Bowers & Wilkins

Bowers & Wilkins CDA-2HD 2-Channel DSP Amplifier

  • Regular price £2,199.00

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The CDA-2HD is a high-performance distribution amplifier designed to power current and future Bowers & Wilkins Custom Installation loudspeakers. The integrated DSP enables optimization of a wide range of products and dynamic EQ for Bowers & Wilkins subwoofers. The amplifier features two channels of 500 watts of power each, and its 2U, half-rack-width design ensures high performance in minimal rack space.

Audio Specifications
Load impedance range: >3Ω per channel (>6Ω in bridge mode)
Output Power per channel, non-clipped: 250W into 8Ω, 212W into 8Ω*
500W into 4Ω, 424W into 4Ω*
Output Power bridge mode, non-clipped: 1,000W into 8Ω, 848W into 8Ω*
Output Power total, all channels: 1,000W short term, 848W short term*
>250W continuous, >212W continuous*
DC offset voltage: <50mV
Frequency Response (-3dB): <10Hz to >30kHz, any load impedance
Frequency response accuracy 20Hz-20kHz: +/-1dB
Dynamic range: >85dB A-Weighted
THD+N (1kHz, 500W, 4Ω): less than 1%
Voltage Gain: 21dB to 45dB, adjustable
Input impedance: 10KΩ
Maximum input voltage: 4 Vrms
Signal sense threshold: 2.5mV (independent of Gain setting)
Wake-up time: <0.2s (If other zones active),<2s (From all zones inactive)
Turn-off time: 15 minutes from last signal detected
12V trigger input threshold: typically 3V (recommended input is 5-15V)
Controls & Indicators
Front panel: 1 x Power LED (Unit active – White, Fault – Red)
1 x Network status LEDs (Network present – White, Fault – Red)
1 x Zone status LEDs (Signal present – White, Fault – Red)
Rear panel: Reset button
Input: 1 x RCA (pair) Phono socket Analogue line in
1 x RCA Phono socket Digital line in
1 x Ethernet
Output: 1 x SpeakOn
12V trigger control: 1 x 3.5 mm jack - 12V trigger IN
1 x 3.5 mm jack - 12V trigger OUT (Maximum 100mA pass-through)
Power consumption: <0.5W Standby, WoL disabled
<0.5W Standby, WoL enabled
200W maximum average
2,800W peak
AC supply: 100-240V 50/60Hz
AC inlet: IEC C14, switched
Thermal dissipation: 1.7 BTU/hr (standby)
150 BTU/hr (Idle)
850 BTU/hr (max)
Height: 85 mm (3.4 in) 1U [100 mm (3.9 in) plus feet]
Width: 218 mm (8.6 in)
Depth: 323 mm (12.7 in)
Net weight: 3.4kg (7.5lb)
Finish: Black

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