Crest Audio CM 2208 Eight Channel 300 Watt Power Amplifier  

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The CM 2208 Eight Channel 300 Watt Power Amplifier drives 8 independent channels into low impedance or 70V loads. With this advanced amplifier architecture, there is no need to select the load impedan... Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

The CM 2208 Eight Channel 300 Watt Power Amplifier drives 8 independent channels into low impedance or 70V loads. With this advanced amplifier architecture, there is no need to select the load impedance. Each channel can drive 4 ohms and up for flexible system configuration. Sonics are outstanding, and the price enables use in a multitude of applications. High efficiency allows up to 8 channels in a space-saving 2U rack height. A switch allows selection of 0.775V sensitivity or x40 gain. A high pass filter is selectable per channel. 100V and 50V operation is supported with the CMx accessory (sold separately).

Crest Audio's CM Series amplifiers open new horizons for professionals requiring a sonically superior, multi-channel amplifier. Any where performance, functionality and rack space economy are system design considerations such as: bars/clubs/restaurants, video conferences systems, hotels/motels, industrial,
or retail stores.

Features
  • Power into 4 Ohm - 150 W x 8
  • Power into 8 Ohm - 220 W x 8
  • Power @ 70V - 220 W x 8
  • Multi-load architecture allows low impedance or 70 Volt operation without select switch (100 or 50 Volt output operation with CMx accessory)
  • Low mains current draw
  • Compact design allows up to 8 channels in a 2U rack space
  • Low weight
  • Cost-effective for many multi-channel applications
  • Flexible configuration
  • Easy set-up
  • CM Series Protection Circuits
  • ACL (Active Clip Limiting) automatically reduces gain at the onset of clipping to prevent amplifier and load damage
  • IGM (Instantaneous Gain Modulation) monitors load current to protect against overloading
  • AUTORAMP gradually increases gain when the amplifier is turned on, preventing abrupt turn-on level
  • Other protection features include: short circuit, DC voltage, comprehensive thermal management, current in-rush turnon/off transient and sub/ultrasonic input
  • Five-year warranty
Specifications
  • Model: CM 2208
    Output Power 4 Ohms: 150W x 8
    Output Power 8 Ohms: 220W x 8
    Output Power 70V: 20W x 8
    Frequency response (1W into 8 Ohms ): 1KHz, <0.02% THD+N, one channel driven, non-bridged operation - 5Hz to 20kHz, +/- 1dB
    THD+N: <0.02% at rated power (@ 70V, 1kHz)
    Damping factor: 200:1 into 8 Ohms
    Input CMRR: >60dB @ 1KHz
    Input sensitivity @ 70V: 0.775V for full rated output power (0.775V gain selected); .75V for full rated power (x40 gain selected)
    Input impedance: 20Kohms balanced, 10Kohms unbalanced
    Hum and noise: -97dB, A-weighted
    Crosstalk: < -60dB below max rated power (1KHz)
    Power supply: linear transformer
    Circuit breaker rating (120V/230V): 12A / 6A
    Current draw (120VAC), 1/8 power, 70V: 4.0A
    Current draw (120VAC), 1/3 power, 70V: 8.0A
    Current draw (120VAC), at idle: <2A
    Thermal emissions 1/3 power, 70V: 947 btu/hr
    Cooling: front to side via single DC fan
    Input connectors: balanced three pin Phoenix
    Output connectors: two pin Phoenix
    Controls: front panel: power switch; rear panel: stepped attenuators, HPF select, gain select, circuit breaker
    LED indicators: signal, clip, protect
    Construction: 16-gauge steel chassis with 16+12-gauge rack-ears
    Dimensions (W x H x D): 19" x 3.5" x 16.69" (483 mm x 89 mm x 424 mm)
    Weight: 36.5 lbs. (17 kg)
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