Counterpoint SA-100 power amplifier Specifications

Sidebar 3: Specifications

Description: Hybrid stereo power amplifier. Power output: 100Wpc into 8 ohms (20dBW), 170Wpc into 4 ohms (19.3dBW). Gain: 30dB. Frequency response: 5Hz–100kHz. S/N ratio (20Hz–80kHz, ref 85W): 92dB. Distortion (1kHz, 8 ohm load): 1% at 100W, 0.7% at 10W, 0.3% at 1W. Output impedance: 0.9 ohms. Maximum current available: 25A rms, measured 1kHz gated On for 20ms, Off for 480ms, into 0.1 ohms. Damping factor: 8.9, referenced to 8 ohms at 1kHz. Input impedance: 100k ohms, 100pF. Signal polarity: non-inverting.
Dimensions: 19" W by 4.46" H by 12.68" D. Weight: 28 lbs.
Serial numbers of review samples: 21H03 (first sample), 91H41 (second sample).
Price: $1295 (1991). Approximate number of dealers: 140.
Manufacturer: Counterpoint Electronic Systems, Inc., Vista, CA 92083 (1991); company no longer in existence (2007).

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sugarrush71's picture

i own sa-100 and im very happy with it ...your review should start with statment that the unit might be defective cuz im sure that it was .

byyildirim's picture

I think that this review is totally misleading or something caused this. I have been very happy with counterpoint sa-100 for years. It is excellent as well as counterpoint sa-220. having listened any counterpoint amps anyone cannot say this is the worst amp if he or she has any kind of ear.