Because music matters
The io uses the same power amplifier and phono stage as its larger brother, the multi-award winning Brio. The io aims to deliver exceptional sound quality in a smaller and more cost effective package. The class A/B circuit shares its DNA with the rest of Rega’s amplifiers, and as usual, great care has been taken in component selection. Sanken output transistors and an Alps volume potentiometer and a linear power supply that enables an output of 30 watts per channel into 8 Ω. Two line level inputs and a high quality moving magnet phono input are available as sources. There is a headphone output provided on the front of the unit for powering standard hi-fi headphones; this is driven from the power amplifier stage of the unit through relays to avoid signal degradation when headphones are inserted or the product is muted. A new redesigned mini remote handset is included.
- Integrated phono stage
- Headphone socket
- Mini remote control
- All new custom designed chasis
- Lifetime warranty against manufacture defects
|Power Output||30 W per channel into 8 Ω|
|Power Consumption||135 W|
|Inputs||1 x Phono input, 2 x Line inputs|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||180 x 68 x 290 mm|
The Rega io is a great little amplifier, it packs a punch that you don’t get from the far more highly featured competition that exists on the market and delivers music that you just want to keep playing.
JASON KENNEDY – THE EAR