The first amplifier with such a number and Audiolab logo was released almost thirty years ago, but with the index “A”. At that time the company was British and. The revived Audiolab name has also seen a revival of some familiar-looking model names, but the most famous of those, the A. Find great deals for Audiolab S Stereo Integrated Amplifier (). Shop with confidence on eBay!.

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Yet, decent as this amplifier is, you can do better. Our Verdict A practical and smart amplifier that won’t give any nasty surprises. The S integrated amplifier has been crafted with the famous A as its inspiration.

Audiolab 8000S Stereo Integrated Amplifier

They all seemed to find its performance dependent on the music playing, with the most audillab tracks being those featuring quite small groups of musicians. Di cosa si tratta Integrato. Play Outkast’s Speakerboxxxand the S throws out a vivid sound.

Does Audiolab mean anything to you? Phone Lines Open Mon – Fri: Against Dynamics and imaging not perfect. Send to a friend. The amp combines musical energy and revealing detail. The specs say only a modest 80000s watts per channel, but in practice the Audiolab readily drives price-compatible speakers to decent volumes.

Audiolab S | TechRadar

This is no rhythm machine. Showroom Open Mon – Fri: There’s little richness, so if you want an easy listen, best look elsewhere, but the rest audiolah us can enjoy a punchy, clear presentation that has no trouble making sense of Big Boi’s rapid-fire audioalb. It’s cheap, but it far from disgraced itself and, scoring highly for practicality, clearly merits attention.

With this fine heritage behind it, the virtues of the system are many; not least of which is flexibility. Audiolab has used heatsinking on a number of other components, several of which are also thermally linked together, presumably to maintain matching of characteristics between pairs.


Earn points [? This Audiolab S Stereo Integrated Amplifier has come to us via a part exchange and comes with a 6 month warranty. In keeping with the traditionalist theme, almost all the stages are based on discrete transistors – we spotted just one good quality op-amp.

Our own sighted listening to this amp confirmed that it is talented tonally, but less confident in imaging and fine detail. Both are good old-fashioned rotary switches, but the ‘listen’ one is audiolag and hence remote-controllable, and in fact operates relays at the rear of the unit. Please Log in or Register to write a review.

The S also features 6-line level inputs auduolab has 3 tape loops, all selectable from the supplied system remote control. Click on the image to enlarge. The S is a faithful remake of a mids design, and it stands up well today. The conservative 60 watt rating belies massive power, 8000ss amplifier is capable of delivering over 25 Amps of output current – enough for the most demanding of speaker loads and capable of delivering superb dynamic range.

The revived Audiolab name has also seen a revival of some familiar-looking model names, but the most famous of those, the A, is replaced by the S. Power amplifier input impedance. Of course, the output transistors a single pair per channel of large high-speed bipolar types are mounted on a heatsink.

Lighting and Effects Disco Lights. There are three line level inputs, three tape loops, and full remote control. The item is in good cosmetic condition with some minor scratches to the top front corners please see photos. Michael Jackson’s audiolaab backing was lacking depth and insight.


Price Audiolah Guarantee We’ll beat any price! Spatially, it was closed in, but there was still plenty of air around the sound and all the instrumental lines were easy to follow.

Audiolab 8000S Integrated Amplifiers

For Very good tonally. Sound is powerful and dynamic, always exciting, yet subtle details are never lost. The S has separate source switches for listening and recording, a rare feature but one we like. Uadiolab than 60 dB at 1 kHz. This kind of attention to detail can help make an amp more consistent with time and temperature.

It comes with the power lead, remote, manual and original packaging. We Offer Part Exchange. Listen elsewhere for rhythm Flaws?

If it does, you’ll know the brand made some of our favourite amplifiers a decade ago. Unlike the old A, our listeners seemed to find plenty of common ground in describing the S.

The power of the S is self-evident, with 60 Watts per channel output and a maximum peak output current of over 25 Amps, the system is 800s to drive most loudspeaker loads with ease and comfort. This integrated’s feature set is competitive, showing what a well-conceived package the original was. But otherwise, the similarities far outweigh the differences. Able to operate in any one of five modes the S is a more than worthy replacement for – and an essential addition to – any home with a passion for high quality audio.

Marantz PM Integrated Amplifier. The volume control is likewise a motorised mechanical part.