Egg-Shell by Encore 7 PRESTIGE 18.2
Vacuum tube integrated stereo amplifier with the power 18W per channel. Single-Ended, A-Class, triode-type with power tubes EL34. Second generation, direct successor of the 18WSH model.
Wide soundstag, full dynamic range, efficient low frequency range. Belonging to the Prestige series this unit comes in the Woodwind casing. It is fully hand-crafted, carefully finished product. We apply the point-to-point assembly, with no printed circuit boards (except the remote control module). Designed for medium or large spacer.
The most important features in the second generation:
Apple TV remote control for volume changing in standard (a spherical remote control Prestige RCX is still available optionally)
higher quality tube sockets in preamplifier module for better contact and increasing the ease of tubes assembly
new polished stainless steel feet with a rubber oval anti-vibration and non-slip element
Polish capacitors branded by Miflex in the audio circuit
Capacitors branded by JJ in the power supply module
new rear panel made with aluminium
higher class of power tubes – Mullard
solid, well constructed and versatile transport case