Pathos - Classic Remix Hidac - Integrated Amplifier
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A complete sound in all parameters, a wide soundstage with width and depth, correct tone, sense of rhythm, energy beyond of all expectations, low frequencies extended and natural but never out of control, detail and airiness that they live together in harmony and never listening fatigue.
Presented during the last edition of the Munich High-End 2014, the new integrated amplifier of Pathos Acoustics stems from the desire of the company from Vicenza to make a deep renewal of one of the biggest international hits of its history that is the critically acclaimed and award-winning amplifier ClassicOne, which in any case will still remain in its catalog. But in the act of thinking about the new ClassicRemix the company becames aware that with the renewal could not miss even a new and more ambitious positioning in the market. In fact, the mission entrusted to the ClassicRemix is to meet the increasingly demanding expectations of the public audiophile and at the same time meet the attention of young people and those who are "just" in love with the Music.
DESIGN : The obsessive search for a common thread between industrial design, functionality, aesthetics and beauty is a value that Pathos has in his DNA since birth and the Pathos Twin Towers, his first device, is one example. Here then is that the designer has created a play of contrasting volumes, alternating full and empty spaces, taut lines and clean as opposed to elements strongly characterized, a sort of mixture of balanced proportions and high-tech materials, the all bounded by the iconic aluminium heat sinks, bearing serially the logo Pathos. Other functional elements like the volume knob and cages to protect the valves are the result of evolution that Pathos wanted to give toward a more contemporary style of some iconic elements typical of the audio world, in any case never sterile forms and self-celebratory but always genuine expression of their function and suitable to fit in a listening room always in a harmonious but distinctive way, because device, space, and listener can find in a more natural and spontaneous way as possible a balance that involving multiple senses, for a fuller and more rewarding experience. But this, according to the factory, it is also a way to bring the great Pathos sound to a increasingly wide audience and so also to those who simply love the Music and the beauty.
While being ClassicRemix a highly innovative project, in terms of pure sound quality, the amplifier perfectly reflects the tradition of the house: not special effects or objectionable colorations to attract hasty listeners, but only great respect for the Music. Pathos Acoustics is fully satisfied with the result: a complete sound in all parameters, a wide soundstage with width and depth, correct tone, sense of rhythm, energy beyond of all expectations, low frequencies extended and natural but never out of control, detail and airiness that they live together in harmony and never listening fatigue. ClassicRemix is a real ”musical machine” that invites us to rediscover with renewed pleasure and enthusiasm our collection.
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Type Integrated stereo amplifier, fully balanced, Hybrid technology. Preamplifier stage: Tube (2x6922 ECC88) Final stage: solid stade, bridge mode, class ABOutput Power [email protected] Ω (Both channel driven)Frequency response 1,5Hz - 200KHz ± 0,5dBMax input voltage 4,25VRMS Input sensitivity 500mVRMS Input impedance 47KOhmOutput polarity Non- inverting. Balanced pin 2 +Volume regulator 2 x Burr Brown PGA2310 (180 steps 0,5dB)THD 0,025% @ 70WS/N Ratio > 100dBPower requirements [email protected] / [email protected] volume / < 0,[email protected] : Analogue inputs 1 balanced XRL line, 4 unbalanced RCA lineDigital inputs 1 USB port type "B", 1 SPDIF coaxial, 1 SPDIF optical 1 Ethernet RJ45, 2 USB port type ”Aâ€Outputs 1 Pre out stereo line 1 connector for jack headphone 6,3mm HiDac Specifications : Sampling frequency 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192kHzResolution: 16 to 24 bitsMinimal requirements 1.3GHz CPU clock, 1GB RAMUSB requirements 2.0 USB port Headpone Specifications : Output power 1,6W @ 32 ΩOutput impedance 10 ΩMax output level 10 V RMSFrequency response 1,5Hz - 200KHz ± 0,5dBTHD 0,025% Dimensions : Amplifier 370mm (D) x 280mm (W) x 170mm (H) Packed 490mm (D) x 430mm (W) x 300mm (H) Weight (net / packed) 14Kg / 17,5 Kg