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mono blockA single-channel audio amplifier. Two mono blocks are used for stereo reproduction. Because many audiophiles believe vacuum tubes produce a better musical representation, mono blocks often use tubes as the amplifying mechanism rather than transistors. See audiophile and vacuum tube, transistor.
|High-End Mono Blocks|
|These Model One amplifiers were designed by renowned audio engineer Mark Levinson and weigh more than 100 pounds each.|