HP4 - YoshinoYes, I know that infos on this amp has lready been posted, but I thought a new photo & new infos won't harm.
Information given by a distributor:
"Tim de Paravicini has long had a worldwide reputation for valve
power amplifiers. Now he has applied his expertise to produce what is
world’s finest headphone amplifier aimed at the highest quality dynamic
The HP4 uses 6SL7 valves, properly matched to the load through de Paravicini
renowned transformers, to deliver nearly 1W of high quality, low distortion
high or low impedance headphones. The output circuit configuration uses de
Paravicini’s ‘Enhanced Triode Mode’, as employed in the highly successful
859 integrated amplifiers, while the input is also transformer coupled,
flexibility to accept balanced or unbalanced signals from the preamplifier.
For the greatest user convenience the HP4 has its own volume control, while
signals can be independently switched through to the power amplifier for
and/or loudspeaker listening. As with all EAR products, reliability is
valve life is in excess of 10,000 hours"
Price asked by the distributor: 2400 euros.