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Orange launches Dual Discrete Op-Amp

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Out Now

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Orange Amps


Laura  Barnes
Orange launches Dual Discrete Op-Amp

The new Op-Amp is 8 pin DIP compatible and comes with a socket.

Orange Amplification has launched the new Dual Discrete Op-Amp, which has been specifically designed for audio use.

The MI company claims it is one of the most musically sounding of its kind on the market today.

Built to a high specification, the Dual Discrete Op-Amp has been constructed for superior musical audio performance purposes. Unlike existing products, it only contains the gain blocks that are needed to give good clean audio. Each of the individual transistors and resistors are of the highest quality, so the Op-Amp runs as close to pure Class A as possible instead of the class B operation seen in IC Op-Amps.

It has been designed to be 8 pin DIP compatible, and comes with a socket, so is easy to drop in and replace. The DC offset of Orange’s Op-Amp is low, which means they can be used almost anywhere, even active filters.

“We wanted to design something purely for audio”, explains Adrian Emsley, Orange Amplification’s Technical Director. “Many Op-Amps perform well on paper but the trouble is the human ear does not hear quite the same way as test equipment. To me, this Op-Amp sounds more musical, more natural, with the transient sound feeling more real and less synthetic.”

The Orange Dual Discrete Op-Amp has an RRP of £42. For more information visit


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