Products - Cary Classic

The Classic line combines the latest cutting edge technology with time proven innovation, resulting in the finest analog and digital designs we make. The components in this series offer sound reproduction that thrills and entertains audiences through the lifelike re-creation of music. Depending on the product you choose, the active components may be vacuum tube, solid state or digital. No matter what product you choose, each will deliver the glorious classic Cary Audio sound.

enjoy the lifelike recreation of music with cary classic
 

Tube Preamplifiers
 
SLP 03 SLP 03
The SLP 03 combines the desirable attributes of low noise, low distortion and ease of use making it an excellent preamplifier choice for your home audio system. This stereo vacuum tube preamplifier offers one XLR balanced input pair and six pairs of RCA single-ended inputs making it a very capable preamplifier.

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SLP 98 SLP 98P / SLP 98L
Full feature, hand wired, vacuum tube preamplifier featuring (4) 6SN7, (2) 12AX7, and (2) 12AU7 tubes. MM phono amplifier section built in.  Large heavy duty external power supply. Standard with remote volume control. Jaguar Carnival Red chassis with clear coat finish. ZERO feedback design. SLP 98L is line stage only.

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SLP 05 SLP 05
Full featured, top of the line preamplifier with 2 balanced and 3 RCA stereo inputs, CINEMA BYPASS, tape monitor loop, vacuum tube preamplifier featuring (8) 6SN7 vacuum tubes.Vacuum tube headphone power amplifier section built in. Matching external heavy duty power supply with 5AR4 vacuum tube rectification includes front panel voltage and bias meters for the power supply. Standard with remote volume control. Jaguar Anthracite Black clear coat steel chassis and silver anodized aluminum front panel are standard. ZERO feedback design.

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Phono Preamplifier
 
PH 302 MkII MM/MC
Moving coil and moving magnet phono preamplifier with 5AR4 vacuum tube voltage regulation. Shielded R-Core power transformer, separate step up transformers for MC cartridges, separate inputs for MC or MM cartridges, MM optimized for 47 k ohm load, MC 6 externally adjustable load settings.  Fully regulated power supply section, dual triode vacuum tube buffer and gain stages. High gain design with 54 dB overall gain in the MC section.  Black or silver anodized aluminum faceplate, black aluminum chassis. ZERO feedback design.

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Tube Integrated Amplifiers
 
SLI 80 SLI 80
80 watts per channel in Class A/B ultra-linear mode, push pull amplifier design, 40 Watts per channel in Class A Triode mode, stereo integrated amplifier, 3 stereo input pairs, sub woofer preamp output, black steel chassis, KT88 output tubes. Standard with remote volume control, has 4 or 8 ohm speaker impedance switches, headphone jack, triode or ultra-linear mode switches and oil filled capacitors.

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CAD 300 SEI CAD 300 SEI
15 watts per channel, Single Ended Triode design, Pure Class A, Integrated Stereo Amplifier with 300B output tubes. 3 stereo input pairs, Standard with remote volume control. Metallic blue chassis with clear coat finish. ZERO feedback design.

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Tube Power Amplifiers
 
CAD 120S MkII CAD 120S MKII
Rated at 60 watts per channel in triode mode and 120 watts per channel in ultralinear mode into an 8 ohm speaker load. Full rated output power is from 17 Hz to 23 kHz with less than 1% total harmonic distortion. The output stage may be switched ‘on the fly’ from triode mode to ultralinear mode by using a front panel selector button.

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CAD 805 AE

CAD 805 Anniversary Edition
50 watts per channel, Pure Class A Single Ended Triode Mono Blocks with dual 6SN7 input stage, 300B driver stage tube, includes both 845 and 211 output tubes. User selector switch for output tube. Jaguar Anthracite black chassis and top plate with clear coat finish, anodized aluminum front panel. ZERO feedback design.
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CAD 211 Founder's Edition CAD 211 Founder's Edition
150 watts Class B, 110 watts per channel in Class A/B, 70 watts per channel in Class A. All Triode tube Mono Blocks with 6CA7 current source, 6SL7 input tube, 300B driver tubes and 845 output tubes. Built in bias meter on front panel. Cardas Gold Film and Foil capacitors. Speaker terminals for 4, 8 or 16 ohm speakers. ZERO feedback design.

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Solid State Power Amplifiers
 
SA-500.1

SA-500.1
The SA-500.1 is a mono power amplifier rated at 500 watts per channel into an 8 ohm load and 1000 watts per channel into a 4 ohm load. The rear panel has XLR and RCA inputs and a remote turn on trigger. Quiet, low distortion operation with unmatched reliability.
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SA-200.2

SA-200.2
The SA-200.2 is a two channel power amplifier rated at 200 watts per channel into an 8 ohm load and 350 watts per channel into a 4 ohm load. The rear panel has XLR and RCA inputs and a remote turn on trigger. Quiet, low distortion operation with unmatched reliability.
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Source Components
 
HH-1 HH-1 - NEW!
The all-new HH-1 headphone amplifier is a stunning achievement in sound quality. Its hybrid design features a tube preamplifier stage followed by a single-ended FET solid-state amplifier, using the best performance features of both technologies combined to give you the most enjoyable listening experience possible.

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CD 303T SACD Pro DAC-100 - NEW!
If you asked most music lovers today how they purchase and store their music, the word computer would surely pop up consistently. The Cary Audio DAC-100 solid-state digital to analog converter (DAC) was specifically designed to address this growing segment of computer based storage and playback of digital files. This DAC incorporates a state of the art USB section for connecting and playing back these files directly from a computer. Utilizing Streamlength™ technology, the USB section streams data from the computer (PC or MAC) asynchronously, meaning the timing of the stream is handled by the built in XMOS processor and other components rather than the computer itself controlling the flow. This effectively eliminates digital jitter. The result is a cohesive, full bodied sound that makes the music sound more like music and less like a jittery computer file. The DAC-100 is capable of handling native hi-resolution music files of up to 24 bit/192kHz over the USB (1), coaxial (2), and Toslink (2) inputs.

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CD 306 SACD Pro

DAC-100t - NEW!
If you asked most music lovers today how they purchase and store their music, the word computer would surely pop up consistently. The Cary Audio DAC-100t vacuum tube digital to analog converter (DAC) was specifically designed to address this growing segment of computer based storage and playback of digital files. This DAC incorporates a state of the art USB section for connecting and playing back these files directly from a computer. Utilizing Streamlength™ technology, the USB section streams data from the computer (PC or MAC) asynchronously, meaning the timing of the stream is handled by the built in XMOS processor and other components rather than the computer itself controlling the flow. This effectively eliminates digital jitter. The result is a cohesive, full bodied sound that makes the music sound more like music and less like a jittery computer file. The DAC-100t is capable of handling native hi-resolution music files of up to 24 bit/192kHz over the USB (1), coaxial (2), and Toslink (2) inputs.
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