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The Stereo 230 represents a significant evolution of the already highly acclaimed Stereo 130, combining a retro-inspired design with advanced technical capabilities. Boasting a 2 x 75W (8 ohms) / 2 x 115W (4 ohms) Class AB Amplifier, the Stereo 230 delivers exceptional audio performance, characterized by excellent detail, timing, and dynamics. In addition to analog and phono inputs, the Stereo 230 also features digital inputs and Bluetooth APTX connectivity, as well as the added convenience of HDMI ARC. These features, combined with its versatile performance, make the Stereo 230 a premier choice for discerning audio enthusiasts.
Stereo 230 at a glance:
- 115 watts per channel output
- HDMI ARC connectivity function for high-quality audio in AV applications
- Range of inputs for connecting analog and digital sources, including a built-in phono pre-amplifier for turntables
- Bluetooth connectivity with aptX and AAC codecs for CD-quality audio
- High-quality digital circuitry for excellent sound
- Reliable and well-crafted design with classic LEAK styling
Stereo 230 in detail:
The Leak Stereo 230 is a top-of-the-line integrated amplifier that delivers high-performance sound and style. With 115 watts per channel and a range of input options, it's perfect for modern audio and movie enthusiasts. The Stereo 230 also boasts a newly developed HDMI ARC function for top-quality audio in AV applications.
Connect your turntable, digital sources, or stream music via Bluetooth with the Stereo 230's built-in phono pre-amplifier and aptX and AAC codecs. We've made sure the digital circuitry in this amplifier delivers the same level of quality you'd expect from a standalone D/A converter.
In addition to its excellent performance, the Stereo 230 is designed with reliability and craftsmanship in mind. It combines contemporary performance with classic Leak styling to make it a standout piece in any setup.
Experience exceptional sound quality with the included high-quality, low-noise turntable input optimized for moving magnet cartridges. The JFET-based circuit offers precise RIAA equalization, meeting industry standards for the best vinyl record playback.
Get the same performance as standalone headphone amplifiers, but at a lower price point with the dedicated amplifier circuit and current-feedback technology included for the headphone output. The high slew rate allows for exceptional output signal transitions, delivering a dynamic, detailed, and engaging performance with all types of headphones.
Conversion Without Compromise:
Enjoy ultra-low noise and high dynamic range of digital audio files with the included acclaimed ES9038Q2M Reference chip and ESS Technology's 32-bit HyperStream architecture with Time Domain Jitter Eliminator. The sampling rate goes up to a breathtaking 768kHz (PCM) and DSD512.
HDMI ARC Input:
The included Audio Return Channel (ARC) connection makes this amplifier perfect for home AV applications, bringing the LEAK Hi-Fi pedigree to your screen as well.