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Amplifiers Buyer's Guide - July 2012
DD Audio
SS5
ddaudio.com

The new SS5 amplifier is the perfect one-amp solution to a clean and powerful high performance car audio system. Capable of driving a real DD system small enough for a hidden installation, the new SS5 builds on the discrete full range class D technology that debuted in the SS two- and four-channel amps. This five-channel amp delivers 125 W x 4 (at four ohms), 200 W x 4 (at two ohms) + 850 at one ohm and can deliver over 2,000 watts of dynamic power on demand. High-end sound quality, low battery drain and mind-blowing power in an impossibly small SS chassis that fi ts in the palm of a rather large hand.


Amplifiers Buyer's Guide - July 2012
Diamond Audio

Tour Series
diamondaudio.com

Diamond’s new Tour series amplifiers includes the two-channel TX3002, four-channel TX6004 and TX3004 and three single-channel models, which include RTMS (Recovering Thermal Management System) power-stabilizing technology, the TX10001, TX6001 and TX4001, respectively. Boasting audiophilegrade components and mil-spec multilayer circuit boards for exceptionally clean signal and massive power, Tour amplifiers utilize class GH high-efficiency SQ design with continuously variable 24 dB/octave crossover and infrasonic filter for greater control; and, superior class AB topology for unrivalled sound quality amplification with continuously variable 12 dB/octave high and low pass filters.


Amplifiers Buyer's Guide - July 2012
JL Audio

Slash v3: Back in Black
jlaudio.com
gemsen.com
The latest edition of JL Audio’s legendary Slash series, Slash v3 monoblock amplifiers feature an all-new look and patented class D output circuitry enhanced to deliver 20 percent more power versus the previous generation. On-board signal processing includes a parametric EQ and highly-advanced crossover controls. The companion fourchannel 300/4v3 amplifier offers 75 W x 4 from JL Audio’s patented Absolute Symmetry class A/B output. All models feature R.I.P.S. (Regulated Intelligent Power Supply) technology to maintain consistent power over a wide range of load impedances and supply voltages as well as advanced rollback thermal protection.


Amplifiers Buyer's Guide - July 2012
ARC Audio

KS2500.1
arcaudio.com

ARC Audio’s new KS2500.1 amplifier is designed for the true power and bass fanatic. Designed by Robert Zeff , the KS2500.1 is latest addition to ARC Audio’s KS line of amplifiers. Capable of over 2,500 watts, this class G/H amplifier is designed specifically for high-power, multiple subwoofer applications with efficiency and performance that won’t break your wallet or your vehicle’s charging system.


Amplifiers Buyer's Guide - July 2012
Planet Audio

Anarchy Series
planetaudiousa.com

Anarchy is “the absence or denial of any authority or established order.” On Planet Audio, it’s a state of lawlessness created by a utopian society of individuals who live for clear and loud sound. The Anarchy Series of class D and Mosfet monoblock amplifiers are designed for the mobile anarchist in all of us. If you live for clear and loud, these are for you.


Amplifiers Buyer's Guide - July 2012
Brax

NOX4BDSP
braxhifi.com

The NOX4BDSP amplifier from Brax features the latest in technical knowledge while maintaining the acoustic performance of a reference class amplifier. Hand-made in Germany, this four-channel amplifier provides a wide range of adjustment via an integrated 56-bit DSP processor that can independently configure the four channels and/or the two line outputs.

 



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