Ayre AX-5 Twenty Integrated Amplifier
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Available in Black or Silver
“…the AX-5 is not only, overall, the finest-sounding amp I’ve ever heard, it ranks as one of the finest components I’ve heard of any type.”
Ayre Acoustics AX-5 integrated amplifier
–Uday Reddy, SoundStage!
FEATURING AYRE'S NEW DIAMOND OUTPUT STAGE, AYRE’S EXCLUSIVE EQUILOCK CIRCUITRY, AND A SHALLCO SOLID-SILVER CONTACT SWITCH FOR GAIN CONTROL, THIS FULLY-DISCRETE, FULLY-BALANCED, ZERO-FEEDBACK INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER PROVIDES A COMPLETE SOLUTION FOR YOUR MODERN MUSIC SYSTEM.
The key to perfecting the Ayre AX-5 was to incorporate the Variable Gain Technology (VGT) of the award-winning Ayre KX-R preamplifier into the power amplifier section.
The addition of ultra-transparent FET input selector switches completed the transformation of a basic power amplifier into a compact one-box solution which will become the heart of your high-performance audio system.
Ayre AX-5 features
Ayre’s new Diamond output stage
Ayre’s exclusive Equilock circuit
Linear analog power supply
Zero feedback, fully-balanced discrete circuitry
High-speed circuit board material
Custom developed audio-grade resistors
Ayre Conditioner power line RFI filter
AyreLink communication system
Ayre AX-5 specifications
125 watts per channel continuous into 8 ohms
250 watts per channel continuous into 4 ohms
Gain: 26 dB
1 MΩ unbalanced inputs
2 MΩ balanced inputs (1 MΩ per phase)
Frequency Response: DC - 250 kHz
48 watts in low-current consumption mode
230 watts in operating mode, no signal
Dimensions: 17.25" W x 18.75" D x 4.875" H (44cm x 48cm x 12cm)
Weight: 48 pounds (22 kg)