HARMAN’s Crown Introduces XLS DriveCore 2 Amplifiers With Upgraded Features and Flexibility


HARMAN’s Crown Audio today announced the introduction of the XLS DriveCore 2 Series two-channel power amplifiers, offering a host of upgraded features including more flexible DSP band pass filtering, selectable input sensitivity, remote sleep mode trigger and sleek new styling. Four new XLS DriveCore 2 models are available including the XLS 2502, XLS 2002, XLS 1502 and […]

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Crown Adds Two New Models to DCi Network Series Amplifier Lineup


HARMAN’s Crown Audio today announced it has added two models to the DriveCore Install (DCi) Network Series amplifier lineup with the introduction of its DCi 4|2400N, DCi 2|2400N and DCi 2|1250N power amplifiers. The new amplifiers incorporate HARMAN’s new DriveCore technology that is spec’d to deliver high power output from a compact, energy-efficient form factor […]

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JBL Intros Drivepack


JBL’s new DrivePack incorporates Crown Audio’s BCA (Balanced Current Amplification) Class I circuitry, with temperature-compensated modulation. Crown says its feedback circuitry enables lower noise and distortion specifications than any other high-power switching amplifier on the market. Three-channel units offer a full rated output power of at least 6,000-watt peak, 3,000-watt continuous. Each JBL DrivePack is […]

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HARMAN’s Crown Audio Announces “Empower by Crown” Amplifier Program


HARMAN’s Crown Audio today announced Empower by Crown, a new embedded amplifier program to provide third-party active loudspeaker manufacturers of elite consumer electronics (CE) and customer integration (CI) finished product with special access to the Crown Audio portfolio of amplifier technology. Built on Crown’s proprietary DriveCore platform, all Empowered by Crown Amplifiers are designed for […]

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HARMAN’s Crown DCi Network Display Amplifiers Claim the World’s First AVnu Alliance Certified AVB Endpoint


HARMAN’s Crown Audio has announced its DCi Network Display Amplifiers are the first professional audio endpoints to receive AVnu certification for Audio Video Bridging (AVB) interoperability from the AVnu Alliance, the professional audio industry’s organization dedicated to driving open, standards-based AV networking through the certification of AVB products for interoperability. Crown’s flagship DCi Network Series […]

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Crown Ships DriveCore Install Series Amplifiers


HARMAN’s Crown Audio started shipping four of its DriveCore Install (DCi) Series power amplifiers. Available in both DCi Analog and DCi Network Ethernet-linkable configurations, the 4-channel and 2-channel amplifiers are spec’d at 1,250 watts per channel into 2, 4 or 8 ohms and 70-volt and 100-volt (all channels driven; 2,500 watts in bridged mode), and […]

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