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Creek Audio - 4040a - Integrated Amplifier & DAC

Original price $1,650.00 - Original price $1,650.00
Original price
$1,650.00
$1,650.00 - $1,650.00
Current price $1,650.00
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Availability:
1+ in stock

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Experience the power of the past merged with the innovation of the present with Creek Audio's 4040A Integrated Amplifier & DAC. Infused with a wave of modern digital features yet speaking to the charm of its 1982 predecessor, the CAS4040, this device promises an unparalleled aural experience. Whether you're tuning in through your headphones or immersing your living room in high-quality sound, control the narrative easily with its user-friendly interface and sophisticated menu navigation. Worried about complex cross-over circuitry in modern, multi-driver loudspeakers? The 4040A has got you covered with its advanced MERUS™ Infineon technology. So whether you're a vinyl enthusiast looking to install an optional Sequel mk4 Phono Pre-amp or a fan of digital with a variety of inputs to match, this integrated amplifier offers an authentic, high fidelity sonic experience. From its electronic volume and balance controls to its uncompromising performance, it's not just an amplifier – it's your personal concert in a box. Don't wait; unleash the power of sound with Creek Audio's 4040A – Coming Soon!

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ℹ Product Information

Creek Audio - 4040a - Integrated Amplifier & DAC

Get ready to unlock an entirely new level of auditory experience with the groundbreaking Creek Audio - 4040a - Integrated Amplifier & DAC! As an epitome of audiological innovation, the 4040a rejuvenates the classic charm of our esteemed CAS4040 model from 1982, skillfully fusing nostalgic pleasure with state-of-the-art technology.

Key Features

  • Intuitive User Interface and Sophisticated Menu System: The 4040a comes equipped with a user-friendly UI combined with an elaborate menu system, making the setup and usage a breeze.
  • Three Analogue Signal Inputs: This includes two pairs of unbalanced RCA sockets and one pair of fully balanced XLR sockets, along with electronic volume and balance control that enables precise 1dB adjustment within a 70dB range.
  • Optional Plug-in Sequel mk4 Phono Pre-amp: Designed to accommodate a wide range of Moving Magnet and high-output Moving Coil cartridges for vinyl music lovers.
  • High Current, Dedicated Headphone Amplifier: Front panel-mounted jack socket, compatible with a wide range of headphones for direct audio enjoyment.
  • Multiple Digital Inputs: With connectivity options like Coaxial SPDIF, optical TOSLINK, USB class 2 and aptX Bluetooth 5.0, most digital sources can be connected with ease.
  • 32-bit ES9018K2M Sabre32 Reference DAC: Ensures seamless conversion of digital signals into high-quality analogue sound.
  • MERUS™ Infineon Technology Power Amplifier: Developed to drive even the most taxing multi-driver loudspeakers with high fidelity.
  • High-Frequency Power Supply: Exclusively optimized for audio electronics, this addon enables superior performance unaffected by mains quality or voltage stability.
  • Standby Feature: Powers down non-essential circuitry during periods of no usage, which helps in power conservation.

Key Benefits

  • Advanced Technology, Vintage Charm: Enjoy best of both worlds with the 4040a. Skillfully bridging the gap between nostalgia and modernity, this product delivers exquisite sound quality that was once only associated with vintage models.
  • Top-Grade Precision: Remarkable volume and balance control capabilities provide a detailed and customizable audio experience.
  • Versatile Compatibility: The 4040a is designed to cater to both vinyl music enthusiasts and digital audio fans with its extensive connectivity and compatibility features.
  • Unparallel Sound Quality: With its dedicated headphone amplifier and Sabre32 Reference DAC, the 4040a guarantees high fidelity sound that will enthrall both casual listeners and audiophiles.
  • Unflinching Power: Using MERUS™ Infineon technology, the integrated amplifier can effortlessly drive even the most demanding loudspeakers, making it suitable for any setup.
  • Energy Efficient: The standby feature helps conserve power by shutting off unnecessary components and operations when not in use, making it environmentally friendly.
  • Long-lasting Performance: With its high-frequency power supply particularly optimized for audio electronics, you'll enjoy top-tier performance graph even after extended periods of usage.

Specifications

Specification Description
Product Creek Audio - 4040a - Integrated Amplifier & DAC
User Interface Intuitive Interface with Rotary Control Knobs and Remote Control
Pre-Amplifier 3 analogue signal inputs (2 pairs RCA, 1 pair XLR)
Volume Control Electronic volume and balance control (1dB adjustment over a 70dB range)
Tone Controls Available
Phono Pre-amplifier Optional Plug-in Sequel mk4 Phono Pre-amp
Headphone Amplifier Dedicated High Current Amplifier
Digital Inputs Coaxial SPDIF, Optical TOSLINK, USB Class 2, aptX Bluetooth 5.0
DAC 32-bit ES9018K2M Sabre32 reference DAC
Power Amplifier Implemented with MERUS™ Infineon Technology
Power Supply High-Frequency Power Supply, Optimised for Audio Electronics
Power Output 55 W into 8 Ohms, 110 W into 4 Ohms
Continuous Max Output Current >8A, current limited
THD and Noise <0.01%
Signal to Noise Ratio 102dBA
Frequency Response 1Hz to 50 kHz, +/-3dB
Input Sensitivity 440mV
Crosstalk >100dB at 1 kHz
Loudspeaker Outputs 4mm Binding Posts with Rear and Side Entry, Plus a Spade Lug
Speaker Output Impedance <0.02 Ohms 20Hz to 20 kHz
Damping Factor >400 into 8 Ohms
Headphone Output Socket 6.3mm Stereo Jack Socket for 30 – 300 Ohm Headphones
Mains Input Voltage Range 100V to 240V Nominal, 50Hz or 60Hz
Fuse Built into the power supply (not user serviceable)
Power Consumption 5W, 250W, <0.5W – Idle, Max, Standby
Auto Standby Adjustable Pre-set Time without Signal or Defeat In Menu
Finish Colours Optional Silver or Black Front Panel
Weight 2kgs (4.4 lbs) Net, 3kgs (6.6 lbs) Gross (Packed)
Size 21.5 x 6 x 25.5 cm (8.46″ x 2.36″ x 10”) Including Feet, Knobs, LS Terminals, and BT Antenna

Prepare to be immersed utterly in the power of state-of-the-art sound with the Creek Audio - 4040a - Integrated Amplifier & DAC! This creation leads the parade of exceptional equipment enchanted with unparalleled audiological precision and innovation. From its impressively extensive range of digital inputs, optional plug-in Sequel mk4 Phono Pre-amp to its dedicated headphone amplifier, every bit of it screams versatility for every melomaniac. The 32-bit ES9018K2M Sabre32 reference DAC's ability to flawlessly convert digital signals into analogue performance and the robust high-frequency power supply stand testament to the Creek Audio’s commitment to exceptional sound. The much-anticipated 4040a from Australia's #1 Hi-Fi Store, The Audio Tailor, takes amplifier performance to uncharted territories, paving the way for a ground-breaking audio revolution. It's the 'new normal' in home audio - it's the future, and the future sounds divine. Stay tuned and be a part of this prospective sonic revolution - the Creek Audio - 4040a is COMING SOON! There's more to sound than just hearing. Find out how at The Audio Tailor. For further inquiries, connect with us through phone: 1300 308 711, email: sales@theaudiotailor.com.au, or visit our Brisbane Store at Unit 9/20 Rivergate Place, Murarrie QLD 4172. Or contact us at: https://www.theaudiotailor.com.au/pages/contact. Unleash the power of sound. Experience the unthinkable. Get ready for the 4040a!

ℹ Specifications
Specification Description
Product Creek Audio - 4040a - Integrated Amplifier & DAC
User Interface Intuitive Interface with Rotary Control Knobs and Remote Control
Pre-Amplifier 3 analogue signal inputs (2 pairs RCA, 1 pair XLR)
Volume Control Electronic volume and balance control (1dB adjustment over a 70dB range)
Tone Controls Available
Phono Pre-amplifier Optional Plug-in Sequel mk4 Phono Pre-amp
Headphone Amplifier Dedicated High Current Amplifier
Digital Inputs Coaxial SPDIF, Optical TOSLINK, USB Class 2, aptX Bluetooth 5.0
DAC 32-bit ES9018K2M Sabre32 reference DAC
Power Amplifier Implemented with MERUS™ Infineon Technology
Power Supply High-Frequency Power Supply, Optimised for Audio Electronics
Power Output 55 W into 8 Ohms, 110 W into 4 Ohms
Continuous Max Output Current >8A, current limited
THD and Noise <0.01%
Signal to Noise Ratio 102dBA
Frequency Response 1Hz to 50 kHz, +/-3dB
Input Sensitivity 440mV
Crosstalk >100dB at 1 kHz
Loudspeaker Outputs 4mm Binding Posts with Rear and Side Entry, Plus a Spade Lug
Speaker Output Impedance <0.02 Ohms 20Hz to 20 kHz
Damping Factor >400 into 8 Ohms
Headphone Output Socket 6.3mm Stereo Jack Socket for 30 – 300 Ohm Headphones
Mains Input Voltage Range 100V to 240V Nominal, 50Hz or 60Hz
Fuse Built into the power supply (not user serviceable)
Power Consumption 5W, 250W, <0.5W – Idle, Max, Standby
Auto Standby Adjustable Pre-set Time without Signal or Defeat In Menu
Finish Colours Optional Silver or Black Front Panel
Weight 2kgs (4.4 lbs) Net, 3kgs (6.6 lbs) Gross (Packed)
Size 21.5 x 6 x 25.5 cm (8.46″ x 2.36″ x 10”) Including Feet, Knobs, LS Terminals, and BT Antenna

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