Massive Power Output, Fully Discrete Circuitry, Gain Controls, Custom-Install Options, Quiet Operation: 275Wpc Parasound NewClassic 2250 v.2 Power Amplifier Epitomizes Value
Seeking trademark Parasound quality and many of the same design elements found in the company's Halo Series components for a lower price? The NewClassic 2250 v.2 two-channel power amplifier fits the bill. The THX Ultra2-certified powerhouse outputs a brawny 275Wpc into eight ohms and a staggering 750Wpc in bridged mode. Delivering a healthy 45 amps of peak current per channel, NewClassic 2250 v.2 provides two-ohm stable operation with a load selector switch and drives speakers with confidence, authority, and ease. And it comes loaded with audiophile technology and parts.
Featuring fully discrete circuitry and high-current toroidal transformer, the 43-pound unit plays efficiently and runs cool. DC servo and relay protection circuits, a switchable high-pass filter, rear-mounted left and right gain controls, and a complete suite of standby, status, and high-temp indicators give you convenient options and peace of mind. NewClassic 2250 v.2 also allows for auto turn-on/off via DC trigger or audio signal (with two sensitivity settings). A rear-mounted lockout switch disables the front A/B buttons for custom-install use, while the heavy-duty, gold-plated five-way speaker terminals ensure compatibility with practically any speaker connections. Plus, if you want to rack-mount NewClassic 2250 v.2, it's a cinch.
Most importantly, NewClassic 2250 v.2 reproduces music with impactful dynamics, engaging liveliness, remarkable detail, and punchy bass. Few power amplifiers of its capability and reliability reside at its end of the price spectrum. Parasound's two-year warranty and our 100% Music Direct Satisfaction Guarantee see to it you have every reason to audition NewClassic 2250 v.2 in your home today.
275 watts x 2, 8Ω
400 watts x 2, 4Ω
400 watts x 2, 2Ω (Load switch set to 2-3Ω)
750 watts x 1, 8Ω
750 watts x 1, 4Ω (Load switch set to 2-3Ω)
Current Capacity: 45 amps peak per channel
Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 50 kHz, +0/-3 dB, 1 watt
Dynamic Headroom: 1.6 dB
Total Harmonic Distortion:
0.20% at full rated output
0.015% at average listening levels
IM Distortion: 0.05 %
Transient IM Distortion: Not measurable
114 dB at rated output, IHF A-weighted
106 dB at rated output, unweighted
93 dB at 2.828 V output, IHF A-weighted
84 dB at 2.828 V output, unweighted
Input Impedance: 33 k Ω
Input Sensitivity: 1 V in for 28.28 V out, THX standard
Inter-Channel Crosstalk: 85 dB @1 kHz, 73 dB @10 kHz, 67 dB @ 20kHz
Damping Factor: Over 150 at 20Hz
12V Trigger Turn On: DC 9 – 12V, 15 mA
Audio Turn On:
Quieter: 1 mV
Louder: 6 mV
AC Power Requirement:
110 - 120 V / 220 -240 V, 50 - 60 Hz
0.5 watts standby
35 watts Idle (no audio)
1000 watts full output
Dimensions (WDH): 17.25" x 18.5" x 6"
Weight: 43 lbs.
User Manual (PDF, 591 KB)