Copland introduces CTA407 built-in tube amp

Danish amplifier specialist Copland has launched its new flagship valve-based built-in, the CTA407. Supplied with two matched pairs of 6550 output valves, the amp is rated at 50W per channel in high-biased Class A/AB mode, delivering most of its energy in Class A state. Copland says this: “permits the CTA407 to mix fascinating musical realism and tonal purity with ample energy to drive a variety of various audio system with ease”.

The amp can be appropriate with KT88, KT90, KT100, KT120 and KT150 valves, with computerized adjustment between sorts. The 40 LED diodes on the entrance panel (10 for every tube) are the visible a part of the CTA407 tube bias and diagnostic system and could be turned off if the consumer doesn’t want to learn the standing of the facility tubes on the fly. The CTA407 will mechanically alter for any tube within the 6550/KT88/KT120/KT150 household, its servo system a lossless automatisation of the bias adjustment and in addition an built-in a part of the CTA407 inner high-pass filtering, matched to the switch operate of the amplifying circuitry.

The new amp employs 5 line-level inputs together with a tape monitor loop and a built-in RIAA phono circuit accommodating moving-magnet and coil cartridges. The push-pull output phases encompass a pair of matched energy tubes in fastened ultra-linear configuration, which the corporate says gives the low distortion of triodes and the facility of tetrode valves. It’s claimed a pair of 6550 or KT-family tubes in push-pull configuration can ship greater than 100W of audio energy.

The CTA407 makes use of a motor-driven quantity management and could be absolutely operated by the Copland RC102A distant management. It measures 435 x 215 x 390mm (WxHxD), weighs 22kg and comes with a selection of black or silver entrance panel.

Available to purchase now for £6,500, you’ll find out extra about Copland’s CTA407 built-in tube amplifier right here.

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