After ten years of continuous production, we are proud to offer the CAD-805 Anniversary Edition. Each unit is designed for long-term stability in virtually any home operating situation. Note that if the unit is operated outside the parameters outlined in this owner’s manual, damage may result. Please read this manual carefully before operating your new CAD-805AE power amplifiers. The CAD-805 Anniversary Edition offers 50 watts per channel, Pure Class A Single Ended Triode Mono Blocks with dual 6SN7 input stage, 300B driver stage tube, includes both 845 and 211 output tubes. It offers a user selector switch for the output tube, a Jaguar Anthracite black chassis and top plate with clear coat finish, and an anodized aluminium front panel with a ZERO feedback design. The CAD-805 has been through many versions through the years, improving on what already proved to be an outstanding power amplifier. The new design for the Anniversary Edition even includes the ability to switch from the 211 (output) tube to the 845 (output) tube.



Circuit Type Single-Ended Class A1/A2
Power Output 50 watts
Input Sensitivity 1.0 Volt for full output
Noise and Hum -80 dB below full output
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 KHz +/- 0.75 dB
Inputs Single-Ended RCA (Optional Balanced XLR)150 K Ohms input impedance
Tubes 2 ea – 6SN7 Input
1 ea – 300B Driver
1 ea – 845 Output + 1 ea – 211 Output
1 ea – 1629 ‘Cat Eye’ output level tube
Power Transformer 1 ea – EI Laminate, 200% Duty Cycle
Output Transformer(s) 1 ea – EI Laminate, Air Gap, 200% Duty Cycle4, 8 or 16 Ohm speaker connections
Resistors 1% Metal Film
Capacitors Polypropylene Film with hand soldered copper terminals (optional upgrades available)
Power Supply Capacitors 4 ea – 1500µF @ 450 VDC
AC Cord 3 Conductor, Detachable
AC Power Requirements 117/234 VAC @ 50/60 Hz
Consumption 230 watts – Operation
76 watts – Standby
Warm-Up Time 5 Minutes
Break-In Time 100 hours of playing time
Finish Anthracite black chassis with silver or black aluminum faceplate
Weight 36.29 kg / 80 lbs
Dimensions 21.59cm(8.5″) H x 31.12cm(12.25″) W x 60.96cm(24") D