Plinius integrated amplifiers fill a special niche in many great systems.
Integrated amplifiers have a smaller footprint than separate components and they are more economical to make because they combine both the preamp and power amp stages into the same chassis.
Plinius has for years had a great reputation for producing great, highly regarded amplifiers in this category. The current range has exceptional award winning pieces that can drive any speakers and will grace any listening environment with their lustrous finish and simple elegance.
Inspire 880/980 Integrated Amplifier
Inspire 880 Integrated Amplifier
This versatile 80 watt per channel integrated amplifier goes a step further than traditional integrated products and gives you enhanced listening from almost any source. The Inspire 880 will accept signals from your CD player, your personal computer, your AV source and even vinyl from your turntable.
Not only that but you get this versatility with a product that looks as stunning as it sounds. The aesthetic designs of the new Inspire range introduce new tones and textures to the finishes available in the Plinius range.
To listen to stored digital files all you need do is connect your music collection to your Inspire 880 via the USB input. You then use your media player to select what you want to play and stream it to your Inspire 880 which converts the digital signal to the analogue signal your speakers need. In no time at all you can be up and running with Plinius clarity refinement and power.
The Inspire 880 is a great way to bring your listening experience, from almost any source, into the world of real high fidelity.
Inspire 980 Integrated Amplifier
The 80 watt per channel Inspire 980 has all the versatility of the Inspire 880 that allows you to directly connect up almost any source from a CD player, your personal computer, your AV source or turntable. The Inspire 980 adds the further feature of networking capability via wired or wireless Ethernet and this allows you to directly access your music library stored on a networked drive.
Various network controllers can be used to control playback but for the ultimate in refinement of interfaces the Plinius Arataki can’t be beaten. The Arataki app for iPad was developed to control network playback via our premium Tiki and Toko products but it can also be used with the Inspire 980.
Whether enjoying a listening session with friends or using a play-list for background music at a party the Inspire 980 and the Arataki controller is the perfect combo for enjoying music in high fidelity.
A Lot Under One Hood!
"With complementary bass prowess, the 980’s portrayal is deep and punchy with a solid grip on speaker drivers, especially on rock tracks like Electric Six’s “Dance Command- er.” The Plinius delivers the full energy of this song with little (if any) compromises."
By Rob Johnson
"Whatever your taste, the Plinius Inspire 980 is a fantastic bargain, especially for those utilizing both digital and analog sources"
By Jeff Dorgay
Hautonga Integrated Amplifier
Hautonga Integrated Amplifier
The versatile Hautonga is a perfectly equipped and well balanced piece that derives from preceding development in earlier Plinius integrated amplifiers. The aesthetic is the distinctive Plinius rounded front and it is available in silver or black linished anodised finish.
The rear panel has five line level RCA inputs with Phono RCA and a balanced XLR pair additional as standard. There is a Pre Out for those that only want to use the pre-amp stage and the Line Out connection for archiving or other ancillary equipment. Trigger in and out connectors provide for multi-room or home theatre simplicity.
A full function remote lets you scroll through inputs from your seat. HT Bypass, standby mode for true low power operation that keeps the circuit active to deliver peak performance with minimal delay, mute and volume controls, display brightness adjustment and the full complement of CD player functions are all available from the remote.
Careful attention has been paid to signals and circuit layout with short signal paths, optimal component placement and wiring specification working in harmony to extract exciting depth and detail from any musical recording.
Taking integrated refinement to a new level, the Hautonga is an amplifier that has set new standards for performance, ease of use and reliability.
Hiato Integrated Amplifier
Hiato Integrated Amplifier
With 300 watts per channel the Hiato integrated stereo amplifier is a serious piece of equipment capable of driving big, difficult to drive speakers. It masters complex musical pieces that many dedicated power amps struggle with to give you spine tingling detail in the treble and control over the bass and mid range that is a pure delight.
If you are looking for an integrated amplifier solution in your music system but you don't want to sacrifice the benefits that true, well controlled power can bring then this amplifier is for you.
The rear panel layout includes four line level inputs and a user adjustable phono input. High quality WBT RCA connectors are used on all line level and phono inputs with additional balanced XLR inputs for CD and Line 1. It has RCA and XLR HT bypass input, remote IR input and 12V input/output triggers. There are four pairs of output connectors allowing bi-wired speaker applications, line level output for archiving and pre-out for bi-amping. The phono stage is optional.
On the front panel a small, unobtrusive 3.5mm jack allows a casual user to connect portable media, and the Hiato's full function remote control also operates the Plinius CD players.