Ayre K-5xe

$4,350.00 $2,995.00


Ships From: United States (US)

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Ayre’s K-5xeMP preamplifier combines peerless musical performance with stunning visual design. The exclusive fully-balancedzero-feedback circuitry renders music with vitality and life. Its custom-designed volume control is actuated by a silky smooth optical encoder, using FET switches and precision metal-film resistors to deliver absolute sonic transparency. The massive power transformer effortlessly provides startlingly real musical dynamics. The Ayre K-5xeMP will transport you to a new world of musical enjoyment.

  • zero-feedback, fully-balanced discrete circuitry
  • 66 step volume control, each of 1.0 dB
  • Four inputs: two balanced, two single-ended
  • Proprietary volume control with FET switches & metal film resistors
  • Ayre Conditioner Power-Line RFI Filter
  • Control microprocessor is turned off except when executing a command
  • Input selector also switches ground connection, so that all source components are completely disconnected except for the one selected
  • “Theater” mode for use with surround-sound processor is assignable to any input, allowing use with balanced or single-ended processors

Input Impedance
20 kohm (per phase)

Output Impedance
55 ohm (per phase)

Frequency Response
DC – 200 kHz

Maximum Gain
4 dB – unbalanced outputs
10 dB – balanced outputs

Maximum Input Level
4 Vrms – unbalanced inputs

Additional information


Ayre Acoustics








Brand New (10/10)


All Ayre products are build by hand in Boulder Colorado. Our average shipping time is two weeks. If we can have your purchase ready faster we will. All equipment will ship via UPS and accessories will ship USPS. We will send you the tracking number when your order leaves the factory. In the meantime, feel free to give us a call (303.442.7300) or email ([email protected]) if you have any questions or concerns. We currently only ship within the United States and Canada.

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Canada Any $0.00

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