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Cerwin-Vega CXA-8 Power Amplifier (1800 Watts)

With its 1800 watts of power and stereo limiter, the Cerwin-Vega CXA-8 is ideal for powering a pair of passive speakers in your home theater. Rate and review this product
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The Cerwin-Vega CXA-Series high performance stereo and bridgeable power amplifiers are for those that want to sound like a pro! These home-use versions of the renowned Cerwin-Vega Professional series amplifiers. This amp offers similar capabilities, but are designed with input/output connections and a form factor that is suited for performing at home versus on stage.

These workhorses have the muscle to accommodate the most demanding audio challenges. With power ratings of up to 1800 watts, exceptional THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) and Signal-to-Noise ratings, the CV Series power amps are the right choice for a wide range of music and home theater applications.

To ensure reliable operation the CXA amps include a highly efficient variable speed tunnel cooling system that dynamically follows amplifier output levels. When unneeded, the fans shut down entirely thereby reducing ambient noise. The 21-position detent level control knobs help you set and maintain volume settings. Signal and clip indicators provide a convenient way to monitor the amplifier's status. Proven professionally -- the CXA-Series Amps are right for the job - even when the "job" is entertaining friends and family.

Features:

- Power ratings up to 1800-watts – run in stereo or bridged
- Professional quality design and reliability
- Flow-through cooling design prevents overheating
- Defeatable limiter and high pass filter per channel
- Detented 21-position input level control knobs
- Front panel LED indication of power, clip protect and signal status

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Cerwin-Vega products.
Performance Data:
- Output Power (RMS): Stereo Both Channels Driven
- 8 ohms: 400-watt
- 4 ohms: 600-watt
- 2 ohms: 900-watt
- Output Power (RMS): Bridged Mono
- 8 ohms: 1200-watt
- 4 ohms: 1800-watt
- Signal to Noise Ratio (20 Hz - 20k Hz): 102 dB
- Distortion (SMPTE-IM): 0.01%
- Voltage Gain: 33 dB
- Output Circuitry: Class AB
- Current Consumption: 240 Vac
- @ 1/8 power @ 4 ohms 4.4 amps
- @ 1/3 power @ 4 ohms 6 amps
- @ Full power @ 4 ohms 9.5 amps
- Distortion
- 20 Hz - 20k Hz @ 1/2 Power 0.01%
- 1k Hz @ Full Power 0.10%

Frequency Response:
- +/- 0.5 dB: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
- +/- 3 dB: 5 Hz - 60 kHz
- Damping Factor (400 Hz): 280
- Input Impedance: 15k ohm Un-balanced / 30k ohm balanced
- Input Clipping: 22 dBu (10 Vrms)
- Cooling: Continuously variable speed fan, front to rear

Connectors:
- Input: Unbalanced RCA input and link out
- Output: 5-way binding post

Controls:
- Front: AC power switch / Channel 1 & 2 volume
- Rear: HPF Switch / Limiter Switch / Mode Selector Switch
- Indicators: Power On: Light Blue / Signal: Dark Blue / Limit-Clip: Red
- Power Requirements: 240 Vac 50 Hz
- Protection: Short Circuit / Thermal / Current Limit resetable breaker / DC offset / Current In-Rush / RF Protection / On-Off Mute

- Weight: 39.6 lbs., 18 Kg
- Dimensions (HxWxD): 18.9 X 3.4 X 16.5, 482 mm X 88 mm X 420 mm
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