Integrated stereo amps

Classic 1
Bi-Amp 1-2
Bi-Amp 1-4

Two times an amplifier: Bi-Amp 1-2

Can feelings be amplified? Well, we believe that given you feed it with the right music, this Bi-Amp 1-2 can.

The use of different exchangeable boards means you can configure the Bi-Amp 1-2 to match your demands exactly.

"Ingo Hansen and his mates certainly knew where to start to achieve more than just another component; which ultimately means you'll get emotion guaranteed! “
image hifi / Ulrich Michalik

This resulting Bi-Amp is dedicated to highest audiophile performance, unsurpassed in most pre & power amplifier combinations.

It performs accurately and deserves to be played loud. Where other amps begin to compress or run into heavy clipping, the Bi-Amp lets the instruments breathe. Even at extreme sound pressure levels, it keeps cool like a sportscar cruising at over 100 mph on a flat German Autobahn.

Unique layout.
By using a multi-layer board, we have achieved a quick, stable power supply for all the stages. The entire current capability of the amp is improved. Dynamism, speed and maximum power output reach unbelievable levels (a level that some, even far more expensive, rivals will never meet).
Star earthing and sophisticated layouts further improve the impression of being really close to the stage.

An extremely high performance Toroid transformer offers supreme stability and signal reproduction

The Bi-Amp delivers peak levels up to 20 Ampere and stays absolutely stable with loads as low as 1,4 ohms.

Job rotation: Exchangeable phono boards
The phono boards are designed for quick exchange. You can switch a pc board for MM or MC cartridges optionally. Impedance and capacity settings are widely variable. They can be optimised for your favourite pickup when you order your PHONOSOPHIE amplifier.

Audiophile orientated circuit design with sophisticated board technology and selected components ensure, that the Bi-Amp is the right choice for the discerning ear.

Bi-Butt kicks your...
and gets you closer to the stage. The optional Bi-Butt board (erhem, stands for double Butterworth filter, or what did you think?) enables the adaptation of the speakers to the room. By limiting the bandwidth on both ends of the frequency range, the filter board is used in our integrated amplifiers, to improve the inherent dynamic behaviour of the amp and precision of the individual channels.

It's not over till X-Over
A real speciality of this integrated amp is the optionally available active cross over network X-Over -2 (requires a four channel amplifier configuration). With that tiny little extra, you can activate and precisely adjust your passive speakers from brands like Naim, Linn, PHONOSOPHIE and others. This results in a dramatic rise in precission, imaging depth and low level information. It will sound even more real

It talks fluently German: DIN deals with connections
PHONOSOPHIE employs DIN sockets for all connections other than Phono, for which we use BNC terminals.

The lockable DIN connectors offer mechanical and electrical advantages. By using a common ground, we avoid the inclusion of different potentials, so that hum doesn't interfere with the sound quality.

BNC connectors are standard in the measuring business and everywhere where extremely low level signals have to be handled. No wonder that we believe that BNCs are the best choice for transmitting the sensitive phono signal to the amp.

Banana plugs offer the most precisely defined contact with the largest surface area of all loudspeaker connectors and guess what: that's why we use them in all our amps!

PHONOSOPHIE uses cases made of carefully treated aluminium (4 mm thick) with finest grade of surface polishing. In contrast to the heavy armour wrapped around common high end audio components, it will not suffer from vibration energy trapped between thick metal sheets.
Instead, this kind of lean construction offers more control when dealing with vibrations as they are eliminated from the cabinet in the shortest time possible. To reduce vibration effects even further, you can use our racksystem, which is complimentary to the cabinets design and supports them perfectly for optimum sound reproduction.

PHONOSOPHIE System remote. The system remote control is included so you can control everything – even third party components – from a comortable distance of up to 16 meters due to double LEDs.

Start up!
Here you can find your nearest

LPs, CDs, DVDs…

The quality of the mains supply is essential to increase impulsivity, signal stability and liveness in performance.

Stand up!
Solid like a rock
and light as a feather would be the ideal home base for your hi-fi system. You
will be surprised,
how much the stand affects the total quality of sound. If you want to get closer to the music, start here!

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