The Stereo 130 is an Integrated Amplifier with built-in DAC by LEAK that delivers 45 watts x 2 channels into 8 ohms and 65 watts x 2 channels into 4 ohms. Minimum impedance of 4 ohms makes the Stereo 130 compatible with a wide range of loudspeakers. Thanks to its built-in ES9018K2M Sabre32 Reference DAC, you can play digital sources directly without the need for an external DAC unit. LEAK Stereo 130 lets you connect your turntable via its Phono input and start listening to your vinyl collection without a hassle. LEAK Stereo 130 has an MSRP of 995$.
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One of the most important factors when deciding on an integrated amplifier is its power ratings and compatibility with your speaker's impedance requirements.The LEAK Stereo 130 is rated at 45 watts RMS into 8-ohms. LEAK provides this wattage at a THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) of 0.005% which is an important indicator of distortion at the given values (lower THD is better).
Here are the main highlights of its performance specs:
- 45 watts into 8-ohms (20-20k) at 0.005%
- 65 watts into 4-ohms
- 4-ohms Min Impedance (allows compatibility with a wide range of loudspeakers)
- 108dB Signal to Noise Ratio
When pairing the LEAK Stereo 130 with a passive Bookshelf (Stand mount) or Passive Floor Standing (Tower) speaker, you have to check if their Max Power Range is below the max wattage of the amp for the given impedance levels.
Operating your amp outside of this max range may damage the speakers.
What size of room is the LEAK Stereo 130 Amplifier good for?
An essential deciding factor is the size of the room in which you intend to employ the LEAK Stereo 130 amplifier. Here, taking into account its maximum power parameters, we analyzed its applicability to various size environments:
|Very Large Room||Bad|
Inputs and Outputs
Besides the performance specs of the LEAK Stereo 130, the next important feature set that you have to evaluate is the input and output selections that it offers.
LEAK Stereo 130 has total of 2 Analog inputs including 1 Phono Input (MM).
- Total Number of Analog Inputs: 2
- Phono Input
- 2 Optical Digital Input
- 1 Coaxial Digital Input
- USB Input:
- USB-B (Connects to your Windows or Mac PC)
- USB-A (Update only)
- Stereo RCA Preamp Outputs
- 1/4 Headphone Output
LEAK Stereo 130 features built-in Bluetooth 4.2 for wireless music streaming from your Bluetooth-enabled devices such as Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, Windows PC, Mac computers/laptops.
Among the amps in the same price range, these are the 5 amps that have Bluetooth Connectivity:
LEAK Stereo 130 supports the following Bluetooth Codecs when used with supported devices:
LEAK Stereo 130 features one Phono Input which is compatible with MM (Moving Magnet)
type of phono cartridges, you can connect your turntable with MM cartridges directly to this amp without the need for a phono preamp. If you are using an MC cartridge on your turntable, you need to use a phono preamp that has MC phono stage.
LEAK Stereo 130 has Stereo RCA preamp outputs which can be used to connect to a powered subwoofer via an RCA cable ( as long as your sub supports this connection).
Check our Powered Subwoofers
page to find a subwoofer that will work with LEAK Stereo 130 amp and your speakers.
DAC and Digital Music
The LEAK Stereo 130's built-in DAC allows the connection of digital sources directly, eliminating the need for an external DAC. The DAC chip that is used in the Stereo 130 is the ES9018K2M Sabre32 Reference
, and supports resolutions up to 32-bit, 384KHZ
LEAK Stereo 130 External Dimensions and Weight
LEAK Stereo 130 has external dimensions of (H x W x D) 5-3/4inch x 12-15/16inch x 13-5/16inch (147.0mm x 329.0mm x 339.0mm ). The unit weighs 8.32kg / 18.3lbs
Base Surface Area
Base surface area of an integrated amplifier may become an important decision factor when the space in your room or desk is limited.
The base area of the LEAK Stereo 130 is approximately 1115.3cm2 / 172.9inch2.
- Width: 329.0mm (12-15/16")
- Height: 147.0mm (5-3/4")
- Depth: 339.0mm (13-5/16")
- Weight: 8.32 kg (18.30lbs)
- Base Surface Area: ~1115.3cm2 / 172.9inch2
- Volume: ~16.4 liter / 4.3 gallon
LEAK Stereo 130 is available in Walnut / Silver color options.
What's in the Box of LEAK Stereo 130?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Stereo 130:
Stereo integrated amplifier6 AC power cordRemote controlUser ManualUSB and DSD Setup Guide
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the LEAK Stereo 130, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for LEAK Stereo 130
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the LEAK Stereo 130 Integrated Amplifier:
Official Brochure for LEAK Stereo 130
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the LEAK Stereo 130 Integrated Amplifier can be found below:
Official Product Page for LEAK Stereo 130
3 Years of parts warranty and 3 Years of labor warranty is generally provided for the LEAK Stereo 130 by the manufacturer.
|Full Model Name
||LEAK Stereo 130
|Watts RMS per Channel into 8-ohms
|Watts RMS per Channel into 6-ohms
|Watts RMS per Channel into 4-ohms
|Signal to Noise Ratio
||ES9018K2M Sabre32 Reference
|Total Analog Inputs
|Optical Digital Inputs
|Coaxial Digital Inputs
||USB-B (Connects to your Windows or Mac PC),USB-A (Update only)
|Pre-out / Main-in Loop
|Removable Power Cord
||8.32 kg (18.30lbs)
||Walnut / Silver