Essence Electrostatic DPA-440 Amplifier

2014-11-24T15:23:41+00:00November 24th, 2014|Home|339 Comments

 Essence DPA-440 amplifier

Essence Electrostatic has just released their new DPA-440 Class D stereo amplifier that produces up to 220 Wpc @ 4 Ohms.  The new Essence DPA-440 has a low signal-to-noise level of -100dB and high dampening factor of <1000, with up to 40 Amps of driving power.

Leveraging the latest Class D topology, the DPA-440 is a highly efficient amplifier with very low distortion combined with very high stability to proficiently drive almost any speaker load.  The all-discrete driver and output stage have lower open-loop THD as well as lower idling losses.  The amplifier is claimed to be able of providing up to 400 Watts of dynamic power per channel @ 2 Ohms.

The performance of the entire signal path is critically dependent on the power supply; in this case a well regulated switch mode design with 90% efficiency. Secondary supplies are individually regulated and decoupled at each OpAmp for lowest possible noise and maximum dynamic range.

Key Features & Specifications:
220 watts x 2 @ 4 ohms
003% THD+N
Made in the USA
Class D operation-90% Efficient
Available in Black or Silver
>3 dB Dynamic Headroom
Selectable Balanced XLR or RCA inputs
Adjustable Gain Controls
Insulated WBT Gold-plated 5-way binding posts
Power Consumption: 120v@60 Hz / 230v@50 Hz
12″ W x 3.5″ H x 12.5″
21 lbs

The new Essence DPA-440 Class D stereo amplifier is currently available at a MSRP of: $1299 U.S.  Look for more details at:

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