Peavey Commercial Audio News
June 13, 2012
Crest Audio® proudly announces it is now shipping the new Pro-LITE™ 2.0 power amplifier. Featuring an efficient design and built on the solid, three-decade legacy of Crest Audio amplifiers, the Pro-LITE 2.0 provides high power and rock-solid performance in an ultra-efficient lightweight package for all professional audio applications.
The Crest Audio Pro-LITE 2.0 amplifier is designed with an advanced, high-speed class D design with a switch-mode power supply that reduces weight while increasing reliability, thermal efficiency and output power in parallel, stereo and bridged modes. The Pro-LITE 2.0 boasts two channels with independent, fourth-order 100 Hz crossovers and power ratings of 540 watts per channel at 4 ohms stereo (up to 2,000 watts bridged @ 4 ohms) at just 11.6 lbs. A robust power supply allows these amplifiers to deliver consistent, stable performance with low frequencies.
Pro-LITE Series power amps are built every bit as strong and solid as audio pros expect from Crest Audio, with heavy-duty circuit boards and added emphasis on mission-critical components like extra-large capacitors and inductors that optimize 2-ohm operation. The onboard protection suite includes Crest Audio’s proprietary ACL™ Automatic Clip Limiting circuitry, which prevents the amplifier from sending potentially damaging clipped signals to the loudspeakers, as well as DC, Temp, Signal and Active safeguards, all referenced on the front panel with LED indicators. The Pro-LITE Series is backed by a free five-year extended warranty.
The Crest Audio Pro-LITE 2.0 is available now from authorized Crest Audio dealers.
· 11.6 lbs.
· 985W per channel at 2 ohms @ 1%
· 540W per channel at 4 ohms @ <0.1% (both channels driven, continuous sine wave)
· 300W per channel at 8 ohms @ <0.1% (both channels driven, continuous sine wave)
· 2,000W bridged at 4 ohms @ 1%
· Parallel/Bridge/Stereo mode switch
· ACL Automatic Clip Limiting
· Over current protection
· Hydraulic-magnetic circuit breaker
· Revolutionary Pro-LITE class D topology
· Detented input controls
· Combi Neutrik® XLR-¼” inputs
· Speakon® output connectors
· XLR thru connector
· Two channel-independent fourth order crossovers
Features, specifications and pricing are subject to change without notice.
About Crest Audio®
Crest Audio® is a global leader in designing and manufacturing power amplifiers, loudspeaker systems, signal processing equipment, its exclusive, computer-controlled NexSys® audio systems and a complete line of live performance mixing consoles for the pro audio, MI, touring and fixed installation markets. Crest Audio continues to be the first choice of tour and installation companies worldwide. To find out more, visit www.crestaudio.com.