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Updated Rega Brio Integrated Amplifier: Make-Over plus headphone socket

The 50W (into 8 Ohms) Brio integrated amplifier has a new case to house its improved circuits and parts

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It now sits in a fully aluminium two-part case including a headphone socket specially designed to avoid interference with the audio circuit when not in use.

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The PCB layout has been fully upgraded to handle higher specifications for all critical parts.

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A second power supply has been added to provide further isolation between output stage and the driver stage/line and phono amplifiers.

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Higher specification MUSES operational amplifiers have been used in the line and phono amplifier.

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Spanning 345 x 216 x 78mm, the new Brio weigh in at 5.1kg.

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  • Reply
    23rd September 2017 at 12:59 pm

    I hear it runs rather hot. Still i think this will be my new amp. hopefully i’ll read about it here in the near future. No pressure of course.

    • Reply
      Paul Rigby
      23rd September 2017 at 5:15 pm

      I’ll try my best Geoffrey.

  • Reply
    24th September 2017 at 7:37 am

    I know Paul. I was wondering if this is a problem. But i think the people at rega know their stuff. Years ago when an amp got hot it was usually a bad sign, but now i read this isn’t an issue anymore. And class a always gets hot i believe.

    Still i think they could have done better to reduce the heat as this is a class a/b amplifier. It’s the only thing that puts a little doubt in my mind.

    Best regards

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