CAD-120S MKII Vacuum Tube Power Amplifier


The CAD-120S MkII is a fully balanced stereo tube amplifier that combines power and finesse to create an unforgettable listening experience. Boasting a fan-favorite status, this amplifier offers the best of both worlds with the flexibility to operate in pure Class A at 60 watts per channel or switch to Class AB for an impressive 120 watts per channel. With the simple press of a button, you can tailor your sound to your preferences—whether you crave a richer, warmer presentation for late-night listening sessions or desire greater dynamics and bass punch for rocking out to your favorite tunes.

Versatile and adaptable, the CAD-120S MkII effortlessly complements any preamplifier, delivering a captivating sound that invites you to immerse yourself in the music. Sit back, relax, and let the CAD-120S MkII transport you into a world of pure audio bliss.

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

The CAD-120S MkII will take 2-3 weeks to ship from the date of order.

In stock

Retail $6,495.00

Factory Direct $4,871.00

Sale $3,897.00

The following section describes the CAD-120S MkII basic specifications. The specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Circuit Type Class AB, push-pull amplifier, Ultralinear or Triode mode operation with a front panel selector switch
Power Output Ultralinear – 120 watts per channel
Triode – 60 watts per channel
Inputs XLR balanced or RCA single-ended
Noise and Hum -80 dB
Input Impedance 100K both RCA and Balanced
Frequency Response 17 Hz – 25 KHz flat @ 1 watt
Tubes 2 – 6SN7 input gain stage
2 – 6SN7 driver tubes
8 – KT 88 output tubes
Power Transformer EI High voltage & bias supply EI laminate
Output Transformer(s) Special bifilar wound 150 watt rating unit in each channel
Gain 28 dB
Sensitivity 1.24v
Power Supply Capacitors 4 x 560µF
Speaker Posts Cary gold plated copper, 5-way binding
AC Cord 3 Conductor Shielded, Detachable
AC Power Requirements 117 VAC @ 50/60 Hz
234 VAC @ 50/60 Hz
Warm-Up Time 3 Minutes
Break-In Time 100 hours of playing time
Finish Anthracite black chassis with silver or black aluminum faceplate
Weight 65 lbs
Dimensions 8″ H x 17 ” W x 14″ D