Nothing can wholly be Yin or Yang, can it? The Historic Chinese language idea of dualism, interconnectedness and interdependency tells us this – one drive wants the opposite as a way to facilitate it, outline it and, finally, full it.
Italian high-end audio producer Audiozen has taken this idea and used it because the inspiration for its new Yin and Yang mono energy amplifiers. Audiozen says it has designed every one with its personal id, and that understanding this premise is a should as a way to comprehend their distinctive technical traits and options. These monophonic amplifiers, says Audiozen, are “born as opposites and on the similar time complementary, as a result of one wants the opposite to amplify the 2 stereo channels”.
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The Yin and Yang promise 200W every repeatedly at an 8-Ohms load, with the facility doubling at four Ohms. They every utilise two toroidal energy transformers, boasting a complete energy of greater than 800 VA per amplifier and greater than 130V on energy units. The pair of outsized transformers is, Audiozen says, assisted by two metal-body rectifier bridges and 4 filter capacitors for a complete of 43000 microfarads.
The Audiozen Yin and Yang additionally characteristic distinctive energy units: every amp is supplied with eight semiconductors that promise velocity, low enter and output capacities and excessive effectivity.
The Yin and Yang are outfitted with Audiozen’s unique ‘enjoyment meter’ (above) too, an analogue pointer that signifies energy on a gauge utilizing phrases reasonably than numbers. The Audiozen enjoyment meter is the truth is divided into 5 ‘areas of enjoyment’. In ascending order these are: ‘Zen’, ‘Intercourse’, ‘Enjoyable’, ‘Gig’ and ‘Max’, with the final two increments pledging to recreate the visceral expertise and sound strain degree of a dwell gig. (We’re unsure why ‘intercourse’ options decrease on the enjoyment meter than ‘enjoyable’, however we’ll go away it there.)
Yin and Yang’s massive cupboards, broad heatsinks and 10mm-thick entrance panels are fabricated from aluminum and the highest plate is clear glass. Audiozen is not afraid to reveal its soul – that is the corporate that not too long ago unveiled a hybrid amp with ‘hug intensity’ control referred to as the Embrace, in any case. Chrome steel was chosen for all of Yin and Yang’s small components. Final however definitely not least, all the things has been designed and handcrafted in Italy.
The Audiozen Yin and Yang are outfitted with unbalanced inputs, however on request, it’s potential to equip them with balanced connections.
The Audiozen Yin and Yang can be found now priced at €8800 each, making them Audiozen’s most premium audio propositions by a substantial margin. Audiozen says it would ship any product you select worldwide, with DHL courier – however take be aware, Yin and Yang weigh a substantial 17.2kg per unit and these costs are earlier than transport and related taxes.
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