Apprentice IA


After 3 years of R&D we have finally achieved our goal and are proud to bring what we believe is the best amplifier in its class, in terms of performance and value.

It is reviewed by Hi-Fi News in the July 2023 edition said “This is an amplifier with an exceptional degree of musical communication for the money” and was awarded Highly Commended.

Gramaphone July 2023 edition said “This little amplifier proves quite a breath of fresh air”

Hi Fi Test in Germany July 2023 also has a great review


Click to download – User Manual

Click to read – Hi-Fi Choice August 2023

Click to read – Hi-Fi News July


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It is a fully MANUAL amplifier as its intended for use is on desk tops or in small rooms and is an ideal introduction to a proper Hi-Fi system, when used with our Apprentice TT, for young students 1st system or older users who live in a small flat.

It is available in our full colour range so you can match it to your Edwards TT of choice, making for a very on trend modern stylish system, just add speakers.

At its heart it has a 30W fully discrete class AB power amplifier section

The pre-amp section is op-amp based which drives a discrete headphone amplifier.

The performance of this little gem of an amplifier will give many bigger rivals a major headache.

Its small 220mm square format makes it ideal for desk top or bedroom/small room applications.

Fully equipped with a dedicated MM Phono input, 3 line inputs, 2 via rear mounted RCA and one front panel mounted 3.5mm Jack.

It also has a dedicated headphone amplifier which automatically mutes the speakers when in use.

Other possible upgrade options include an optional pre-amp output allowing you to upgrade with a better remote power amplifier like our P1 or P4

The Apprentice IA is available in the following colours: Black, Grey, Red, White, Green and Blue.

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Black, Grey, Red, White, Blue, Green


Apprentice IA

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