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Stereo 230 Integrated Amplifier w/ Bluetooth - Walnut

SKU eq-1835

powerful 230w amp w/ classic British hi-fi build, Bluetooth input, HDMI ARC, optical+coaxial in/out, premium DAC + improved circuitry
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  • original design based on classic integrated amplifiers from British hi-fi brand delivering 115 watts-per-channel
  • analog + digital outputs / inputs plus aptX Bluetooth HD + HDMI ARC connectivity
  • a step up from the Stereo 130 w/ more output power, improved DAC + digital circuitry
  • dedicated MM (moving magnet) phono stage
  • premium ESS 9038Q2M DAC for high-quality digital-to-analog conversion
  • class AB amplification for detailed and powerful audio performance
  • binding post speaker terminals for outputting to passive speakers
  • RCA stereo output pair for outputting to powered speakers
  • front-panel headphone output w/ dedicated amplifier circuit + current-feedback technology
  • coaxial + optical inputs + outputs
  • real walnut veneer case
  • detachable power cord
  • includes remote control

"Building upon the class and style that made the STEREO 130 a rip-roaring success, the LEAK STEREO 230 adds more power, more functionality and more substance for the discerning audiophile. Designed to be the perfect match for a wide variety of sources and provide higher levels of amplification, the LEAK STEREO 230 offers a 115w per channel output. It also offers a newly developed HDMI ARC connectivity function to realise the highest quality audio in AV applications, for a fully equipped integrated amplifier to meet the demands of modern audiophiles and cinephiles." - Leak Audio


  • DAC: ES9038Q2M 32-bit
  • Input Sampling Rates: Optical, Coaxial: 44.1kHz~192kHz; PC USB: 44.1kHz~-768kHz (PCM) / DSD64, DSD128, DSD256, DSD512
  • Rated Output Power: 2 x 75W (8ohm); 2 x 115W (4ohm)
  • Total Harmonic Distortion: <0.003% (1kHz @30W/8ohm)
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz (+/-0.3dB)
  • Input Sensitivity: 550mV (line); 4.8mV (phono MM)
  • Input Impedance: 10Kohm (line) ; 47Kohm //100pF (phono MM)
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: >110dB (Line, A-weighted); >75dB (Phono MM, A-weighted)
  • Bluetooth: aptX/aptX LL
  • USB Input: 1 x USB (B-type)
  • Digital Audio Inputs: 1 x HDMI ARC, 1 x Optical TOSlink, 1 x RCA COAX
  • Digital Audio Outputs: 1 x Optical TOSlink ,1 x RCA COAX
  • Analog Inputs: 2 x RCA (AUX1, AUX2) ,1 x RCA (phono MM)
  • Analog Output: 1 x RCA (PRE OUT)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 12.9" x 5.78" x 16.23" / 328 x 147 x 414mm
  • Weight: 27.99 lbs / 12.7 kg


  • remote control
  • power cord

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