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dedication derives from a strong passion for things pure, simple and beautiful. This
philosophy is followed closely from design to performance, providing a product that is both
aesthetically simple and expresses sound with perfect beauty. Audio Note Japan is the
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From the tube power to elect the direct heat triode characteristics and good sound quality,
(OPT) has adopted the manufactured goods of its own sterling silver wound output
transformer.Manufactured goods is also its film capacitor electrode and a silver foil were
also net. Give effect to the chassis material quality is large, in order to obtain the quality of
growth in the open, we use the traditional pure copper. The products are manufactured by
engineers carefully arranged lines also skilled. Expand the sound field is quiet vast,
dynamic expression, boasts a sound quality beyond the traditional clear tube amp.

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ONGAKU
In 1989, it is a glorious year of audio step has begun.
ONGAKU was born in this year became the thing to attract audio fans all over the world
immediately.
Vacuum tube amplifier audio notes played a global expansion, has been praised in the
magazine with such audio magazine, The Absolute Sound magazine Hi-Fi Choice, the
eye tough choice.ONGAKU that are configured with a large vacuum tube 211 in particular,
in the expressive power of music with its overwhelmingly rich, I was captivated by a quasi
audio fans around the world.
Even now, without having to change its evaluation, ONGAKU spinning the magic of
sound.
Asked reputation in the audio notes, thus fame was built.

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Various Original Parts


Silver wire-wound output transformer
In order to realize a transformer with a good performance at high impedance and say
12k, has taken the structure of the winding multilayer division. Transformer has been
wound by hand alignment of skilled technicians dish dish wire is sterling silver wire all of
the original course. Is an important part to give moisture to the quality and dignity in a
direct and clear with the 211. In addition, we produce in a special way, taking into
consideration the high voltage to be used in, we proceed with the winding insulation
grease.

Silver foil capacitor


Condenser is a film and an electrode of pure silver foil. May not have a structure subjected
to anti-vibration of the foil, make muddy the sound up to large signal from weak
signals. We produce all in-house to maintain high quality.

Original wiring material


All sterling silver wire wiring material. Special structure is covered with a sheath that is
wound around the wire on the exterior with natural silk in order not to be in direct contact
with the exterior of vinyl chloride also, holding the unwanted vibration of the wire.

FEATURES
- Cut driver circuit 211 utilizing the characteristics of vacuum tube drive circuit specially
designed to counteract the distortion and powerful, the 211 excellent linearity
- Silver wire output transformer to give moisture to the quality and dignity of 211 direct and
clear in multilayer structure split-winding transformer to achieve good in the high
impedance of 12k
-Finish wiring materials and wiring, polite hand-sterling silver original was crafted in the
highest quality line of skilled technicians arrange dish dish
- Pure copper chassis to get the sound quality of growth in the open

SPECS
Basic configuration 211 single stereo power amplifier
Rated output 27W + 27W
Frequency characteristic 8Hz ~ 21kHz (+0 dB,-3dB)
/ Input impedance Lineage 4 (D, 1, 2, 3, TAPE) / 100k
Output Lineage 1 REC OUT, speaker (8)
Use vacuum tube 211 2, 6072 2, 5687 2, GZ34 4

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Power consumption 330W


(Not including protruding parts) Dimensions 284mm (W) 240mm (H) 550mm (D)
Weight 34kg

GAKUON-II
Is a power amplifier boasts a maximum output audio notes while taking advantage of the
legendary circuit of ONGAKU.
GAKUON-II with an output of 50W in Class-A operation, with a margin to drive low
efficiency speakers also.
Driven by a dedicated driver for each of the two output tubes, forming a sound field of the
handlebars.

VARIOUS ORIGINAL PARTS


Silver wire-wound output transformer
Has taken the structure of the multilayer division of its own winding representation
impossible to talk using only silver wire, with rich sound honest. Transformer has been
wound by hand alignment of skilled technicians dish dish wire is sterling silver wire all of
the original course.
Is an important part to give moisture to the quality and dignity of the 211 with a straight
and clear.
In addition, we produce in a special way, taking into consideration the high voltage to be
used in, we proceed with the winding insulation grease.

Silver foil capacitor


Condenser is a film and an electrode of pure silver foil.
Coupling capacitor to seriously affect the quality of vacuum tube amplifier, was subjected
to anti-vibration of the foil. Prevaricate without a large signal to noise from weak signals,
and accurate music transmission is possible.
We produce all in-house one by one in order to maintain high quality.

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Original sterling silver wiring material


All sterling silver wire wiring material. Special structure is covered with a sheath that is
wound around the wire on the exterior with natural silk in order not to be in direct contact
with the exterior of vinyl chloride also, holding the unwanted vibration of the wire.

FEATURES
- Inherits the circuit of ONGAKU, boasts a maximum output power amplifiers audio notes
- Driven by a dedicated driver for each of the two output tubes in parallel singleconfiguration.
- Recommended for those who want to enjoy a more dynamic sound quality of 211 in the
direct sharp.
- Polite finish sterling silver hand-wiring materials and wiring, original
- Pure copper chassis to get the sound quality of growth in the open

SPECS
Basic configuration Parallel single-mono power amplifier 211 Lal
Rated output 50W
Frequency characteristic 10Hz ~ 20kHz (+0 dB,-3dB)
/ Input impedance / 100k a system
Output Speaker (8)
Use vacuum tube 211 2, 6072 1, 5687 2, GZ34 4
Power consumption 270W
(Not including protruding parts) Dimensions 280mm (W) 242mm (H) 525mm (D)
Weight 33kg

SOUGA
This is a stereo power amplifier to maximize the attractiveness of low-plump with a 2A3.

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VARIOUS ORIGINAL PARTS


Silver wire-wound output transformer
Has taken the structure of the multilayer division of its own winding can not even express
in any other silver wire with copper wire, with rich sound straightforward. Transformer has
been wound by hand alignment of skilled technicians dish dish wire is sterling silver wire
all of the original course.

Silver foil capacitor


Condenser is a film and an electrode of pure silver foil. Coupling capacitor to seriously
affect the quality of vacuum tube amplifier, was subjected to anti-vibration of the
foil. Prevaricate without a large signal to noise from weak signals, and accurate music
transmission is possible.
We produce all in-house one by one in order to maintain high quality.

Original sterling silver wiring material


All sterling silver wire wiring material. Exterior structure is covered with a sheath wrapped
around the wire on it in the natural silk in order not to be in direct contact with the exterior
of vinyl chloride also, holding the unwanted vibration of the wire.

FEATURE
- New low-frequency drive circuit draw of a plump growth of 2A3
- Circuit board with high-grade sterling silver hand-wiring materials and wiring, original
- Single parallel configuration, both the quality and power
- Pure copper chassis to achieve an open sound

SPECS
Basic configuration Parallel single-2A3 stereo power amplifier
Rated output 8W + 8W
Frequency characteristic 8Hz ~ 35kHz (+0 dB,-3dB)
/ Input impedance / 100k a system
Output (Select an 8 4 or at the factory) speaker
Use vacuum tube 2A3 4, 6072 2, 12BH7 2, 5U4GB 1
Power consumption 140W
(Not including protruding parts) Dimensions 430mm (W) 233mm (H) 314mm (D)
Weight 34kg

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PREAMPLIFIER PRODUCT LIST


As the most important equipment for playing records, has been working on the
commercialization of the preamplifier From its inception, audio notes.
Additional functions such as the tone control is not remembering, anything that can cause
degradation of sound quality is the transmission path has been configured with a simple to
eliminate as much as possible.
Give effect to the chassis material quality is large, in order to obtain the quality of growth
in the open, we use the traditional pure copper in the preamp.

M1000 MkII
Flagship preamp audio notes.
Can be independent and separate amplification unit into the chassis power supply circuit,
has eliminated to limit the impact of the leakage magnetic flux generated from the power
transformer, etc.. Provided a dedicated power transformer (optional) to each line amplifier,
Fonoanpu, we have further isolated the power supply circuit of the left and right. In
addition, the low impedance smoothing circuit that is configured with audio grade oil
capacitor and double choke has to make your music playback with a growth in the clear.

FEATURE
- Paid to the chassis power supply unit to another unit and amplifier, to limit the impact of
the leakage magnetic flux exclusion
- Phono and Line Module
realize the goodness of the hand while maintaining the wiring, ideal component
placement, wiring route, the ground layout
- Is low impedance smoothing circuit that is configured with audio grade oil capacitor and
double choke, reproduce the sound with a sleek presence and growth
- Adopt a cap-less resistance attenuator switching high-quality sound.
- phono board is optional specifications

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SPECS
/ Input impedance PHONO (when equipped with PHONO unit)
system RCA 1 / 50k LINE (unbalanced) / 100k system three RCA
100k system
Output LINE (unbalanced)
RCA 2 line
system an XLR LOW PASS

/ XLR 1

system 1 RCA, fc = 80Hz, -12dB/oct

Use vacuum tube 6072 4 (time unit is equipped with PHONO 8), 6CA4 2
Power consumption 46W (when unit is equipped with PHONO 68W)
(Not including protruding parts) Dimensions 320mm (W) 160mm (H) 405mm (D) 2
Weight Main unit 14kg, (when unit is equipped with PHONO 15.5kg)
21kg power supply unit

KSL-M77
Adopt a low-impedance power-supply circuit that is configured double power transformer,
filter choke, by audio grade oil capacitor. Line CR type phono equalizer and non-feedback
amplifier, the sound field to reproduce the spontaneous and natural only.
Chassis structure consists of two boxes that are two minutes left and right inside the
chassis. By placing the power supply unit independently to the left, has eliminated the
influence of the magnetic flux leakage, etc. give the amplification section.
Built to last a lifetime, the KSL-M77 preamplifier is sure to become a classic. The KSLM77 has especially been designed and engineered to achieve solid low frequencies and
clarity in sound.
A record contains amazingly huge amounts of information, the existence of which are not
discovered through conventional combinations of resistors and capacitors, wiring method,
and power supply circuit. The M77 phono stage (MM) has proven to have tremendously
high resolution properties to present all this information, musically.
The KSL-M77 has handmade silver foil coupling capacitors and resistors, and a single
chassis comprised of two separate chambers. The M77 has been developed from the
famous M10, and follows on from the M100.

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FEATURE
- Low-impedance power-supply circuit that is configured with double power transformer oil
capacitor, choke filter, and audio grade
- Reproduce the sound quality relaxed and non-feedback amplifier with a line type phono
equalizer CR, in the natural
- Polite finish sterling silver hand-wiring materials and wiring, original
- Adopt high-quality sound attenuator switching resistance

SPECS
/ Input impedance PHONO
LINE1, LINE2, LINE3) / 100k

RCA system 1 / 50k LINE

lineage 4 RCA (CD,

Output LINE 2 RCA system


Use vacuum tube 6072 8, 6X4 1
(Not including protruding parts) Dimensions 406mm (W) 160mm (H) 287mm (D)
Weight 17kg

G-70
Preamplifier G-70 vacuum tube that connects to the next generation
Effectively deploy the parts were selected aiming to balance the sound from the old to
make specs and modern, repeat the audition over an enormous amount of time.
Newly developed heater circuit considering the influence power circuit, short signal path
with no waste, to a reasonable sound quality and powerful.
Preamplifier charm of the sound is not only fully draw the vacuum tube amplifier, also in
connection with the transistor amplifier is now complete.
The Kondo G-70 is Kondos most affordable preamplifier yet. Now more music lovers can
experience the Kondo quality. Launched in Dec 2010.
High quality handcrafting with module style line amplifier section, best
component placements, signal wiring and ground layout.
700uF huge reservoir by combining 3 types of capacitor in individual
left and right channel. Delivering natural, stress-free music over the
whole frequency band.
Tonal

quality is enhanced with the newly developed DC heater


circuit. It offers ultra-low impedance and supreme ripple rejection
against voltage fluctuations.
Tremendous

hours of listening and comparisons were spent for the


selections of each resistor and capacitor.

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FEATURE
- Both the short path wave printed circuit board while inheriting the goodness of the hand
wiring by modular
- Clearly separates the power supply circuit and decoupling capacitors filter ripple,
constituting the powerful power
- Group three decoupling capacitors, that are configured with a total of 700F capacitor
while holding the habit of each, contributing to a good tone temperament
- DC heater circuit employs a transistor ignition parts were selected bridge diode CR
repeat the audition, large TO-3 type

DESIGN GUIDE
Preamplifier is the core of the audio system, since it is a component determining the
disposition of the sound, it is important to pursue a sophisticated tone on that clear
enough specs modern
- Direct plate method follower circuit, the cathode follower. Ensure a sense of freshness
and direct sound and the low output impedance. Employs a 6072 tube.
- Minimize the loop signal by modularity and decoupling capacitors of the line amplifier.
- Parts adopt high quality superimposed the audition, SSW (Silk Silver wire), silver foil
capacitor, and original power transformer. Copper chassis.
- New development to test the effects give the sound the heater circuit.
- Aiming for a good and familiar tone pure tone rather than ornate, like spring water.

LINE UNIT
And realize the goodness of hand-wiring, the shortness of the route of the waves by the
modularization of the printed circuit board line amplifier part.
It also has to minimize the signal loop placed in the independent left and right decoupling
capacitor near the line amplifier module.
Connection with the consideration of transistor amplifier, impedance 1k output, 20Hz cutoff frequency has (at load 20k).

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ULTRA-HIGH QUALITY PARTS


High-grade volume, copper chassis, pure silver foil capacitors, electrolytic capacitors
original, sterling silver lead resistance, wiring material SSW, ultra-high-quality parts are
adopted KSL-VzII (sterling silver wire shield), the original RCA jack, such as the original
power transformer. Three types metal film resistors, wirewound type of
enamel. Capacitors are five types of block type and tubular type aluminum electrolytic
capacitors pure silver foil, polypropylene capacitors, ceramic capacitors. Effectively
presented on the CR were carefully selected parts.

POWER CIRCUIT, HEATING CIRCUIT


Rectifier tube adopts a 6X4. The original power transformer repeated audition, and that
the appropriate damping treatment have been made. You have configured the power
supply unit by performing powerful circuit design clearly separates (700F/ch about) and a
decoupling capacitor (400F) ripple filter capacitor, the design implementation. Decoupling
capacitors while holding the habit of each capacitor (600 +100 +0.47 F / ch), has
contributed to the tone of good temperament are composed of three types of capacitors.
Various test results, heating circuit to guarantee the stability of the DC ignition voltage
variations and the ability to remove a powerful ripple adopted a circuit using a transistor
TO-3 type. And low impedance design with DC line, achieve a high purity quality. In
addition to achieve sound, strong and vigorous adoption of CR diode bridge parts were
selected to audition repeated, large.

SPECS
/ Input impedance LINE (unbalanced)
Output LINE (unbalanced)

/ 100k system RCA 4

RCA 2 system

Use vacuum tube 6072 2, 6X4 1


Frequency characteristic 4Hz ~ 240kHz (+0 dB-3dB, when the load 100k)
Distortion 0.07% (1kHz, 1V)

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Residual noise 0.11mV


Gain 25dB
Power consumption 21W
(Not including protruding parts) Dimensions 333mm (W) 160mm (H) 438mm (D)
Weight 17.5kg

INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER
Simple and high-quality sound.
Small high-end audio system also convince music lovers.

OVERTURE
Overture opens the door to high-end audio
Integrated amplifier aimed at small systems serving also accept music lovers.
High quality, high-quality well-balanced tone and delicate simple dynamic.

DESIGN GUIDE
In the high-end audio system prone to large-scale, As you can also accept music lovers,
to develop a simple and high-quality integrated amplifier.

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- The output tube to ensure the output of more than 30W adopted (our first) EL34, also
assumes the use of low-efficiency speakers in the sphere of pentode
inscription. Corresponding to the output 8 and 4.
- In order to balance a high-dimensional dynamic and delicate tone of the EL34, a new
design re-examine the push-pull circuit of the amplifier circuit inscription of the past and
repeated deliberation from a new perspective.
- Sufficient to meet modern specifications, aiming for high-quality well-balanced tone.

PUSH-PULL CIRCUIT OF THE NEW DESIGN


Directly connected to the driver circuit and the stage the first stage, the coupling of the
output stage employs a pure silver foil capacitor. Moreover, to the low impedance of the
entire circuit, realize the direct sound. Was adopted in the output stage, CCB newly
developed circuit (constant current bias), prevents the music signal flowing into the VR
bias adjustment, which enables signal transmission of high purity. That the transformer
output connection and UL, only the amount reduced to 3dB NFB, has been achieved by a
sense of dynamic and low distortion. In addition, by making the circuit unit, enabling a
minimum of wiring.

ULTRA-HIGH QUALITY PARTS


High quality parts group superimposed audition. 50-inch high-quality volume, lead
resistance sterling silver, pure silver foil capacitor SSW (Silk Silver wire), KSL-Vz
(shielded wire), custom output transformer and power transformer manufactured by
ISO. Are effectively presented on the CR were carefully selected parts.

LARGE-SCALE POWER CIRCUIT

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By the choke coil and a large capacity capacitor group, as Integrated amplifier circuit has
an unusual large-scale power. Moreover, the ripple filter is equipped with a decoupling
capacitor in the independent left and right of each stage separately. The first has a large
capacity and about 500F/ch In particular, the improvement of channel separation was
achieved with a clear tone to the lowest frequencies.

SPECS
Method EL34 Push-Pull Integrated Amplifier
Rated output 32W + 32W @ 1kHz, 1% THD
Frequency characteristic 6Hz ~ 140kHz (+0 dB-3dB @ 1W)
/ Input impedance LINE (unbalanced)

/ 100k system RCA 4

Output impedance 4, 8
Residual noise Less than 0.5mV
Use vacuum tube EL34 4, 12BH7 2, 6072 2
Power consumption 180W
(Not including protruding parts) Dimensions 438mm (W) 201mm (H) 409mm (D)
Weight 20.5kg

KSL-DAC
D / A conversion by the converter with
sample rate, and low jitter crystal clock
generator master, does not depend on
the accuracy of the transport is now
possible.
Convincing us that music should be
played by KSL-DAC, the sound quality is
beyond the level of good digital analog
is better.

FEATURE
- Sample rate converter
of all the input digital signal is converted to a signal of fs = 96kHz, 24bit sample rate
converter. Produces a low-jitter digital signal at this time, high-speed, high precision
arithmetic is performed under the control of high-precision master clock, which is
separated from the input signal, low-distortion.

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- Vacuum tube output circuit


first, and then cut the ultra-high frequency noise from the digital circuit in a passive
lowpass filter. Then, unnecessary high frequency noise will be cut by two active lowpass
filter vacuum tube. Silver foil capacitor, such as wiring material is made of sterling silver
company, KSL-DAC technology made by KSL is committed to high quality music
playback.
- Heavyweight power circuit
configurations 2 power transformer. Power rectifier tube also adopted for digital
- Silver foil capacitor, such as sterling silver wiring material is all in-house using the
original product
- Manufacturing line arrangements skilled technicians dish dish

SPECS
Digital input COAX (RCA) 16 ~ 24bit 32 ~ 96kHz
Audio output Unbalanced (RCA) 1.8V
Outline 285W 160H 430D
Use vacuum tube 5687 2, 12AT7/ECC81 2, 6CA4/EZ81 3

CARTRIDGE IO-M

Cartridge IO-M has evolved further


Their sound is described as awaken the soul of the artist who carved the groove sound
is the natural sound itself is straightforward. Magnetoresistance decreases by increasing
the thickness of the yoke of the magnetic circuit, out of the goodness of that much
difference. High-resolution playback improvements in resonant mode of vibration system,
well-balanced over the entire band is now possible.

FEATURE
- New magnetic circuit design to maximize the ability of high performance alnico magnet

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- Body adopt a super-hard aluminum alloy cantilever special structure, machined


aluminum
- Adopted a sterling silver pin output, also lead leaders, fully realize the transmission path
of silver in the cartridge

SPECS
Power generation method Moving coil type
Output voltage 0.12mV (1kHz, 5cm/sec)
Channel balance Within 1dB (1kHz)
Separation More than 25dB (1kHz)
Internal impedance 1
Compliance 6.0 10 -6 cm / Dyne
Proper needle pressure 1.5 ~ 1.8g
Weight 11g

TRANSFORMER
Silver is said to be the first node from Houma trend in trans-old that it overturned the
stereotype, MC transformer of audio notes, has been built up in the care of materials,
meticulous best.
Attitude of commitment to sound rich and natural sound, while expressing the nuances of
fine surprisingly, the entire music will evoke a rich harmony.

KSL-SFz
Meet more than 30 years, was achieved analog sound view of life is full of profound than
the expectations of the analog evolved into the fan disk KSL-SFz

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FEATURE
- KSL sterling silver-winding transformer
winding structure by the careful consideration, has a 1.5dB peak of up to 100kHz without
terminating resistor
- Custom-made ultra-thin permalloy core
using the high quality ultra-thin permalloy core large, suppressing the eddy current loss,
hysteresis loss
in the core of the shape combine the wide cross-sectional area and a short path length,
low distortion, ensuring ultra-wideband
- Tell without the full power of the MC cartridge drawer and thoroughly the feelings of
artists
- Polite finish wiring by hand

SPECS
The primary-side impedance 1, 3, 40
The secondary side impedance 4k
Step-up ratio 36dB (1), 30dB (3), 20dB (40)
Load impedance 47k is recommended
(Not including protruding parts) Dimensions 114mm (W) 150mm (H) 175mm (D)
Weight 3.2kg

TURN TABLE
Functional beauty was born from necessity uncompromising.
In order to realize the best analog sound we aim, we have completed a long development
period fart.

GINGA

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Turntable System GINGA of excellence.


Functional beauty was born from necessity uncompromising.
To achieve beautiful and vibrant sound to a dignified space.

MAJOR FEATURES
- Heavyweight platter-based and multi-element using the material effectively five
- Smooth rotation with no knot in the yarn due to low vibration
- Thick and large rotor spindle bearing 25 finished in ultra-high-precision
- Special long-term stable operation by the inclusion oil
- Large 4-pole synchronous motor unit was stuck to the sound quality
- Driving power and low distortion without using a phase-advancing capacitor, the
oscillation circuit of 2ch
- Correcting the warp of the disk by using a spacer and stabilizer ring
- Tone arm using special ordered to the UK SME companies, the arm wire silver wire
(Kondo-312)

DESIGN GUIDELINES FOR GINGA


Analog to digital disk even though the source is now mainstream, valuable recording many
are left, the start to develop, GINGA is aware of the following must be considered highquality playback equipment than ever before has been designed to.
- Rigid type and weight class in order to obtain the direct sound and stable sound image
- To avoid compromising the sense of dynamism of sound even though it is a
heavyweight
- The platter is required for smooth braking rotation and to some extent
(the ideal state is balanced rotation of the motor torque and braking force)
- Adopted the synchronous motor drive and thread to get the honest sound quality
- Driven by the motor power ideal, also makes it possible to adjust the speed

MULTI-ELEMENT-BASED, HEAVY PLATTER


Base portion is a result of repeated many times to audition, we used five effective material
aluminum, stainless steel, brass, copper chromium, acrylic.
Platter unit, the internal tapered shape, arranged on the outer circumference bottom
stainless steel screw tuning has been kept a bell-vibration. In addition to the main
material of aluminum, has been eliminated by the proper tone platter mat stainless steel
and glass materials.

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THICK BEARING, HIGH POINT SUPPORT


The GINGA is equipped with a bearing very luxurious.
Configure the carbide ball bearing bearing, rotor spindle by placing a large visceral further
hardened steel of 8mm thick on top of the center pole of 25. In addition, by increasing
the fulcrum has brought a more stable operation of the platter.
Spindle pole and the rotor center is located in ultra-high precision machining to finish one
pair of suit.
Contact area of ball bearings and hardened steel, which is filled with special oil-tested,
enabling a stable operation for many years without any oil leakage.

SYNCHRONOUS MOTOR UNIT


Adopt a 4-pole synchronous motor large commitment to quality. Has been achieved low
noise, low vibration double floating structure inside and outside the housing and housing,
of metal shaving.
We also pursue the ideal motor power circuit. SIN and COS waves generated by wave
oscillation circuit CR, after amplification in 2-channel high power amplifier, have produced
a very low distortion power has been boosted at each transformer. Phase-advancing
capacitor is no longer required therefore.
In addition, the control voltage of the main coil and the secondary coil of the motor and
enables independence was achieved optimization of the motor drive voltage is like the
smallest vibration.
Be equipped with a tension pulley, multiplied by the appropriate long-term stable yarn
tension is now available.

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COTTON SEAMLESS WIRE, SPACER RING


Machine drive in order to solve the problem of yarn was from the traditional knot of yarn,
has developed a new circle of yarn without knots.
You can correct the warping of the disk by using a spacer ring and stabilizer. (Disk or disk
warping is severe weight class may be difficult correction.)

TONE ARM
Special order to the UK SME companies. Equipped with a (Kondo-312) tone arm and
screw material changes have been made (using the AN-AI of our products) over silver
wire to wire-based arm of the SME-312.

SPECS
Kind Turntable drive system thread method
Motor 4-pole synchronous motor

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Arm with (Cartridge not included) Kondo-312


(Not including protruding parts) Dimensions Turntable unit 460mm (W) 210mm (H)
395mm (D),
motor unit 210mm (W) 150mm (H) 365mm (D)
Weight Turntable unit 46kg (28kg + platter-based 18kg),
16kg motor unit
Power consumption 36W

CABLE
Sound of silver, warmer than any sound, you will see the full representation of music into
sharp breath.
In the audio notes, carefully, we have adopted to reproduce the music evolved more
sophisticated silver. More than 20 years of know-how is a range of silver refining,
manufacturing method, until the structure. In addition to the pursuit of material, by special
technology KSL, and then expressing the excellent music. Cable AN-Vz AN-SPz silver
wire was great reputation around the world from the audio fan is, by KSL technology has
evolved further as KSL-LP KSL-SPz. Space to reproduce the rich aroma of wine is
dense, such as improved fundamentally and direction of the wire with the habit,
mature. Rich bass sound gives a sense of stability to the music, a sense of low midrange
distortion is represented beautifully the strings and space.

KSL-LPz

SPECS
Basic structure Sterling silver wire line cable, 4-conductor braided shield
Core structure 0.1 52 2 (Volume silk)
20 2 0.15 (winding silk)
Terminal Adopt a standard RCA audio plug made of notes

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Length More than 1m, can be produced in units of 10cm


(standard stock: 1m, 1.5m, 2m)
* This specification is intended for all Japan.

KSL-VzII

SPECS
Basic structure Sterling silver wire line cable, 4-conductor braided shield
Core structure 0.1 32 2 (Volume silk)
0.15 2 twelve (winding silk)
Terminal Adopt a standard RCA audio plug made of notes
Length More than 1m, can be produced in units of 10cm
(standard stock: 1m, 1.5m, 2m)
* This specification is intended for all Japan.

KSL-SPz

SPECS
Basic structure Sterling silver wire speaker cable, 8-conductor braided shield
Core structure 0.2 10 8
Terminal sterling silver as a standard feature of 2 terminal
Length More than 1m, 10cm can be produced in units
* This specification is intended for all Japan.

KSL-SPc

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SPECS
Basic structure PCOCC Speaker Cable, 8-conductor braided shield
Core structure 0.2 10 8
Terminal sterling silver as a standard feature of 2 terminal
Length More than 1m, 10cm can be produced in units
* This specification is intended for all Japan.
This is the only oxygen free copper speaker cable in the Kondo line, and this is also the
only copper cable using KSL technology developed to remove the sound roughness
which arises generally from the lower grade digital sound in the system like home theatre,
for example.
The heavily decoded signals from home theatre surround sound decoder and receivers
usually comes with very unpleasant edginess and ear scratching sharpness, our KSL-SPc
can greatly improve and transform this into a smooth and musical sound.
Of course, it will be a great cable as well for audio only applications, especially where the
source is primarily digital.

KSL-SPc Dual

Basic structure PCOCC speaker cable strands 2 KSL-SPc


Terminal sterling silver as a standard feature of 2 terminal
Length More than 1m, 10cm can be produced in units
* This specification is intended for all Japan.

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2 THOUGHTS ON AUDIO NOTE JAPAN ( KONDO )

j-p Speyer
on December 9, 2012 at 3:35 pm said:

Do you no longer sell the M7 line stage and M7 phono?


How does the M 77 compare? How is the phono stage ?
Many thanks,
J-P Speyer

Admin
on November 29, 2013 at 12:43 am said:

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We personally never liked the M77 we thought the


original M7 was better.

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