KLEIO: Two from the UK outfit
15th December 2022
First up is the K105 preamplifier that uses relay switching throughout and short signal paths
The K105 is assembled by hand at the dedicated manufacturing facility in Kent.
Multiple inputs including four sets of RCA inputs, two sets of balanced inputs and a 3.5mm connection.
A selection of line level outputs are also provided, one set of which is balanced.
You get a dual action volume control.
The pre-amplifier can be switched on and off by pressing the volume control.
It spans 100 x 405 x 380mm and weighs in at 9.5kg.
Coloured in either grey, silver or black, it arrives with an 8-button remote. Price is £3,895.
The K135 is an integrated amplifier, the company’s first.
Again based on relay switching and using a dual-action volume control, the K135 uses three sets of outputs plus multiple inputs including two sets of balanced inputs and a 3.5mm connection.
A Class D power amplifier is used to provide 2x 65w (at 8 ohms) of power. Price is £4,195