Optimal Audio, the award-winning British manufacturer, is expanding its footprint in the commercial audio sector with the launch of the Amp series, featuring three high-power class A/B amplifiers.
This strategic move underscores Optimal Audio’s commitment to providing a comprehensive solution for the diverse needs of the commercial audio industry, seamlessly complementing its existing loudspeaker and control offerings.
The Amp series comprises three two-channel amplifiers: Amp 100 (2 x 350W @ 4Ω), Amp 200 (2 x 700W @ 4Ω), and Amp 300 (2 x 1350W @ 4Ω), and they are available in both 120v 60Hz and 230v 50/60Hz models to accommodate various international power standards. They are designed to effortlessly and reliably power the complete suite of Optimal Audio’s Cuboid point source loudspeaker series and their subwoofer partners from the Sub series. Furthermore, when used with Zone controllers, the complete system reaches its full potential by providing a full suite of Optimal Audio loudspeaker presets, limiters, and time of day routines, all easily and quickly configurable via Zone’s onboard WebApp.
The compact 2U amplifiers feature Optimal Audios trademark intuitively designed front panel, featuring indicator LEDs for status monitoring of each amplifier channel. The user-friendly interface ensures that even in complex audio setups, users can easily monitor and control the performance of the Amp series.
The flexible input connectors of the Amp series are designed with versatility in mind. Featuring two balanced XLR/¼” Jack ‘Combi’ line input connectors, the amplifiers cater to a wide range of audio sources. The output options include speakON® or binding posts, offering installers the flexibility to choose the most suitable connection method for their specific setup. Additionally, the amplifiers can be effortlessly configured for various applications, thanks to the Stereo, Bridge, or Parallel mode, selectable via a switch on the rear panel.
David Morbey, Product Manager at Optimal Audio, highlights impact of the Amp series, stating, “The introduction of these performance power amps is very significant, enabling us to be a true one-stop shop for installers and distributors. We are now able to offer a complete ecosystem for multi-zoned commercial audio applications that wish to combine audio quality with ease of deployment and use by venue staff.”
For those eager to experience the Amp series first hand, Optimal Audio invites visitors to explore the new range in Hall 7, booth A300 during the upcoming Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) event. Furthermore, The Amp series is available for shipping no later than February 1st, ensuring interest and demand can be quickly fulfilled.
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