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Behringer A500 - 2-Channel Rackmount Ultra-Linear Studio Power Amplifier - 230W per Side at 4 Ohms

BH #BEA500 • MFR #A500
Behringer A500 - 2-Channel Rackmount Ultra-Linear Studio Power Amplifier - 230W per Side at 4 Ohms
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Behringer A500 Overview

The Behringer A500 is an inexpensive professional reference power amplifier, targeted primarily toward recording studio applications, but viable as an installation solution as well. The unit features bar-graph level metering, independent thermal overload protection for each channel, 230 Watts of power output per side at 4 Ohms, and fan-free convection cooling for minimal operating noise.

2-channel ultra-linear rackmount power amplifier for studio and installation applications with 230W output per side at 4 Ohms
Servo-controlled design, fan-free convection cooling for quiet operation
Bar graph level metering with clip and protection indicators
High-power Toshiba/Fairchild transistors, high-current, low-noise toroidal transformer
Independent thermal overload protection for each channel for automatic speaker and amplifier protection
Full complement of input connectors with balanced XLR, 1/4", unbalanced RCA

Behringer A500 Specs

Power RatingStereo @ 8 Ohms: 160 Watts
Stereo @ 4 Ohms: 230 Watts
Bridged Mono @ 8 Ohms: 500 Watts
Damping FactorNot Specified by Manufacturer
Input Sensitivity1.3V (+4.5dBu, VRMS @ 4 Ohms)
Input Impedance10 kOhms, Unbalanced
10 kOhms, Balanced
Gain28 dB
Frequency Response10 Hz - 25 kHz, +0/-1dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio-100dB, unweighted, 20Hz - 20kHz
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)<0.01%
Input Connections2 x 3-pin XLR, Balanced
2 x 1/4" TRS Phone, Balanced
2 x RCA Phono, Unbalanced
Output Connectors2 x 1/4" TS Phone(Output 1,2)
1 x 1/4" TS Phone(Bridged Mono)
4 x Touch-Proof Binding Posts
Controls Front Panel2 x Rotary Volume Controls
1 x Power Switch
Controls (Rear)1 x Stereo/Bridge Mono Switch
Indicators1 x Yellow Protection LED
1 x Red Clip LED
1 x White Power on LED
Power Consumption6.5A (120VAC, 60 Hz)
3.6A(230VAC, 50Hz)
Dimensions19 x 10.8 x 4" (482.6 x 257.5 x 101.6mm)
Weight18.5 lb (8.4 g)
LED Bar Metering
Packaging Info
Package Weight23.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)22.9 x 15.7 x 5.5"
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Can I use Behringer A500 amplifier on 230V/50Hz AC power supply by selecting the above voltage and changing the fuse respectively, as mentioned under 1.1.2 in the 'User Manual, of the above product?
Asked by: Anonymous
I have never tried it but if the user manual says so, why not?
Answered by: Patrick W.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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