The readers of Live Sound International magazine and the pro-audio community at ProSoundWeb.com have honored the Crest Audio CC™ 5500 power amplifier in the first annual ProSoundWeb/Live Sound International Readers’ Choice Product Awards.
The Crest Audio CC 5500 power amplifier won the Readers’ Choice Best Product Award in the New Power Amplifier Without DSP category. Based on powerful, proven Crest Audio Pro 200™ Series technology and utilizing a linear power supply, the CC 5500 delivers 5,500 watts of clean power for main systems, monitors and subwoofers.
Built on the solid foundation of legendary Crest Audio amplifier designs, CC Series power amps provide tremendous value in pro amplifier technology. CC Series amps deliver world-class power with exceptional sound quality and value for touring companies, installations, mobile DJs, nightclubs, churches and more. Utilizing advanced production techniques and Crest Audio-designed toroidal transformers for consistent, robust output, the CC Series exemplifies the Crest tradition for solid, reliable and innovative power amp designs.
All CC Series amplifiers are built with tunnel-cooled heat sinks, variable-speed DC fans and extensive protection circuitry for superior efficiency into difficult loads and power conditions. In the Crest Audio tradition, the CC 5500 also boasts more power devices (16 per channel) than any competitive amplifier, plus a switched-rail class H output stage and triple-compound design to provide low distortion and excellent thermal stability.