ART SLA-4 4-Channel Studio Linear Power Amplifier (100W/Channel @ 8 Ohms)

ART SLA-4 4-Channel Studio Linear Power Amplifier (100W/Channel @ 8 Ohms)

ART SLA-4 4-Channel Studio Linear Power Amplifier (100W/Channel @ 8 Ohms)

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Product Highlights

  • 1RU Design
  • Multiple Operating Modes
  • Toroidal Transformer
  • 1/4" and Euroblock Inputs
  • Binding Post Outputs
  • Silent Cooling System
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The SLA-4 from ART is a rack mountable 4-channel power amplifier designed for studio use. It offers a wide frequency response with very low noise and distortion for quality audio output. Input is via 1/4" and Euroblock connectors, while output is via 5-way binding posts. Each channel has its own level control on the front panel.

The SLA-4 can operate in multi-channel, stereo, or bridged mode, and features a ground-lift switch to eliminate hum caused by ground loops. The unit offers full protection circuitry for short circuits, overloads, and overheating. If any faults are detected, the amplifier will disconnect the outputs and automatically return to normal operation when the fault is fixed. The SmartFan cooling system offers silent fan-assisted convection cooling to keep the system running reliably.

1RU steel housing
High quality audio with low distortion
Individual level controls for all 4 channels
1/4" and Euroblock inputs, and 5-way binding post outputs
Multichannel, stereo, or bridged operating modes
Ground-lift switch for eliminating hum
LED indicators for power, signal, clip, and protect
SmartFan cooling system is fan-assisted for quiet, reliable operation
Protection circuitry prevents damage from overheating, overloads, and short circuits. It will disconnect the outputs when a fault is present, and resume normal operation when the fault has been removed
UPC: 840402018322
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ART SLA-4 4-Channel Studio Linear Power Amplifier (100W/Channel @ 8 Ohms)
  • Power Cord
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty
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    ART SLA-4 specs

    Output Power 4 x 100W RMS @ 8 Ohms Stereo
    4 x 140W RMS @ 4 Ohms Stereo
    2 x 200W RMS @ 16 Ohms Bridged
    2 x 280W RMS @ 8 Ohms Bridged
    Damping Factor > 100
    Input Sensitivity 1V for Full Power into 8 Ohms
    Input Impedance 44 kOhms, Balanced
    22 kOhms, Unbalanced
    Gain Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Frequency Response 10Hz - 40kHz, ±0.5dB
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio > 100dB
    Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) < 0.05% (Typical)
    Input Connections 4 x 1/4" (6.3mm) Jacks
    1 x 6-Pin Removable Terminal Block
    1 x AC Power In
    Output Connectors 8 x 5-Way Binding Posts (2 Per Channel)
    Controls Front Panel 1 x Power Switch
    4 x Level Control Knobs
    Controls (Rear) 1 x Stereo/Bridge Mode Selector Switch
    1 x Ground-Lift Switch
    Indicators 1 x Blue Power LED
    4 x Red Protect LEDs
    4 x Red Clip LEDs
    4 x Green Signal LEDs
    Cooling SmartFan Convection Cooling, Silent Fan-Assisted System
    Power 120VAC, 60Hz, 1000W (Max)
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 19 x 1.75 x 13.5" (483 x 44 x 343mm)
    Weight 19.8 lbs (9kg)
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    Package Weight 23.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 22.9 x 18.5 x 5.0"

    ART SLA-4 reviews

    SLA-4 4-Channel Studio Linear Power Amplifier (100W/Channel @ 8 Ohms) is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 8.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Clean Amp Clean sounding amp with excellent transient response and fidelity. I'm using it in my recording studio to run 4 - 12 3-way JBL studio monitors, and the sound is superb. The little automatic fan fires up occasionally when the temp rises, but the noise is minimal, and it only runs for a couple of minutes, then slows back down. Quality of build seems very good.
    Date published: 2011-08-10
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for installations Rock solid amplification with four channels in a single rack space. The fan is too loud to have in a studio, but for racking them up behind the scenes they're great. Comes with a cover plate for the gain settings. A nice touch.
    Date published: 2012-06-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good clean sound I used this for a church installation on a medium budget. I used two channels for the main speakers, one for a subwoofer and the last channel to drive a remote speaker. I have had no problems with it and it provided me with a really clean sound on all programmes. The security lock out panel cover is great for keeping prying fingers away from the level settings. This is one of my best buys.
    Date published: 2011-05-21
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from This is cheap and sounds AWESOME I am using this to add a little bit of oomph to my two outdoor multiroom audio zones, and this fits the bill very nicely-- four channels of 100W power in one RU is not easy to find, and it's IMPOSSIBLE to find at this pricepoint. The audio is tight and clean and LOUD-- especially when mated to an efficient speaker. I see a lot of criticism about fan noise-- I can't speak to that as this is in my central rack in the basement where I can't hear it anyway. I'm docking this a star only because it arrived in a CHEWED UP box and, SOMEHOW, the right side rack ear was BENT. I've never seen that before! Solid metal bent like paper-- I don't even know how one would do that. I bent it back (barely) with a vise grip and will be approaching B&H about some kind of money back for the cosmetic damage and my time and trouble.
    Date published: 2017-10-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from ---------- POWER TO THE PEOPLE --------- Big things sometimes come in small packages and Art Audio's SLA4 four 100 Watt per channel power amp is no exception. Just when you thought things ain't what they used to be in the separates market place along comes this little gem . Well designed - Well Priced - Well Done Art Audio - PC LA . .
    Date published: 2014-08-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Fit I like everything about this amplifier. I installed in a cycle room, powering thier sound system. The one space size and the four channels at 100w ea makes this a great fit. No problems at all.
    Date published: 2011-11-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exactly what I need! I have four nice speakers for my outdoor sound system and this amp powers them nicely. Great sound, very happy!
    Date published: 2013-06-10
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Work like a charm Does exactly what it says except you can't go mono to 4 outs.
    Date published: 2011-03-31
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