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First Watt F6

Looking for a Class A Amplifier that will make you drop whatever you were doing and get back to listening to music? The First Watt F6 should certainly be on your short list…

Measured at 120 V AC and an 8 ohm load:
Distortion @ 1 watt 0.05%
Input Impedance 100 Kohm
Gain 14 dB (5x)
Input Sensitivity (1 watt) 0.57 V
Input Sensitivity (max output) 2.83 V
Damping Factor 16
Output power 8 ohms 25 watts @ 1% THD, 1KHz
Output power 4 ohms 50 watts @ 1% THD, 1KHz
Frequency response – 3 dB @ 1 Hz, 50 KHz
Noise 200 uV unweighted, 20-20 KHz
Power consumption 180 watts
Fuse 3AG slow blow type –
2.5 Amp for 120VAC
1.25 Amp for 240 VAC

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Lounge Audio Phono Preamplifier

The Lounge Audio mkIII might be one of the best MM phono preamps on this planet for the asking price of $300. Do yourself a favor and take this review seriously if you are looking for top shelf performance from your moving magnet and high output moving coil cartridges.

Out now!


Very refreshing review.  Your honesty and “blue collar” approach really stands out compared to the BS drivel we have to suffer too often in equipment reviews.  Thanks and keep them rolling.

Al M.

I enjoyed your review because of your humble and honest approach, and because of your “I’m just a guy using this stuff” point of view. We need more new guys like you in the hobby.


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