Gryphon Essence Preamplifier

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Gryphon  Essence Preamplifier

The Gryphon Essence pure Class A amplification system has been developed based on the experience acquired and lessons learned from our top of the line Gryphon Pandora preamplifier and the stereo and monoblock Mephisto power amplifiers. Gryphon Essence exudes authority and maintains absolute control of your loudspeakers, with rarefied finesse to reveal even the subtlest variations in any style of music.
Gryphon Essence represents the perfect symbiosis of musical authority and effortless ease.

Features
• Exterior design by Flemming E. Rasmussen
• Electronics design by Tom Møller
• Dual mono configuration
• Zero global negative feedback
• 440,000 μF (Stereo) or 880,000 μF (Mono version) capacitor bank
• Balanced dual differential Class A input circuitry followed by a high-speed voltage amplifying Class A stage
• Fully regulated low noise power supply for all voltage amplifying stages
• DC servo coupling
• Frequency-independent damping factor
• Polypropylene capacitors for local power supply decoupling
• Four-layer up to 70 μm copper printed circuit boards
• One custom-made 1350 VA toroidal transformer
• Separate power supply for digital and analog circuits
• Soft Start turn-on prevents triggering of fuses in the home electrical system
• Gold-plated Swiss Neutric XLR socket for one balanced input per channel
• Gold-plated custom-built binding posts
• 12 V DC link for power up and down
• Automatic Green Bias setting or manual Low/High bias
• Flash memory upgrades via PC or Key-fob
• Non-invasive protection system
• RGB LED bar indicating Bias High, Low status.
• Standby current consumption < 0.5 W
• EU CE approval
• Designed and built in Denmark