Savant 16-Channel Multi-room Digital Audio Amplifier

  • Posted on: 2 February 2011
  • By: chw staff

Savant Systems, the developer of the first Apple-based home automation and control system, has introduced a 16-channel class D amplifier  for distributed audio applications, called the AMP-1640.  The AMP-1640 is in direct response to market demand for a multi-room audio amplifier that leverages Savant’s elegant industrial design, delivering the same look and feel as Savant’s other rack mountable devices. AMP-1640 is the ideal solution when paired with Savant’s multi-room audio products and can be placed either on a shelf or within an equipment rack.

AMP-1640 is an ultra-efficient Class D amplifier delivering 16 channels of reliable amplification rated at 40 Watts per channel into 8- Ohms in a 3 rack-space metal enclosure. The extraordinary power supply design provides the energy necessary to deliver a rich musical experience to a house full of speakers. AMP-1640 features RCA phono input jacks and screw terminal speaker connections that can accommodate up to 14-gauge standard speaker wire.

AMP-1640 Features:

    * Class D amplifier design
    * 40WPC @ 8 Ohms, 50WPC @ 4 Ohms (0.1% THD+N, 1kHz)
    * Distortion < 0.07% THD+N from 20Hz to 20kHz
    * Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz + 0.8dB
    * Signal-to-Noise Ratio > 90dB
    * 40WPC @ 8 Ohms, 50WPC @ 4 Ohms (0.1% THD+N, 1kHz)
    * Independent gain controls for all channels
    * Easily configured for stereo or mono applications
    * Manual and Trigger turn-on modes
    * Input Trigger: 5 - 24 V AC/DC
    * Output Trigger: 12VDC (100mA)
    * Power Requirements: 120 VAC 60Hz 10A (N. America)
    * Power Requirements: 230 VAC 50Hz 5A (Europe)
    * Fan-less design with overload protection front panel status indicators
    * AMP-1640 can be rack or shelf mounted