Monday 15 March 2021

SJS Arcadia Model 7 options

A new SJS Arcadia Model 7 Enhanced valve linestage pre-amplifier ready for delivery to Definitive Audio.

The first amplifier sporting our new super high grade mains transformer with copper plated frames.

Enhanced version with choke loaded triode gain stage, Duelund CAST DC coupling capacitors and pure silver wiring throughout.

Each one is hand built to order and can arrive with your choice of finish for the front panel and dials.

Which to choose?

Saturday 16 January 2021

SJS Arcadia Model 5 Enhanced Silver

 A special edition of the Model 5 enhanced, with very special Duelund CAST DC silver foil coupling capacitors and Audio Note AN-V silver litz input cable

This amp comes with customer specified Maple frame, black anodised aluminium panels and metallic gunmetal transformer covers.

The classic 6SN7 - 300B circuit is the same. all the internal wiring is solid core silver with ptfe insulation, and point to point wired with star earth to maximise transparency.

In common with other SJS Arcadia amplifiers it has been specifically engineered for sonic performance rather than technical specification, and fulfills SJS Electroacoustics primary design criteria:

  • Single Ended circuit topology
  • Pure Class A operation
  • Zero negative feedback
  • Valve rectification and choke smoothed HT power supply
  • Custom made HT T-network power supply capacitors with silver leads
  • Separate mains transformers for HT and filament supplies
  • Point-to-point circuit wiring without PCBs
  • Hand built
  • Real solid wooden frame
  • 4mm aluminium panels, black or natural anodized
  • Soundcare SuperSpiked feet

This Enhanced version includes:

  • Shinkoh tantalum film resistors
  • Black Gate bypass capacitors
  • Duelund CAST DC Silver foil coupling capacitors
  • Custom HiB double C-core output transformers
  • Pure silver wire for all point to point connections

This amp will soon be on demonstration at Definitive Audio in Nottingham alongside the rest of the SJS Arcadia range of amplifiers and their musical range of Living Voice loudspeakers