Neets Audio Amplifier – 120
- 2x120W audio amplifierOutstanding audio quality through ICEpower® Class D
- 1 x 450W @ 4ΩHigh-power bridged mono mode
- Energy-saving designAuto on/standby Built for reliability Short circuit, over-current and thermal protection
- Ideal for “green” installationsPower supply and output stage efficiency greater than 90%
- ControllableWake on signal or closed contact power control
- Easy installationInputs and outputs on Euroblock connectors
Power and Performance for Demanding AV Installations
Housed in a stylish 1U rack-mount enclosure, Neets Audio Amplifier – 120 supplies two channels of robust amplification for driving the high-quality loudspeakers typically used in larger meeting / conference rooms, lecture halls and many commercial establishments.
At the heart of the Audio Amplifier – 120 is the very advanced ICEpower® Class D module. ICEpower® is an independent subsidiary of Bang & Olufsen a/s. Engineered in Denmark, they deliver robust power, full bandwidth response and extremely low distortion with 90% efficiency.
In two-channel mode the amplifier can be used for stereo reproduction of video soundtracks or for driving speakers in two separate audio zones. In bridged mode, it is suitable for driving multi-way full range systems or subwoofers with 450W @ 4Ω.
Comprehensive protection features guard against damage to the amplifier or connected loudspeakers. Neets Audio Amplifier – 120 delivers the capability to drive larger AV Installations.
ADVANTAGES OF ICEPOWER / THE ICEPOWER APPROACH
The audio power amplifier plays an essential role in every system that generates audible sound. For decades, amplifiers have been produced using analogue (Class A and AB) designs, which are very inefficient and result in voluminous, heavy and rather expensive products. The innovation cycle of analogue audio power conversion has come to its maturity and hardly any innovation can be made there.
On the other hand, switching or Class D amplification techniques are only at the beginning of their development. These technologies carry a large potential for delivering much higher efficiency and audio performance, making audio products more reliable, of higher quality, smaller size, and involving lower costs.
Instead of linear power regulation used in Class AB amplifiers, which leads to energy losses in power transistors, Class D amplifiers use switching transistors that operate only at two stages – “on“ or “off. Nearly no energy loss occurs at the transistor and nearly all the power is carried to the transducer.
Class D technologies have been around for decades, but until the 1990s their design and integration characteristics have not been developed to the level necessary for achieving high performance in quality audio and Hi Fi applications. It is only in the 1990s that the semiconductor and digital technologies have been developed to enable enhancement of Class D technologies. We have pioneered in developing new technologies to enhance Class D amplification and bring the audio quality to the level accepted by audiophiles. This allowed for subsequent introduction of Class D technologies into a wide range of audio applications.