'Woo Audio Electrostatic Headphone Amplifiier'
WES (2nd Gen, April 8 2017 rev)
WES is an uncompromised design, featuring EL34, 6SL7, and 5AR4/5U4GB rectifier.
All-triode drive, fully balanced. Two units design - AMP unit and Power Supply unit with dual power switch
Innovative stackable chassis with exposed tubes.
NEW : The 2nd Generation WES deploys new Output Loading Chokes. The results have revealed stunning clarity and refined definition. Driving a pair of Stax SR-009 gives you a state-of-the-art listening experience.
- Point-to-Point Wiring
- Four EL34 power tubes
- Four 6SL7 [PDF] drive tubes
- Two 5AR4 [PDF] rectifier tube. Direct substitute: 5U4GB
- Two 12AU7 [PDF] phase splittor (back of the AMP unit) - unbalanced input to balanced input conversion
- Two selectable balanced inputs
- One selectable unbalanced input
- Two 5-pin pro bias output
- Smooth balanced volume control
- Auricap capacitors for inter-stage and output coupling
- Telfon tube sockets
- Fully balanced topology
- 1300 volts peak-peak voltage swing
- Stax PRO bias 580V
- Sennheiser HE90 bia 500V
- Dual power switch
* From a cold start, the dual power switch protects the tubes from a high current surge. Turning on just one of the power switches provides low voltage to the heaters while the unit remains in stand-by mode. Turning on both power switches allows the unit to function properly.
- Standard chassis size
- Removable glass panel
- External dimension :
PSU : 4.5”(H), 16.5”(W), 12”(D)
AMP : 7.5”(H), 16.5”(W), 12”(D) (with tube guard)
- Weight (AMP + PSU) : 40 pounds or 18.2 kg
Tubes Upgrade (buy separately, please call for pricing) :
- Psvane EL34PH matched quad, with 1-year warranty
We source the top quality tubes from the manufacturer directly. The tubes would be tested by us in an actual amplifier to meet the highest quality
- Driver tubes upgrade, Sophia 6SL7 grade A matched quad
Shopia's latest 6SL7 sounds faithful
and looks aesthetically pleasing. It's silky, extended tremble, open
mid-range, deep soundstage.
These highy regarded rectifiers offer exceptional depth, full body, warm mid-range, fast attack, and reveal fine details in the music.
Included in the Box :
* 1 quad of EL34 (power), 1 quad of 6SL7 (driver),
* 2 5AR4 (rectifiers), 2 12AU7 (phase splittor)
* PSU to AMP power supply cord
* AC power supply cord, interconnection cable are not included
- Product Code: WES
- Availability: Pre-Order