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Dayton Audio DTA-2 Class T Digital Audio Amplifier Module

Brand:|Model: DTA-2|Part # 300-385
Dayton Audio's DTA-2 amp module utilizes a Class-T Tripath audio chip to produce incredible fidelity and efficiency. Add a 12 VDC 2A power supply to this complete PCB, and install smooth, clean audiophile sound almost anywhere.
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Highlights
  • Features Tripath TA-2024 IC
  • 15W/ch continuous power
  • Limitless application possibilities
  • Measures 2-11/16" x 1-5/16"
  • Ideal for audio projects and educational applications

Product Details

Dayton Audio DTA-2 Class T Digital Audio Amplifier Module

The Dayton Audio DTA-2 Class-T Digital Audio Amplifier is designed around the Tripath TA-2024 IC developed by Sonic Impact. The TA2024 is a 15W/channel continuous average two-channel Class-T Digital Audio Power Amplifier IC using Tripath's proprietary Digital Power Processing™ technology. Class-T amplifiers offer both the audio fidelity of a Class-AB amplifier and the power efficiency of a Class-D amplifier.

This DTA-2 amplifier is ideal for any audio enthusiast who enjoys building and modifying speaker systems. The applications are virtually limitless, since this tiny PCB measures a mere 2-11/16" x 1-5/16". Build your own speakers or incorporate the amplifier into an existing speaker cabinet. Recommended power supply: 12 VDC, 2000mA, regulated. Power plug size is 2.1 x 5.5.

Specifications: • Output power: 11W @ 4Ω, 6W @ 8Ω (0.1% THD+N); 15W @ 4Ω, 10W @ 8Ω (10% THD+N) • Efficiency: 81% @ 15W, 4Ω; 90% @ 10W, 8Ω • Dynamic range: 98 dB • Over-current protection • Over-temperature protection.

Package Contents:
(1) Class T digital audio amplifier PCB
(1) Volume control PCB with 12" ribbon cable
(1) LED power indicator with ribbon cable
(2) 12" speaker wires (red & black)
(2) 12" power wires (1 red & 1 black)
(2) 12" LED wires (1 red & 1 black)
(2) Ferrite cores
(2) Output capacitors



Dayton Audio DTA-2 Class T Digital Audio Amplifier Module
  • BrandDayton Audio
  • ModelDTA-2
  • Part Number300-385
  • UPC844632080623
  • Product CategoryAudio Amplifier Boards & Modules
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (65 Reviews)
  • Weight0.25 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

Reviews

Dayton Audio DTA-2 Class T Digital Audio Amplifier Module
Dayton Audio DTA-2 Class T Digital Audio Amplifier Module is rated 4.5385 out of 5 by 65.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from exellent little amplifier!bought this last summer. built it into a small case. easy instructions and easy assembly. sounds good, and can drive most any speakers i tried. been using this as a desktop amp, and it has been powered on continuous for the last 5 months. no issuse at all just good clean reliable sound. im going to buy more.
Date published: 2016-02-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from DTA-2 Dayton Audioi have used this amp for a boom box build that worked out great my brother loved his and I had to give the one that I made for my wife to to someone who wanted it real bad ....so I am making her another one ,and a few more for xmass gifts
Date published: 2015-09-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great little ampWe use these in a weatherproof outdoor sound system. They work very well all of the time.
Date published: 2015-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best purchaseI bought a bunch of these when they first came out on sale and built different things around them. First was a small box that I put 2 extra car speakers I had which were 4" coax, and that is used in the garage and sounds pretty good. Another was put in a small jewel box I got at a craft store and that could get hooked up to anything since it's easily portable.The 3rd and most often used was I got a nice cigar box and put 2 of these amps in and set it up so that one drives speakers in my living room while the other drives the ceiling speakers in my kitchen. The sound is great, I can't turn them up past 3/4 because it is too loud unless you're having a house party. When people hear it for the first time nobody believes me that they are only 15 watts because you wouldn't know.I don't remember exactly when I got them but it has been a couple of years and haven't had any problems so far. The 2 in the cigar box are used every day. So they seem well built.
Date published: 2015-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice kitThis is a very nice, small amp, and the sound is terrific. The components seem to be of good quality, so far. The biggest issue I ran into was space constraints, and by cramming all the wires into a small compartment I accidentally unlodged the power connection ribbon - or I never lodged it correctly in the first place. Don't have to be gentle with this amp. I gutted a pair of the Philips 314113000201 R TMM 2-Ways and built a small set of desktop speakers. Would change the design if I had to do it again, but the amp is more than adequate. I think the sound is better than from the same speakers in their original housing being sourced by a Lepai, but there's some bias after pouring some sweat into these.
Date published: 2015-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great. First real amp/speaker projectI used this to convert a tube am radio using this and the SD/USB mini kit. Everything is working great!
Date published: 2015-03-23
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Dayton Audio DTA-2 Class T Digital Audio Amplifier Module

I'm using this in a 2-way portable application with a custom crossover.  Do I need the output capacitors if I'm running the output through a crossover?  If so, do I put it in parallel before the crossover, before the woofer, or before the tweeter?

Asked by: Philaudio
Yes we recommend using the caps regardless of application. They are designed to go right after the amplifier output before any crossovers.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2016-01-18

Can i power this with 4 lithium ion 3.7v batteries? so 14.4v instead of 12?

Asked by: tyler99

What ohm pot does this include?

Asked by: gtanna

I want to make a 2 way portable speaker. I'm planning to do mono, not stereo. Does that mean if I combine the power of both output leads into one, I'll get 30W? I'm planning on using the DA115-8 Woofer and ND16FA-6 Tweeter.

Asked by: Limo
No, this amp is not bridgeable and you cannot combine both outputs. You will have to use one channel of each amp.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-10-21

Can I Bridge this amp?

Asked by: Hessdawg
This amp is not bridgeable.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-10-06

is this compatible to Sony BDV E290

Asked by: jeeva
We do not have a cross reference available for this type of thing. Please contact our tech support for more help with this question, tech@parts-express.com or 800-338-0531 x1.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-09-15
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