Schiit Audio Ragnarok2

Nexus™ Integrated Amplifier

$1,199

In very nice condition, inlcludes factory remote. Original box and packing are not inlcuded, but we will pack carefully. Manual can be found on their webiste.

Ragnarok 2 is the only modular, remote-controlled integrated amp that’s a great match for both speakers and headphones. Delivering full speaker power to the balanced headphone outputs, and debuting our all-new Nexus™ differential gain stage, Ragnarok delivers performance that completely befits its name—in Norse legend, Ragnarok was the “end of the world.”

This is the Just An Amp Version: with two RCA input modules installed, for a total of two balanced inputs and three RCA inputs, ready for you to add all your line-level sources

Comes with a standard milled aluminum remote control that allows you to select source, control volume, select headphone or speaker output, mute, and set gain. Ragnarok 2 debuts our unique differential Nexus™ gain stage for seamless interaction between single-ended and balanced sources. Nexus converts single-ended inputs to balanced outputs, and balanced inputs to single-ended outputs—in a single gain discrete gain stage, without gain differences between modes, and with good performance in all modes.

Ragnarok 2 delivers 60W into 8 ohms and 100W into 4 ohms, for excellent performance with most speakers. It also delivers full power through the balanced headphone jack (24W into 32 ohms) and quarter-power output from the single-ended headphone jack (6W into 32 ohms). With selectable gains of 1, 8, and 25, it’s compatible with a wide range of speakers and headphones. The benefits of a relay-switched stepped attenuator for volume are clear. Compared to a potentiometer, they give you essentially perfect channel matching and near-unmeasurable distortion. However, some preamps with relay-stepped attenuators confuse you with buttons and screens. Not Ragnarok 2. Ragnarok 2 has a volume knob that works just like a volume knob—just grab and turn. And if you use the remote control, the motorized potentiometer changes to match the remote setting.  By “designed and built in California" this is what we mean: the vast majority of the total production cost of Ragnarok 2—chassis, boards, transformers, assembly, etc—goes to US companies manufacturing in the US. Our chassis are made minutes from our facility. Our PCBs are done just over the hill from us, or done in NorCal. Our transformers are also made in California. You get the picture. 

Power Output, Speaker Outputs:
8 Ohms: 60W RMS per channel
4 Ohms: 100W RMS per channel

Power Output, Balanced Headphone Output:

32 Ohms: 24W RMS per channel

50 Ohms: 15W RMS per channel

300 Ohms: 3W RMS per channel

600 Ohms: 1.5W RMS per channel

Power Output, Single-Ended Headphone Output

32 Ohms: 6W RMS per channel

50 Ohms: 3.75W RMS per channel

300 Ohms: 750mW RMS per channel

600 Ohms: 375mW RMS per channel

Frequency Response: 20Hz-20Khz, -0.1db, 3Hz-350KHz, -3dB

THD: <0.01%, 20Hz-20KHz, at 100W RMS into 8 ohms 

IMD: <0.01%, CCIR, at 100W RMS into 8 ohms

SNR: >115db, A-weighted, referenced to full output

Damping Factor: >80 into 8 ohms, 20-20kHz

Gain: 2, 8, or 25 (balanced, half those gains through headphone SE output)

Input Impedance: 10k ohms

Crosstalk: >95dB, 20-20kHz

Inputs:

(2) pairs XLR balanced inputs

(1) RCA single-ended input

(2) Module slots, one small and one large

Topology: Nexus™ differential current feedback with nested differential stages

Oversight: microprocessor-controlled monitoring and management of critical operational points, with relay shut-down for DC, overcurrent, thermal, and other faults

Power Supply: 600VA transformer with dual mono main rails, plus boosted, regulated supply to input, voltage gain and driver stages, plus separate, isolated and regulated rails for microprocessor management. 

Power Consumption: 500W maximum

Size: 16” x 13” x 3.875”

Weight: 32 lbs

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