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Belcanto Ref500s

Belcanto Ref500s
The Bel Canto e.One high current amplifiers use proven analogue switch mode technology that is compact, powerful, efficient, and capable of driving the most demanding speakers. Each amplifier is optimized by our exclusive input filter and pre-power filter technology to provide superb power and performance to your speakers. The REF500S stereo amplifier has incredible power per square inch with two independent mono boards in a single chassis. Independent power supplies and isolated input signal filter technology reduces high power amplifier energy for a cleaner, transparent power.
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The Bel Canto Impedance Optimized Input Stage is a balanced high Common Mode Rejection, low output impedance driver that is critical to the amplifier's performance, ensuring that the refined dynamic qualities of the recording are preserved.

Our custom AC/DC input filter and energy storage stage to allows the amp module to operate in a better controlled environment, providing lower noise operation and better dynamic signal handling, making the amplifier sound 'bigger' and conveying dynamic nuance more accurately.

The WBT NextGen connectors provide the best possible connection from the amplifier to the speaker cables. We choose them because they impart minimal sonic signature to the sound, remaining open and grain-free up throughout the audio frequency band.

Make no mistake the Belcanto Ref150s stereo power amplifier maybe small in stature, but it delivers big on performance. It offers the perfect solution for those wishing to have a compact yet involving musical sound. Ideal for high quality PC audio systems who pre amplifier is located in the dac driving a high quality pair of monitor speakers where size is at a premium as well as high quality sound reproduction.

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Belcanto Ref500s Amplifier Specifications


  • Max Power Output: 500W@4 ohms, 250W@8 ohms per channel
  • Power Output 1% THD: 400W@4 ohms, 200W@8 ohms per channel
  • Minimum Load: 3 ohms per channel
  • Peak Output Current: 35 amperes per channel
  • Output Impedance @ 100Hz: < 8Milliohms
  • Freq Response: 1.5hz-70khz +/- 3dB all loads
  • THD+N: 0.003% 1W, 1KHz, 4 ohms
  • IMD (CCIF): 0.0003%, 1W, 14:15KHz, 4 ohms
  • Dynamic Range: 121dB
  • Output Noise: 35uVRMS A-weighted 10Hz-20KHz
  • Volatge gain: 27dB (single ended or balanced input)
  • Damping factor: >1000
  • RCA input impedance: 100Kohms
  • XLR input impedance: 200Kohms
  • Maximum Output:.........5.5Vrms balanced XLR, 2.5Vrms Rca
  • Output connections 2-sets WBT Nextgen 5-way binding posts
  • Weight: 7Kg
  • Power usage on: 19W
  • Power usage off: 0W
  • Dimensions:......................W216 mm x D305 mm x H88 mm
  • Price £2499.00


The Company

We are one of the foremost digital audio specialists in the country with over 25 years of specialist experience in this area, from CD players to high resolution playback we can deliver a sound that will delight.


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