ESOTERIC S-02

ESOTERIC S-02

£17,500.00Price

Grandios Lineage

Representing the next generation in a proud lineage of audio excellence, the S-02 Stereo Poweramplifier and its matching Stereo Preamplifier C-02X feature state-of-the-art circuitry in a discrete dual mono configuration that dramatically conveys all the power and energy of music. Assembled one at a time in ESOTERIS's Tokyo factory and incorporating all the knowledge and technology of the flagship Grandioso line, these two new models accentuate the refined qualities of audio reporduction with expert draftsmanship and handmade precision.

Proudly taking its place as a new reference boasting Grandioso lineage, the S-02 utilizes the know-how and technology employed in Esoteric's premier monoblock M1 and stereo S1 power amplifiers to offer generous power and exceptional dynamics that propel musical crescendos to breathtaking heights. The S-02's outstanding performance and unsurpassed clarity allow the listener not only to hear the music, but also to feel the music, by helping to reproduce the emotion that is the essence of an involving musical experience

  • Manufacturer's Description

    Speaker output  
    Rated output power 145W + 145W (8Ω)
    290W + 290W (4Ω)
    Maximum output power 580W + 580W (2Ω)
    Damping factor 1000
    Analog audio inputs  
    XLR 1 pair
    Input impedance 44kΩ
    RCA 1 pair
    Input impedance 22kΩ
    General  
    Power supply  
      AC 230V, 50Hz
      AC 120V, 60Hz
      AC 220V, 60Hz
    Power consumption 440W (no signal: 160W)
    External dimensions (W×H×D)  445 × 221.5 × 489.6mm
    17-⅝" × 8-¾" × 19-⅜" (including protrusions)
    Weight 48kg / 105-⅞ lb
    Included accessories Power cord × 1
    Power cord support bracket × 1
    Power cord support bracket screw × 2
    Felt pads × 4
    Owner's manual × 1
    Warranty card × 1

     

    Audio performance

    Frequency response 5Hz to 100kHz (+0dB, –3dB, 8Ω)
    S/N ratio 115dB (IHF-A)
    Total harmonic distortion 0.003% (1kHz, 8Ω, 145W)
    Gain 29dB
  • SHIPPING INFO

    UK Shipping: 

    APC Overnight (up to 30kg). The premium Next Day service is upgraded on request to 12 noon delivery / SECURITY / Saturday and various options. We have found APC to be a reliable, courteous and predictable service.

     

    Europe, EC, and abroad: 

    For every despatch we use a professional broker to organize the fastest and highest quality shippers, and we normally use DHL or UPS depending on territory. Our broker monitors the documentation and Customs Clearance carried out by these two reliable carriers.

    Above 30kg: 

    For UK and overseas we use pallet shipping which is a professional service and avoids risks of mishandling and loss. It is not expensive under our contractors and worth a quote.

  • RETURN & REFUND POLICY

    The Music Room enjoys a 40-year tradition of customer care and at time of writing, full 5-star Google reviews. In addition UK customers enjoy the legal rights of mail order and distant selling. 

    We have exported happily for many years and most probably have happy customers in your country who will confirm our reliability and refund in the event of mishaps. 

    Refunds can only be made by the same payment form and to the same account to avoid possible fraud or money laundering.

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