Ayre Acoustics KX-R Twenty Preamplifier.

Ayre Acoustics writes: “A marvelous marriage of mechanical and electrical engineering. Our audio input module and variable gain transconductance circuit for one of the KX-R Twenty channels prepped for installation. Our technician Clare, might have been a luxury watch maker in a previous life. The best sounding preamp at any volume, and any price.”

  • Variable Gain Transimpedance (VGT) volume circuit
  • Ayre’s exclusive Diamond output circuit
  • AyreLock power supply
  • zero-feedback
  • fully-balanced discrete circuitry
  • 60 step volume control, each of 1.0 dB
  • Equilock circuitry for active gain devices
  • Input ground switching for true source isolation
  • Eight inputs: four balanced, four single-ended
  • Two balanced outputs, two balanced tape outputs
  • Dimmable silent-mode fluorescent display
  • Ultra-high-speed circuit board material
  • Fly-by-wire control system
  • Solid aluminum monocoque chassis
  • Ayre Conditioner Power-Line RFI Filter
  • Programmable processor pass-through input
  • Full-function remote control operation