Mountlake Terrace, Wash. - AudioControl has begun shipping a new
high-power, two-channel amplifier that drives up to eight speakers in a
custom-installed multi-room-audio system.
The Architect Model 210 is stable to 2 ohms,
allowing for connection to up to eight speakers in large spaces or large zones.
With low power consumption of less than 1 watt at standby, it also meets the
new Energy Star 2 energy-consumption requirements despite its high-power
output, the company said.
Power output is rated at 2x240 watts into 2
ohms, and bridged-to-mono output is 410 watts. Other features include dual
speaker-output terminals for each channel, optional 5-way binding posts, main
plus auxiliary inputs with signal-sensing auto turn-on, stereo/mono control,
blue front-panel status LED indicators, LEDs to signify signal presence on
speaker outputs, and subsonic filter for speaker protection. It also features
Dealer pricing wasn't announced.