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BGW VXi 8.8 AMPLIFIER

○ 16 Channel Immersive Amplifier
○ 200W per Channel
○ 124dB Signal to Noise Ratio

 


Unprecedented Speed, Control and Low Noise

Introducing BGW’s Immersive Sound Amplifiers. These BGW’s pack up to 16 channels in a single chassis, and do it with power and control never before available in any commercial amplifier.

These BGW’s are fully-balanced differential amplifiers (an industry first) and offer unprecedented speed, control and low noise.

Topology
Class AB with fully balanced differential design; 4-quadrant input stage, current feedback and dual DC Servos.

Warranty
3 years standard warranty

Description

Introducing BGW VXi 8.8 Immersive Sound Amplifiers. These BGW’s pack up to 16 channels in a single chassis, and do it with power and control never before available in any commercial amplifier. These BGW VXi 8.8 are fully-balanced differential amplifiers (an industry first) and offer unprecedented speed, control and low noise.

○ Built to withstand the rigours of commercial operation.
○ Multiple temperature sensors assure long life and reliable operational stability.
○ Impossible to overdrive the amp.
○ Distortion remains below 1% in all drive conditions.
○ Over-voltage, over-current protection.
○ Optional reporting module monitors all parameters.
○ Versatile channel assignments.
○ Dolby Atmos®, DTS and Auro-3D® friendly

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Specifications

 

Input

Connectors
DB-25 and Balanced XLR

Attenuation
0 to 12 dB in 1.5 dB steps

Input Impedance
50 kΩ

Input Sensitivity
2.5 Vrms for rated 8 ohm output

Gain
27.9 dB

Polarity
XLR Pinout (Pin 1 = Ground, Pin 2 = Positive, Pin 3 = Negative,) DB-25 Pinout (Dolby standard)

Dimensions & Power

Dimensions
527mm x 482.5mm x 222mm (LxWxH)

Mass
Weight Up to 68kg

Power Requirements
2 x 8 A @ 230V AC 50-60 Hz

Power Consumption
<1/2 W on Standby
2 x 1440W Maximum fully operating

Output

Output Power
200 W/ch @ 8Ω

 

FTC
(Continuous Average Power Rating 20Hz – 20kHz @ .05 THD or less)
8Ω – 200 Watts (40.00 Vrms)
4Ω – 300 Watts (34.64 Vrms)
2Ω – 300 Watts (24.50 Vrms)EIA
(Continuous Maximum Power Rating 1kHz @ 1% THD)8Ω – 255.4 Watts (45.20 Vrms )
4Ω – 392 Watts (39.60 Vrms)
2Ω – XXX Watts (31.69 Vrms)CEA
(Instantaneous Peak Power Rating – 1kHz @ 1% THD)8Ω – 309.5 Watts (49.76 Vrms)
4Ω – 519.7 Watts (45.56 Vrms),
2Ω – 763.4 Watts (39.06 Vrms)

Distortion
Typical THD<0.05%
Maximum THD 1.0%
IMD<0.05%

Slew Rate
60 V/µs

Damping Factor
>400:1 (ref. 8Ω)

Crosstalk
>85 dB @ 20 Hz – 20 kHz

DC Offset
<10 mV (5 mV typical)

Recommended load
4/8 Ω

Frequency Response
10 Hz – 80 kHz, +0/-3 dB

Signal-to-Noise Ratio
>124 dB referenced to rated output (A-Weighted)

Speaker Outputs
1 Pair per channel High-current, 32 A Detachable “Phoenix” style connectors