Brand: Audio Note
The Audio Note IQ III is a high-performance integrated amplifier that offers exceptional audio quality and versatility. With its all- valve circuitry, including both input and output stages, this amplifier produces a rich, musical sound that is both detailed and emotive. The IQ III utilizes electrolytic capacitors and small signal semiconductors in the input stages, while JAN Philips ECC82 and 12AX7 valves are used in the output and driver stages. Audio Note's signature transformer design and selected components, including high-quality German and Swiss capacitors, ensure the preservation of a natural, uncolored sound.One of the standout features of the IQ III is its flexible inputs - it offers both balanced and single-ended inputs for compatibility with a wide range of systems, as well as tape loop and headphone outputs. Additionally, the amplifier includes a USB digital input, providing endless possibilities for connecting modern audio sources via changeable sockets.The IQ III comes housed in a bespoke two-channel, full width, fully balanced, dual transformer case, finished in luxurious 5-layer piano black and gold plate. The chassis is constructed from thick 1.5mm steel, insuring rigidity in construction. This amplifier is hand-assembled and tested in the UK, as part of Audio Note's commitment to quality craftsmanship.Overall, the Audio Note IQ III is a top-performing integrated amplifier that delivers unparalleled sound quality and unique versatility, making it a true gem for audiophiles and music enthusiasts alike.