1 set Model 1 Alpha Amps The YBA Model 1 Alpha Amplifier is a
monoblock, compact, but very heavy amplifier attractively finished in
black anodized aluminum with black heatsinks running the length of its
sides. There is a power switch on the front concealed by one of the
handles. The rear has a balanced and unbalanced input and the output
channel has two sets of speaker level outputs for easy bi-wiring.
interior holds C-core AC transformers mounted on sorbothane washers
just behind the front panel to reduce vibrations. The output devices are
mounted on mica and copper in order to reduce capacitive effects.
Cooling surfaces are overdimensioned and printed circuit boards are
double the usual thickness.
The amplifer is very conservatively rated at 85Wpc at 8 ohms and 170Wpc at 4 ohms.