Stello S100 mk2
…Musikk gjengis nøytralt og ufarget nærmest uansett nivå og kompleksitet. Med disse Stello komponentene har April Music befestet sitt rykte som en usedvanlig kvalitetsbevisst leverandør med et tydelig lydideal.
Anders Rossnes www.audiofidelity.no.
With the knowledge in hand to design minimally invasive electronics without needing to be minimalist, we decided that our preamp should be complete. Very complete. The basic Makua is an extremely transparent gain stage and a programmable routing matrix. The chassis has ample room to fit optional extras, most notably a DAC and a phono stage. The 6 preset buttons are programmable via USB or Bluetooth to access any combination of channel, processing and routing. In a system with mainly digital sources, the preset buttons would be programmed to select between them. Vinyl lovers on the other hand might want to use several buttons to select the same turntable but with different EQ settings to suit their large collection of historic LP’s. All five inputs are switchable between XLR and floating RCA connections, and all can be assigned as either phono or line.
Components / Workmanship Discrete and superior circuit designs mirror the exact sum of their parts. The high fidelity of HiFi is based on the purity and fidelity of applied componentry. The stello HP100 / S100 MKII utilize such premium materials. Musical life is based on attaining the gratification of all human senses. Hearing is essential, but touching and feeling are just as significant. Advanced circuitry and attractive chassis are reflected in refined and dedicated workmanship. The MKII casing is superbly constructed in Santa Barbara, California, revealing the beauty and solidity of fine craft and conjuring the anticipation of sophisticated sound. The stello HP100 / S100 MKII are the culmination of such devotion. Musicality The mastery of April Music lies in fine tuning of reproduced sound. The stello MKII is characterized by balanced, natural and pure sound and finely detailed musicality. Big orchestral music is portrayed of delicate violin to thundering Tympani. From Strings to Brass to Vocals to Electronic instruments, the stello HP100 / S100 MKII series will deliver the dynamics of live sound and transport you to the haven of music.
|LINE INPUTS||1 pair of unbalanced input 1 pair of balanced input|
|INPUT IMPEDANCE||68 kOhms|
|SPEAKER OUTPUT||1 pair|
|FREQUENCY RESPONSE||10 Hz ~ 45 kHz|
|SIGNAL TO NOISE||10 Hz ~ 20 kHz, -100 dB THD+N : 0.002%, at 10 Watts|
|POWER TRANSFORMER||specially built toroidal|
|8.6 × 2.12 × 11 inch (WHD), 219 × 54 × 296 mm (WHD)|
|WEIGHT (NET)||8.82 lb, 4.37 Kg|