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AVM SD 5.2 Streaming Preamplifier/DSD DAC/Tube Line Stage
AVM SD 5.2 Streaming Preamplifier/DSD DAC/Tube Line Stage

AVM SD 5.2 Streaming Preamplifier/DSD DAC/Tube Line Stage

SKU: SD 5.2-SilverAVM
$9,495.00
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Product Description

EVOLUTION SD Streaming DAC – a completely different animal: The new SD units herald a completely new category of AVM components with streaming capabilities. The brand new SD components combine a DAC with DSD, Streaming Client, web radio, analog PreAmp with 2 analog line inputs and a high performance headphone amp all into one unit. We call them Streaming DAC or short: SD.

In the SD 3.2 we focus on pure solid state technology in all amplifier stages. This technology is compiled into a cabinet size well known from our CD 3.2 or the SA 3.2 stereo power amplifier. As SD 5.2 we add the additional Evolution tube line stage as it is being known from the CD 5.2 or the PA 5.2. This proprietary AVM Tube technology in combination with new ways to access digital data stream is compiled in a housing size equal the size of the CD 5.2 or a pair of Mono Power Amplifiers MA 3.2 S. Since both SD units may serve as full-blown PreAmps, combining them with our Power Amps SA 3.2 or MA 3.2 S is a logical consequence.

The SD 5.2 features the additional Evolution Tube Line Stage with two additional power supplies. These additional power supplies supply the tube heating. As tubes AVM uses the custom made AVM 83 T:

• Tube Line Stage with AVM 83 T used in balanced mode
• High voltage generator independent from the AC mains supplying the tube heating

With the new SD units so called computer audio comes to the Evolution Line. A completely new combination of streaming client, DAC with DSD, analog preamplifier and headphone amp creates a new category of digital sound center for listens with a focus on digitally streamed music from different sources. In the SD 5.2 the Evolution Line tube line stages are added on top, creating a digital music center with charming tube sound.

2 DACs per channel are being applied. This way even the digital domain the music signals are being processed in balanced mode. The streaming engine allows countless formats to be processed. Sonically, the SD 5.2 sparks the charming sound of the tube line stages. These amplifier stages are directly derived from the PA 8 of the OVATION series enchanting with their emotional music reproduction. In the SD 5.2 tube stages the proprietary AVM 83 T tubes are being applied. The SD 3.2 derives its sonic diversity by using solid state amplification in all stages.

Shipping

All orders are processed within 48 hours from date of order.

We offer Free Ground Shipping on all orders regardless of size.  

  • If you would like to receive your order quicker you can request Express shipping during Check-Out in the Comments section.  Additional charges will apply.
  • In-stock items are shipped from our Vancouver warehouse and will reach major Canadian cities in 5-7 business days.
  • Items not in stock will either ship from one of our manufacturer partners' warehouses or in rare cases first must be sent to Vancouver and then to you.  
    • If the expected arrival to you will be more than 7 business days you will be notified by email and at that point you will have the option to proceed or if you cannot wait then order can be cancelled.

Returns Policy 

We will gladly:

  • (a) exchange a product that is not special ordered, or shipped from one of our partner warehouses, for a new product of equal value (product purchased must be unopened)
  • (b) exchange a product if it is defective or damaged for the same product

within 15 days after the product has been delivered to you.

Returns for refund are not accepted.

For an exchange, you must notify us by email at info@hificentre.com. We will acknowledge receipt of your email by reply and assist you in returning the product as identified below. Make sure to send and have your return package post marked within the 15 days after the product has been delivered to you.

Exceptions:

  • Headphones may not be returned or exchanged for any reason, only defective units will be replaced for the same model
  • Items that have been opened may not be returned

Cancellations:

Notwithstanding the foregoing, you may cancel an order if the product is not delivered to the delivery address on your order form within 30 days of the date your order is accepted.

To cancel, you must notify us by email at info@hificentre.com. We will acknowledge receipt of your email and process the cancellation.

Returns Packaging:

Products returning for exchange must be unused and in their sealed, original factory packaging.

Buyer is responsible for return shipping costs.

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