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Dayton Audio SA1000 Subwoofer Amplifier Rack Mountable

Brand:|Model: SA1000|Part # 300-811
Dayton Audio's SA1000 mono subwoofer amplifier provides nearly a kilowatt of clean, solid power to your home theater or music playback system. The amp's convenient freestanding or rack-mountable configurations make it an ideal partner for high-performance subwoofer speaker systems.
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  • Patented tracking down-converter power supply for high efficiency
  • Class-AB output stage for clean, controlled amplification
  • Low frequency parametric EQ allows you to boost or cut to custom-tailor the sound
  • Sophisticated soft clip circuitry improves headroom and protects woofers
  • Manual, auto, or triggered on/off for integration into any automated system
  • Switchable subsonic and bass boost filters
  • High pass output for looping signal back into distributed audio systems

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Dayton Audio SA1000 Subwoofer Amplifier Rack Mountable

The Dayton Audio SA1000 is a freestanding, high-power subwoofer amplifier designed for the DIYer, installer, and systems integrator. This unique monaural audio device delivers the raw power of a pro-sound amp, but with the features and flexibility of a dedicated subwoofer amplifier. It can be configured for stacking with other audio components, and includes removable ears for mounting in standard audio racks (2RU). The SA1000's patented tracking down-converter power supply ensures headroom for instantaneous power needs and the amp stays cool, thanks to its high-efficiency design.

A Class-AB amplifier configuration provides the SA1000 with clean and controlled output. From an application standpoint, the SA1000's low frequency parametric EQ enables you to boost or cut to custom-tailor the sound to suit the listening environment. Sophisticated soft clip circuitry provides cleaner transient peaks while protecting your driver from over-excursion. The amp's switchable subsonic filter removes subsonic information from the signal, which tightens the low end response of some subwoofer systems. On-board bass boost filters enhance LF performance while leaving the parametric EQ function available to address room modes, like cutting an excessively loud room resonance. The high-pass outputs provide a user the option to feed the signal back into their other audio components or a distributed audio system.

Manual, automatic on/off or triggered 12V input modes allow easy integration into automated systems. The stealthy pop-out knobs on the front panel make adjustments easy, while minimizing the risk of accidental disturbance. The SA1000's subdued brushed black aluminum faceplate allows the amp to blend cosmetically with any type of audio gear. Accommodates RCA line-level inputs, includes insulated binding posts for the speaker outputs, and accepts a 12V trigger via a 3.5 mm mini-jack.

Specifications: • Rated power output (0.92% THD): 497 watts into 8 ohms, 950 watts into 4 ohms • Signal to noise ratio: 98 dB A-weighted • Efficiency: 86% • Input impedance: 12K ohms • Subsonic filter: -3 dB @ 18 Hz, Q=0.8 • Bass boost: +3 dB @ 25 Hz, Q=1.4 • High pass output: -3 dB @ 80 Hz, 12 dB/octave • Low pass adjustment: 30-200 Hz • Phase adjustment: 0°–180° • Parametric EQ frequency: 18–80 Hz • Bandwidth: 0.1–1.0 Q • Level: -14.5 dB to +6 dB • Dimensions: 17-1/2" W x 4" H x 13" D (tabletop configuration) • Power requirements: 120/230 VAC, 60/50 Hz • Stand-by power rating: 120V 24W; 230V 18.4W • Weight: 28 lbs. • Power rating based on one-third power duty cycle.

Dayton Audio SA1000 Subwoofer Amplifier Rack Mountable
  • BrandDayton Audio
  • ModelSA1000
  • Part Number300-811
  • UPC844632078514
  • Product CategoryHome Audio Amplifiers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (33 Reviews)
  • Weight30.8 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.

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Dayton Audio SA1000 Subwoofer Amplifier Rack Mountable is rated 4.3333 out of 5 by 33.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Sound with a Couple of issuesThe Amp was easy to setup and install. It has good power driving two 12" subs at comfortable volumes. However, when the signal is off from the receiver and the Amp sleeps in auto-off, an audible click thru the speakers can be heard. Not a deal breaker but annoying. Second, for some reason when the receiver volume was increased to the point where things started vibrating in the room, the Amp tapped out. I had to power it down to reset it. The rest of the system didn't have any problems with the volume.
Date published: 2015-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Power to spair, nothing at this price comes closeI used this in a hi end theater design using two 15 Dayton reference speaker and a special designed cabinet with ports. The cabinets were lined with 1/2 cement boards on all sides, 3/4" and bonded 3/4" front speaker mounting boards. The results using a true T X H X system you hear and feel the lows. All the critics agreed with choice of the Dayton SA1000. All of the other equipment was all T H X rated this is a 7.2 surround sound system
Date published: 2015-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A very versatile sub amp.The best amp of it's kind. I have two of them powering stereo subwoofers in my home theater system
Date published: 2015-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent AmpI've had my Dayton Audio SA1000 a couple of weeks now and am very satisfied. I had to replace my plate amplifier on my JBL 1500 array subwoofer due to poor components and early failure. Sealed up the box and replaced with this external rack amplifier and the sound is better than ever.
Date published: 2014-09-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from great sub amp for the priceUse this to power a 15" folded horn. Produces some of the deepest bass. Seems to go lower than my quad 15" infinite baffle system powered by a Crown XLS2500.
Date published: 2014-06-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worked great... UntilI got about 50 hrs use from mine. Then it started clicking when I turned it on. Unfortunately I had it in storage for a while and was past warranty. The relay on the power supply is what clicks. I replaced it thinking it was the problem. Wasn't!Could be the caps aren't giving the relay enough current to switch the relay over. Just a guess though!?!
Date published: 2014-05-12
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Dayton Audio SA1000 Subwoofer Amplifier Rack Mountable

there are two speaker out puts on this amp how do you connect a subwoofers wired in series ,too get the most out of the amp ,connect it to the two + terminal or just use one of the two speaker terminal,or is this amp made only for two 8 ohm subs.

Asked by: cakes
The speaker terminals are in parallel internally. If you are wiring a single voice coil sub or wiring in series you would just use one set of terminals on it.
Answered by: Chrisf
Date published: 2016-02-09

What's the maximum power draw of this amplifier at 120V?

Asked by: disco t
This is fused at 10 amps when using 120 volt power.
Answered by: Chrisf
Date published: 2016-02-09

what amp would be better for running two sub in series the dayton SA1000 or the SPA1000?

Asked by: cakes
There is really not going to be a difference between these amplification wise.
Answered by: Chrisf
Date published: 2016-02-04

because there are two speaker out puts does that mean that you can run two woofer at 4ohm  ,does your subwoofer need a crossover ?

Asked by: cakes
The speaker outputs are in parallel so the total allowable load would be 4 ohms. This means it would require two 8 ohm woofers to be a 4 ohm load if you connected one to each. The amplifier has a crossover built in so you would not need one after the amplifier.
Answered by: Chrisf
Date published: 2016-02-02

My Revel B15 a plate amp fried. Supposed to be 1000w-1300w. Revel says the single 15 has 6 ohm impedance. Home theater use only. Would this amp be a good performer with this sub?

Asked by: hal26
This would be close, You will not get the full 1000 watts into a 6 ohm load. That may be an issue if you ran the original to its limits. Under less than full output circumstances though, I would expect this amp to perform well.
Answered by: Chrisf
Date published: 2016-02-02

Can this product handle the Dayton Audio 18" Ultimax Subwoofer and Cabinet Bundle?

Asked by: FirstClassClip
Yes this would be a good choice for that bundle.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2016-01-20
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