PS Audio Now Shipping Hybrid-Design Power Amplifier

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PS Audio will begin shipping its new Stellar M1200 power amplifier in June 2020. The monoblock M1200 features a hybrid design that combines a tube input stage with a customized ICE Edge output stage and delivers 1200 watts (into 4 ohms, 800 watts into 8 ohms). The M1200 uses a 12AU7 vacuum tube at its input. According to PS Audio, the ICE Edge output stage is a new type of high-current Class D design, offering low total harmonic and intermodulation distortion with high headroom and linear performance across the frequency range.

The PS Audio Stellar M1200 Power Amplifier will list for $5,998 per pair and here are the specs:

  • Zero-loss vacuum tube input stage and custom ICE Edge output stage
  • Fully balanced circuitry
  • RCA single-ended and XLR balanced inputs
  • 1200 watts RMS into 8 ohms, 600 watts into 4 ohms, stable to 2 ohms
  • Greater than >1100 damping factor for exceptional loudspeaker control
  • High-efficiency operation
  • Dual, solid copper, plated output binding posts facilitate bi-wiring
  • 12-volt input trigger
  • 27 pounds each; 17” wide by 3.75” high by 12” deep (13” with connectors)

All the specs on the PS Audio Stellar M1200 power amplifier are here.