Logic3 releases iPod dock with valve amplifier

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logic3-valve80.jpgiPod docks, as I’ve said before, are ten-a-penny around here. They’re not the most exciting product to write about, and every company in the world makes one. This, however, is something special. It’s got valves.

If you don’t know why that’s good, then go ask your neighborhood audiophile. It basically makes the music sound ‘warmer’, and valve amps have long been praised for the lovely feel that they give to sound and music. Of course they’re not cheap. This model costs £300. For that, you’re getting lovely lovely sound, a pair of 40W speakers (though you can plug in whatever speakers you like) and two auxiliary inputs, for plugging in your TV or stereo. Full specs are over the jump.

Technical Specification
Amplifier
Hybrid Vacuum Tube Amplifier with Dock for iPod
Power Output: 40W per channel
Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20KHz +/- 1.5dB
Harmonic Response: ≤ 0.5%
Signal to Noise ratio: ≥ 86 dB
Input Sensitivity: 1.0V +/- 25%
Input Impedance: >4K Ω
Output Impedance: 8Ω
Vacuum Tube Type: 6N1 x 2, 6E2 x 1
Power Supply: Switchable 100V~120V / 220V~240V
Dimensions (W x H x D): 14.5″ x 6″ x 6.5″

Speakers
High Gloss ‘Piano Black’ lacquer finish
Frequency response: 60-22kHz ±3db
Nominal impedance: 8Ω
Sensitivity: 85db 1 watt / 1 meter
RMS Power: 50w per channel
Tweeter: 1 inch silk, shielded dome
Bass-mid: 5 inch kevlar cone shielded
Crossover frequency 4.5 kHz
Dimensions (W x H x D): 6″ x 10″ x 8″
Weight: 7KGs

Connectivity
Built-in dock provides charging for iPod
Composite Video Output
S- Video Output
2x Aux Audio inputs & Speaker outputs

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Duncan Geere