Constellation Audio Performance Centaur Mono monoblock power amplifier Specifications
Description: Solid-state monoblock power amplifier. Inputs: 1 single-ended (RCA), 1 balanced (XLR), 1 Constellation Direct (XLR). Outputs: 2 pairs binding posts. Rated power output (1kHz at 1% THD+N): 500W into 8 ohms (27dBW), 800W into 4 ohms (26dBW), 1000W into 2 ohms (24dBW). Voltage gain: 26dB (14dB, Constellation Direct). Frequency response: 10Hz100kHz, +1/0.5dB. Output noise: <70µV, 500kHz BW, 116dB ref. 250W. THD+N: <0.05% (1kHz at up to 90% of rated power). Input impedance: 200k ohms Constellation Direct and balanced, 100k ohms RCA unbalanced. Input sensitivity: 2.25V for full output. Output impedance: 0.1 ohm. Damping factor: 80 (8 ohm load). Power consumption at idle: not specified.
Dimensions: 17" (432mm) W by 11" (280mm) H by 20" (508mm) D. Weight: 103 lbs (46.7kg).
Serial numbers of units reviewed: 1101131901 and 1101131902.
Price: $54,000/pair. Approximate number of dealers: 6.
Manufacturer: Constellation Audio, 3533 Old Conejo Road, Suite 107, Newbury Park, CA 91320. Tel: (805) 201-2610. Web: www.constellationaudio.com.