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Yamaha A-S1000


$1,300.00 Released November, 2008

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Precise volume adjustments - half-dB steps. Excellent construction - damping used for all major components. Bass - produces weighty low frequencies.

The Cons:Doesn't produce true tonal neutrality and precision. Not suitable for all musical genres. Expensive - only for those with high-end audio needs.

The Yamaha A-S1000 is a hi-fi natural sound stereo amplifer falling near the top of those offered by Yamaha. This system uses a new, superior approach to analog amplifier design and inherits the high sound quality design of the flagship A-S2000 to bring out the best of other components in your system.

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Product Shot 2 Some notable features include triple parallel electronic volume and tone controls and a fully discrete phono equalizer and MC head amp.  It is designed using symmetrical construction and has specially designed feet.

Specifications

  • Minimum RMS Output Power (8 ohms, 20 Hz—20 kHz, 0.02% THD): 90 W + 90 W
  • Minimum RMS Output Power (4 ohms, 20 Hz—20 kHz, 0.02% THD): 140 W + 140 W
  • Maximum Power (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD): 115 W + 115 W
  • Maximum Power (4 ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD): 190 W + 190 W
  • Dynamic Power/Channel (8/6/4/2 ohms) 105 W /135 W /190 W /220 W
  • Damping Factor (8 ohms, 20 Hz—20 kHz) 160
  • Input Sensitivity/Impedance, CD, etc.: 150 mV/47 k-ohms
  • Input Sensitivity/Impedance, Phono MM: 2.5 mV/47 k-ohms
  • Input Sensitivity/Impedance, Phono MC: 100 µV/50 ohms
  • Input Sensitivity/Impedance, Main In: 1 V/47 k-ohms
  • Frequency Response CD,etc. to Speaker Out, Flat Position: 5 Hz–100 kHz +0 dB/-3 dB
  • Frequency Response CD,etc. to Speaker Out, Flat Position 20 Hz–20 kHz,+0 dB/-0.3 dB
  • RIAA Equalization Deviation, Phono MM: 20 Hz–20 kHz, ±0.5 dB
  • RIAA Equalization Deviation, Phono MC: 20 Hz–20 kHz, ±0.5 dB
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (20 Hz–20 kHz), CD, etc. to Speaker Out: 0.015% (90 W/8 ohms)
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (20 Hz–20 kHz), Phono MM to Rec Out: 0.005% (2 V)
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (20 Hz–20 kHz), Phono MC to Rec Out: 0.05% (2 V)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio [IHF-A Network] CD, etc. (S: 150 mV, Input Shorted): 98 dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio [IHF-A Network] Phono MM (S: 5 mV, Input Shorted): 93 dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio [IHF-A Network] Phono MC (S: 500 µV, Input Shorted): 85 dB
  • Residual Noise:  (CD, etc., IHF-A-Network)
  • Channel Separation(1 kHz/10 kHz) CD, etc., Input 5.1 k-ohms Terminaled: 74 dB/54 dB
  • Channel Separation(1 kHz/10 kHz) Phono MM, Input Shorted, Vol: -30dB 90 dB/77 dB
  • Channel Separation(1 kHz/10 kHz) Phono MC, Input Shorted, Vol: -30dB 66 dB/65 dB
  • Bass Boost/Cut (at 50 Hz): ±9 dB
  • Bass Turnover Frequency: 350 Hz
  • Treble Boost/Cut (at 20 Hz): ±9 dB
  • Treble Turnover Frequency: 3.5 kHz
  • Audio Muting: -20 dB (approx.)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 435 x 137 x 465 mm, 17-1/8” x 5-3/8” x 18-5/16”
  • Weight: 22 kg, 48.5 lbs.

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  • 5

    precise volume adjustments - half-dB steps

  • 1

    excellent construction - damping used for all major components

  • 1

    bass - produces weighty low frequencies

  • 1

    treble - clear and crisp

  • 0

    midrange - clearly reproduces voices

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    doesn't produce true tonal neutrality and precision

  • 0

    not suitable for all musical genres

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    expensive - only for those with high-end audio needs

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