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Parasound Halo A23+ Stereo Power Amplifier

UPC: 791084202410
$1,595.00

SKU A23+Black

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Parasound Halo A23+ Stereo Power Amplifier


Changes from the original A 23→A 23+

  • 125 → 160 Watts (8Ω)
  • 225 → 240 Watts (4Ω)
  • 400 → 500 Watts (bridged)
  • Filter cap: 40,000 uF →54,400 uF
  • Crosstalk (20kHz): 63dB → 70dB
  • Transformer size: 1.0 kVA → 1.1 kVA
  • Refined Halo cosmetic with aluminum end caps & gold highlights
  • Updated rear panel with heavy duty speaker terminals from HINT 6
  • Upgraded internal gold on gold audio connections
  • Updated auto turn on circuit

All Features

    • 160 watts x 2 @ 8 Ω RMS, both channels driven
    • 240 watts x 2 @ 4 Ω RMS, both channels driven
    • 500 watts x 1 @ 8 Ω, in bridged mode
    • Circuitry designed by legendary John Curl
    • High bias Class A/AB operation
    • 45 amperes peak current per channel
    • Stable with speaker impedance dips below 2 Ω
    • Balanced inputs with discrete circuits
    • Heavy-duty 24k gold-plated 5-way speaker binding posts
    • Gold-plated RCA input & loop output jacks
    • Direct-coupled signal path, no capacitors or inductors
    • DC Servo and relay protection circuits
    • AC turn-on inrush surge protection with relay bypass
    • JFET input stage, MOSFET driver stage
    • 12 beta-matched 15 ampere, 60 MHz bipolar output transistors
    • 1.1 kVA shielded toroid transformer w/ independent windings for each channel
    • Independent power supplies for input stage, driver stage and output stage
    • 54,400 µF filter capacitors for output stages
    • Full power is rated all the way down to 5Hz for unrestricted low-end bass
    • Harris hyper-fast soft-recovery bridge diode rectifiers
    • Automatic turn-on by 12 V trigger or audio sensing
    • 2 rack space chassis with rear carry handles
    • Rack mount hardware available separately
    • Available in silver or black
Specs
Power Output – Stereo Mode (0.06% THD)
      160 watts x 2, 8 Ω both channels driven

      240 watts x 2, 4 Ω both channels driven

Power Output – Stereo Mode (0.9% THD)
210 watts x 2, 8 Ω both channels driven
300 watts x 2, 4 Ω both channels driven

Power Output – Bridged Mode (0.06% THD)
500 watts x 1, 8 Ω
Bridged 4 Ω operation is not recommended

Power Output – Bridged Mode (0.9% THD)
600 watts x 1, 8 Ω
Bridged 4 Ω operation is not recommended

*All Power measurement are at 120 VAC,
RMS continuous power, full audio band (20 Hz - 20 kHz)

Current Capacity
45 amps peak, per channel

Slew Rate
> 130 volts per microsecond

Frequency Response
5 Hz - 100 kHz, +0/-3 dB
20 Hz - 20 kHz, +0/-0.25 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
< 0.06 % at full power
< 0.03 % at typical listening levels

IM Distortion
< 0.04 %

TIM
Unmeasurable

Inter-channel Crosstalk
> 85 dB at 1 kHz
> 70 dB at 20 kHz

Input Impedance
Unbalanced: 33 kΩ
Balanced: 66 kΩ,(33 kΩ per leg)

Total Gain
29 dB

Input Sensitivity for 28.28 V Out (8 Ω Load)
Unbalanced: 1 V
Balanced: 1 V per leg

S/N Ratio
> 112 dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted
> 107 dB, input shorted, unweighted

Damping Factor
> 800 at 20 Hz

DC Trigger Requirements
+9 Vdc to +12 Vdc, 5 mA

Audio Trigger Requirements
2 mV - 10 mV

XLR Pin Identification
1 = Ground (Shield)
2 = Positive
3 = Negative (Return)

Dimensions
Width: 17-1/4" (437 mm)
Depth: 15"-1/4" (388 mm)
Depth, with cables 17" (432 mm)
Height, with feet: 4-1/8" (105 mm)
Height, without feet: 3-1/2" (89 mm), 2U

Net Weight
27 lb. (12.2 kg)

Shipping Weight
34 lb. (14.4 kg)

Power Requirement
Standby: <1 Watt
Idle (no music playing): 75 Watts
Typical Listening levels: 125 Watts
Maximum: 800 Watts
110-125 VAC 60 Hz or 220-250 VAC 50 Hz
AC mains voltage is set on rear panel

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