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Crest Audio CA 2 500W Power Amplifier

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Designed to achieve unsurpassed sonic performance and long-term reliability, the Crest Audio CA 2 power amplifier has professional power-handling capabilities and exceptional low-end response. This ra... Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

Designed to achieve unsurpassed sonic performance and long-term reliability, the Crest Audio CA 2 power amplifier has professional power-handling capabilities and exceptional low-end response. This rack amplifier is an ideal choice for installations and touring applications that demand the finest audio quality.

The CA series provides tremendous value in proven amplifier technology. CA power amps form the backbone of discriminating rental systems and high-power club installations worldwide. Auditoriums, churches, regional tour sound companies and mobile DJs are all ideal candidates for the CA Series' combination of value and sonic quality.

FEATURES

  • 8 Ohm Stereo - 160 W
  • 4 Ohm Stereo - 250 W
  • 2 Ohm Stereo ” N/A
  • 8 Ohm Bridged - 500 W
  • 4 Ohm Bridged ” N/A
  • Legendary over-built power supply
  • Toroidal power transformer
  • Latest generation of high-speed, wide-bandwidth output devices
  • Twin-tunnel cooling with back-to-front air flow
  • Dual, rear-mounted, continuously variable-speed fans
  • Balanced male and female XLR inputs with switch-configurable XLR polarity and sensitivity selection
  • Speakon or five-way binding post output connectors (market dependent)
  • Stereo, parallel, bridged-mono mode selector switch
  • Ground-lift switch
  • Front panel circuit-breaker switch
  • Recessed, stepped attenuators
  • SIGNAL present/active, PROTECT, and ACL LED's
  • Modular construction
  • Powder-coated steel chassis
  • Five-year warranty (3-Year Warranty with 2 additional years if Registration Card is sent to Crest Audio)
SPECIFICATIONS
  • Model: CA2
  • 8 Ohms Stereo Power: 160W 1kHz, 0.03% THD+N; 150W 20Hz-20kHz, 0.1% THD+N
  • 4 Ohms Stereo Power: 250W 1kHz, 0.03% THD+N; 200W 20Hz-20kHz, 0.1% THD+N
  • 2 Ohms Stereo Power: N/AW 1kHz, 0.03% THD+N; N/A 20Hz-20kHz, 0.1% THD+N
  • 8 Ohms Bridged Mono Power: 500W 1kHz, 0.03% THD+N; 450W 20Hz-20kHz, 0.1% THD+N
  • 4 Ohms Bridged Mono Power: N/AW1kHz, 0.03% THD+N; N/A 20Hz-20kHz, 0.1% THD+N
  • Max RMS Output Voltage (each channel): 58V
  • Peak Output Voltage (each channel): 82V
  • Frequency Response (+0 / -0.3dB, 1W/8 Ohms): 20Hz-20kHz, -3dB@135kHz
  • Power Bandwidth (rated power at 4 Ohms, 1% THD+N): 20Hz-20kHz, -.9dB/+.15dB
  • TourClass Protection: ACL, IGM, AutoRamp, short circuit, DC voltage, turn-on/off transient, current inrush, sub/ultrasonic input.
  • THD+N (rated power at 4 Ohm, 1kHz): <0.01%
    SMPTE IMD (rated power at 81/2, 60Hz & 7kHz): <0.01%
    Damping Factor (10-400Hz at 8 Ohms): 368:1
  • Input CMRR (1kHz): > - 60dB
  • Input Sensitivity (rated power at 8 Ohms ): 0.775V standard (switchable)
  • Voltage Gain: X45 standard (switchable)
  • Input Impedance (balanced/unbalanced): >20kohms/>10kohms
  • Hum and Noise ("A" weighted, full power, 4 Ohms): -105dB
  • Crosstalk ("A" weighted, full power, 4 Ohms"): > - 60dB
  • Class: AB
  • Input Connectors (per Channel): Female XLR (pin 2+, switchable for pin 3+), TRS (tip+)
  • Input Connectors (per Channel): Speakon connectors or 5-way output binding posts (market dependant)
  • Filter Storage: 20,000 mF
  • Power Supply (factory configured): 100V-240V, 50-60Hz
  • Idle Current Draw 120V: 1.2A
  • 1/8 Power Current Draw (typical music, 120V/4 Ohms) 3.25A
  • 1/3 Power Current Draw (continuous music, 120V/4 Ohms): 5.5A
  • Max Current Draw (circuit breaker rating, 120V/4 Ohms): 9.0A
  • Thermal Emissions (1/8 Power, 4 Ohms): 1119 BTU/hr
  • Thermal Emissions (1/3 Power, 4 Ohms): 1607 BTU/hr
  • Cooling: Back-to-front via 2 rear panel mounted variable-speed DC fans
  • (filters removable without tools)
  • Controls: Front Panel: 2 attenuators; Rear Panel Switches: signal ground lift,
  • mode select switch
  • LED indicators (per channel) Clip/Limit, Signal, Temp/DC, Active
  • Construction: Steel chassis, 16 gauge. Double thickness in rack ear areas.
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 19" x 3.5" x 18", (483 x 89 x 458 mm)
  • Weight: 33 lbs. (15 kg)
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