A sneak peek at the brand new and upcoming Aries Cerat Ianus Quintessence hybrid monoblock power amplifiers.
Triode or solid state?
The triode-like transfer curves of the TriodeFet means the Ianus sounds very much like the very best Single Ended tube amplifier. A superb midrange and treble, accurate timbre and the huge soundstage we expect from big bottle tube amplification.
In the case of the Ianus it is also able to deliver more current, and is essentially maintenance free as the internal tubes used for curve creation are rated at 10,000 hours lifespan. Its unique single stage nature means that it is as sonically transparent as it can get.