Integrated Amplifier

250i / i-1Integrated Amplifier

The MOON 250i delivers "audiophile" performance in an affordable and elegant package

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Launched in 2007, replaced by the Néo 250i in 2013

The MOON 250i is designed with numerous convenient features. The MOON 250i, rated at 50 watts/channel into 8ohms (100 watts/channel into 4ohms) produces an astonishing level of sonic performance.

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Technical aspects

An oversized power supply using a custom toroidal transformer design
 6 line-level inputs including a front-mounted 1/8" mini-jack for personal media players
 Headphone output on 1/4" TRS jack located on the front panel
 "Class A" output to 5 watts for greater efficiency
 Heat-sink free design incorporating an aluminum chassis for evenly distributed heat dissipation
 RS-232 port for (i) full unsolicited bidirectional feedback and (ii) firmware updates
 IR input for external control
 SimLink™ controller port for 2-way communications with other compatible MOON components
  PCB w/ pure copper tracings & gold plating that yields low impedance characteristics
 Rigid chassis construction to minimize the effects of external vibrations
 Optimized selection of very high quality electronic components
 Low operating temperature for an ultra-long life expectancy
 Includes CRM-2 remote control.

Magazine reviews

 The Absolute Sound  (USA)  Wayne Garcia  September 2008  #185
 Audio & Video  (Brazil)  Ricardo de Marino  September 2009  #149
 AudioArt  (Taiwan)  Staff  December 2009  #255
 Audio Magazine   (Russia)  Staff  June 2008 # 3 (80)
 Audiophile  (Thailand)  Staff  April 2012
 Australian hi-fi  Peter Croft  September / October 2009  (Korea)  Staff  September 2012
 GM2000  (Thailand)  Staff  January 2010  #154
 Haute Fidelite   (France)  Antoine Gresland  February 2008   #130
 Haute Fidelite   (France)    Staff  April 2009   #143
 hi-fi+  (United Kingdom)  Roy Gregory  September 2014  #115
 Hi-Fi & Hi-Vi Monthly  (Taiwan)   Staff  September 2009  #352
 Hi-Files   (Serbia)  Bojan Jovic  November 2012   No. 50
 Hi-Files   (Serbia)  Nikola Stojanovic  January 2009   No. 27
 hi-fimedia   (Croatia)  Gordan Gazi  2008  #70   (Netherlands)  Kilian Bakker  June 2008  
 Hi Fi Review   (Hong Kong)  Staff  October 2008   #268
 HI-FI WORLD   (United Kingdom)  Paul Rigby  November 2010
 HIGH Fildelity  (Poland)  Wojciech Pacula  March 2008  #47
 MY-HIEND   (Taiwan)  Leo Yeh  September 2012
 New Audiophile   (Hong Kong)  Staff  December 2009   #105
 Quebec Audio/Video   (Canada)  Francois Gagne  Feb/March 2008
 Son & Image   (Canada)  Staff   March/April 2008   Vol. 9 no. 4
 Sound News  (Croatia)  Dražen Kokanovic  January 2010
 SoundStage! GoodSound   (www)  Doug Schneider  March 2008  
 Stereo & Video   (Russia)  Staff  June 2008  #160
 Stereophile   (USA)  Robert J. Reina  December 2008  
 StereoPlay   (Germany)  Dalibor Beric  March 2011
 Super AV   (Hong Kong)  Staff  May 2009
 tone  (New Zealand)  Brett Gideon  Jan./Feb. 2010  # 80
 u-audio   (Taiwan)  Staff  July 2009
 UHF Magazine  (Canada)  Gerard Rejskind   2008  Vol. 84
 Video & Audio   (Russia)  Staff   2008/09  #15 
 Vi-Fi   (Netherlands)  Marco Bouwer  November 2010  #60
 What Hi*Fi?   (France)  Staff  September 2008
 What Hi*Fi?   (United Kingdom)  Staff  May 2008
 What Hi*Fi?   (Russia)  Staff  August 2012  /  Nov. 2009  /  May 2008
 What Hi*Fi?   (Indonesia)  Staff  November 2009
 yam - hifihivi  (www)  (Taiwan)  Pu Hongqing  May 2010