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Octave V 40 Se | Integrated Amplifier | Audio Emotion
Octave V 40 Se | Integrated Amplifier | Audio Emotion
Octave V 40 Se | Integrated Amplifier | Audio Emotion
Octave V 40 Se | Integrated Amplifier | Audio Emotion
Octave V 40 Se | Integrated Amplifier | Audio Emotion

Product Description

World Class Sound Reproduction

The V 40 SE is a line level integrated amplifier with 2 x 40 W peak output power. He is a further development and direct descendant of the successful V 40 and V 50 amplifier models. His powerful, clear bass fundamentals and his captivating resolution in the high frequencies win much respect. His unique features lift the V 40 SE into the 21st Century, while his performance earned him the rare Stereoplay Highlight (issue 07-2009), a prestigious award bestowed by the German high-end audio magazine Stereoplay.

The V 40 SE output stage consists of two power pentodes (Type 6550) for each channel. Due to the BIAS Control and Monitoring System, the use of other pin-compatible output tubes is possible to match the amplifier to personal taste, or to benefit from new or improved tubes.

Like all OCTAVE Amps the, V 40 SE is based on the enhanced pentode configuration. This configuration ensures the absolute stability of the amplifier against the unstable impedance of the loudspeaker. Impedance mismatch is without consequence, and the V 40 SE is stable down to a 2 Ohm Load. An important contributor to this stability is the single impedance output transformer.

The V 40 SE is the perfect amp for speakers with an average efficiency rating. But not only is the low impedance capability an advantage, with his exceptional Signal-to-Noise ratio of 110dB / Full Power he is also an ideal partner for high efficiency loudspeakers.

Technical Data

Power Output2 x 40 Watt into 4 Ohm
Frequency Response20 Hz - 70 kHz @ 40 W -1 / -3 dB
5 Hz - 70 kHz @ 10 W -0 / -2 dB
Total Harmonic Distortion< 0,1% @ 10 Watt into 4 Ohm
Signal-to-Noise Ratio-110 dB / 40 W
Noise / Ripple< 300 V
Optimum Speaker Impedance3 - 16 Ohm
Minimum Speaker Impedance2 Ohm
No-load current28 mA - BIAS low, 34 mA - BIAS high
ConnectionsInputs: 4 x Line Level (Cinch)
Outputs:1 x Tape
Pre-Out and Main-In
FeaturesECO Mode, Bias Adjustment, Power Management
ConfigurationPush Pull Pentode Circuit Negative Grid Voltage adjustable for each tube with 3 turn Precision Regulators,
Wideband Output Transformers using Silicon steel PMZ Core,
single Impedance Output,
Optimum Load Impedance 3 - 10 Ohm Nominal Speaker Impedance,
Efficiency greater than 85dB,
Amplifier remains stable with No Load and Output short circuited
Power Consumption350 W
Weight18,6 kg
Standard AccessoryPower Cord, 3 mm Screwdriver, IR-Remote Control
Main Fuse230/240 V mains: 2,5 A slow-blow type H

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Product Type
Integrated Amplifier

Delivery Information

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Octave V 40 SE Integrated Amplifier


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