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Sound Gallery is a hifi specialist store located in Melbourne servicing Australian and International customers. With 20 years of experience in R&D, studio remastering and psycho-acoustics showcasing premium hi-fi systems. When you are passionate about music, let us help you find the perfect system tailored to your needs and lifestyle. 

 

Since our founding, Sound Gallery has been known for quality services, exceptional efficiency and the highest level of professionalism. No matter what service you’re looking for, we guarantee to not only meet, but exceed your expectations and ensure your full satisfaction. 

BALANCED AUDIO TECHNOLOGY VK-55 VALVE POWER AMPLIFIER

COMPACT CHASSIS, OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE, STUNNING AFFORDABILITY

The Balanced Audio Technology VK-55 represents the meticulous application of modern design principles to the development of a compact, affordable, and supremely easy-to-use vacuum-tube power amplifier that sets a new standard for musicality in its class. The result is a unique combination of fully balanced, all-triode design topology, automatic biasing of individual output tubes, and a marvelously simple upgrade path to monoblock operation—all in a chassis more compact than any previous BAT tube amplifier design.  Beyond providing outstanding musical performance, the VK-55 is eminently affordable as well.

 

USES SAME HIGH-CURRENT TUBE AS BAT FLAGSHIP POWER AMP

Many BAT customers asked for a smaller and more affordable tube amplifier that meets our rigorous design standards while providing the breath of life to music characteristic of the BAT sound. The VK-55 is the answer to their dreams!  By using the same high-current dual-triode 6C33C-B tube employed in our flagship REX II Power amplifier, the VK-55 (55Wpc stereo, 110Wpc monoblock configuration) delivers the high-current kick required to drive even difficult low-impedance speaker loads. You can simply choose the stereo or monoblock version based upon your choice of speaker and room size.

 

INTELLIGENT AUTO-BIAS DESIGN MAKES USE EASY

This power amplifier’s advanced engineering eliminates the traditional headache associated with most vacuum-tube power amplifiers—specifically, the constant need to set and readjust the proper bias of the output tubes—as the VK-55 features an intelligent automatic bias design that adjusts for changing line voltage and aging tubes, with each output tube having its own dedicated bias circuit. The auto-bias circuit also ensures that your VK-55 sounds wonderful within the first few minutes of listening. You’ll immediately experience the midrange clarity, power, and dynamics that have made BAT one of the most respected brands in high-end audio. All you need to do is listen!

SPECIFICATION:

VK-55 

Amplifier

Output per channel at 8Ω/4Ω 55W / 55W Conversion to Mono? Factory or Wire Kit
Output in Mono Configuration 8Ω/4Ω 110W / 110W Frequency Response 8Hz to 200kHz
THD at full power 3.0% Input Impedance - stereo version 215 kΩ
Input Impedance - mono version 108 kΩ Gain (Nominal into 8Ω) 25dB (20dB)
Tube Complement 4x 6SN7, 4x6C33C-B Number of Power Cords 1
Remote Control No Power Consumption (Idle/Full Power) 400W/800W
Dimensions (Inches) 17"W x 8"H x 16"D Dimensions (mm) 431W x 203H x 406D
Weight 50 Lbs    
AU$7,892.00Price
Option 1: Black