Cary CAD-280SA V12 power amplifier Specifications

Sidebar 1: Specifications

Description: Two-channel, push-pull tube power amplifier. Tube complement: two 6922 input tubes, two SV83/EL84 driver tubes, twelve EL34 output tubes. Inputs: RCA or XLR, switch-selectable. Outputs: three five-way binding posts, red for 4 and 8 ohm transformer taps, black for ground. Specified output power: 50Wpc (17dBW) triode, 100Wpc (20dBW) ultralinear. Input sensitivity: 2V for full output. Input impedance: 150k ohms. Noise and hum: 84dB below rated output. Frequency response at full power output: 20Hz-23kHz, ±1dB. Power consumption: 420W Operate, 10W Standby.
Dimensions: 12.5" W by 9" H by 20" D. Weight: 85 lbs.
Finish: Clear coat over Jaguar Carnival Red. Front panel: machined, black-anodized aluminum.
Serial number of unit reviewed: 210117.
Price: $4000 (2001), $4250 (2004). Approximate number of dealers: 40.
Manufacturer: Cary Audio Designs, 1020 Goodworth Drive, Apex, NC 27539. Tel: (919) 355-0010. Fax: (919) 460-3828. Web:

1020 Goodworth Drive
Apex, NC 27539
(919) 355-0010