POWER III

ACCUSTIC ARTS® POWER III – The All-Rounder

POWER III highlights

  • Audiophile integrated stereo power amplifier for highest demands with D/A converter and optional phono input
  • 12 selected Bipolar output transistors of highest quality
  • Encapsulated 600 VA toroidal core transformer of premium quality for stable power supply; separate windings for preamp section and for power amp section
  • Double mono design for best sound quality and superior performance
  • Integrated, switchable headphones amplifier of premium quality
  • Very good smoothing thanks to more than 80,000 µF power supply capacity
  • High damping factor for high output reserves
  • Integrated protective circuit switches ascents off when clipping, HF oscillations, too high temperature or too high DC offset occurs
  • Constant low operating temperature due to generously dimensioned heat sink
  • 2 x balanced high level inputs (XLR)
  • 3 x unbalanced high level inputs (RCA/Chinch), can be configured as high-level input or “SURROUND-BYPASS” or phono input (input “3”)
  • 5 digital inputs; 2 x S/P-DIF; coaxial 192 kHz / 24 Bit, 2 x optical S/P-DIF 96kHz / 24Bit, USB DSD 512 (32Bit/384 kHz for PCM)
  • 1 x unbalanced pre-output (RCA/Chinch), configurable as RECORD output or preamp output
    Separate level adjustment for each input
  • Premium quality, gold-plated speaker terminals
  • Premium quality, long-term stable relays
  • Highly accurate microprocessor-controlled volume control
  • Full metal housing for optimum shielding
  • Front panel made of brushed aluminum; turning knobs/push buttons made of massive and chromed brass
  • ACCUSTIC ARTS® remote control RC II
  • ACCUSTIC ARTS® POWER III is “Handmade in Germany”


Specifications

Inputs:
2 x balanced high level inputs (XLR) 3 x unbalanced high level inputs (RCA/Chinch); 1 x unbal. Input (RCA/Cinch) either as high level input, alternatively as “SURROUND-BYPASS or as phono input (input “3”) 5 x digital inputs; 2 x S/P-DIF; coaxial 192 Khz / 24 Bit, 2 x optical S/P-DIF 96kHz 24Bit, USB: DSD 512 (32 Bit / 384 kHz for PCM)

Headphones output:
1 x metal female jack 6.3 mm; > 25 Ω

Outputs:
1 x unbalanced pre-output (RCA); 47 Ω

Signal difference left/right:
< 0.2 dB (from 0 dB to -20 dB)

Input resistance:
balanced: 2 x 50 kΩ
unbalanced: 50 kΩ

Total transformer power:
max. 600 VA (watts)

Power supply capacity:
more than 80,000 µF

Rated power output (at THD+N = 0.1 %) at 10 watts power output
2 x 510 watts on 2 Ω
2 x 370 watts on 4 Ω
2 x 230 watts on 8 Ω

Rise time / fall time:
34,7 µs with 4 Ω load

Signal to noise ratio:
-97 dBA (ref. 6.325 V) – A weighted

Distortion (THD+N):
< 0,01

Damping factor:
> 200

Crosstalk:
< -80 dB with 1 kHz

Power consumption:
approx. 60 watts (without load)

Dimensions (H x W x D)
145 x 482 x 430 mm / 5.7 x 19 x 17 inches

Weight:
approx. 23.0 kg / 50.7 lbs



MONO V

ACCUSTIC ARTS® MONO V – Our statement in terms of audiophile mono power amplifier

MONO V highlights

  • Extremely powerful mono power amplifier; reference class
  • 20 selected MOS-FET output transistors of highest quality
  • Magnetically shielded and encapsulated toroidal core transformers of premium quality for highest output reserves
  • Gold-plated contact surfaces (components) improve the contact resistance of the AMP V
  • Optimum smoothing thanks to more than 110,000 µF power supply capacity; premium quality capacitors (“Made in Germany”)
  • Extremely high damping factor for perfect speaker control
  • ACCUSTIC ARTS® Damping factor linearization (switchable)
  • Integrated protective circuit against clipping, HF oscillations, overtemperature and too high DC offset
  • Switch-on current limitation for highest operational safety
  • Balanced input (XLR) and unbalanced input (RCA) – the inputs are switchable
  • All used components and parts are selected and of highest quality
  • Extremely high quality, gold-plated speaker terminals (bi-wiring/bi-amping)
  • Extremely stable, massive and resonance optimized housing, fully made of aluminium; inlay made of massive brass, polished and chromed
  • ACCUSTIC ARTS® MONO V is “Handmade in Germany”


Specifications

Voltage gain:
30.0 dB

Power consumption without load:
approx. 120 watts

Power supply capacity:
approx. 110,000 µF

Input impedance:
balanced (XLR): 2 x 16 kΩ
unbalanced (RCA): 15 kΩ

Rated power output (at THD+N = 1 %):
> 1,500 watts on 2 Ω
> 1,400 watts on 4 Ω
> 900 watts on 8 Ω

Signal-to-noise-ratio:
-96 dBA (ref. 6.325 V)

Distortion factor (THD+N):
0.002 % on 4 Ω load at 1 kHz and 10 watts

Dimensions (H x W x D):
328 x 530 x 545 mm / 12.9 x 20.9 x 21.5 inches

Weight:
approx. 71 kg | 157 lbs.
+ 22 kg / 48.5 lbs. flight case



DRIVE I

ACCUSTIC ARTS® DRIVE I – High precision CD transport

DRIVE I highlights

  • Premium CD transport
  • High end tray loading CD drive mechanism (vibration de-coupled), which has exclusively been designed for audio applications
  • Damped, high quality drawer made of aluminium-ABS-compound guided with two metal bearings
  • 2 separate, generously dimensioned power supply units for laser control, digital signal processing and display control
  • Very high-power supply capacity
  • 2 x 25 VA toroidal core transformer of premium quality (“Made in Germany”) for high output reserves
  • Resonance minimising metal housing
  • Front panel made of finely brushed aluminium; tray cover made of massive and chromed brass
  • ACCUSTIC ARTS® remote control
  • ACCUSTIC ARTS® DRIVE I is “Handmade in Germany”


Specifications

Playable formats:
CD, CD-R, CD-RW

Digital outputs:
1 x S/P-DIF; coaxial
1 x S/P-DIF; TOSLINK

CD data format:
WAV

Dimensions (H x W x D):
130 x 482 x 380 mm / 3.8 x 19.0 x 14.6 inches

Weight:
ca. 12 kg / 26.5 lbs