Kondo Overture Integrated Amplifier

July 29, 2011
Kondo Overture Integrated Amplifier

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The Kondo Overture is Kondo’s most affordable amplifier yet. ow more music lovers can experience the Kondo quality. Launched in Dec 2010.

    • High quality handcrafting with module style amplifier section, best omponent placements, signal wiring and ground layout.
    • Silver foil coupling capacitors are adopted in both driver and output stages. Decouplings are carefully placed along all stages for natural, stress-free music performance. 
    • Newly developed CCB circuit guarantees signals purity. It stops signals from flowing through biasing trim pot. Tonal quality is drastically increased. 
    • KONDO silver wires KSL-VzII and SSW are adopted. Tremendous hours of listening and comparisons were spent for the selections of parts.
Kondo Overture Integrated Amplifier

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Kondo Overture Integrated Amplifier

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Specifications:

Max. Output Power: 32 watts
Frequency Response: 6 – 140kHz (+0dB -3dB, 1W)
Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.08% (1kHz, 1W)
Line Input: 1, 2, 3, 4
Input Impedance: 100kΩ
Noise: 0.5mv
Vacuum Tubes: 4 x EL34, 2 x 12BH7, 2 x 6072
Power Consumption: 180w
Size: W438 x H201 x D409 mm
Weight: 20.5 kg


Kondo Souga Power Amplifier

July 29, 2011
Power Amplifier Souga

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  • Silver wire wound output transformer
  • Silver foil capacitors
  • KONDO silver wires

Similar to the previous KSL-Neiro but comes with SILVER OUTPUT TRANSFORMERS. This 8 watt amplifier can be ordered (or changed internally) to 4 or 8 Ohms. The 4 Ohm tap is especially good for some harder loading speakers, such as those with impedances lower than 8 Ohm.

The driving power of the SOUGA is much improved over the KSL-Neiro.

Power Amplifier Souga

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Power Amplifier Souga

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Specifications:

Max. Output Power: 8 watts per channel
Frequency Response: 8Hz ~ 35kHz (+0dB, -3dB)
Line: RCA 1
Input Impedance: 100kΩ
Vacuum Tubes: 4 x 2A3, 2 x 12BH7, 2 x 6072 / 12AY7
Power Consumption: 130w
Size: W430 x H233 x D314 mm
Weight: 34 kg

Power Amplifier Souga

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GAKUON II Power Amplifier

July 28, 2011
Gakuon II Power Amplifier

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  • VT-4C (211) Parallel Single Monaural Power Amplifier
  • Natural and Super Linear Sound that is really realistic
  • Power output of 50W in parallel single ended using (VT4C) GE valves
  • Super Low Distortion over the entire range
  • Fine frequency responses
GAKUON II Power Amplifier

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GAKUON II

Specifications

Output Power 50W  (8 Ohms)
NFB 3dB
Frequencey Response 12~20.000Hz@ 1W
Silver wired OPT
Fuse 5A for 100 to 120V3A for 220 to 240V
Size (mm) 280W x 525D X 242H
Weight (unpacked) 33kg
Gakunon II Power Amplifer

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Gakunon II Power Amplifer

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ONGAKU classic Power Amplifier

July 28, 2011

ONGAKU

Since 1988, Ongaku is the evergreen model of Audionote Japan. The current production is now using partial KSL technology (internal wiring). This improved the overall frequencies response over the older productions.

Specifications:

Valves: 2 x 211s (VT-4C), 2 x 6072, 2 x 5687 & 4 x GZ34,
Power output: 27W per channel.
Inputs: 3 line inputs.
Input impedance: 100K Ohm.
Output: 8 Ohm.
Silver output transformers, silver capacitors & KSL resistors.

ONGAKU


GAKUOH Monaural Power Amplifier

July 28, 2011
Gakuoh Monoaural Power Amplifier

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As the flagship of the Kondo power amplifiers, this provides an alternative to our other single-ended amplifiers.

Gakuoh redefined the ultimate sound quality of Push Pull Circuit.

Kondo’s only high power amplifier rated at 30W of highly musical sound using 300B, hand made with in-house KSL-silver wired opt, in-house silver foil capacitor, in-house KSL-resistors, silver binding posts, non distortion power supply and handmade silver wire wiring.


Power Amplifiers

July 28, 2011

Audio Note Japan built amplifiers all share the following design criteria:-

  • All tubes
  • Class A1 operating points
  • Simplest most elegant circuit and power supply design
  • Highest materials and component quality
  • No phase splitting (except Gakuoh) or deconstruction of the music signal

Depending on models, single-ended or push-pull operation of output stages with Zero or -3dB overall negative feedback.

  1. The hallmark of all Kondo power amplifiers is that they are made of pure hand drawn silver wire. The out transformers are wound with age annealed silver wire, all internal signal wiring and ground are pure silver litz braid covered with six coat of polyurethane. There are over 20 pounds of pure silver in each Ongaku.
  2. All Kondo amplifiers use special Hi-B cores in their output transformers. The exact composition, as well as the annealing and stamping of the core material are all engineered by and supervised by Kondo. There are no ‘off the shelf’ materials used in Kondo’s output transformers.
  3. All Kondo amps have a heavy, pure copper chassis.
  4. All Kondo power amplifiers use ISO TANGO power transformers and chokes, these are the worlds finest.
  5. All Silver Kondo amps use hand made silver coupling capacitors made from hand drawn silver foil. These capacitors are made in Kondo’s own factory.
  6. The tantalum resistors, designed by Kondo and unique to the Audio Note line, are costly but are no compromise and necessary to obtain the “Kondo sound”.
  7. Kondo amps are wired with a special acid free, silver solder strictly selected.

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