darTZeel CTH-8550 integrated amplifier Specifications

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Description: Solid-state integrated amplifier with moving-coil phono section, remote control. Inputs: 4 pairs line (RCA), 1 pair balanced (XLR), 2 pairs Zeel (BNC), 1 pair MC phono (RCA). 1 pair MM phono (RCA, optional). Outputs: preamplifier (RCA), Record (RCA), darT (BNC), speaker (4mm binding posts). Maximum output power: 200W into 8 ohms (23dBW), 330W into 4 ohms (22.2dBW), 330W into 2 ohms (19.2dBW), "limited by software." Maximum voltage gain: 0–22dB, user-defined, 12dB as supplied (line stage); 50–70dB, user-defined (MC phono stage). Power stage voltage gain: 26dB into 8 ohms. Input impedance: 1k ohms (MC phono), 47k ohms (line, unbalanced), 30k ohms (balanced, XLR), 50 ohms ±1 ohm (Zeel). Output impedance: 75 ohms (Preamp), 50 ohms (darT), <0.33 ohms, 20Hz–20kHz (speaker). Frequency response: 3Hz–300kHz, +0, –6dB, 20Hz–50kHz, ±0.5dB. Risetime: <0.8µs. Slew rate: >88V/µs peak–peak. THD: <1%, 7Hz–77kHz. Temporal distortion across full audio range: none. Crosstalk: <–90dB, 20Hz–20kHz. Signal/noise ratio ref. 2V output, A-weighted: >115dB. Power consumption: 1kW maximum, 40W idle, 3W standby.
Dimensions: 17.2" (440mm) W by 6.6" (170mm) H by 13.1" (335mm) D; 16.2" (415mm) D, including handles. Weight: 62 lbs (28kg).
Finishes: Gold-anodized faceplate with burgundy chassis, or all black.
Serial Number Of Unit Reviewed: TZUA8550015A "Built for T.H.E. Show."
Price: $20,300. Approximate number of dealers: 8.
Manufacturer: darTZeel Audio SA High End Audio Manufacture, 2 Ch. Louis-Hubert, CH-1213 Petit-Lancy, Geneva, Switzerland. Tel: (41) 22-793-8284. Web: www.darTZeel.com. US distributor: Blue Light Audio, 4160 SW Greenleaf Drive, Portland, OR 97221. Tel: (503) 221-0465. Fax: (503) 221-0463. Web: www.bluelightaudio.com.

darTZeel Audio SA
US distributor: Blue Light Audio
4160 SW Greenleaf Drive
Portland, OR 97221
(503) 221-0465