Audio Research

REF10

The Reference 10 follows a new aesthetic path as well. It has a very modern and elegant finish that will attract new admirers without alienating fans of our older products. **Price In USD**

Regular price $30,000.00
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The Reference 10 follows a new aesthetic path as well. It has a very modern and elegant finish that will attract new admirers without alienating fans of our older products. **Price In USD**

  • FREQUENCY RESPONSE: +0 -3dB 0.1Hz to 200kHz at rated output. (BALANCED, 200k ohms load.)
  • DISTORTION: Less than .006% at 2V RMS Balanced output. 
  • GAIN: Main output (SE or BAL input)12dB Balanced output, 6dB Single Ended output. Tape output: 0dB. (Processor input: 0dB Balanced)
  • INPUT IMPEDANCE: 120K ohms Balanced, 60K ohms SE, Inputs (7): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, PROCESSOR. (XLR and RCA connectors).
  • OUTPUT IMPEDANCE: 600 ohms Balanced, 300 ohms SE main (2), 20K ohms minimum load and 2000pF maximum capacitance. Outputs (3): 2 main, 1 tape (XLR and RCA connectors).
  • OUTPUT POLARITY: Non inverting.
  • MAXIMUM INPUT: 20V RMS maximum Balanced, (10V RMS SE).
  • RATED OUTPUTS: 2V RMS (1V RMS SE) into 200K ohm balanced load (maximum balanced output capability is 30V RMS at less than 0.5% THD at 1kHz).
  • CROSSTALK: -80dB or better at 1kHz.
  • CONTROLS: Volume (104 steps). Push Buttons: Power, Mute, Interactive Touch Panel. Rear RS-232 control and IR input.
  • POWER SUPPLIES: Electronically regulated low and high voltage supplies. Automatic 40 sec. warm-up/brown-out mute. Line regulation better than .01%.
  • NOISE: 1.7uV RMS residual IHF weighted balanced equivalent input noise with volume at 1 (109dB below 2V RMS output.) 
  • TUBE COMPLEMENT: (8)-6H30P dual triodes, plus (2 each) 6550C and 6H30P in power supply.