Classé Omega power amplifier Specifications
Description: Solid-state stereo power amplifier. Rated output power: 450Wpc into 8 ohms (26.5dBW), 900Wpc into 4 ohms (26.5dBW), 1800Wpc into 2 ohms (26.5dBW); 1600W into 8 ohms (32.0dBW), bridged mono; 3000W into 4 ohms (31.8dBW), bridged mono. Sensitivity: 1.3V in for rated output. Input impedance: 16k ohms. Output impedance: 0.017 ohms. Voltage gain: 29.02dB. Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz, !X0.1dB. Signal/noise ratio: 135dB ref. rated output. THD+N: 0.002%.
Serial number of unit reviewed: 0200042.
Dimensions: 20.5" W by 12.25" H by 28.75" D. Weight: 250 lbs.
Price: $15,000. Approximate number of dealers: 90.
Manufacturer: Classé Audio, 5070 François-Cusson, Lachine, Quebec H8T 1B3, Canada. Tel: (514) 636-6384. Fax: (514) 636-1428. Web: Classé .
Analog front-end: Spotheim La Luce turntable with SpJ arm, Forsell Air Force One turntable; Koetsu Rosewood Signature Platinum, and van den Hul Grasshopper IV GLA and Black Beauty.
Digital front-end: Theta DaViD/Gen.V Pro (24/96), dCS 972/Elgar (24/192).
Preamplifiers: Nagra PL-P, YBA Signature 6 Chassis, BAT VK-5i.
Loudspeakers: JMlab Utopia.
Cables: Speaker cables: XLO Limited Edition The Speaker Cable, Cardas Golden Reference, Synergistic Research Designer's Reference. Interconnects: TARA The One, Cardas Golden Reference, Synergistic Designer's Reference. Digital datalinks: XLO The Limited S/PDIF (BNC and RCA), TARA The One and Synergistic (AES/EBU). AC cords: Cardas Golden (supplied), Synergistic Reference AC Master Couplers.—Jonathan Scull