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Rogue Audio DragoN and Hydra Stereo Amplifiers

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Rogue Audio DragoN and Hydra Stereo Amplifiers

Imagine a new kind of amplifier that combines the best of both the solid state and tube technologies. An energy efficient "green" design requiring no tube biasing or regular maintenance. An amplifier having the smooth and organic sound that only tubes can provide combined with the dynamics and slam of the solid state. Such an amplifier now exists! Critics are already using words like "Groundbreaking" and "Revolutionary" to describe our new tube/Class D hybrid amplifiers.

These new amplifiers are much more than simply a tube circuit placed in front of a class D output section.  Our proprietary tubeD™ circuit topology actually integrates the tube section into the amplifier yielding the smooth natural sound that only a tube amp can provide. With almost uncanny accuracy the Dragon and Hydra amps deliver stunning dynamics and transparency without any of the edgy, etched or grainy sound that often accompanies solid state designs. A low power standby mode allows critical amplifier sections to remain continuously powered on (if desired) and a slow start feature allows the tubes to warm up gradually to eliminate turn-on noise and greatly extend tube life. Three massive linear power supplies are used to power the amplifier circuitry and ultra-high quality parts are used exclusively throughout the design. Combined with a stunning appearance, you can be certain that you are investing in an amplifier that truly represents the very leading edge of audio technology.

Dragon Black Front


Reviewers choice award   Audiophile award logo    TAS editors choice award

The Absolute Sound (DragoN JAN 2021) (click here)
The Absolute Sound (Hydra AUG 2013) (click here)
Stereo Times (click here)
Soundstage!Hi-Fi (click here)
The Everything Audio Network (click here)
Hi-Fi Plus Issue 88 April 2012
Positive Feedback Online (click here)
Audio Video Revolution (click here)

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General Features:


- NCore Hypex modules in DragoN
- Massive linear power supplies
- Balanced (XLR) and single ended (RCA) inputs
- Heavy-duty gold plated binding posts
- Two 12AU7 tube complement
- Short circuit protection
- Standby circuitry for solid state components
- Slow start circuit for extended tube life
- Machined aluminum faceplate
- Heavy (2 ounce) copper circuit board
- All precision components
- Fully tested, burned in, and auditioned
- 3 year limited warranty (6 months on tubes)

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- Output power Dragon: 300/500 WPC 8/4 Ohms
- Output power Hydra: 100/200 WPC 8/4 Ohms
- Input impedance: 200K Ohms
- frequency response: 10Hz - 20KHz ± 1dB
- THD: <0.1% typ., <1.0% at rated power
- input sensitivity: 1.0V RMS
- dimensions: 18" W x 15" D x 5.5" H
- weight: DragoN 38 lbs Hydra 34 lbs
- power requirements: 115/230V - 50/60Hz

Specifications subject to change without notice

Dragon Internal

Download DragoN manual here

Download Hydra manual here

Mcleans Rogue Audio Warranty (click here)


Colours Available   Silver