Perreaux Audiant 80i Integrated Amplifier

£2,595.00Price
  • The Audiant 80i is a stereo integrated amplifier equipped with an asynchronous USB DAC and is capable of delivering 80W of pure, distortion free power per channel.

     

    Audiant 80i features eight stereo inputs, including asynchronous USB, coaxial & optical digital inputs, along with a MM phono input for a turntable and a selectable home theatre loop.

     

    Incorporating an upsampling 24-bit/96kHz digital to analogue converter (DAC), Audiant 80i uses ESS Technology's Reference Sabre ES9006 DAC for accurate sound reproduction of all your digital sources.

     

    With listening, we realised that Audiant 80i was proof positive that our core philosophy is correct. Form and function combines to create a hugely satisfying amplifier. The appearance is aesthetically forward-thinking while the sound continues the tradition of previous Perreaux pieces – engaging, purposeful and controlled.

     

    Since 1974 Perreaux have been manufacturing high fidelity components of exceptional quality in New Zealand. Audiant proves again, that commitment and passion can triumph over geography and high expectations. The elegant implementation of MOSFET output devices and Class-A signal stages give Audiant 80i a potent, dynamic and sophisticated sonic signature.

     

    Merge our high musical standards with the versatile features of Audiant and you have an amplifier ready for now, and the future. A variety of digital inputs enable you make the most of the superb 24-bit/96kHz Digital to Analogue Converter (DAC).

     

    You can ease Audiant into a home theatre system to extract any missing detail from your cinema experience. Or you can put the needle on the record with the knowledge that the phono stage has been extensively tested by our music obsessed team in the deep south.

     

    Once again Perreaux bring you a ground-breaking amplifier that will reconnect you to the thing that is, in these busy days, so often overlooked – the MUSIC.
     

    Features

    • Asynchronous USB DAC
    • Touch button interface
    • Dimmable display
    • Transformer Coupled Digital Input
    • Home theatre input
    • High-current toroidal power supply
    • Control iTunes via USB
    • Infrared remote control
    • Digital inputs
    • Phono input
    • Class-AB amplifier
    • MOSFET output devices
    • Upsampling digital to analogue converter
    • 1 Watt Standby power consumption

     

    Technical data

    Amplifier Section
    Power Output: 80W into 8Ω (Measured at 98W)
    130W into 4Ω (Measured at 156w)
    Total Harmonic Distortion (THD+N): Typically 0.002% @ 1kHz
    20Hz to 20kHz <0.05%
    Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz ±0.1dB, 20Hz to 20kHz
    Signal to Noise (A-weighted): 105dB, ref. 80W into 8Ω
    Damping Factor: 400 @ 1kHz, ref. 8Ω
    Gain: 28dB
    Preamplifier Section
    Analogue Inputs: 3 Line Level (RCA)
    1 Phono (RCA)
    Home Theatre Input: Yes (selectable)
    Analogue Input Impedance: 47kΩ
    Volume Control Range: -90.0dB to +6.0dB
    Analogue Outputs: 1 Pre Out (RCA)
    1 Line Out (RCA)
    Analogue Output Impedance: Pre Out: 540Ω
    Line Out: 270Ω
    Signal to Noise Ratio (A-weighted): 113dB, ref. 2Vrms
    Digital Audio Section
    Digital Inputs: 1 USB (asynchronous 24/96)
    1 Coaxial (RCA)
    2 Optical (Toslink)
    Digital Input Impedance: 75Ω (Coaxial)
    Transformer Coupled Digital Input: Yes (Coaxial)
    Digital to Analogue Converter: ESS Technology Sabre Reference ES9006 DAC
    Input Word Length (maximum): 24-bit (all inputs)
    Input Sample Rate (maximum): 96kHz (all inputs)
    Digital to Analogue Conversion: 24-bit/96kHz (upsampled)
    DAC Output Voltage: 1.95Vrms @ 0dBFS
    Total Harmonic Distortion (THD+N): Typically 0.002% @ 1kHz, -20dBFS
    20Hz to 20kHz <0.004%, -20dBFS
    Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz ±0.2dB
    Signal to Noise Ratio (A-weighted): 120dB, ref. 0dBFS
    Phono Stage
    Gain: 40dB
    Input Impedance: 47kΩ
    Input Capacitance: 100pF
    Total Harmonic Distortion (THD+N): Typically 0.06% @ 1kHz, 1Vrms
    20Hz to 20kHz <0.15%, 1Vrms
    General
    Power Consumption: Standby: <1W
    Idle: 50W
    Maximum (130W into 4Ω): 640W
    Dimensions: 431mm (17.0") x 309mm (12.2") x 67mm (2.6") (W x D x H)
    Weight: 11.5kg (25.3lb)

     

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