M8 500S

  • Eight versatile inputs
  • Excellent design and build quality
  • Incredible load driving ability

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M8 Series

The M8s-500s is a fully balanced stereo power amplifier and engineered for very low distortion typically less than .001% of 1kz and below .005% at 20kHz. Even at the level of 50kHz distortion is a mere 0.02% creeping up to around 0.06% at the even more unreasonable figure of 100kHz. These may be measurements of frequencies never encountered in the real world but they prove a point; that the M8s-500s significant less distortion than rival designs.

Like the M8-700m the M8s-500s has very lose noise. Its combination of huge power reserves, low distortion and low noise contribute to its effortless performance. It delivers everything from delicate detail to massive dynamic slam with incredible speed and precision.

Whatever style of music you listen to the M8s-500s serves it up in a spacious sound stage with outstanding realism.Its power and balance mean that the M8s-500s can drive just about any loudspeaker you choose. 

Key Features:

  • Genuinely fully balanced preamp
  • Outstanding cutting edge performance
  • Eight versatile inputs
  • Excellent design, he-man build quality
  • Amazing load driving ability
  • Single ended and balanced outputs
  • Home theatre bypass available
  • High-tech design

Technical Data

Power Output: 500 Watts per channel into 8 Ohms (27 dBW)
THD(+noise): <0.007% typical
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: >120dB 'A' weighted
Frequency Response: +0, –1dB, 10Hz to 80kHz
Inputs: 1x RCA Phono Line Level
1x Line level XLR Balanced
1x Trigger input 3.5mm (⅛”) mono jack ±4.5 to ±15V DC
Outputs: 1x RCA Phono Line Level (loop output)
1x Line level XLR Balanced (loop output)
1x Trigger output 3.5mm (⅛”) mono jack 12V DC
Dimensions (Wx H x D): 440 x 160 x 460mm
Weight: 29kg (unpacked)
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