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  Ares and Ares Magnum    (jump to Triton)

   

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An ultra-high performance low noise tube phono preamplifier for low, medium, and high output mc and mm cartridges.
Truly fantastic soundiing!

Magnum version now available - Vinyl lovers are passionate and driven to get the absolute best sound from their system. As good as the Ares is, we regularly received requests for modifications to make it even better. We listened and packaged these modifications together to make the Ares Magnum. The Magnum version adds additional gain for very low output cartridges, improves inner detail , and improves accuracy. The upgrade includes:

- Cinemag "blue label" step up transformers
- PRP resistors in critical spots of the signal path
- Mundorf Supreme inter-stage coupling caps
- Cardas internal wiring
- Upgraded Cardas RCA jacks

Download product literature here

Read a review by Scot Hull here

Read a review at 10 Audio here

Read a review at AVREV.com here


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General Features:
- Compatible with almost all low,medium and high output         moving coil (mc) and Moving magnet (mm) cartridges.
- Pure tube circuit topology
- Precise RIAA equalization

- Custom Cinemag step-up transformers
- Massive fully regulated outboard power supply

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- Toroidal transformer
- Internal settings with most popular loading options
- Internal setting for 150 Picofared or 0 capacitance loading
- Three gain settings: 40dB, 55dB, 64dB

- Timer delayed start for minimum turn-on noise

- Subsonic filtering
- Ultra heavy-duty gold RCA inputs
- Precision components throughout
- Machined aluminum faceplate
- Heavy (2 ounce) copper circuit boards
- Teflon/silver plated hook-up wire
- Detachable IEC power cord

- 17" W x 9" D x 5.5" H

- Shipping weight 21lb
- Entirely designed and built in the USA

- 3 year limited warranty (six months on tubes)

     Triton              (jump to Ares)

 

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The Triton is simply a terrific sounding phono preamp and is a bargain at its price. With its large variety of loading options, the Triton's flexibility and high performance make it suitable for virtually any phono cartridge and system.

Read a review on AudioFi.net (here)

Download product literature here

General Features:
- Moving magnet (mm) or Moving coil (mc) operation
- High performance solid state circuit topology

- Three stages of amplification for ultra low noise
- Precise RIAA equalization +/- 0.1 dB 20-20KHz
- Massive fully regulated multistage power supply
- Toroidal transformer
- 20, 50, 100, 300, 1K, 47k 75K 100K Ohm loading options
- 0, 47, 150, 470,1K Picofared loading options

- Custom loading options available

- Hatch cover for easy loading access
- Four gain settings: 40dB, 55dB, 60dB, 65dB
- Ultra heavy-duty gold RCA inputs
- Precision components throughout
- Heavy machined aluminum faceplate
- Two heavy (2 ounce) copper circuit boards
- Teflon/silver plated hook-up wire
- Detachable IEC power cord

- 17" W x 9" D x 3.5" H

- Shipping weight 18 lB
- Entirely designed and built in the USA
- 3 year limited warranty

 

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