Aaudio Imports has introduced the AMP C1 Stereo Integrated Amplifier into the U.S. market, a two-channel power amp with variable amplification and input choices, by Balanced Music Concept (B.M.C.) Audio of Germany.
B.M.C.’s Amp C1 is part of a series of amplifiers the company designed to deliver music to loudspeakers purely and transparently, avoiding any intrusion of the amplifier itself.
The Amp C1 delivers two channels of 200 Watts at 8 Ohms, or two channels of 350 Watts at 4 Ohms, supplied by a fully stabilized network with a 2-kilowatt toroid transformer and balanced-current capacitors.
Key features include:
• Digital Intelligent Gain Management (DIGM), a volume and amplification control that recalibrates gain without dividing and downgrading the input signal. DIGM enables the adjustment of left/right output balances in 66 1-decibel increments, avoids unnecessary high gain and additional amplifier stages, eliminates the need for a preamp circuit, and allows a DAC to directly connect to the amplifier.
• Load Effect Free (LEF) Technology, which achieves high output and high quality audio reproduction unaffected by faults on the transistor side. It provides a top-level signal without voltage amplification, and increases the AMP C1’s efficiency.
• Current Injection (CI), which further increases the purity of the amplifier’s signal and the immediacy of its musical reproduction by processing the original input current up to its arrival at the loudspeakers.
The AMP C1 Stereo Integrated Amplifier is available now from authorized Aaudio Imports dealers at a suggested price of $7,990 (U.S. MSRP).