Emotiva XPA-DR2 power amplifier

Emotiva XPA-DR2 power amplifier

Description

The modular XPA-DR Series platform delivers Emotiva’s characteristic blend of audiophile design and performance at entry-level prices. DR Series’ XPA-DR1 mono, XPA-DR2 two-channel and XPA-DR3 three-channel models utilise up to three Differential Reference™ Amplifier Module pairs fed by a massively over-designed, fully regulated, 3 kW switch mode power supply within a heavy-duty chassis.

The XPA-DR2 is a high-powered two-channel audiophile power amplifier that combines the exceptional accuracy and finesse of a true balanced differential design with the power you need to deliver musical crescendos and movie special effects with stunning realism and impact. It features two Differential Reference™ Amplifier Module pairs for a no-holds-barred stereo music system, or to power the critical front left and right channels of a surround sound music or home theatre system. Combine Emotiva’s ‘Differential Reference’ powertrain with its XSP-1 balanced preamplifier to create an audiophile amplification and control system of unmatched value.

Features:

  • 550 watts RMS into 8 Ohms, and 800 watts RMS into 4 Ohms, both channels driven, with less than 0.1% THD
  • Modular, high-powered, fully-differential, low distortion amplifier design with traditional Class A/B output stages
  • Optimised Soft-Switch Class H™ power supply topology delivers improved efficiency without compromising audio performance
  • Switched Mode Power Supply (SMPS) offers all of the performance of a traditional linear power supply, with improved efficiency and reliability, and reduced overall weight
  • Heavy steel 4RU chassis with milled aluminium faceplate
  • Choice of balanced or unbalanced input for each channel, independently controlled by reliable metal toggle switches
  • Solid machined gold-plated RCA input connectors provide a reliable connection with a wide variety of audio interconnects
  • Gold plated five-way speaker binding posts with clear shields allow use of a wide range of speaker cables with bare wires, lugs, or banana plugs
  • Remote trigger input and output
  • Designed, assembled, and tested in the U.S.A
  • Full five-year warranty

 

Review links:

Hi Fi News, Outstanding product SEE REVIEWS AND DOWNLOADS

 

Product review: Hi-Fi News October 2018

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Flagship hi-fi mag Hi Fi isn't all about Looney Tunes hardware, it can also reveal genuine bargains as October 2018's issue demonstrates with a review of Emotive's XSP-1 / XPA-DR2 pre/powercombo. Awarding its highest 'Outstanding' accolade, review Nick Tate says "The XSP-1/ XPA-DR2 delivered a good degree of emotional delicacy at the start , and served up firecracker dynamics at the end, with copious amounts of tight, sinewy bass rocking the rafters... for less than the price of many modern 'super integrated'...

Emotiva XPA-DR2 Datasheet

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