The award winning Cronus Magnum has garnered an enviable reputation in the high end audio world. Even at its attainable price, it outperforms other integrated amps costing many times more. The pure tube design provides a smooth, almost liquid sound that has made this amp a reviewer favorite. With circuitry borrowed from our most advanced amplifier designs, the Cronus Magnum's 100 Watt / channel effortlessly reproduces even the most demanding musical passages.
The Magnum III features a number of exciting new upgrades.For vinyl enthusiasts the phono section has been completely redesigned to accommodate both MM and MC cartridges. Two gain settings provide for 45dB and 60dB of gain so you can now use either high or low output cartridges. The phono also has five individual load settings so you can fine tune the phono for optimal results.
A Triode/Ultralinear switch allows for on the fly switching between Ultralinear operation and pure triode. Ultralinear offers the most power and a commanding grip on the bass while triode provides a slightly softer and more romantic sound.
A completely new headphone circuit is based around MOSFET buffers capable of massive current sourcing. The design is basically a simplified single ended version of our RH-5 headphone amplifier and puts out enough power to drive the most difficult headphones for clean crisp personal audio.
The line stage has been improved and has an amazingly low noise floor for a completely black background for your listening.
From a technical standpoint the Cronus uses a triode preamplifier coupled to our excellent Atlas Magnum power amplifier. A large oversized linear power supply stores tremendous energy for low frequency response and dynamic headroom. The tube circuitry is cutting edge with short signal paths exacted in a low noise design. Finally, precision components are used to provide the transparency and air that are so critical to accurate musical reproduction.
General Features & Specifications
- 100 Watt / channel
- 20 Hz-30 KHz bandwidth
- 4 and 8 ohm transformer taps
- Slow start turn on sequencing
- Massive high storage linear power supply
- ( 2 x ) 12AX7, ( 3 x ) 12AU7, ( 4 x ) KT120 output tubes
- Gold plated RCA inputs
- Gold plated binding posts
- Machined aluminum faceplate
- 4 inputs ( phono, line 1,2,3 )
- 45/60 dB gain phono input +/- 0.1 dB 20Hz - 20KHz
- 2 Watt Headphone amplifier
- Aluminum remote with volume and mute
- Buffered variable outputs for subwoofers
- Active outputs for subwoofer or bi-amping
- 4 RCA inputs ( Phono MM / MC , Line1, Line 2, Line3 )
- All precision components
- Heavy 2Oz. copper circuit board
- Optional full tube cage/cover
- Fully tested, burned-in, and auditioned
- Detachable IEC power cord
- Dimensions: 18" ( W ) x 17.5" ( D ) x 6.75" ( H )
- Shipping Dimensions & Weight: 25" ( W ) x 23" ( D ) x 11" ( H ), 59 lbs
- Power Requirements: 120V/240V - 50/60Hz
- Entirely designed & hand built in the USA
Rogue Audio Incorporated Limited Warranty
This product has been manufactured under the highest standards of quality and workmanship. Rogue Audio Inc. (hereinafter "Rogue Audio") warrants this product against defects in material or workmanship as follows:
With the exception of the vacuum tubes, Rogue Audio warrants to the consumer all parts of this product against defects in materials and workmanship for a period of three ( 3 ) years from the date of retail purchase. Rogue Audio warrants the vacuum tubes for a period of six ( 6 ) months from the date of retail purchase. Any defective parts will be replaced free of charge, excluding shipping and handling.
Proof of purchase in the form of a bill of sale or receipted invoice which indicates that the product is within the warranty period must be presented to obtain warranty service. Rogue Audio suggests that the purchaser retain the dealers dated bill of sale as evidence of the date of retail purchase.
What's Not Covered
This warranty does not cover cosmetic damage or any damage that results from product misuse, product abuse, installation error, connection to an improper voltage supply, accident, improper maintenance, alterations, modifications not authorized in writing by Rogue Audio, lightning, power surges, or acts of God. Use of any other than Rogue Audio factory parts may void this warranty.
This warranty does not cover the cost of parts and labor which would be otherwise provided without charge under this warranty, obtained from any source other than Rogue Audio.
This warranty applies only to the consumer use of this product and does not cover any product that is used in any trade or business, or in an industrial or commercial application.
This warranty applies only to the original owner when purchased from an authorized Rogue Audio dealer. This warranty is not transferable.
This Warranty is Valid only in the United States of America.
To Obtain Service:
To obtain warranty service, you must contact Rogue Audio and obtain a return authorization number. The product must be delivered to Rogue Audio in its original packaging prepaid at the following address:
Rogue Audio, Inc.
545 Jenna Drive
Brodheadsville, PA 18322