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For over a decade, the SLI-80 has stood as the pinnacle choice for audiophiles seeking a blend of power and elegance in a vacuum tube-integrated amplifier. Whether you prefer the pure Class A performance at 40 watts per channel or the robust Class AB output at 80 watts per channel, the SLI-80HS delivers a mesmerizing soundscape of rich tones and deep bass. With endless tube rolling options, customize your listening experience to your liking.


Experience the SLI-80HS as it effortlessly surpasses expectations, outperforming many separates and earning its global bestseller status. Elevate your setup with customizable wood side panels from Klipsch, designed to perfectly complement their Heritage Series loudspeakers for both visual and auditory delight.


The Klipsch wood side panels, available in Black Ash, Cherry, and Walnut, are optional accessories, as is a removable cage cover for an additional cost. Contact your dealer or distributor to include these upgrades with your unit, or order directly from our Cary Store for seamless integration into your setup.

Cary Audio SLI-80HS Integrated Amplifier

R119 500,00Price

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:

Power Consumption:
166 watts – Operation
83 watts – Standby

3 Pairs Single-ended RCA

1 Pair Speaker Posts (Switch for 4 and 8 Ohm Selectable)
1 Pair RCA for Subwoofer, ¼” Headphone

Output Polarity :
Non-Inverting (any input)

Warm-Up Time:
Approximately 3 minutes

Break-In Period:
100 hours of music playing time

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