Atlas Pro Audio Questions About This Item? Brand New Benchmark AHB2 Power Amplifier - Black Rackmount. The AHB2 is the ideal match to the performance limits of High-Resolution-Audio (HRA) formats.Benchmark's AHB2 power amplifier delivers musical details without introducing the masking effects of amplifier noise and distortion. The dynamic range of the AHB2 is 132 dB, making it 10 to 30 dB quieter than some of the very best reference-quality power amplifiers. The frequency response of the AHB2 extends beyond 200 kHz.
With the AHB2, you will discover previously overlooked nuances, dynamics, and detail in your favorite recordings and experience the full potential of the latest high-resolution 24-bit PCM and 1-bit DSD audio formats. The musical details and emotion captured on today's finest High-Resolution-Audio recordings can only be fully appreciated when every component in the signal chain is capable of true high-resolution performance. Power amplifiers are a weak link in most audio systems. Most power amplifiers are well matched to the limitations of the CD format, but they fall well short of the capabilities of high-resolution formats.In contrast, the revolutionary AHB2 was specifically designed to deliver true high-resolution performance. THE NEED FOR BETTER AMPLIFICATION. D/A conversion technology has outpaced the development of new power amplifiers.
This means that the power amplifier has become a limiting factor in many audio systems. For example, the noise and distortion produced by the Benchmark DAC2 D/A converter is 20 to 30 dB lower than that produced by most high-quality power amplifiers. Until now, this meant that the DAC2 could not be fully appreciated.
Benchmark set out to solve this problem by creating an amplifier that matches the performance of the DAC2. INTRODUCING THE AHB2 - A NEW AND DIFFERENT POWER AMPLIFIER. We had to look beyond existing amplifier technologies and explore some new and radical solutions. In our search, we learned of two new patents on a new amplifier technology from THX. This was exactly the technology we needed to build our new amplifier.The AHB2 uses the new and revolutionary THX-patented AAA(TM) technology to virtually eliminate all forms of distortion. This technology uses feed-forward error correction to eliminate the distortion that is normally produced by the output stage. No other audio amplifier comes close to delivering the clean, quiet, and robust power of the AHB2. In our quest, we also focused on frequency response, output noise, drive current, damping factor, and reliability. The result is an amplifier that stands head and shoulders above the competition. THE QUIETEST, CLEANEST AUDIO AMPLIFIER ON THE PLANET. From the first watt to the last watt, no audio power amplifier offers lower noise or lower distortion than the Benchmark AHB2. Benchmark has raised the bar by introducing a new and revolutionary amplifier! Atlas Pro Audio is an authorized dealer for Benchmark Products. Info courtesy of Benchmark Media. At Atlas Pro Audio it is our priority to have great customer service. We are dealers for over 90 lines of the best high-end pro audio gear available. Sorry, we do not sell this product outside the USA. Unauthorized reproduction is prohibited by law, subject to criminal prosecution. The item "Benchmark AHB2 Black Rackmount Power Amplifier Atlas Pro Audio" is in sale since Sunday, April 5, 2020. This item is in the category "Consumer Electronics\TV, Video & Home Audio\Home Audio\Receivers & Amplifiers\Amplifiers & Preamps". The seller is "www-atlasproaudio-com" and is located in Lakeland, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.