Balanced Audio Technology VK-3iX preamplifier & & VK-55 power amplifier Specifications
VK-3iX: Tube preamplifier. Tube complement: 2 6H30s, 2 6V6s, SE version; 4 6922s, 2 6V6s, standard version. Frequency response: 2Hz–300kHz, –3dB, at unity gain. Maximum gain: 20dB. Maximum output: 40V RMS. Distortion at 2V output: 0.01%. Noise: –100dB unweighted. Volume control resolution: 99 steps, 0.5–1dB each. Output impedance: 1k ohm. Minimum power-amplifier input impedance: 10k ohms.
Dimensions: 19" (485mm) W by 5.75" (145mm) H by 15.5" (400mm) D. Weight: 30 lbs (13.6kg).
Serial number of unit reviewed: 030600696.
Price: $2495; phono card, add $500; remote control, add $500.
VK-55: Tube power amplifier. Tube complement: 4 6C33C-Bs, 4 6H80s. Output power: 55Wpc into 8 ohms at <3% THD (17.4dBW). Frequency range: 7Hz–200kHz. Input impedance: 215k ohms. Voltage gain: 25dB.
Dimensions: 17" (435mm) W by 8" (205mm) H by 16" (410mm) D. Weight: 50 lbs (22.7kg).
Serial number of unit reviewed: 0550400052.
Both: Approximate number of dealers: 50.
Manufacturer: Balanced Audio Technology Inc., 1300 First State Blvd., Suite A, Wilmington, DE 19804. Tel: (302) 999-8855. Fax: (302) 999-8818. Web: www.balanced.com.