The solution, while not easy, is deceptively simple (the best solutions usually are). It’s also what sets Gamut amplifiers apart.
While most power amps rely on a combination of multiple output transistors to achieve their amplification ‘oomph’, our power amps use one single output transistor per phase, hence two per channel. That’s it. No rows of multiple bipolar transistors. Stunningly minimal and an absolute winner performance-wise. Of course we’re not just talking about any transistor. These guys are massive – imposingly robust and immensely powerful (they can handle a peak current demand of 300 A and 100 A continuously). What’s more, the particular models we use are rare in hi-fi – you won’t find them in too many amps.
To feed such a power amp, you need a signal that’s up to the job – clean, clear, dynamic and fully able to handle the formidable speed and resolution it’s about to meet. The Gamut D3i preamplifier was developed to deliver that very signal. It features a balanced, low noise J-Fet design. Dual mono, of course. Even the volume control circuit is a custom-built low impedance design, created to lower noise levels an additional 20dB compared to conventional circuits.
All of which enables our amps to meet our famously exacting standards for uber-precise timing, stunning clarity and vivid dynamics. In other words, to deliver that signature Gamut sound.
But don’t just take our word for it. Come and have a listen. We think you’ll love what you hear.