Halo by Parasound A 23 Stereo Amplifier with Dual-Mono Design

HALO by Parasound is our premier line of amplifiers and preamplifiers. For nearly one and a half decades Halo products have had a reputation for going head-to-head with some of the most expensive reference equipment on the market while costing a fraction of the price. The sheer quantity of rave reviews and honors is unmatched and without precedent. In fact, over half of all Halo products are Stereophile Recommended Components.

We have been recommending the HALO by Parasound products since inception. We feel that it represents the best performance and value in audio electronic components in the world today. You will be amazed at the performance. Call me, Ray.


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Model A 23

Stereo Power Amplifier with Dual-Mono Design

Features & Specifications:

•  Circuitry designed by the legendary John Curl

•  High Bias Class A/AB operation for best sound

•  Lucasfilm Home THX Ultra2 Certified

•  Balanced inputs with discrete circuits and XLR connectors

•  Direct Coupled-No capacitors or inductors in the signal path

•  Continuous Power Output:

•     2 x 125 Watts RMS, both channels driven, 8 Ohms

•     2 x 225 Watts RMS, both channels driven, 4 Ohms

•     1 x 400 Watts RMS, in bridged mode, 8 Ohms, as mono-block

•  Current Capacity:  45 Amperes peak per channel

•  Power Supply Filter Capacitance:  48,000 µF

•  Power Transformer:  1.0kVA Encapsulated Toroid design

•     Toroid wound with independent secondary windings for each channel

•  Slew Rate:  >130 V/µsecond

•  Power Bandwidth:  5 Hz – 100 kHz, +0/-3 dB @ 1 Watt

•  Dynamic Headroom:  >1.5 dB

•  S/N Ratio:  112 dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted

•  Damping Factor:  >800 @ 20 Hz

•  Switchable Voltage for 110-120V or 220-240V

•  17.25” Wide • 13.25” Deep • 4.125” High  (3.625” 2U High w/o feet)

•  Shipping weight:  37 lbs., Net weight:   28 lbs.

•  Avail. in Black & Silver

•  Retail In-Store Sales Only  •  No Mail-Order Sales

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