marantz and McIntosh. Generally, products that feature point-to-point wiring cost a fortune, or they feature sub-par workmanship. You simply are not going to find craftsmanship like with this Cayin gear for anywhere close to this price.
There is a remote control & removable cage, included at no extra charge. The cage simply snaps into place, so that you can take it on and off with no problem. Keep it on if you're worried about protecting your tubes, or take it off to show what real, heavy-duty, classic tube gear looks like. Turn off the lights and watch 'em glow.
Power Supply: 120V AC, 50-60Hz
Inputs (Gold Plated): (4) pair RCA fixed level inputs, (1) pair RCA for Pre In
Remote Control: Full function including Triode and Ultralinear Mode. Also Preamp Bypass for using A-88T as a power amp
Power Cord: Detachable power cord with IEC chassis mount receptacle
Tube Compliment: (4) KT-88 / 6550, (2) 6SL7, (2) 6SN7
Power Output (8 ohms): 45W (Ultralinear), 22W (Triode)
Frequency Response: 18Hz-35kHz
THD: 1.0% (1W, 1 kHz)
S/N Ratio: 90dB
Input sensitivity: 260mv, 600mV (Pre-in)
Input impedance: 100kOhm (RCA)
Output impedance (WBT Style): 4, 8, 16 Ohm
Power consumption: 280W
Weight: 55 lbs
Dimensions (WxDxH): 16.5" x 14.5" x 8.5"
Warranty 90 day guarantee for the tubes, 3 year parts & labor (shipping not included)
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