Audia Flight Strumento No. 8 Mono Power Amplifier - Dreamedia AV
Audia Flight Strumento No. 8 Mono Power Amplifier - Dreamedia AV
Audia Flight Strumento No. 8 Mono Power Amplifier - Dreamedia AV
Audia Flight Strumento No. 8 Mono Power Amplifier - Dreamedia AV
Audia Flight Strumento No. 8 Mono Power Amplifier - Dreamedia AV
Vendor: Audia Flight

Audia Flight Strumento No. 8 Mono Power Amplifier

High-Fidelity Mono Power Amplifier
$29,999.00
$29,999.00

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Audia Flight Strumento No. 8 Mono Power Amplifier

Unparalleled Power and Precision

Indulge your senses in an auditory experience that transcends the ordinary with the Audia Flight Strumento no. 8 Mono Power Amplifier. Engineered for the audiophile who seeks nothing less than perfection, this amplifier is a testament to the relentless pursuit of audio excellence. Imagine the power to drive any speaker to its optimal performance, with a staggering 500 Watts RMS at 8 Ohms, and doubling up to 1000 Watts RMS at 4 Ohms and an awe-inspiring 2000 Watts RMS at 2 Ohms. This is not just power; it's controlled, refined, and pure musical energy waiting to fill your room with unparalleled sound.


Exquisite Sound Details

The Strumento no. 8 is not just about power, it's also about the subtleties that define great sound. The frequency response is as wide as 0.3 Hz to 1 MHz, ensuring that every note is heard, from the deepest bass to the highest treble, with lifelike clarity. A slew rate of > 200 V/µS means that this amplifier responds to audio signals with lightning-fast precision, ensuring that the most dynamic and demanding music passages are delivered with exacting accuracy.


Flawless Audio Reproduction

With a Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) of < 0.05 % and a Signal-to-Noise Ratio (S/N Ratio) of 110 dB, the Strumento no. 8 ensures that what you hear is as close to the original recording as possible. The music comes through with an impeccable sense of realism, free from unwanted noise or distortion. This is audio fidelity in its purest form.


Design and Build Quality

The Strumento no. 8's design philosophy is built around the concept of interference-free audio. Every component is meticulously chosen and placed within a high-quality aluminum cast chassis. The thermal stabilization and interference isolation techniques ensure that each note is insulated from external vibrations and internal resonances, allowing the music to flow with unimpeded grace.
  • Fully balanced circuitry: For a noise-free signal path and superior channel separation.
  • Class A current-feedback circuitry: For a warm, natural sound without coloration.
  • Ultra high-grade capacitors: To maintain signal purity and provide exceptional power reserve.
  • Custom 3000VA audio transformer: For an abundant power supply that never wanes, even during the most demanding musical passages.

Intuitive Custom Features

The Strumento no. 8 is not only a powerhouse of performance, but it also offers a suite of customizable features designed to enhance your listening experience. From input renaming to preamp standby mode, you have the power to tailor the amplifier to your unique preferences. The compact metal-cased remote control lends a touch of elegance and convenience, allowing you to fine-tune your audio settings with the touch of a button.


Energy Efficiency and Eco-Friendly Operation

Despite its impressive power output, the Audia Flight Strumento no. 8 is designed with energy efficiency in mind. A stand-by power consumption of < 1W means that it sips energy when not in use, contributing to a greener planet. The nominal power consumption is a modest 330W, ensuring that your electric bills remain as low as possible without compromising on audio quality.


Specifications at a Glance

  • Output Power: 500W RMS @ 8 Ohm / 1000W RMS @ 4 Ohm / 2000W RMS @ 2 Ohm
  • Gain: 29 dB
  • Input Sensitivity: 1.41 Volts RMS
  • Frequency Response: 0.3 Hz to 1 MHz
  • Slew Rate: > 200 V/µS
  • THD: < 0.05%
  • S/N Ratio: 110 dB
  • Input Impedance: 7.5 kOhm (Unbalanced/Balanced)
  • Damping Factor: > 1000
  • Dimensions: 450 x 280 x 500 mm (W x H x D)
  • Weight: 95 kg

Superior Connectivity and Versatility

The Audia Flight Strumento no. 8 is built to accommodate a variety of setups and preferences. With main voltage AC options ranging from 100 to 240 V, it's ready to deliver its astonishing performance worldwide. The dual mono construction ensures that each channel operates independently, free from cross-channel interference, delivering a soundstage with pinpoint accuracy and a sense of three-dimensional space.


The Dreamedia Touch

At Dreamedia, we understand that creating the perfect home theater system is as much an art as it is a science. That's why we offer our expertise to design a system that integrates the Audia Flight Strumento no. 8 seamlessly into your space. Our team is here to ensure that your investment in high-fidelity sound is matched with a setup that maximizes its potential.


The Ultimate Statement in High-Fidelity

The Audia Flight Strumento no. 8 Mono Power Amplifier is more than just an audio component; it's a statement piece that speaks volumes about your commitment to the finest in high-fidelity sound. With its combination of raw power, detailed sound reproduction, and impeccable build quality, it stands as a pinnacle of audio engineering. Embrace the ultimate listening experience with an amplifier that defines the very essence of pure, unadulterated sound. Discover the Audia Flight Strumento no. 8 at Dreamedia – where your dream home theater comes to life.

Our Review

Audia Flight Strumento No. 8 Mono Power Amplifier Review

Introduction

Audia Flight has carved out a niche for itself in the high-end audio market with a reputation for crafting equipment that satisfies the most discerning audiophiles. The Strumento No. 8 Mono Power Amplifier is a testament to their commitment to excellence, representing the pinnacle of their design philosophy. Upon first glance, it's clear that this product aspires to not just meet, but exceed the expectations of audio purists.

Design and Build Quality

The Strumento No. 8's ultra high-grade, bespoke aluminum cast chassis is not just a visual statement but a functional one, aiding in the reduction of interference and vibrations. At a substantial 95kg, this amplifier demands a dedicated space within a home theater setup. Its dimensions require consideration for proper ventilation and positioning. The meticulous attention to the mechanical details underlines Audia Flight's dedication to a no-compromise approach to build quality.

Technical Specifications

Audia Flight's Strumento No. 8 boasts an impressive output power that ranges from 500W at 8 Ohms to a staggering 2000W at 2 Ohms, ensuring it can drive even the most demanding speakers with ease. Its frequency response stretches from an almost inaudible 0.3 Hz to an ultrasonic 1 MHz, guaranteeing a reproduction of audio that is faithful to the original recording. The amplifier's slew rate, exceeding 200 V/μS, ensures it can handle rapid changes in audio signals, resulting in a crisp and precise sound. With a THD of less than 0.05% and an SNR of 110 dB, the clarity of the audio output is maintained with minimal distortion.

Features and Functionality

The Strumento No. 8's fully balanced circuitry and exclusive gain stage design are at the heart of its performance, providing a pristine audio path that is less susceptible to noise and distortion. The dual mono construction isolates the channels to eliminate cross-talk and enhance stereo separation. The inclusion of two high-current power supplies and a massive 3000VA custom-made audio transformer for each channel speaks to the amplifier's ability to deliver power with precision. The ultra-fast rectifiers ensure that the power supply responds swiftly to the demanding dynamics of music playback.

Usability and Customization

The compact metal-cased remote control provides tactile feedback and a sense of luxury when adjusting volume or settings. The Strumento No. 8 is user-friendly, allowing customization such as input renaming and adjustable preamp standby mode which can be particularly appealing to users who value a personalized listening experience. This level of customization facilitates the integration of the amplifier into a wide range of systems and user preferences.

Performance

When put to the test, the Strumento No. 8 delivers an audio experience that is both expansive and nuanced. The clarity and dynamics are immediately noticeable, with a soundstage that is both wide and precisely defined. Its performance when paired with a variety of speakers reveals its versatility and ability to bring out the best in any high-quality audio system. The amplifier's power reserves translate into effortless reproduction of complex musical passages, from the subtlest details to the most explosive peaks.

Pros and Cons

The Strumento No. 8 shines with its high output power, broad frequency response, and an exceptional level of craftsmanship that is expected in the high-end audio segment. Its modular design and customization options ensure that it can adapt to the evolving needs of the user. However, the high power consumption under load and the amplifier's significant size and weight are considerations that cannot be overlooked, potentially impacting its suitability for some living spaces and setups.

Final Thoughts

The Audia Flight Strumento No. 8 Mono Power Amplifier is a product of uncompromising quality for those who seek the apex of audio performance. It stands as an investment in auditory excellence, suitable for audiophiles with the space to accommodate it and the speakers to challenge it. While the value proposition is in line with its high-end status, potential buyers will need to ensure that their system and listening environment can fully capitalize on the exceptional capabilities of this formidable amplifier.

Specifications

Amplifier Specifications

  • Output Power (8 Ohms): 500 Watts RMS
  • Output Power (4 Ohms): 1000 Watts RMS
  • Output Power (2 Ohms): 2000 Watts RMS
  • Gain: 29 dB
  • Input Sensitivity: 1.41 Volts RMS
  • Frequency Response: 0.3 Hz to 1 MHz
  • Slew Rate: > 200 V/µS
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (THD): < 0.05 %
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (S/N Ratio): 110 dB
  • Input Impedance (Unbalanced): 7.5 kOhm
  • Input Impedance (Balanced): 7.5 kOhm
  • Damping Factor: > 1000
  • Main Voltage AC: 100, 110-115, 220-230, 240 V
  • Stand-by Power Consumption: < 1W
  • Nominal Power Consumption: 330W
  • Power Consumption (600W RMS @ 8 Ohm): 1100W

Physical Specifications

  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 450 x 280 x 500 mm
  • Weight: 95 kg
  • Shipping Dimensions (W x H x D): 580 x 410 x 700 mm
  • Shipping Weight: 125 kg

Features

  • Circuitry: Fully balanced
  • Component Selection: Ultra high-grade
  • Power Supply Capacitance: Extra low impedance, ultra high-grade capacitors
  • Printed Circuit Boards: Custom boards with high-grade surface copper
  • Output Stage Copper Bars: Ultra pure
  • Gain Stage: Class A current-feedback circuitry
  • Audio Transformer: 3000VA custom made
  • Component Encapsulation: Thermal stabilization and interference isolation
  • Mechanical Isolation: Power transformers decoupled from audio circuit chassis
  • Chassis Material: High-quality aluminum cast
  • Surface Finish: Hand-finished mirror polishing and silk-screening

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