40 Year Old Amp Gets a Refresh

Perreaux GS 2002 amplifier frontWe've been continuously refining our core competence for almost 40 years! We scoured the internet and found a fully functioning Perreaux GS 2002 amplifier, Perreaux's first commercially available amplifier manufactured in 1974, as a testament to the lasting quality of our products.

What were you doing in 1974?

Richard Nixon was President of the USA.
The Godfather part II and Towering Inferno were playing on the big screen.
West Germany beat Holland 2:1 in the world cup soccer final... I remember that match with terrific sadness.
India successfully tests an atomic device... becoming the worlds 6th nuclear power.
OPEC ends the oil embargo.
Mott the Hoople sang... All The Young Dudes.
Jefferson Starship are formed.
Eric Clapton sings "I Shot The Sheriff".
Led Zeppelin form Swan Song records.
Barbara Streisand sings "The Way We Were"

Contrasting the Perreaux GS 2002 with our current Audiant 80i integrated amplifier...

Front of Perreaux GS 2002 and Audiant 80i amplifiers
Front of the Perreaux GS 2002 (left) compared with the current Audiant 80i integrated amplifier (right)

Rear of Perreaux GS 2002 and Audiant 80i amplifiers
Rear of the Perreaux GS 2002 (left) compared with the current Audiant 80i integrated amplifier (right)

GS 2002

  • 22W into 8 ohms
  • Phono, Tuner, Aux inputs
  • Manual tone and volume controls
  • Wood veneer cabinetry

Audiant 80i

  • 80W into 8 ohms
  • Phono, analogue and digital inputs
  • Home theatre loop
  • Remote control
  • Volume control
  • Front panel touch button input selection
  • Slim, minimalist and discrete

Inside of Perreaux GS 2002 and Audiant 80i amplifiers
Inside of the Perreaux GS 2002 (left) compared with the current Audiant 80i integrated amplifier (right)

Many of you reading this may not have been born when the GS 2002 was maunufactured... it's a testament to the lasting quality of our products.

Invest once and invest well.

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