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Item #: EARSP16D100
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Episode Response DSP Amplifier



Episode Response Series amplifiers take multiroom audio to the next level, giving pros a matrix switching DSP amp that delivers incredible audio in up to 8 rooms - all in one convenient package. Available in three models, 8, 12, and 16 channels (4, 6, and 8 zones), these amps utilize a high-tech digital signal processing that provides clean and accurate audio in any space. They are also IP controlled, OvrC compatible, and have drivers for all popular control systems for an easy-to-control audio experience. With our Response Series amps, simply add sources and you're set.


EA-RSP-12D in a rack


Clean and Fast Installs

Save space and time with the Response Series amps. It has a pre-amp, DSP, matrix switch, and amplification built-in to a single chassis, which saves rack space and cuts down on wiring to make your job easier – all while delivering superior sound.



Benefits of a Digital Signal Processor

Digital Signal Processor, or DSPs, are essential in creating great sound. The built-in DSP delivers stellar audio in a variety of spaces with its onboard 10-band parametric EQ, letting you and your customer find the perfect sound via a browser UI.


Response Series Control System Integration


Control System Integration

Response Series amps easily integrate with Control4 and other popular control systems. With a full set of pre-built drivers, it’s just a matter of dropping in a file to integrate with the control system of your choice.


EA-RSP-2D-200 ir port image


IP Controlled

Equipped with IP control, this amp is not only a breeze to automate, but it’s also easily configured during your install, giving you and your customers a flawless experience with easy monitoring and control. For legacy installs, control Response Series amps with the built-in IR port.


Image of the back of the Response 16D 100


Sub Out in Every Zone

Dedicated subwoofer outputs per zone make wiring and configuration simple and fast, letting you add an Episode architectural subwoofer and digital subwoofer amplifier to any room. Adding a subwoofer gives your customers full-frequency audio that delivers a rich and full audio experience that's incredibly accurate and satisfying.


Smart & Powerful

These amps pump out 100 watts per channel at 4-ohms and 50 watts at 8-ohms for powerful multiroom audio. Additionally, each Response Series amp is IP controlled, OvrC enabled, and features Signal Sensing and a 12v trigger for power saving - making these amps easy to integrate and easy to use.



Image of the back of the Response 2D 200


Reliable Amplification

These amps feature an active variable/dynamic cooling system to increase longevity. They also feature anti-clipping technology that protects both the amp and speakers from being overdriven. Rackmount ears are included and pre-installed for easy mounting.

Superior Sound

Built-in Signature by Episode presets make these amps the perfect match for our flagship speaker line, delivering the best sound every time. Plus, you can create, backup, and upload custom presets using built-in test signals and audio analytics. And for detailed audio, each amp has an adjustable low-pass/high-pass filter when using subwoofers.


Impedance Input
RCA analog input: 20kΩ
Power Output @ 4 ohm
2 channels driven: 2 × 100W 1 kHz
All Channels: 16x80W 1 kHz
Power Output @ 8 ohm
2 channels driven: 2 × 50W 1 kHz
All Channels: 16 × 80W 1 kHz
Power Output Bridged @ 8 ohm
8x160W 1 kHz
Sensitivity Input
1 Vrms
Class D
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
0.01% 1 kHz @1/8 rated power 4Ω or 8Ω
Connector Type
1 x RJ45 (ethernet), Stereo RCA inputs, 8x Analog loop output, 16 channels: 8 stereo or bridged output Speaker outputs
Fan Description
Two fans mounted, 1 each in left and right sides
Frequency Response
20 Hz - 20 kHz < ± 2 dB
Power Connection Type
NEMA 5/15P 3 prong to IEC 60320 C13, 1.8m length
Dimensions (W x H x D)
19.0 × 16.7 × 3.5 in. (483 × 424 × 89 mm)
With feet: 19.0 × 16.7 × 4.0 in. (483 × 424 × 101 mm)
Operating Humidity
20-90% RH
Operating Temperature
-10 to +50 °C (+14 to +122 °F) (indoor)
Power Consumption
Storage Temperature
-30 to +70 °C (-22 to +158 °F)
20.9 lb. (9.5 kg)
Signal to Noise Ratio
>95 dB A-weighted @ rated power
Nominal Impedance
1 ohm
RJ45 Auto Sensing
2.5 mVrms
LED Indicators
Front power LED: 1x Blue LED light bar
System status LED: 16x Bi-color LED
Dynamic Range
> 100 dB A-weighted @ rated power


2-Year Limited Warranty

This Episode® product has a 2-Year Limited Warranty. This warranty includes parts and labor repairs on all components found to be defective in material or workmanship under normal conditions of use. This warranty will not apply to products which have been abused, modified or disassembled. Products to be repaired under this warranty must be returned to SnapAV or a designated service center with prior notification and an assigned return authorization number (RA).

Prop 65WARNING: This product contains chemicals including Styrene which is known to the state of California to cause cancer, and Bisphenol A (BPA), which is known to the state of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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