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Quicksilver Mono 120 Amplifiers with KT150 Tubes - Open box - ZERO HOURS

Quicksilver Mono 120 Amplifiers with KT150 Tubes - Open box - ZERO HOURS

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Quicksilver Mono 120 Amplifiers with KT150 Tubes - Open box - ZERO HOURS

$3,599.00

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    Quicksilver Mono 120 Amplifiers with KT150 Tubes - Open box - ZERO HOURS

     

    MY TAKE: Since 1981 Mike Sanders has been producing well made, dependable and great-sounding tube electronics. In a word, Quicksilver products epitomize the term value. The company’s designs are simple, reliable, and well-executed. Mr. Sanders believes in the value of point-to-point wiring, eschewing circuit boards in favor of more robust junctions between component parts. The quality of each and every part of the design is chosen with the intended task in mind and is selected for its sonic contribution to the goal. You won’t see advertisements for Quicksilver products in audio magazines. Mike believes that if you offer a quality product, reputation will spread by word of mouth. This cost savings allows Quicksilver to use top quality parts, and labor-intensive hand construction while keeping their prices low. We think you’ll find Quicksilver's designs to offer a unique blend of sonic strengths, excellent reliability, and superb value. In particular, the Mono 120 amplifiers (with the KT-150 tubes) from Quicksilver Audio are simply outstanding and are a remarkable value at this price point. Highly recommended - Galen Carol The Mono 120 Amplifiers - The new Mono 120 offers the finesse and transparency of low powered tube amplifiers into the realm of less efficient speakers. Employing only two output tubes, this circuit provides 120 watts without stressing or pushing these tubes to their limit, and with the lowest output impedance and distortion of all the Quicksilver amplifiers, the Mono 120 brings a new level of performance to this power range. The heart and soul of any tube amplifier are its output transformers. Quicksilver transformers are based on the best designs of the past while using newer materials to optimize performance. The high-frequency characteristics of the transformers used in the Mono 120 are exceptionally stable that any type of loudspeaker may be used. An on-board bias meter allows individual adjustment of each output tube and, with low-noise power supplies and circuitry, the Mono 120 can still be used on very efficient speakers. The 180 Joules of energy storage provides an effortless dynamic response, transmitting the full musical impact of sudden shifts from soft to loud. Price $3995/pair with KT88s. $4395/pair with KT150s (we strongly recommend the KT-150 upgrade - worth every cent) Price for 230 volt/50 Hz add $190 /pair. SPECIFICATIONS: Power Output: 120 Watts into 4 or 8 Ohms from 20Hz to 20kHz Power Bandwidth: 14Hz to 80kHz Input Sensitivity: 1 Volt Input Impedance: 100k Ohms Damping Factor: 15 IM Distortion: 1% or less at 120 Watts Power Consumption: 115 Watts at idle, 290 Watts at full output Tube Compliment: 1 x 12AU7 (input), 1 x 12AU7 (driver), 2 x KT-88 or KT-150 (output) Finish: Carbide black chassis with chrome transformer covers Weight: 38 pounds each Dimensions: 6.5” H x 9.75” D x 15” W Price: $3995 with KT-88, $4395 with KT-150

     

    The Mono 120 Amplifiers -
     

    The Mono 120 offers the finesse and transparency of low powered tube amplifiers into the realm of less efficient speakers. Employing only two output tubes, this circuit provides 120 watts without stressing or pushing these tubes to their limit, and with the lowest output impedance and distortion of all the Quicksilver amplifiers, the Mono 120 brings a new level of performance to this power range.

    The heart and soul of any tube amplifier is its output transformers. Quicksilver transformers are based on the best designs of the past while using newer materials to optimize performance. The high frequency characteristics of the transformers used in the Mono 120 are exceptionally stable that any type of loudspeaker may be used.

    An on-board bias meter allows individual adjustment of each output tube and, with low-noise power supplies and circuitry, the Mono 120 can still be used on very efficient speakers. The 180 Joules of energy storage provide effortless dynamic response, transmitting the full musical impact of sudden shifts from soft to loud.

     

    SPECIFICATIONS:

    Power Output: 120 Watts into 4 or 8 Ohms from 20Hz to 20kHz
    Power Bandwidth: 14Hz to 80kHz
    Input Sensitivity: 1 Volt
    Input Impedance: 100k Ohms
    Damping Factor: 15
    IM Distortion: 1% or less at 120 Watts
    Power Consumption: 115 Watts at idle, 290 Watts at full output
    Tube Compliment: 1 x 12AU7 (input), 1 x 12AU7 (driver), 2 x KT-88 or KT-150 (output)
    Finish: Carbide black chassis with chrome transformer covers
    Weight: 38 pounds each
    Dimensions: 6.5” H x 9.75” D x 15” W

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Quicksilver Mono 120 Amplifiers with KT150 Tubes - Open box - ZERO HOURS

$3,599.00

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Description

Quicksilver Mono 120 Amplifiers with KT150 Tubes - Open box - ZERO HOURS

 

MY TAKE: Since 1981 Mike Sanders has been producing well made, dependable and great-sounding tube electronics. In a word, Quicksilver products epitomize the term value. The company’s designs are simple, reliable, and well-executed. Mr. Sanders believes in the value of point-to-point wiring, eschewing circuit boards in favor of more robust junctions between component parts. The quality of each and every part of the design is chosen with the intended task in mind and is selected for its sonic contribution to the goal. You won’t see advertisements for Quicksilver products in audio magazines. Mike believes that if you offer a quality product, reputation will spread by word of mouth. This cost savings allows Quicksilver to use top quality parts, and labor-intensive hand construction while keeping their prices low. We think you’ll find Quicksilver's designs to offer a unique blend of sonic strengths, excellent reliability, and superb value. In particular, the Mono 120 amplifiers (with the KT-150 tubes) from Quicksilver Audio are simply outstanding and are a remarkable value at this price point. Highly recommended - Galen Carol The Mono 120 Amplifiers - The new Mono 120 offers the finesse and transparency of low powered tube amplifiers into the realm of less efficient speakers. Employing only two output tubes, this circuit provides 120 watts without stressing or pushing these tubes to their limit, and with the lowest output impedance and distortion of all the Quicksilver amplifiers, the Mono 120 brings a new level of performance to this power range. The heart and soul of any tube amplifier are its output transformers. Quicksilver transformers are based on the best designs of the past while using newer materials to optimize performance. The high-frequency characteristics of the transformers used in the Mono 120 are exceptionally stable that any type of loudspeaker may be used. An on-board bias meter allows individual adjustment of each output tube and, with low-noise power supplies and circuitry, the Mono 120 can still be used on very efficient speakers. The 180 Joules of energy storage provides an effortless dynamic response, transmitting the full musical impact of sudden shifts from soft to loud. Price $3995/pair with KT88s. $4395/pair with KT150s (we strongly recommend the KT-150 upgrade - worth every cent) Price for 230 volt/50 Hz add $190 /pair. SPECIFICATIONS: Power Output: 120 Watts into 4 or 8 Ohms from 20Hz to 20kHz Power Bandwidth: 14Hz to 80kHz Input Sensitivity: 1 Volt Input Impedance: 100k Ohms Damping Factor: 15 IM Distortion: 1% or less at 120 Watts Power Consumption: 115 Watts at idle, 290 Watts at full output Tube Compliment: 1 x 12AU7 (input), 1 x 12AU7 (driver), 2 x KT-88 or KT-150 (output) Finish: Carbide black chassis with chrome transformer covers Weight: 38 pounds each Dimensions: 6.5” H x 9.75” D x 15” W Price: $3995 with KT-88, $4395 with KT-150

 

The Mono 120 Amplifiers -
 

The Mono 120 offers the finesse and transparency of low powered tube amplifiers into the realm of less efficient speakers. Employing only two output tubes, this circuit provides 120 watts without stressing or pushing these tubes to their limit, and with the lowest output impedance and distortion of all the Quicksilver amplifiers, the Mono 120 brings a new level of performance to this power range.

The heart and soul of any tube amplifier is its output transformers. Quicksilver transformers are based on the best designs of the past while using newer materials to optimize performance. The high frequency characteristics of the transformers used in the Mono 120 are exceptionally stable that any type of loudspeaker may be used.

An on-board bias meter allows individual adjustment of each output tube and, with low-noise power supplies and circuitry, the Mono 120 can still be used on very efficient speakers. The 180 Joules of energy storage provide effortless dynamic response, transmitting the full musical impact of sudden shifts from soft to loud.

 

SPECIFICATIONS:

Power Output: 120 Watts into 4 or 8 Ohms from 20Hz to 20kHz
Power Bandwidth: 14Hz to 80kHz
Input Sensitivity: 1 Volt
Input Impedance: 100k Ohms
Damping Factor: 15
IM Distortion: 1% or less at 120 Watts
Power Consumption: 115 Watts at idle, 290 Watts at full output
Tube Compliment: 1 x 12AU7 (input), 1 x 12AU7 (driver), 2 x KT-88 or KT-150 (output)
Finish: Carbide black chassis with chrome transformer covers
Weight: 38 pounds each
Dimensions: 6.5” H x 9.75” D x 15” W