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Sphinx v2:

Rogue Audio is pleased to announce that our best selling Sphinx has gotten a facelift!  A stylish groove in the faceplate commemorates our latest technical revisions. The new Sphinx v2 includes:

  • Improved 1W headphone circuit
  • Improved phono circuit with 6dB additional gain (same phono as Cronus II)
  • Addition of a mute function on the new “Skeleton remote"
  • Lower noise floor

The Sphinx v2 is shipping to retailers now!

New transparent "Skeleton remote" with volume and mute (traditional black available on request)

Dynamic, transparent, and profoundly musical, the Rogue Sphinx sets a new standard in affordable integrated amplifiers. Utilizing sophisticated circuitry borrowed from our most advanced designs, the Sphinx is able to outperform separates costing far more than this single box design. And with 100 watts of hybrid power, this integrated is capable of realistic volume levels that will rival the clarity and presence of the original performance.
The Sphinx contains a discrete headphone amplifier and an excellent phono section compatable with high output MM and MC cartridges. Active and fixed outputs allow for the addition of a subwoofer or other outboard devices. A high capacity linear power supply provides tremendous energy storage to recreate the deepest bass passages while various regulated power supply stages provide ultra smooth sound in the midrange and treble. The machined aluminum faceplate is available in either black or silver to compliment the rest of your components and the optional remote further adds the convenience of remote volume operation.

Download product literature here
A few of the many terrific reviews of the Sphinx...
Stereophile - Herb Reichert
I am experiencing genuine musical happiness.
The Absolute Sound - Ron Doering
Recommened, and I've purchased the review sample. So there!
Soundstage!Goodsound! - Hans Wezel
"Value never sounded so damn good... Hans Wetzel"
HIFI+ Issue 101-Alan Sircom
"Highly recommended."
A few of the 2013 CES show reports can be found here:
Soundstage - Doug Schneider
Analog Planet - Michael Fremer
Stereophile - Stephen Mejias

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General Features: 
- 100 WPC/8 ohms 
- Pure tube mu-follower preamplifier
- Slow start turn on sequencing
- Green design with extremely low power consumption
- Standby 6W, 1/2 power 132W, full power 250W
- Damping factor > 1000
- Discrete headphone amplifer
- MM/MC phono section for high output cartridges
- Custom 375 VA toroidal transformer 
- Massive high storage linear (!) power supply
- Matched 12AU7 preamplifier tubes 
- Gold plated RCA inputs
- Gold plated binding posts
- Machined aluminum faceplate
- 4 inputs (phono, line 1,2,3)
- Active outputs for subwoofer or biamping 
- Alps volume potentiometer 
- All precision components
- Heavy (2 ounce) copper circuit board
- Metal remote volume control (optional)
- Fully tested, burned-in, and auditioned 
- Detachable IEC power cord
- Entirely designed and hand built in the USA 
- 3 year limited warranty (6 months on tubes)


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Specifications: 
- output power: 100 WPC minimum
- THD: <0.1% typ., <1% at rated power
- frequency response 20Hz - 20KHz 

- phono section 45 dB
- input sensitivity: 1.0V RMS
- dimensions: 15.5" W x 17" D x 5" H
- weight: 25 lbs
- shipping weight: 30 lbs 
- power requirements: 120V/240V - 50/60Hz

Specifications subject to change without notice