The All New Exposure XM Series

Exposure has just announced the release of its brand new XM series. The range comprises two half width components, the XM5 integrated amplifier and the XM3 phono stage. The XM5 offers 60W per channel, a built-in DAC and a built-in moving magnet phono stage. The XM3 supports both moving magnet and moving coil cartridges and offers adjustable loading and gain via switches on the back panel.

Both of the XM models are available to order now from our online store. The XM5 integrated amplifier is priced at £1,236 and the XM3 phono stage is priced at £660. Here are some specs and few photos.

XM5 Integrated Amplifier

  • Large 200VA custom-made toroidal power transformer
  • High quality all aluminium casework and extruded front panel
  • High quality resistors & capacitors used in the signal path
  • Cascode circuitry utilised for improved power supply immunity
  • Toshiba bipolar output transistors for dynamics and performance
  • 60 watts per channel into 8 Ohms
  • Moving magnet phono input, fixed level AV input and one line level input
  • Two coax (BNC) and two optical inputs and one class 2 USB input with DSD
  • Separate pre-amp output
  • Remote control
  • Three year guarantee
  • Available in black or titanium

XM3 Phono Amplifier

  • Large 200VA custom made toroidal transformer for power supply
  • Multiple power supply capacitors in parallel for low ESR
  • All discrete transistor audio stages
  • High quality resistors & capacitors used in the signal path
  • Separate MM & MC inputs selectable on the back panel
  • Adjustable loading & gain switches on the back panel
  • High quality all aluminium case work and extruded front panel
  • Three year guarantee
  • Available in black or titanium
Lee Bevan