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Primaluna Dialogue Premium Power Amplifier

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DiaLogue Four, Five, Six and Seven, those were some heady days.  On the heals of the most awarded series ever, the ProLogue series, PrimaLuna showed the world that you could make an amp better built and better sounding at a quarter of the price you expected to pay. We are proud to present the n ...Read more

DiaLogue Four, Five, Six and Seven, those were some heady days.  On the heals of the most awarded series ever, the ProLogue series, PrimaLuna showed the world that you could make an amp better built and better sounding at a quarter of the price you expected to pay. We are proud to present the new DiaLogue Premium Poweramplifier.

Manufacturer Site Link: Primaluna

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The DiaLogue Premium Series also includes the same innovative circuits found in the ProLogue Premium series, that protect the amp and improve sound at every level:

BTI-circuit. BTI stands for "Bad Tube Indicator." On the chassis’ deck in front of each power tube, is a small LED that lights up if the tube goes bad. The circuit then puts the amp into protection mode.  With other brands, this may be when you have to break out the soldering iron to replace a plate resistor, and replace two or four tubes because your amp requires matched sets.  With PrimaLuna, you just replace the tube it tells you to (no matched tubes required), and turn the amp back on.  No hassles, no headaches.

PTP-circuit. If the power transformer should overheat, this "Power Transformer Protection" circuit cuts primary power, allows the amp to cool down, then resets itself.

OTP-circuit. The "Output Transformer Protection" circuit protects the output transformers in the event of user error crossing speaker wires.

+B relay. Replaces the plate fuse and works in conjunction with the OTP-circuit to protect the amp against tube failure. This method is less intrusive sonically and the relay resets itself once the faulty tube is replaced.

SmartWatts design.  PrimaLuna's true-value, low stress design philosophy.  Many manufacturers fudge on their power ratings, claiming power that is mathematically impossible.  Every seasoned tube owners knows that 20 watts from a tube amp is a ton of power.  What is really important is that PrimaLuna runs their power tubes up to 40% easier that other manufacturers.  You can tell easily by putting your hand on top of a PrimaLuna amp.  They run cooler than others.  There is no reason to run tubes at their jagged edge. 

Custom wide bandwidth output transformers No other brand can copy the PrimaLuna sound for one simple reason: PrimaLuna output transformers. Almost every manufacturer buys their output transformers off the shelf; with varying degrees of success. Transformers are the most important (and most expensive) ingredient in making an amplifier. Our output transformers are custom wound in-house. The designs are the result of collaboration between engineers in the Netherlands and the United States, and built to the same standards that you come to expect from the world’s authority on tube amplifier manufacturing. 

Output Stereo:  42 watts x 2 (ultra-linear), 25 watts x 2 (triode)

Output Mono:  83 watts (ultra-linear), 50 watts (triode)

Freq. Response (+/- 1dB): 12Hz-75kHz (stereo), 9Hz-85kHz (mono)

THD (1W/1kHz): 0.1% (stereo), 0.17% (mono)

S/N Ratio:  94 dB (stereo), 93 dB (mono)

Input Sensitivity: 880mV

Input Impedance:  100k Ohm

Power Consumption:  280 watts

Dimensions: 15" x 8.3 " x 14.2" (WxHxD)

Weight:  63.8 lbs

Inputs: 1 pair RCA

Outputs: 4, 8 , & 16 Ohm output taps (stereo)

KT88, KT120 or KT150 tubes also available