Integrated amp with network USB inputs Rated at 300W 8ohm

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HEGEL REFERENCE H590, Whether a misprint or simply devilish humour Hegel s original. specification for its Master and Commander integrated pegged. its power output at 301W 8ohm a very precise figure that s. met in practice at 2x310W and 2x590W into 8 and 4ohm. respectively That 2 8dB increase from 8 to 4ohm is illustrative. of the H590 s massive and tightly regulated power supply a. reservoir that feeds a dynamic output capability of 325W 8ohm. 640W 4ohm 1 24kW 2ohm and a huge 2 285kW 47 8A into. 1ohm see Graph 1 This power is delivered through a low. 0 013 0 045ohm source impedance and a response that s flat. ABOVE Top left of the rear panel are fixed and variable preamp outputs with five to within 1dB from 6Hz 73kHz 1 8dB 100kHz Noise is very. line inputs two balanced on XLRs three single ended on RCAs The row of digital ins low too the H590 s sensibly low 32 6dB gain balanced. inputs contributing to its wide 90dB A wtd S N ratio re 0dBW. includes three optical two coaxial RCA BNC a USB Type B and an Ethernet port Distortion is equally low and climbs only gently with increasing. output from 0 0015 1W to 0 0022 10W 0 004 100W and. package and the rhythm section is download and his march from 0 007 200W through bass and midrange Versus frequency. absolutely unstoppable Spielberg s movie 1941 Oh dear THD increases beyond 5kHz although it still only reaches. 0 005 20kHz at 10W 8ohm, Move on to that glorious break here we go again as the opening. The digital board based on an AKM AK4490 DAC with, in the middle of Cheap Sunglasses woodwind builds into big bold minimum phase fast roll off filter selected by Hegel offers. from Deg ello and the drive of brass and great crunches of drums very low distortion of just 0 0006 0 00095 20Hz 20kHz. the Hegel amplifier makes it clear courtesy of the Dallas Winds 0dBFs with a minimum of 0 0001 see Graph 2 below and. with response limits of 0 28dB 20kHz 1 4dB 45kHz and. how much more refined the band s conducted by Jerry Junkin And. 3 8dB 80kHz to 24dB 90kHz with 48kHz 96kHz and 192kHz. recordings had become within less that s before I got to their take on media respectively The fixed line level output offers 2 46V from. than a decade but without losing The Star Spangled Banner with the a high ish 555ohm source impedance and a passable A wtd S N. sight of the soul at the heart of percussion section doing a full on ratio of 101dB with a resolution of 0 3dB over a 100dB range. the music Fast heavy and yet so fireworks display Jitter meanwhile is impressively low at 15psec PM. detailed the H590 does this kind Switching between the H590 in. of blast to perfection without ever streaming mode and fed via both. breaking its composure digital and analogue inputs from my. Naim NDS 555PR DR network player,CANNON FIRE proved there was really nothing in. Warming to the seemingly limitless it beyond a slightly greater sense. dynamics of the amp whether used of restraint and precision from the. with my PMC OB1 speakers or the Norwegian amp s digital section. smaller Neat Iota Xplorers HFN Jul This was perhaps best in evidence. 18 it seemed rude not to play The with the delicacy of Xiayin Wang s. Who s explosive Won t Get Fooled reading of Rachmaninov s Etudes. Again Who s Next Polydor UIGY Tableaux from Chandos CHAN. 9596 DSD64 download I wasn t 10724 96kHz 24 bit where the ABOVE Dynamic power output versus distortion into. disappointed for the lead guitar and extra detail in the shaping of each 8ohm black trace 4ohm red 2ohm blue and. vocals had striking clarity every note note via the streaming H590 was 1ohm green speaker loads Max current is 47 8A. The Ox grumbled out was readily traded off against a bit more fluidity. audible and of course the drums and flow from the NDS. were like controlled cannon fire That this amplifier does all it. just as it should be does and can still rival a digital. So after playing that three or player ticketed at more than its. four times at ever increasing levels 9000 price is nothing short of. during which remarkable but then this is an,I discovered utterly compelling amplifier.
that the H590,is quite possibly HI FI NEWS VERDICT. the definitive,Big powerful and yes expensive, it just goes ABOVE Distortion versus 24 bit digital signal level. the Hegel flagship is anything, louder amplifier over a 120dB range at 1kHz black and 20kHz blue. but brutish combining the,a respite in the,confidence of clout in reserve. form of Reference, with a delicacy and refinement HI FI NEWS SPECIFICATIONS.
Recordings John, you might not expect It s Continuous power 1 THD 8 4ohm 310W 590W. Williams At The,certainly high end but makes, Movies RR 142 Dynamic power 1 THD 8 4 2 1ohm 325W 640W 1 24kW 2 29kW. no concessions to ease of use or, 176 4kHz 24 bit Output impedance 20Hz 20kHz 0 013 0 045ohm 555ohm pre. flexibility not least thanks to its, excellent digital platform In fact Freq resp 20Hz 20kHz 100kHz 0 0 to 0 15dB 1 8dB. LEFT Hegel s, it s one of the most complete Digital jitter S PDIF at 48kHz 96kHz 15psec 10psec.
system handset, integrated amplifiers we have A wtd S N ratio re 0dBW 0dBFs 90 1dB Analogue 101 4dB Dig. partners with its,ever tested Outstanding, other separates Dist 20Hz 20kHz 0dBW 20dBFs 0 002 0 0053 0 0001 0 0002. offering input Sound Quality 89 Power consumption idle rated o p 105W 1015W 1W standby. volume mute and 0 100 Dimensions WHD Weight 430x171x445mm 22kg. display adjust here,www hifinews co uk Reprinted from Hi Fi News. HFN Oct Hegel Reference H590 Reprint indd 43 28 08 2018 15 20. EQUIPMENT REVIEW,Hegel Music Systems H590,integrated amplifier. by Alan Sircom, ere is the big one Hegel s top of the tree The That is an exceptionally comprehensive line up for.
H590 from Hegel Music Systems is not only an integrated amplifier reflecting the does it all nature of. the biggest integrated amplifier the company the Hegel H590 There are a couple of obvious omissions. has ever produced it s the most connected however no phono stage and no headphone socket The. the most forward thinking and in outright first is perhaps more understandable than the latter as Hegel. performance terms probably its best yet Granted there are has long eschewed turntable as one of its regular sources. a couple of pre power combinations in the line up that might preferring instead to allow the end user to specify their. have something to say about that especially the 1 100W H30 own analogue front end While those seeking an all Hegel. mono brutes but I m holding to that statement electronics solution that includes turntable replay might want. The H590 is the synthesis of the best of the latest line a standalone phono stage from the brand the on board. of integrated amplifiers such as the innate flexibility of the equaliser in an amplifier is now a rarity. Hegel R st and later designs coupled with the most up The absence of a headphone socket is more odd as. to date versions of all the amplifier technologies Hegel has Hegel makes an extremely good headphone amplifier circuit. incorporated into its amplifiers for the longest time Now mix in its own right on all the other integrated models in the line. in the kind of best in show components and technology so up Hegel is extremely adept at reading the demands of. new it gets its first outing here and you have an unbeatable its customers however and I suspect the absence of an. combination headphone amplifier is no accident, The Hegel H590 adds more power to the likes of the R st Hegel s design criteria is reduced to a series of pithy. H90 and H190 and it brings more power and connectivity to names that aptly describe aspects of the technology. the H360 With its strangely precise 301W per channel you including the localised feed forward amplifier circuit called. could be mistaken for thinking the H590 occupies the top slot SoundEngine DualAmp which separates out the voltage. of Hegel s integrated amp line up simply by virtue of power and current gain stages and the related DualPower which. delivery If you need a bigger amplifier and the H360 won t cut provides specific power supply feeds for those separated. it then the H590 is all you need While true on the surface parts of the amplifier circuit and finally OrganicSound that. this is too simplistic a reading of the situation Interestingly the requires careful voicing of the amplifier against a known. price of the HD30 flagship DAC from the company and the reference of acoustic instruments and vocalists not known for. H360 is not that dissimilar to the full up H590 and until this their love of AutoTune There are a similar group of names. model shipped this was probably the best Hegel set up you for the digital audio side of things including SynchroDAC. could buy The H590 effectively obsoletes that combination synchronised as opposed to asynchronous upsampling. as you won t buy both when the H590 performs this well that goes with the company s LineDriver technology high. Like the other integrated models in Hegel s line up the frequency filtration a similarly synchronous USB technology. H590 features an extensive on board digital audio section all controlled by pico second accurate MasterClock All of the. and analogue inputs Unlike those other integrated models technologies underlying these names have been improved in. however the H590 does not place limits on either in order the process of developing the H590 and you can hear this. to fit on the back panel So you get a trio of stereo RCA line Stepping out of HegelWorld for the moment the nuts. inputs and two sets of XLR balanced line inputs as well as and bolts of the H590 are extremely impressive That power. fixed and variable RCA stereo outputs on the analogue side amplifier stage delivers its 301Watts in Class AB but it s a. and two coaxial one of which uses BNC three optical USB high bias Class AB making it run in Class A for longer The. and Ethernet digital inputs and even a BNC coaxial output power amp s output is achieved by using 12 output devices. Reproduced from HI FI Issue 163 www hifiplus com,EQUIPMENT REVIEW HEGEL MUSIC SYSTEMS H590. Reproduced from HI FI Issue 163 www hifiplus com,EQUIPMENT REVIEW HEGEL MUSIC SYSTEMS H590. per channel and a huge power supply transformer which I have a bit of a problem with flagships Sometimes. accounts for the height of the amp On the digital side this is they have an alarming habit of going for the impressive so. the first domestic product in the audio world to sport the latest much that they undermine what was so good about the more. AKM chipset and this meant a lot of coding performed by attainably priced models It s a belt and braces approach. Hegel s team itself The benefit of this is it brings the second that makes for a bigger amplifier but not necessarily a better. generation of MQA processing to the table alongside PCM to one It s a problem in reverse too the company that started. 32 bit 384kHz and DSD 256 on USB out at the top of Mount Olympus often fails to make the less. The coding part is really clever because it allows the expensive models live up to expectation So there was a. user to very simply utilise Tidal s services and leverage MQA bit of a concern that Hegel might go a bit flashy in making. extremely easily It allows true second generation MQA unfold The Big One. internally which means you tell Tidal via your phone or tablet I needn t have worried Given its northerly latitude shared. to send an authenticated MQA file direct from a router to full with Disenchantment Bay in Alaska it s probably not that. decode inside the H590 with no intermediary unpacks or difficult to retain a cool head in Oslo and cooler intellects. handshakes Making Hegel s H590 the Steve Austin Six Million than mine made the H590 retain the advantages of the. Dollar Man version of MQA decoding better stronger faster smaller Hegels with just the right amount of extra heft and. although without the Bionic Eye and Power Arm all important resolution to more than justify its position at the. Setting up the digital side is extremely easy now The amp head of the family Just give it an hour to warm through. has its own Network Configuration page and if connected to There are a few electronics companies that gain a lot of. a wired router press and hold a button a couple of times support and followers among loudspeaker designers because. and up pops the name and IP address of the H590 Type these brand s amplifiers do no wrong in other words they. that into a browser on a computer and you can update make a great neutral platform for the loudspeaker designer. firmware reassign the name and IP address for a more to weave their own product and a perfect demonstration. complex multiroom system or play dating agency between product for the company to showcase their new loudspeakers. the H590 acting as media renderer and a UPnP DNLA knowing the amplifier will handle everything thrown at it These. compatible media player Similarly it s easy to hook the H590 are just add loudspeakers designs that dealers love too. to AirPlay or Spotify Connect by adding an Ethernet cable to Hegel is one such company and the H590 extends that just. the appropriate wireless router Both AirPlay and Spotify see add loudspeakers ethos to some very demanding partners. the H590 as a compatible available device and you simply and spaces From the perspective of an audio reviewer. connect your iDevice or similar to the H590 and away you there is nothing better than an amplifier that I know will. Naim NDS 555PR DR network player proved there was really nothing in it beyond a slightly greater sense of restraint and precision from the Norwegian amp s digital section This was perhaps best in evidence with the delicacy of Xiayin Wang s reading of Rachmaninov s Etudes Tableaux from Chandos CHAN 10724 96kHz 24 bit where the

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