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Bravo Audio V1 Mini Valve Deluxe Class A Tube Headphone Amplifier

Brand:| Model: V1 Deluxe
Overview
Enjoy the pure, non-fatiguing sound of Class A amplification with the Bravo V1 Deluxe headphone amplifier!
Highlights
  • Includes high-quality Electro-Harmonix 6922 tube
  • Parallel 3.5 mm and RCA stereo inputs
  • Gain control with Japanese ALPS potentiometer
Part # 
310-354
Weight: 1.1 lbs.  
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Product Details

Bravo Audio V1 Mini Valve Deluxe Class A Tube Headphone Amplifier

Looking for a high-quality headphone amp or to dip your toes in the world of tube audio? The Bravo V1 Deluxe headphone amplifier will let you do both!

Smart, modern aesthetics and a small form-factor mean that this amp will find a home on any desktop. Gorgeous sound quality ensures that you'll be keeping it around for the long haul.

A great deal of attention was paid to part quality on this amp, employing a well-regarded Electro-Harmonix 6922 tube, Japanese ALPS potentiometer and Chemi-Con capacitor, and numerous other high grade parts.

Signal input is through either RCA or 3.5 mm stereo jacks. The output jack is 1/4" stereo, but an adapter is included for those using headphones with a 3.5mm plug. A 24 VDC 1A switching power supply is included.

Specifications: • Power requirement: 24 VDC • Input sensitivity: 100 mV • Input impedance: 100K ohm • Supported headphone impedance: 20 - 600 ohm • Gain: 30 dB • Frequency response: 10 Hz - 60 kHz (±0.25 dB) • Dynamic range: 84.6 dBA (300 ohm), 89.8 dBA (33 ohm) • THD: 0.016% (300 ohm), 0.45% (33 ohm) • Dimensions: 3.11" L x 3.11" W x 1.73" H.



Bravo Audio V1 Mini Valve Deluxe Class A Tube Headphone Amplifier
  • BrandBravo Audio
  • ModelV1 Deluxe
  • Part Number310-354
  • UPC848864002545
  • Product CategoryHeadphone Amplifiers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (4 Reviews)
  • Weight1.1 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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Reviews

Bravo Audio V1 Mini Valve Deluxe Class A Tube Headphone Amplifier
Bravo Audio V1 Mini Valve Deluxe Class A Tube Headphone Amplifier is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hard to beat at this $.Get tube sound on the cheapI have the similiar Little Bear brand of this amp but it looks the same. Mine has pre-out for use as a pre-amp, but other than that, they look identical. I'm having fun listening with my he-400's and it sounds great especially in the midrange. Highs have less of that sibilance you get with solid state gear and I find the sound is more natural sounding than my solid state(Yamaha receiver r-v703) with a more forward midrange. The he-400's are a bit dark with recessed upper midrange then peaking around 7-10k so maybe the amp is compensating for that. If you have a good set of headphones, this is worth a try at this price...hard to beat.
Date published: 2014-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hot AmpMy first impression is that this amp is industrial art, you see all the components and there are a couple of colored LEDs that reflect on the clear Plexiglas top. The amp has a burn-in time, other reviews I had come across say it takes 24 hours of play time for the sound characteristics to get established and I’d agree with that.This headphone amp adds a fullness and depth to the sound of your headphones. I’d prefer that the volume control was a little further from the headphone jack, it gets in the way a bit. Don't touch the tube - it's hot (and the oils on your fingers will shorten the life of the tube). The various connections are on three sides of the amp (headphone jack on the front, power on the rear, and sound input on the side).
Date published: 2014-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fabulous little Headphone AmpThis is one nice little amp. There's one adjustment that you need to make before use - especially if it sounds a bit odd out of the box. Check http://rockgrotto.proboards.com/thread/5022/adjust-bias-bravo-amps?page=1&scrollTo=62096 and do the bias adjustment found there. Yes - it works for THIS amp. WAY better sound and easy to do if you have a DVM and a small screwdriver. Mine came with the biases out of whack and sounded terrible. Considered returning it until I did the simple bias adjustment. Then - wow, this sounds good. I run this with a pair of BeyerDynamics 880 (250 Ohm) phones and I'm satisfied. Later maybe I'll change the transistors and MOSFETs but for now I love it. You should know that the heat sinks under the plexiglass will be HOT once the amp is running but it's Class A and it's supposed to do that.
Date published: 2014-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great little tube amp that begs tweaking.For its size this little amp is awesome. However, after some transistor and capacitor mod tweaks, this amp screams. Parts Express is all about DIY and this amp begs to be tweaked and I did. Amp came with a 6922EH vacuum tube but it will take a 12AU7/EEC82. All you do is set the bias for the different tubes using the trim pots on the board. The Bravo drives my Senn HD 650 with ease and a transistor swap will increase the dynamic range of the amp and this baby is very quiet. Even without voiding the warranty (well worth it) as I did, this little wonder sounds very nice. Order some 12AU7 tubes from PE and tube roll to your heart's content.
Date published: 2013-02-25

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Bravo Audio V1 Mini Valve Deluxe Class A Tube Headphone Amplifier

hi guys will a sennh amperior 18 omh work with this  20 ohm amp  or should look at another amp?THANKS

Asked by: Rolling
I would recommend finding an amplifier that is safely rated down to 18 ohms for your headphones.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-06-09

Could this amp be used as a tube buffer by using a headphone to RCA adaptor and plugging into the input of a amp?

Asked by: cherico
Absolutely. It would make for a nice line-level tube preamplifier.
Answered by: splurge
Date published: 2013-11-09

What tube does the 310-354 come with?

The "Highlights" says it comes with a 12AU7 tube, but the “Product Details” says a 6922. The reviewer says it came with a 6922.Which tube does it come with?Thanx, Scott
Asked by: ScottM
This amp includes a 6922 tube. I will have the specs updated online.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2013-02-27

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