STAX Introduces Flagship Electrostatic EarSpeakers Amplifier

STAX Japan, the leader in electrostatic headphones and amplifiers introduces an all-new flagship EarSpeakers amplifier. The SRM-T8000 is a hybrid construction adopting a double-triode 6922, which is a reputation for high sound quality in the first stage, and a semiconductor of class-A operation for the output stage. The Vacuum tube is a separate board made of vibration-proof damper and shield cover and thorough elimination of vibration and noise. High-capacity large toroidal transformers and other high-quality parts selected carefully are introduced to details. The SRM-T8000 features a unique EXTERNAL (BYPASS) function which passed the volume of this machine and made it possible to adjust the volume with external equipment is installed.

SRM-T8000 will be available in mid-June 2017 with an MSRP of 595,000 yen (approx. $5,338.00 USD) (Source)

PHOTO CREDIT: Head-Fi.org

PHOTO CREDIT: Head-Fi.org

Specification        

  • Frequency characteristics    : 1 to 115 kHz / when using one ear speaker     
  • Harmonic distortion ratio      : 0.01% or less / 1 kHz (when one ear speaker is used )       
  • Degree of amplification     : 60 dB     
  • Rated input level    : 100 mV / 100 V output     
  • Maximum output voltage      : 470 V rms / 1 kHz      
  • Input impedance    : 50 kΩ / 50 kΩ × 2 when balanced
  • Number of inputs      : RCA x 2, XLR x 1 (additional option x 1)
  • Use vacuum tube    : 6922 x 2 books   
  • Power consumption       : 95 W (58 W when option slot is not used)   
  • External dimensions       : 320 (W) x 103 (H) x 360 (D) mm (body) When including knob etc. 395 mm (D)    
  • Weight       : 7.3 kg
Introduction video from Head-Fi.org.

Introduction video from Head-Fi.org.