CAD-211FE Vacuum Tube Monoblock Power Amplifier (pair)

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Experience the ultimate expression of audio artistry with the mono-block CAD-211FE—an amplifier that defines the standard for reference-grade performance. Crafted as a fully balanced reference design, the CAD-211FE delivers a linear sound profile, from prodigious bass to natural mid-range and silky highs, ensuring a superior listening experience across all music genres. Trusted by professional recording and mastering studios worldwide, the CAD-211FE embodies uncompromising quality and reliability.

Join the tube rolling community and customize your sound further with the CAD-211FE, which accommodates a vast array of 845 and 300B tubes, allowing you to tailor your audio experience to your personal preferences. With 70 watts of pure Class A power and up to 150 watts in Class-AB, the CAD-211FE effortlessly combines power and finesse, providing a sense of ease and scale unmatched by other so-called reference tube amplifiers. Elevate your audio journey today with the CAD-211FE and discover the true meaning of sonic excellence.

Products purchased with an upgrade(s) are not eligible for return or credit, and sales are final. A 30-day audition does not apply.

In stock

Retail $22,995.00

Factory Direct $17,246.00

The following section describes the CAD-211FE basic specifications. The specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Circuit Type Class A, Class A/B, Class B, Pure Balanced Design
Power Output Up to 150 watts class B
110 Watts, Class A/B
70 Watts, Class A
Inputs Single-Ended RCA; Balanced XLR
Input Sensitivity 2.0 Volts for full output power
Input Impedance 100k Ohms – RCA unbalanced
200k Ohms – Balanced (XLR)
Noise and Hum >80 dB below rated output
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 KHz, + 0.5 dB
Tube Complement 1 ea – 6CA7 Current Source Tube
1 ea – 6SL7 Input Tube
2 ea – 300B Driver Stage Tubes
2 ea – 845 Output Tubes
Power Transformer(s) 1 ea – EI Laminate, 200% Duty Cycle
Output Transformer(s) 1 ea – EI Laminate, Air Gap, 200% Duty Cycle
Resistors 1% Metal Film
Capacitors Mundorf SilverGold
Power Supply Capacitors 4 ea – 1500µF @ 450 VDC
AC Cord 3 Conductor, Detachable
AC Power Requirements 117/234 VAC @ 50/60 Hz
Consumption 280 watts – Operation
76 watts – Standby
Warm-Up Time 5 Minutes
Break-In Time 100 hours of playing time
Finish Anthracite black chassis with silver or black aluminum faceplate
Weight 90 lbs
Dimensions 10″ H x 12.25″ W x 24 ” D