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recommendedSure, from the outside the CLASSIC looks very modest and plain. However, technically and sonically this is the best and most advanced amplifier that we’ve ever build.

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The Corda classic from Meier Audio is, quite simply, a fantastic headphone amp for the price. Power, finesse, fidelity – it has got it all.
This amplifier matches very well with a wide range of headphones offering a very pleasant listening experience. For the price, the Corda Classic is a real masterpiece and fantastic value for money.


  • Model number: Corda Classic
  • Dimensions: 28 x 17.7 x 6.7cm
  • Power supply: Internal
  • Output impedance < 0,1 ohm
  • Maximum output 15V / 500 mA.
  • Discrete volume control. Typical stepsize 0.5 dB, 63 steps.
  • Gain switch. Maximum gain factors -2 / +14 dB
  • Crossfeed filter switch:
    • 1. crossfeed MEDIUM
    • 2. STEREO
    • 3. crossfeed HIGH
  • Tonal Balance: (compensation for psycho-acoustic bass-losses)
    • 1. compensation MEDIUM
    • 2. OFF
    • 3. compensation HIGH
  • 2 pair of analog inputs
  • Input impedance 18 kOhm
  • Gold-plated input jacks.
  • Silver plated headphone jack (Neutrik).
  • Silver plated heavy duty switches
  • 25 Watts toroidal transformer.
  • 110V and 220V mains power switchable.
  • Power uptake 10 Watts
  • Built-in groundloop breaker.
  • Double regulated voltage lines.
  • Low impedance electrolytic buffer capacitors (Nichicon Fine Gold).
  • Total Buffer capacity 80.000 uF.
  • Bypass capacitors in the power supply.
  • Polystyrol and polypropylen capacitors in the signal path.
  • Metalfilm resistors in the signal path.
  • AD797 opamps biased into class-A.
  • 2 BURR-BROWN BUF634 buffer amplifiers at left and right headphone output channel.
  • (Active) balanced headphone ground.
  • Star-grounding and ultra short signal paths.
  • Signal paths and signal path components at the bottom side of the PCB for maximal shielding.
  • Sturdy anodized aluminium enclosure
  • Weight: 2.2 kg
  • Size: 28.0 x 17.7 x 6.7 cm