Chord SPM 1200 MK. II 350w Signature Power Amplifier

Chord


Collections: Chord Amplifiers

Type: Amplifier


Innovative clean power technologies and custom components within our stereo power amplifiers are what have propelled the Chord SPM series to legendary status in and outside the recording studio. Their ability to instantaneously react and deliver sheer power, whilst maintaining transparency and incredibly low distortion leaves you with nothing but a masterpiece.

The SPM 1200 MkII is widely regarded as our most famous power amp and one that neatly combines great performance and fine value for money. The 350-watt powerhouse offers huge reserves of instantly delivered, precisely controlled power.

Using the latest low-distortion amplifier circuitry with our own proprietary lateral-structure dual-die MOSFETs (16 x 150 watt devices per channel), the SPM1200MkII is able to drive more difficult loudspeaker loads effortlessly, with clarity and precision.

At the heart of the amplifier is our own 2KW high-frequency switch-mode power supply with our unique dynamic coupling. The technique allows instantaneous power to be taken from both power rails simultaneously when the music demands, giving perfect balance and dynamic precision.

The technology is complemented by a large bank of energy-storage capacitors that are ‘recharged’ by the power supply many thousands of times a second, giving the amplifier huge reserves and the ability to react without strain, to any signal.

The amplifier offers both balanced and unbalanced inputs (two of each), plus a pair of high-current loudspeaker outputs with gold-plated connections. Simplicity of operation is retained with a single power button to switch the SPM1200Mk II out of standby.

KEY FEATURES

  • 350w into 8Ω
  • >-103dB Signal to Noise Ratio
  • Class AB Sliding Bias
  • HF Switch Mode Power Supply
  • Proprietary Chord MOSFETs
  • Fully Balanced Circuitry
  • Convection Cooled
  • Stereo Balanced XLR Inputs
  • Stereo Unbalanced RCA Inputs
  • 12v Trigger On/Off Input
  • Included Top Light Ring
  • Solid Aluminium Chassis

Inputs:

1x Stereo Pair of Gold Plated Balanced XLR Inputs

1x Stereo Pair of Gold Plated Unbalanced RCA Inputs

1x 12v Trigger Input – Chord Electronics Auto Start

Output:

1x Pair of High Quality, High Current, Gold Plated Type Speaker Terminals

Output Power:

350w RMS per channel @ 0.05% distortion into 8Ω

Frequency Response:

-1dB – 0.2Hz to 46kHz

Signal to Noise Ratio:

Better than -103dB

Channel Separation:

Better than 90dB

Input Impedance:

100kΩ Unbalanced/Balanced

Input Capacitance:

<30pf

Output Inductance:

2.6μH

Slew Rate:

60v per μS 1kHz, 20v Square Wave

Gain:

30dB

Stability:

Unconditional

Dimensions Without Integra Legs:

420mm (w) x 355mm (d) x 120mm (h)

Dimensions With Included Integra Legs:

480mm (w) x 355mm (d) x 160mm (h)

Weight:

15kG

INCLUDED ACCESSORIES

  • 1.5m 15a IEC Mains Power Lead
  • SPM 1200 Mk. II Owners Manual

OTHER ACCESSORIES & CUSTOM OPTIONS

Raw aluminium Integra leg option.
Black anodised aluminium Integra leg option.

Nickel plated aluminium Integra leg option.

Gloss black acrylic side block option – replaces aluminium Integra legs.


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