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REVIEW: YBA YBA2 high current Amplifier (SS)

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Model: YBA2 high current
Category: Amplifier (SS)
Suggested Retail Price: $ 3750
Description: Dual-mono solid-state power amplifier. Maximum power output: 70W into 8 ohms (18.5dBW), 140W into 4 ohms (18.5dBW). Frequency response: 5Hz-80kHz, -3dB. Input sensitivity: 120mV RMS for 1W/8 ohms, 1.1V RMS for rated output. Input impedance: 27k ohms. Output impedance: 0.02 ohms (damping factor quoted as 400 at 100Hz). Risetime: 3┬Ás at 10kHz. S/N Ratio: 100dB (reference and conditions not stated). Power consumption: 100VA idling, 1000VA at full power.
Manufacturer URL: YBA
Manufacturer URL: YBA

Review by audio@creacom.nl ( A ) on February 11, 2006 at 12:48:09
IP Address: 62.177.150.122
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A very precise all-revealing amp. It will send tio the speakers what you feed it without altering the signal. Needs a good pre-amp, preferrable a YBA 2 or 3. Very much power, very much control. I love this amp and whatever I hear elsewhere I keep coming back to my YBA-2. If you have a non HC (high current) version, have it modifies.


Product Weakness: steep price, looks (but who cares? Eyes don't hear)
Product Strengths: all an amp should be and more


Associated Equipment for this Review:
Amplifier: YBA 2 HC
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): YBA 3
Sources (CDP/Turntable): Rega Apollo
Speakers: Martin Logan SL3
Cables/Interconnects: Miterminator 3 / MF
Music Used (Genre/Selections): jazz classical pop
Type of Audition/Review: Product Owner




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