Thursday, February 3, 2011

Aragon Iridium and 8008 mk III amplifiers

The Iridium [$3.500/ea.] is a 400-watt monaural amplifier positioned as the successor to the Aragon Palladium of yore. With a modern low 1-watt standby consumption and 60 watts at idle, max power draw is 1500 watts. S/N ratio is specified as 112dB A-weighted, input sensitivity is 60mV for a 1-watt output. Finish options are black, silver or gunmetal. The 8008 MkII is the matching 200-watt stereo amplifier in the same chassis also selling for $3.500.