Integrated Amplifier

Chord Ultima Integrated Amplifier: Now Available WorldWide

 Chord Ultima Integrated Amplifier: Now Available WorldWide

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Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Features & Specifications
  • Technology & Design
  • Connectivity & Controls
  • Price & Availability
  • Conclusion


The highly anticipated Chord Ultima Integrated amplifier, unveiled at the 2023 High End Show in Munich, is now rolling off the production line at Chord Electronics' Kent factory and available worldwide. This integrated amp marks the culmination of the brand's ULTIMA amplifier technology, trickled down from their flagship separates into a single, powerful unit.

Features & Specifications:

  • Power Output: 125 watts per channel
  • Topology: Dual-feed-forward error-correction
  • Power Supplies: Advanced low-distortion design for exceptional noise reduction
  • Inputs: 1x balanced XLR, 3x unbalanced RCA
  • Outputs: Speaker terminals, balanced preamp output, AV bypass input
  • Design: Industrial aesthetic, British-made
  • Weight: 20kg
  • Dimensions: 482 x 100 x 420mm (W x H x D)

Technology & Design:

Designed by Chord Electronics' founder John Franks, the Ultima Integrated boasts the latest dual-feed-forward error-correction technology for ultra-accurate signal reproduction. Its proprietary power supplies minimize noise and ensure optimal amplifier performance. The unmistakable industrial design, a hallmark of Chord Electronics, exudes elegance and durability.

Connectivity & Controls:

The Ultima Integrated offers a versatile range of connectivity options, including balanced and unbalanced analog inputs, speaker terminals, a balanced preamp output for connecting additional power amplifiers, and an AV bypass input. The amplifier features microprocessor-controlled relays for input selection and individual buffering for each input to minimize interference.

Price & Availability:

The Chord Ultima Integrated amplifier is now available globally from authorized Chord Electronics ULTIMA retailers, priced at £8,500.


The Chord Ultima Integrated amplifier represents a significant milestone for the British audio brand, bringing their advanced amplifier technology to a wider audience. With its impressive power output, cutting-edge technology, and versatile connectivity, the Ultima Integrated is a compelling choice for audiophiles seeking a reference-grade integrated amplifier.