AudioControl Architect P800 8-Channel Multi-Zone High-Power Amplifier (Espresso Black)

Model: P800ESBLK UPC: 851523007034 Item: 174313

Product Information

8 Channels of High Power

The Architect ‘P’ Series superbly complements AudioControl’s popular high-power Architect multi-zone amplifier series with an industry-leading 100 watts RMS per channel into 8 ohms, 200 watts per channel into 4 ohms; all channels driven.

The P800 uses a cool running proprietary design, including AudioControl’s LightDrive anti-clipping protection and features input-busing capability, output pass-thru, master 12V trigger in/out plus local 12V trigger inputs on all zones, signal-sensing, as well as coax SPDIF inputs for digital sources.

Available in a robust black powder coat finish, the Architect Model P800 is designed, engineered, and manufactured at AudioControl’s manufacturing facilities located in Seattle, USA. The Architect ‘P’ series comes with AudioControl’s legendary 5-year warranty and is available exclusively to the residential custom install and pro audio markets through AudioControl authorized dealers.

Highlights

  • 8 channels of high power and AudioControl performance
  • 100 watts per channel at 8 ohms (all channels driven)
  • 200 watts per channel at 4 ohms (all channels driven)
  • Bridgeable as an 4 channel amplifier at 400 watts
  • Low standby current draw of less than 1 watt
  • Compact design fits into 1 rack space
  • LightDrive anti-clipping protection circuitry
  • 2x input buses (Digital and Analog)
  • Local Zone input trigger
  • 12V trigger input and output
  • Signal-sensing on all channels
  • Input busing and level controls
  • Mono-switch for improved bridging
  • Beefy rack mount brackets included
  • Five year AudioControl warranty

Specifications

Specifications

Inputs

  • Inputs: 4 stereo local analog inputs, 1 stereo bus digital input, 1 stereo bus analog input
  • Input sensitivity: Variable 0 - 1 Vrms
  • Analog input sensitivity: 1 Vrms for full output; level at maximum

Outputs

  • Amplifier channels: 8
  • 1 stereo bus analog output
  • Power output (8Ω): 100W per channel
  • Power output (4Ω): 200W per channel
  • Power output (Bridged mono): 400W
  • Minimum speaker load: 4Ω

Performance

  • Damping factor: >200
  • Signal-to-noise: >105dB, (A-wtd, ref full output)
  • Crosstalk: >80dB @ 1kHz
  • Gain: 30dB
  • Analog input sensitivity: 1 Vrms for full output, level at maximum
  • DAC specifications: 32 - 96kHz sample rate, 16/24 bit depth

Control

  • Remote power trigger: +12 VDC or dry contact closure, 2 x 1/8" TS mono in/out

AC Power Requirements

  • Standby: 0.8W
  • Idle (main power on, all channels off): 35W
  • All channels active: 60W
  • All channels 1/8th rated power: 180W
  • Full power (20A residential service limited): 1036W
  • Protection: Clipping, short circuit, thermal, ultrasonic, DC offset, stable into reactive or mismatched loads

BTU/HR Output

  • Standby: 2.7 BTU/Hr
  • Idle (main power on, all channels off): 120 BTU/hr
  • All channels active: 192 BTU/hr
  • All channels 1/8th rated power: 242 BTU/hr
  • Full power (20A residential service limited): 680 BTU/hr

Weights/Dimensions

  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 19" x 15.8" x 1.75"
  • Weight: 15 lbs.

What's in the Box

What's in the Box:

  • Architect P800 8-Channel Multi-Zone High-Power Amplifier
  • Speaker connectors
  • Remote connector
  • Power cord
  • User manual
  • Warranty

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