The JBL SA750 is a brand new stereo amplifier pairing trendy streaming applied sciences like Airplay 2 and Google Chromecast with a design that wouldn’t look misplaced in a hi-fi rack from the ‘60s or ‘70s. It’s acquired a set of reassuringly chunky-looking dials and switches as bodily controls, an understated show, and its sides are coated with wooden veneers. The amplifier, whose launch coincides with JBL’s seventy fifth anniversary, will price $3,000 when it goes on sale starting this Might.
Alongside its wi-fi connectivity, which incorporates assist for UPnP alongside Apple and Google’s protocols, the JBL SA750 has all of the wired inputs you’d anticipate. There are six pairs of analog RCA inputs, a 3.5mm aux in, and two optical and two coaxial digital inputs alongside USB and Ethernet.
As a standalone stereo amplifier, you’ll must plug in a separate set of audio system to hearken to the JBL SA750. To that finish it’s acquired two pairs of binding-post speaker connectors, and it may well output as much as 220W of energy per channel. We’re positive JBL would like to promote you a pair of its new L100 Classic 75 loudspeakers to make use of alongside it, however at $5,500 a pair, they’re removed from a cost-effective selection.