Ayre VX-5 Twenty
Ayre VX-5 Twenty
Ayre VX-5 Amplifier
The Ayre VX-5 fully-discrete, fully-balanced, zero-feedback amplifier features Ayre's exclusive Equilock circuitry and Ayre's Diamond output stage giving it both the power and the control for the most demanding musical passages. The VX-5 is every bit the refined and sublime musical masterpiece you have come to expect from an Ayre product. With the addition of the new Diamond output stage this amplifier packs a punch so palpable you will find yourself clinging to the essence of every note. Make an Ayre VX-5 the foundation of your music system and redefine your expectation of what an amplifier should do.
Your Ayre VX-5 offers a significant advance in the musical performance of high-fidelity equipment. The warmth and immediacy of a live performance are apparent from the first listening. The combination of superb resolution and a natural, relaxed quality will draw you into the music, time and time again.
This level of performance has been implemented using the highest level of workmanship and materials. You can be assured that the Ayre VX-5 will provide you a lifetime of musical enjoyment.
Ayre’s new Diamond output stage
Ayre’s exclusive Equilock circuit
Linear analog power supply
zero-feedback and fully-balanced discrete circuitry
High-speed circuit board material
Custom developed audio-grade resistors
Ayre Conditioner power line RFI filter
AyreLink communication system
The Ayre VX-5 offers one pair of balanced inputs and one pair of single-ended inputs.
175 watts per channel continuous into 8 ohms
350 watts per channel continuous into 4 ohms
1 MΩ unbalanced inputs
2 MΩ balanced inputs (1 MΩ per phase)
DC - 250 kHz
35 watts in low-current consumption mode
325 watts in operating mode, no signal
17.25" W x 18.75" D x 4.875" H
(44cm x 48cm x 12cm)