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v40 Blackline

Our v40 valve amplifier combines the latest in connectivity, superior valves to provide the warm sound associated with tube amplifiers and a high quality built in DAC.

The inclusion of a Bluetooth receiver allows all your Bluetooth enabled devices to connect effortlessly with the v40.

v40 also benefits from the aptX Bluetooth codec - aptX has revolutionised the Bluetooth listening experience by reducing the bit rate without affecting the audio quality, resulting in CD quality sound. 

Available in Black or Walnut

Matching PS40 loudspeakers are available separately. 

Awarded 5 Stars by Hi-Fi World   "outstanding"    Read the full review below 

Customer reviews can be found here





Connect Tablets and Smartphones by Bluetooth, CD Players and Turntables* by RCA Auxiliary and PC’s and Laptops using the micro USB.

The valves, supplied by JJ Electronics are renowned for being long lasting and providing superb tonal qualities. 

The v40 will deliver a warm rich sound from all your source devices

*may require Phono amplifier


The v40 Blackline has been designed to provide the best possible sonic performance.
The transformers are high efficiency toroidal type, offering better heat dissipation and low leakage current resulting in very low distortion levels.

The use of European valves help to produce the warm, rich sound associated with valve amplifiers.

 "..here's a small unit that combines tubes with the convenience of Bluetooth for hooking up to your mobile device. It's different, but sounds superb" Hi-Fi World


The amplifier uses two audio processing valves along with a volume indicator valve. Connect all your source devices using the supplied cables or by Bluetooth

v40 also benefits from a sub out feature allowing subwoofers to be connected to enrich the overall music experience.



Amplifier Type
Power Output

Class A/B
30w per channel     

Freq. Response. 23Hz – 100 KHz +/- 2dB
Harmonic distortion 30W/0.7% , 1W/0.18%
Signal to noise ratio 88dB 'A'-weighted / 66 dB FLAT
Input Impedance 50K Ω
Input Sensitivity 580mV +/- 5% @30W
Output impedance 4 / 8 Ω
Vacuum tube type 12AU7/ECC82 x 2 6e2 x 1
Audio Inputs RCA/USB micro B/3.5mm
mini jack/Bluetooth 4.0 inc. aptX
Audio Outputs Sub out (20Hz~850Hz)
Power Supply AC 230V/50Hz

Dimensions H: 148mm W: 264mm
D: 215 mm
Weight: 3.5Kg


ps40 - add the sonically matched ps40 loudspeakers

Included in the box..

v40 Valve Amplifier
Remote Control
Twin RCA cable
USB (mini) cable
Line Out cable (3.5 Mini Jack)
Lint-free dusting cloth 


Product information sheets and Instruction manuals can be found in the information centre:http://www.blueaura.co.uk/information


Blue Aura REVIEW
PG1 Review Hi-Fi World
Blackline Home Audio System
Just to let you know the V40, PG1 coupled with the PS40’s sound excellent. I have blue toothed an Alexa dot to the amp so we can use the Spotify and Amazon music services via voice command. 

SP Northamptonshire

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