BITTNER Tonmeister 500 49.000,00 € ultimate tube power amplifier

Indtroduced at the Munich high end audio show, BITTNER 49.000,00 € Tonmeister 500 ultimate power amplifiers was designed to provide maximum control to power absorbing speakers at 4, 8 or 16 ohms with a damping factor of 15 and comes with the iPad app, that provides remote control of power, muting, bias, operating time, meters backlight, monitoring and control of multiple amplifiers, mains...

Extraordinary results arise when enjoyment of the exceptional meets decades of experience. Sound and beauty show the distinct hand of a perfectionist whose demanding ideas make the difference. A dynamic promise that distances the competition and exceeds the highest expectations: TonMeister 500

A masterpiece, perfect in form and appearance. Impressive from every perspective. Following a touching design vocabulary.

The visible perfection is not an illusion but a promise for a stunningly musical sound that deeply touches all senses. It is time for a new ideal that combines skill, experience, tradition, and innovation in its purest form.

Charisma makes the difference!

Decades of experience in designing and manufacturing unique and superior amplifiers found their peak in the creation of the TonMeister 500. It includes Bittner’s unique and ground breaking ideas and concepts that have proven their qualities in other acclaimed Bittner amplifier series.

To provide explosive dynamics and impact Bittner designed switching power supplies that match and exceed the demanding circuitry of a high power tube amplifier. The extremely low THD+N at high output power verifies this concept.

The TonMeister 500 is providing maximum control to power absorbing speakers. At 4, 8 or 16 ohms with a damping factor of 15. It leads the listener into an overwhelming physical dimension of sound experience.

Music transforms into a sensual enjoyment with details that portrait music in highest definition and delity. It reveals miniscule characteristics and performance cues musicians dream about.

The entirety of expertise, the enjoyment of the exceptional and the desire to deliver an incomparable sound form a unique sensual experience – sonically breathtaking.


Two monoblocks
Handmade high-precision transformers
Ten precisely selected and matched tube pairs
4 / 8 / 16 Ω tabs
Two analog wattmeters
Two separate high performance power supplies. One per monoblock – providing superior and uncompromising power
USB interface for diagnostics and control
Wireless control and monitoring
Remote power on with external voltages from 5 – 24 VDC
Mains supply: 230 V, 50Hz, optional 115 V, 60 Hz
Power requirement: 780 watts per channel
Two separate 9-gauge power chords with Neutrik powerCON connectors
Weight: 65 kg net, 95 kg shipping
TonMeister 500 Inputs & Outputs
Output power per channel:
250 watts continuous, 4 / 8 / 16 Ω
Frequency response:
3 Hz – 120 kHz, +0/-3 dB @ 1 watt
Rated power band:
10 Hz – 80 kHz, +0/-3 dB @ 250 watts
THD+N: 0,01 %, 1 watt @ 1 kHz
THD+N: 0,1 %, 250 watts @ 1 kHz
SNR: -114 dB (IEC-A)
Damping factor: > 15
Tubes, matched and selected:
20x KT120, 2x 6N30, 2x 6N1P, 2x 6550
TonMeister App Tablet

A tablet app provides remote control of power, muting, bias, operating time, meters backlight, monitoring and control of multiple ampliers, mains