Aesthetix Janus

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  • Regular price $7,000.00

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Janus is a full-function all-tube preamplifier with six line level inputs and one phono input. It is in the Saturn Series, sharing common design characteristics with the Rhea, Calypso and Atlas. It has won numerous awards worldwide, receiving acclaim for its sound quality, build quality and ease of use.

• Fully balanced differential line-level circuitry with ability to internally balance a single ended input signal.
• RCA and XLR provided for each input.
• Discrete resistor volume control with 88 1dB steps.
• Zero global feedback.
• Phono input: 40-75dB gain maximum, selectable via front panel or remote control.
• Built-in MC cartridge demagnetizer.
• 9 MC loading settings: 75-47,000 ohms, selectable via front panel or remote control.
• All tube amplification and output (12 tubes total).
• Two sets of XLR and two sets of RCA outputs per channel.
• Bypass mode for home theatre processor throughput.
• Absolute phase, selectable via front panel or remote control.
• Full function remote included.

Inputs: 1 phono RCA (SE), 5 line RCA or XLR (balanced), plus 1 tape, RCA or XLR
Outputs: 2 RCA (SE) and XLR (balanced), 1 tape RCA
Line level gain: 23 dB single ended (SE), in/out, and 29 dB balanced/out
Load Settings (phono): 9 total; 47 K ohms, 10K, 5K, 2.5K, 1K, 500 ohms, 250, 125, and 75 ohms
Volume control: switched resistor network volume control with 88 1 dB steps
Frequency response: +- 0.25 dB, 20 Hz – 20 Khz
Signal to noise: measured at 70 dB minimum, A-weighted
Line input impedence: 40 k ohms SE, 80 k ohms balanced
Maximum line input: 3.5 volts SE, 7.0 volts RMS balanced
Output impedence: 1k ohms SE, 600 ohms balanced
Recommended load: 10 k ohms or greater
Tube compliment
(per channel) :
phono section: V1 & V2 - 12AX7, V3 - 12AX7, V4 - 6922/6DJ8;
line section: V1 - 12AX7, V2 - 6922/6DJ8
Power consumption: 20 watts standby, 120 watts active
Physical dimensions: 4 3/8" high, 17 7/8" wide, 18" deep including jacks
Shipping weight: 40 lbs.

Upscale Audio has the Janus in stock now! Call 909-931-9686 today to setup a demo!