The Cary possesses all the qualities tube aficionados seekand, perhaps due to its solid-state rectification, good if not spectacular grip on low-end fundamentals. Most importantand here's where it shares more than just wood-finish choices with Klipschit's tremendous fun.In triode mode, which I favored, the Cary's 40Wpc won't drive every speakerbut with that consideration noted, the SLI-80HS ranks near the top of all the many tube integrated amps that have passed through my door. ABOUT THE SLI-80HS INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER. For many years the SLI-80 integrated amplifier has been the standard by which all other vacuum tube integrated amplifiers are judgedperiod! As Cary Audios entry into the magic of vacuum tube music systems, its nothing short of stunning.
Thousands of music lovers all over the world have heard and seen the virtues of this spectacular vacuum tube integrated amplifier. The new SLI-80HS (Heritage Series) maintains the integrity of its past. Its circuit uses very little feedback which gives it incredible transparency and detail in the music while providing bass texture and impact that belies its rated power output. Solid-state rectification adds excellent pace to the music and offers improved dynamics and bass detail over earlier versions.The depth of sound and transparency will cause you to snap your head in disbelief as you look to see the musicians performing in front of you. A pair of toggle switches select either triode mode producing 40 watts per channel of pure Class A power, or ultra-linear mode which doubles power to 80 watts per channel in Class AB. If youre listening to more subtle music and want to hear all of the inner detail and richness, select triode mode for the most lifelike imaging and tonal accuracy. Or, if you want to really let loose, switch to ultra-linear mode and enjoy the extra power and dynamics.
For several years now, the world renown loudspeaker company, Klipsch, has been using the SLI-80 at various audio shows around the world in combination with their award-winning Heritage Series product line. From the famous Klipschorns to the Heresy III and all models in between, the combination is amazing. As a result of this collaboration, Cary Audio has partnered with Klipsch to design a version of the SLI-80 to directly complement their Heritage Series product line.
Black Ash, Cherry, and Walnut wood side panels are available below as an additional accessory of the new SLI-80HS (Heritage Series) integrated amplifier to match the various finishes of the loudspeakers in the Klipsch Heritage Series. The visual effect is amazing! The item "Cary ILS 80 HS tube integrated amplifier" is in sale since Monday, December 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Consumer Electronics\TV, Video & Home Audio\Home Audio\Receivers & Amplifiers\Amplifiers & Preamps".The seller is "maltesemojo" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.