Accustic Arts Mono V and Amp V: Fifth generation Power Amplifiers from the germans

Accustic Arts Mono V

The German company Accustic Arts has unveiled the fifth generation of MONO V and AMP V power amplifiers . This time, the appearance of both V-power units coincided with the release of the Accustic Arts Preamp III – it’s clear that these components are designed to look and work harmoniously together.

Both assistants in Accustic Arts were assigned to the reference class. Mono V and Amp V are very similar. On the one hand, their cases are indistinguishable, except for the different number of connectors on the rear panel of the 2-channel Amp V and the Mono V. In addition, they are distinguished by the model designation, milled into the thick top plate of the case.

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Otherwise, if you analyze the parameters, Amp V is actually two Mono Vs in one package. Each power supply has 20 selected MOS-FET output transistors (there were 12 of them in versions II – in six complementary pairs).

Power is supplied from a sealed toroidal transformer (there are two of them in the Amp V). Each transformer is supplemented with a battery of capacities of 110,000 uF – it also increased by 30,000 uF. Looking ahead, let’s say that the power of the Mono V and Amp V in comparison with the II models has increased approximately threefold.

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Accustic Arts engineers traditionally paid special attention to the damping coefficient, which they described as “extremely” and “very” high for the Mono V and Amp V. In addition, the Mono V uses switchable linearization of the damping factor.

Both amplifiers can accept balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA input signals. And finally, the power: for 4 Ohm speakers with THD + N = 0.1% distortion, both power units are capable of delivering about 1,400 watts per channel for Mono V and two channels for Amp V. At the same time, a 2 Ohm load is also subject to both new products: with the same quality, Mono V and Amp V will give it more than 1,500 watts per channel.

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The amp weights match the capabilities: 71kg for the Mono V and 80kg for the Amp V. Pricing for these Accustic Arts amplifiers has yet to be announced.

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