Zesto AudioBia 120usedZesto Audio Bia 120East End Hi-Fi are authorized dealers for Zesto Audio, and we are selling our demo Zesto Bia 120 amplifier. Includes a brand new set of tubes. (It comes with the full (2 Year) manufacturer’s warra...5900.00

Zesto Audio Bia 120 [Expired]


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East End Hi-Fi are authorized dealers for Zesto Audio, and we are selling our demo Zesto Bia 120 amplifier. Includes a brand new set of tubes.  (It comes with the full (2 Year) manufacturer’s warranty!   The unit is 9 months old in mint condition.


Bia 120 Class A Stereo Power Amplifier
Scot Hull – Part-Time Audiophile – March 7th 2015

….”The amplifier has more than enough power to drive the snot out of all but the most absurd loudspeakers. Chances are, you’re gonna love the way it sounds. Take that, add a healthy dose of style, and you’ve got yourself something marvelous.”  Read entire review

Bia 120 Stereo Power Amplifier
Paul Seydor – The Absolute Sound – April 7th 2014

“Is the Bia perfect? Well, of course, nothing’s perfect, but no matter what I threw at it, I couldn’t make it sound anything less than beautiful…” Read entire review

Bia 120 Class A Amplifier
Positive-Feedback Online – November 2013 – Robert H. Levi

“…I have never heard a better amplifier in my reference system, tube or solid-state. It is the best new tube amplifier to reach the market in the last five years priced under $50,000.” Read Robert H. Levi’s full review in Positive Feedback on line.Read entire review

THE ABSOLUTE SOUND BUYER’S GUIDE TO ELECTRONICS 2015

Download the guide scroll to see Zesto Audio on pages 74, 75 and 76.

Bia 120 Stereo Power Amplifier
Paul Seydor – The Absolute Sound – April 7th 2014

“Is the Bia perfect? Well, of course, nothing’s perfect, but no matter what I threw at it, I couldn’t make it sound anything less than beautiful…”  Download the guide

Bia 120
Reviewed by Paul Seydor – The Absolute Sound – April 2012

“Its sound is unbelievably smooth and velvety; harmonically rich, full, and vividly textured; marvelously rounded, tactile, and dimensional, with great body and solidity; and completely natural in its musicality and freedom from any of the usual sonic hype, audiophile style.”


Specifications

Output

  • Pure Class A
  • 60 Watts per channel
  • 4, 8 and 16 Ohm output taps
  • 8, 5 and 4 Amp Slow blow fuses for outputs
  • Eight 5 way binding post
  • Non inverting output polarity
  • Push-Pull and Ultra-Linear design

Inputs

  • RCA single ended inputs Left and Right with an impedance of 100K Ohms
  • Transformer floating XLR balanced inputs Left and Right (pin 2 hot)
    with an impedance of 12K Ohms
  • Independent ground lift switches on left and right balanced inputs
  • 2 Volts RMS input to reach rated output

Detailed Specs

  • Dual Mono
  • Auto bias
  • No negative feedback
  • Frequency response 20Hz to 50Khz ~ 2db
  • Total Harmonic Distortion ~ 0.22% at 1W output into 8 Ohms
  • Gain of 23dB
  • Noise level > 0.2 mV RMS into 8 Ohms with input shorted
  • 1% metal film resisters throughout
  • Polypropylene capacitors throughout the audio path

Power

  • Custom Toroidal power transformer with global mains
  • Choke based power supply design
  • 120 Volts AC mains
  • Optional factory installed 220V, 230V, 240V 50/60Hz
  • Power consumption at rated output 300 Watts
  • On/Off switch conveniently located on front panel
  • 3 pin IEC power connector with fuse

Active Components

  • Matched quad set of four (4) KT88’s vacuum tubes
  • Four (4) Gold pin ECC82s (12AU7) vacuum tubes
  • High quality gold pin ceramic sockets

Other Features

  • Each unit is made by hand
  • 50 hour factory burn in on all circuits and vacuum tubes
  • Dimensions 17″ W X 20″ D X 10 ” H
  • Weight 66 lbs. (30Kg)
  • 16 and 14 gauge Zinc plated steel enclosure

Specifications

Output

  • Pure Class A
  • 60 Watts per channel
  • 4, 8 and 16 Ohm output taps
  • 8, 5 and 4 Amp Slow blow fuses for outputs
  • Eight 5 way binding post
  • Non inverting output polarity
  • Push-Pull and Ultra-Linear design

Inputs

  • RCA single ended inputs Left and Right with an impedance of 100K Ohms
  • Transformer floating XLR balanced inputs Left and Right (pin 2 hot)
    with an impedance of 12K Ohms
  • Independent ground lift switches on left and right balanced inputs
  • 2 Volts RMS input to reach rated output

Detailed Specs

  • Dual Mono
  • Auto bias
  • No negative feedback
  • Frequency response 20Hz to 50Khz ~ 2db
  • Total Harmonic Distortion ~ 0.22% at 1W output into 8 Ohms
  • Gain of 23dB
  • Noise level > 0.2 mV RMS into 8 Ohms with input shorted
  • 1% metal film resisters throughout
  • Polypropylene capacitors throughout the audio path

Power

  • Custom Toroidal power transformer with global mains
  • Choke based power supply design
  • 120 Volts AC mains
  • Optional factory installed 220V, 230V, 240V 50/60Hz
  • Power consumption at rated output 300 Watts
  • On/Off switch conveniently located on front panel
  • 3 pin IEC power connector with fuse

Active Components

  • Matched quad set of four (4) KT88’s vacuum tubes
  • Four (4) Gold pin ECC82s (12AU7) vacuum tubes
  • High quality gold pin ceramic sockets

Other Features

  • Each unit is made by hand
  • 50 hour factory burn in on all circuits and vacuum tubes
  • Dimensions 17″ W X 20″ D X 10 ” H
  • Weight 66 lbs. (30Kg)
  • 16 and 14 gauge Zinc plated steel enclosure
East End Hi-Fi represents Zesto Audio, Bricasti, Vandersteen, Harbeth, Cube Audio, Lawrence Audio, JM Reynaud, Monitor Audio, Pass Labs, Aurender, Innuos, E.A.R., Rogue Audio, Ayon Audio, Audio Alchemy, Cary Audio, Mytek Digital, Peachtree Audio, Acoustic Signature Turntables, GEM  Dandy PolyTable, Michell Engineering, SOTA, Reed Tonearms, Origin Live Tonearms, Lyra, Ortofon, Lehman Audio, HIFIMAN, Beyerdynamic, Music Hall, Creek, EPOS, Cardas Audio, Wireworld, Analysis Plus, Torus Power, Symposium Acoustics, Sophia Electric Vacuum Tubes, Harmonic Technology & Marigo Audio.  

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