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ARCHITECT MODEL P2280 EQ

12 CHANNEL MULTI-ZONE HIGH-POWER AMPLIFIER WITH EQ

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 P2280 EQ uses a cool running proprietary design, including AudioControl’s LightDriveTM 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 plus coax SPDIF inputs for digital sources. AudioControl’s legendary equalization controls are easily accessible from the front panel and may be covered with the included magnetic security panel once the system is dialed in.

Available in a robust black powder coat finish, the Architect Model P2280 EQ 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.

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FEATURES

  • 12 Channels of High Power and AudioControl Performance
  • Five Band 16 Channel Speaker Equalization
  • 100 watts per Channel at 8 Ohms (All Channels Driven)
  • 200 watts per Channel at 4 Ohms (All Channels Driven)
  • Bridgeable as an 8 channel amplifier at 400 watts
  • Low Standby Current Draw of Less Than 1 Watt
  • Compact Design Fits into 2 Rack Spaces
  • LightDriveTM Anti-Clipping Protection Circuitry
  • 2 x 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

INPUTS

  • Inputs: 6 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: 12
  • 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: >300
  • Signal to Noise: >105 dB, (A-wtd, ref full output)
  • Crosstalk: >80 dB @ 1kHz
  • Gain: 30 dB
  • Analog Input Sensitiviy: 1 Vrms for full output, level at maximum
  • DAC Specifications: 32 – 96 kHz sample rate, 16/24 bit depth

EQUALIZER

  • Centers: 75 Hz, 250 Hz, 700 Hz, 2.5 kHz, 12 kHz
  • Range: +/- 12 dB

CONTROL

  • Remote Power Trigger: +12 VDC or Dry Contact Closure, 2 x 1/8″ TS mono in/out

AC POWER REQUIREMENTS

  • Standby: 0.9W
  • Idle (main power on, all channels off): 52W
  • All channels active: 87W
  • All channels 1/8th rated power: 265W
  • Full power (20A residential service limited): 2400W
  • Protection: clipping, short circuit, thermal, ultrasonic, DC offset, stable into reactive or mismatched loads

BTU/HR OUTPUT

  • Standby: 3.1 BTU/hr
  • Idle (main power on, all channels off): 178 BTU/hr
  • All channels active: 270 BTU/hr
  • All channels 1/8th rated power: 361 BTU/hr
  • Full power (20A residential service limited): 2194 BTU/hr

GENERAL

  • Power Consumption (Standby): 0.9W
  • Power Consumption (Idle): 42W
  • Power Consumption (All channels active): 90W
  • Power Consumption (1/8th rated power – loud): 338W
  • Power Consumption (Full power): 2400W
  • BTU/Hour Output (Standby): 3.1 BTU/hr
  • BTU/Hour Output (Idle): 144 BTU/hr
  • BTU/Hour Output (All channels active): 307 BTU/hr
  • BTU/Hour Output (1/8th rated power – loud): 415 BTU/hr
  • BTU/Hour Output (Full power): 2124 BTU/hr
  • Protection: clipping, short circuit, thermal, ultrasonic, DC offset, stable into reactive or mismatched loads

WEIGHTS & DIMENSIONS

  • Dimensions: 19″ W (w/rack ears) 17” W (w/no rack ears) x 15.5” D x ” H 3.5″ (2U)
  • Weight: 20.0 lbs (9.1 kg)

IN THE BOX: Architect Model P2280 EQ, Speaker Connectors, Remote Connector, Power Cord, Manual, Warranty

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