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Item #: 2250V2
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NewClassic 200 Stereo Preamp with Burr-Brown DAC


  • THX Ultra2 certified
  • 275 watts x 2 into 8 Ω (all channels driven)
  • 400 watts x 2 into 4 Ω or 2 Ω (all channels driven)
  • 750 watts x 1 bridged into 8 Ω or 4 Ω
  • 45 amps peak current per channel
  • 2 Ohm stable operation with load selector switch
  • Two pairs of speaker outputs with front panel A/B buttons
  • Rear-mounted lockout switch disables front A/B buttons
  • High pass filter, switchable for 20Hz or 40Hz
  • Automatic on/off by DC trigger with looping output
  • Automatic on/off by audio signal with 2 sensitivity settings
  • Fully discrete circuitry with high current toroid transformer
  • Bridging switch for stereo or mono operation
  • Efficient, low heat design
  • DC Servo and relay protection circuits
  • Rear-mounted left and right gain controls
  • Standby, channel status and high temperature indicators
  • Gold-plated RCA input jacks
  • Heavy duty 24k gold-plated 5-way speaker terminals
  • 115/230v selector on rear panel
  • 3U rack mount kit available separately (Model RMK33)


All Channels Driven 
275 watts x 2, 8Ω 
400 watts x 2, 4Ω 
400 watts x 2, 2Ω (Load switch set to 2-3Ω)


Bridged Mono 
750 watts x 1, 8Ω 
750 watts x 1, 4Ω (Load switch set to 2-3Ω)


Current Capacity 
45 amps peak per channel


Frequency Response 
20 Hz - 50 kHz, +0/-3 dB, 1 watt 
Dynamic Headroom - 1.6 dB


Total Harmonic Distortion 
0.20% at full rated output 
0.015% at average listening levels


IM Distortion - 0.05 % 
Transient IM Distortion - Not measurable


S/N Ratio 
114 dB at rated output, IHF A-weighted 
106 dB at rated output, unweighted 
93 dB at 2.828 V output, IHF A-weighted 
84 dB at 2.828 V output, unweighted


Input Impedance - 33 k Ω


Input Sensitivity 
1 V in for 28.28 V out, THX standard


Inter-Channel Crosstalk 
85 dB @1 kHz, 73 dB @10 kHz, 67 dB @ 20kHz 
Damping Factor - Over 150 at 20Hz 
12V Trigger Turn On - DC 9 – 12V, 15 mA


Audio Turn On 
Quieter: 1 mV 
Louder: 6 mV


AC Power Requirement 
110 - 120 V / 220 -240 V, 50 - 60 Hz 
0.5 watts standby 
35 watts Idle (no audio) 
1000 watts full output


17.25" Wide 
18.5" Deep, with cables connected 
6" High with feet, 5.25" panel only (3U) 
(437 x 470 x 153mm, 133mm panel only)


Net Weight - 43 lbs (19.5 kg)


Rack Mount Accessory 
May be Purchased Separately: RMK33

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