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CAD-120S MkII Amplifier

  • CAD-120S MkII Amplifier
  • CAD-120S MkII Amplifier
  • CAD-120S MkII Amplifier

About the CAD-120S MkII amplifier

The stereo vacuum tube power amplifier has a great history at Cary Audio Design. The previous generation CAD 120S,  Rocket 88R, and V 12R power amplifiers garnered fantastic reviews for stable power output, incredible value for the money and sound quality along with ‘Best Buy’ and ‘Class A’ ratings from magazines and reviewers worldwide. Building on this storied legacy, we are releasing the next generation CAD 120S MKII stereo vacuum tube power amplifier. This innovative stereo power amplifier is rated at 60 watts per channel in triode mode and 120 watts per channel in ultra linear mode into an 8 ohm speaker load.

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The following section describes the CAD-120S MkII basic specifications. The specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Circuit Type Class AB, push-pull amplifier, Ultralinear or Triode mode operation with a front panel selector switch
Power Output Ultralinear – 120 watts per channel
Triode – 60 watts per channel
Inputs XLR balanced or RCA single-ended
Noise and Hum -80 dB
Input Impedance 100K both RCA and Balanced
Frequency Response 17 Hz – 25 KHz flat @ 1 watt
Tubes 2 – 6SN7 input gain stage
2 – 6SN7 driver tubes
8 – KT 88 output tubes
Power Transformer EI High voltage & bias supply EI laminate
Output Transformer(s) Special bifilar wound 150 watt rating unit in each channel
Gain 28 dB
Sensitivity 1.24v
Power Supply Capacitors 4 x 560µF
Speaker Posts Cary gold plated copper, 5-way binding
AC Cord 3 Conductor Shielded, Detachable
AC Power Requirements 117 VAC @ 50/60 Hz
234 VAC @ 50/60 Hz
Warm-Up Time 3 Minutes
Break-In Time 100 hours of playing time
Finish Jaguar Anthracite black with clear coat finish, silver anodized aluminum faceplate standard (black optional)
Weight 65 lbs
Dimensions 8″ H x 17 ” W x 14″ D



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