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Crown Audio CDi 1000 - Solid-State 2-Channel Amplifier (500W Per Channel @ 4 Ohm Dual)

B&H # CRCDI1000 MFR # CDI1000
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The CDi 1000 from Crown Audio is a rugged, lightweight amplifier designed for installed audio applications. CDi stands for "Contractor Digital Intelligence". The CDi 1000 provides accurate, uncolored sound with low distortion for excellent music and vocal reproduction. It also handles a wide range of speaker impedances and outputs, making it very versatile.

Advanced protection circuitry guards against shorted outputs, open circuits, DC, mismatched loads, general overheating, high-frequency overloads and internal faults. The CDi 1000 also has integrated DSP presets for crossover frequencies, EQ, limiting, compression, delay, and a subharmonic synthesizer. A backlit LCD displays relevant information.

Rugged and lightweight steel construction
Operates in dual or bridge-mono modes
Rack mountable
Excellent sound reproduction with low distortion
Advanced protection circuitry protects against overheating, overloads, and shorts
Switch-mode universal power supply
Wide range of speaker impedances and outputs
Backlit LCD
Integrated DSP
Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz (@ 1W into 4 Ohms)
Sensitivity 1.4V @ 8 Ohms
Signal to Noise Ratio 100dB
Voltage Gain 30.5dB (@ 1kHz, 8 Ohm Rate Output)
Load Impedance Rated for 2-8 Ohms in Stereo Mode
Rated for 4-16 Ohms in Bridge-Mono Mode
Input Impedance 20 kOhms (Nominal)
Output Power 700W @ 2 Ohm Dual (Per Channel)
500W @ 4 Ohm Dual (Per Channel)
275W @ 8 Ohm Dual (Per Channel)
1400W @ 4 Ohm Bridge-Mono
500W @ 70V Dual (Per Channel)
1000W @ 140V Bridge-Mono
Damping Factor Better than 500 from 20 to 400Hz
Crosstalk >70dB Below Rated Power, 20Hz to 1kHz
Max Input Signal +22dBu Typical
Inputs 2 x 3-Pin Removable Phoenix-Type
Outputs 4-Position Barrier Strip with Connectors for Dual Loudspeakers or Bridge-Mono Loudspeaker
Power 100V, 120V-240V, 50/60 Hz
Dimensions (WxHxD) 19 x 3.5 x 12.25" (483 x 89 x 311mm)
Weight 19 lb (8.6 kg)
Crown Audio CDi 1000 - Solid-State 2-Channel Amplifier (500W Per Channel @ 4 Ohm Dual)
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    Flexible and great sound


    from Bali

    Comments about Crown Audio CDi 1000 - Solid-State 2-Channel Amplifier (500W Per Channel @ 4 Ohm Dual):

    We've been using the Crown CDi-1000 as the staple of our installs for years and fully agree with the previous review. Great unit!

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    Amazing flexibility

    By SoundMan

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          Comments about Crown Audio CDi 1000 - Solid-State 2-Channel Amplifier (500W Per Channel @ 4 Ohm Dual):

          Amazing flexibility. I'm using a single CDI 1000 amp to run a string mono of 70v outdoor speakers AND a massive outdoor 8ohm sub. Plenty of power but the magic is in the DSP chip that allows you to EQ and cross over the amp however you desire. When I first installed, the default internal crossovers were used and then I hooked up a laptop with the free Crown System Architect Software and then--WOW. After every thing was EQ'd and the crossover tweaked it's like listening to live outdoor music which is exaxtly what I was going for.

          *Note that the amp is designed to use balanced XLR inputs so you will lose ~6db with an unbalanced RCA siganl or you can use a Pro Match to convert RCA-->XLR and regain full output*

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