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JVC KS-AR8001D/2D/4D Arsenal Digital Car Amplifiers


Three new true digital power amplifiers produce less heat and more power with crystal clear output

Continuing in 2010, both the 7000 and 8000 series will still be available. After a successful year in 2009, the high-end 8000 series has been awarded with the CES Design & Engineering Honors for 2009. The 8000 series contain continuous power output with a maximum of up to 700W RMS and are available in a lineup of 2 Channel, 4 Channel, and Mono configurations. The sleek and small amplifiers continue to allow maximum design and installation options.

JVC Mobile’s KS-AR8001D is a Digital Mono Power Amplifier, featuring continuous power output of 700W RMS x 1 at 4 ohms, or 700W RMS x 1 at 2 ohms. The amp offers a frequency response of 20-300Hz with an MSRP of $549.95.

The KS-AR8002D, a Bridgeable Digital 2ch Power Amplifier, features continuous power output of 150W RMS x 2 at 4 ohms, or 170W RMS x 2 at 2 ohms bridged. The amp offers a frequency response of 5-40kHz. MSRP for the KS-AR8002D is $449.95.

The KS-AR8004D, a Bridgeable Digital 4ch Power Amplifier, features continuous power output of 120W RMS x 4 at 4 ohms, or 130W RMS x 4 at 2 ohms bridged. The amp offers a frequency response of 5-40kHz, and has 4-, 3- or 2-channel operation. MSRP is $549.95.

The three 8000 Series Arsenal digital amplifiers offer the following features:

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  • THD less than 0.04% at 1kHz
  • PWM-regulated MOS-FET power supply
  • MOS-FET Output stage
  • Max power output of 800W
  • Class-D circuit
  • Variable input RCA level control
  • Variable bass boost control
  • Gold-plated RCA jacks
  • Gold-plated block terminals
  • Thermal/short circuit/overload/DC offset protection circuitry
  • Anti-pop circuit
  • Control panel on top/cover
  • Blue LED illumination

Current Arsenal amplifier models: KS-AR7501D, KS-AR7004, KS-AR7002, and KS-AR7001 will also be retained in the lineup boosting the total Arsenal amplifier lineup to eight models in 2010.

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