Creek Evolution EVO 50A V2 High Resolution Amplifier with Remote (Silver)

Creek Evolution EVO 50A V2 High Resolution Amplifier with Remote (Silver)

Creek Evolution EVO 50A V2 High Resolution Amplifier with Remote (Silver)

Creek Evolution EVO 50A V2 High Resolution Amplifier with Remote (Silver)

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Product Highlights

  • High Performance Power Amplifier
  • 55W Per Channel at 8 Ohms
  • 85W Per Channel at 4 Ohms
  • Five Sets of Stereo Inputs
  • OLED Display
  • Electronic Volume, Tone and Pan Controls
  • Optional Sequel 2 Phono Preamp Available
  • Optional AMBIT AM/FM Tuner Available
  • Optional Ruby Digital Input Available
  • Compatible with all EVO 50 Products
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Creek EVOLUTION EVO 50A V2 overview

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The silver Evolution EVO 50A V2 from Creek is a high-resolution power amplifier with a full featured preamp section offering multiple inputs, electronic balance & tone controls, and a wireless IR remote. The amplifier is capable of driving 8 ohm speakers with 55W of power and 4 ohm speakers at 85W of power. 

The amplifier uses a pair of Sanken 15A bi-polar transistor circuits with very high open-loop gain and low distortion. This circuit features built-in thermal compensation offering rapid bias tracking performance and a very low output impedance, capable of producing high output currents with exceptional speed and control. The power supply uses a massive 250W toroidal mains transformer with separate windings for low and high current analog and digital circuitry.  By using several low impedance capacitors together, an ultra-high specification capacitor is created to smooth the DC and produce a very powerful and accurate sound. 

There are five sets of inputs on the rear of the unit, each offering stereo RCA connections with input 4 also offering balanced XLR inputs. Additionally, input 1 can be configured with an optional Sequel plug-in phono pre-amp for connecting a turntable. Inputs 3 and 4 offer a "Direct A/V" setting, which bypasses the internal pre-amp and volume control when creating a multi-channel AV system. Input 5 features a "Smart-Slot," which may be fitted with the optional plug-in AMBIT analog AM/FM radio tuner or the RUBY, an optional plug-in DAC with SPDIF, TOSLINK, USB, Bluetooth, and FM Radio inputs. The pre-amp output replicates the internal power amplifier section which includes all preamp controls and may be used to drive a suitable pair of loudspeakers or to connect an active sub-woofer.

Remote Input/Output connections are offered for connecting additional EVO 50 range products, such as the Evolution 50CD DAC/CD/Pre-amp, which elevates the performance to an even higher level.  The EVO 50A ships with an IR wireless remote and an IEC power cable.

  • Organic LED display (OLED) for high resolution graphic symbols
  • Electronic volume control
  • Bass and treble controls
  • Left and right balance control
  • Multiple input options switched electronically or via gold contact relays
  • Speaker Connectors: Bare wire, 4mm plugs, or spade lug connectors
Optional Upgrades
  • Sequel 2 phono pre-amp circuit
  • AMBIT AM/FM analog radio tuner module
  • Ruby SPIDIF, TOSLINK, USB, Bluetooth, and FM tuner module
In the Box
Creek Evolution EVO 50A V2 High Resolution Amplifier with Remote (Silver)
  • Wireless Remote
  • Standard IEC Power Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Creek EVOLUTION EVO 50A V2 specs

    Power Output Power Output @ 1% THD: >55 W into 8 Ohms, both channels driven
    Power Output @ 1% THD: >85 W into 4 Ohms, both channels driven
    Output Current Continuous Output Current: >8.5 A (sine wave)
    Peak Output Current, Burst into 0.5 Ohms: ±26 A
    THD & Noise 2/3 Rated Power 8 Ohms: < 0.005% (20 Hz to 20 kHz)
    Signal to Noise Ratio Line Input: 102 dBA
    Frequency Response Line: <10Hz to >100 kHz ±2 dB
    Balanced: <10Hz to >50 kHz ±2 dB
    Gain Gain at 1 kHz Unbalanced: 33.3 dB (x 46)
    Gain at 1 kHz Balanced: 27.0 dB (x 22.5)
    Input Sensitivity Line Level: 410 mV
    Maximum Voltage Maximum Input Voltage, RCA and Balanced (XLR): 5.4 V and 10.8 V RMS
    Crosstalk -80dB at 1 kHz
    DC Offset < ±10mV
    Slew Rate > 30 V per µS
    Pre-amp Pre-Amp Inputs: 5 x RCA unbalanced, 1x Balanced XLR
    Power Amp Power Amp Inputs : Input 3 and 4 via RCA or XLR
    Inputs 3 & 4 can be assigned as power amp direct inputs
    Remote I/O Remote In Jack: Powered output for external IR sensor or serial connection to Evo products
    Remote Out Jack: Serial connection to other Evo system components
    Loudspeaker Loudspeaker Outputs: 1 pair of binding posts for use with spade lugs, 4 mm plugs, or bare wire
    Output Impedance <0.1 Ohms at 1 kHz
    Headphone Output 1 x 1/4" / 6.3 mm with low impedance output (<50 Ohms)
    Finish Silver
    Mains Voltage 115/230 VAC 50/60 Hz, switchable
    Power Consumption Idle: <20 Watts
    Max: 350 Watt
    Standby: No standby
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 17 x 2.3 x 11" / 430 x 60 x 280 mm (includes feet and knobs)
    Weight 16.5 lb / 7.5 kg

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