Cary Audio SLI-80 Heritage Integrated Amplifier
Cary Audio SLI-80 Heritage Integrated Amplifier

Cary Audio SLI-80 Heritage Integrated Amplifier


Cary Audio


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Cary Audio SLI-80 Integrated Amplifier

Cary Audio SLI-80 is a push-pull ultra-linear integrated amplifier with pure Class A for Triode mode and Class AB for Utra-linear mode.

The Cary Audio SLI-80 integrated stereo amplifier offers incredible transparency and detail in the music while providing bass texture and impact that belies its rated power output. Solid-state rectification adds excellent pace to the music and offers improved dynamics and bass detail over earlier versions.


Triode and Ultra-linear mode - Cary Audio SLI-80 Integrated Amplifier

    • Triode mode: 40W per channel of pure Class A power for inner detail and richness for subtle music

    • Ultra-linear mode: 80W per channel in Class AB for the extra power and dynamics


Circuit Type Push-Pull Ultra-Linear Amplification Pure Class AB1
Power Output 40 watts/channel — Triode
80 watts/channel — Ultra-Linear
Tube Complement 2 — 6922 Input Buffer Preamp
2 — 6SN7 Pre-Driver/Phase Inverter
4 —KT88 Output Tubes (or 6550, EL34, 6CA7, KT77, KT90, KT120)
Input Sensitivity .45 volts for full output
Input Impedance 100,000 ohms
Noise and Hum 82dB below rated output
Frequency Response 19Hz to 23KHz +/- .5 dB at full power output
Output Taps 8 Ohms, 4 Ohms
Maximum Gain 34dB
Power Consumption 166 watts — Operation
83 watts — Standby
Inputs 3 Pairs Single-ended RCA
Outputs 1 Pair Speaker Posts (Switch for 4 and 8 Ohm Selectable)
1 Pair RCA for Subwoofer, ¼" Headphone
Output Polarity Non-Inverting (any input)
Warn-Up Time Approximately 3 minutes
Break-In Period 100 hours of music playing time
Finish Black Powder Coated Matte Chassis with Silver or Black Aluminum Faceplate and Knobs
Weight 42 lbs.
Dimensions 7″ H x 17″ W x 16″ D