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Class A Tube Output Unit – featuring multiple inductive power supply stages with 12 or 6 valve output stages.
TUBE-1012 & TUBE-1006 are the best way to improve the Gold Note electronics even further to reach a whole new level of performance through the Class A 12 or 6 valve output stages. Our sources and amplifications are solid state designs. They are capable of great control and definition providing outstanding realism in recreating the musical event. But if you prefer the sound of the tubes and want to bring your system to its very top performance, the TUBE-1012 & TUBE-1006 is the way to go.
Connect them to your Gold Note electronics and listen – you’ll hear Solid State and Tubes playing in perfect synergy to deliver the best performance, wonderfully natural and musical, for a truly High-End listening experience. Our proprietary Totem-Pole Output Stage design, with six independent audio stages per single tube, guarantees ultra-wide bandwidth response and ultra-low distortion to deliver the purest audio signal ever. TUBE-1012 & TUBE-1006 easy to connect, easy to use. Thanks to new audio inputs on the rear panel our valve output stages can be connected with up to two sources at the same time using the TUBE INPUT for the Gold Note sources and the LINE INPUT for other manufacturers. The input can be easily selected from the front panel for maximum convenience and ease of use.
TUBE-1006/1012: Totem-Pole Output Stage design
MAX INPUT: 8Vrms linear
MAX OUTPUT: 20Vrms @ XLR & 10Vrms @ RCA
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE: <600Ω
INPUT SENSITIVITY: 4Vrms
RECOMMENDED LOAD: >5KΩ
TUBES: TUBE-1012: 6n1p x 12, TUBE-1006: 6n1p x 6
TRANSFORMERS: No coupling transformers on the IN/OUT
GAIN: +3,5 dB
POWER ABSORPTION: TUBE-1012: 80W, TUBE-1006: 50W
POWER SUPPLY: 100-120V / 220-240V, 50/60Hz, TUBE-1006: Gold Note custom made transformer, TUBE-1012: Super Linear Vacuum Tube Regulator with 4 Inductive Choke filters
DIMENSIONS: 430mm W 135mm H 370mm D
WEIGHT: TUBE-1012: 35lbs net – 46lbs boxed, TUBE-1006: 29lbs net – 42lbs boxed
FINISHES: Brushed Aluminum Black, Silver or Gold
Availability: This product typically ships in 1-2 weeks.
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