Kinter MA-170 2-Channel Mini Amplifier Bass Treble RCA In 2x18W

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The Kinter MA-170 amplifier offers an unstoppable combination of clean power, simple operation, and great looks.
  • 2-channel amplifier design with 18 watts per channel
  • Pulsating LEDs change color
  • Adjustable bass and treble for lifelike sound
  • Extruded aluminum housing with mounting tabs
  • RCA source inputs
  • Power supply sold separately
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Weight: 0.5000 lbs.  
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Kinter MA-170 2-Channel Mini Amplifier Bass Treble RCA In 2x18W

Kinter's MA-170 mini amplifier is the new value leader in audio amplifiers, with 18 watts of robust power per channel and a stylish, modern appearance. The latest in IC-based amplifier technology delivers smooth, natural sound without fatigue or distortion, while running cool and drawing minimal power.

The Kinter MA-170 is the real deal! You can use the MA-170 in a 2-channel home audio system, or build its capability into a portable unit that can be taken anywhere. RCA inputs and convenient spring terminal outputs will work with virtually any source and speakers to create a great sounding audio system. The black anodized aluminum housing's integrated mounting tabs make it easy to mount the amp anywhere. The glowing LEDs really set the mood for any music genre.

Specifications: • Power output: 2 x 18 watts • Input impedance: 47K ohms • Output impedance: 4 - 16 ohms • Frequency response: 20 - 20,000 Hz • Minimum THD: ≤0.02% • Input voltage: 9 - 14.4 VDC • Rated input current: 1A - 3A • DC plug size: 2.1 mm x 5.5 mm •12V power supply sold separately • Dimensions: 4-7/8" L x 1-5/8" W x 4-5/8" D.

Kinter MA-170 2-Channel Mini Amplifier Bass Treble RCA In 2x18W
  • BrandKinter
  • ModelMA-170
  • Part Number310-372
  • UPC848864015262
  • Product CategoryHome Audio Amplifiers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (20 Reviews)
  • Weight0.5000 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.


Kinter MA-170 2-Channel Mini Amplifier Bass Treble RCA In 2x18W
Kinter MA-170 2-Channel Mini Amplifier Bass Treble RCA In 2x18W is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 20.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from SparkleAgain, for the money, and Parts Express service. Can't go wrong. Picked this little amp up to run a set of piezo tweeters (bird houses) to add a little more sparkle to the sound. Piezos are high passed at 3.5k in combo with this amp hit the mark. The bass, treble, and volume are way smoother than I expected. I have noticed after it sits for a few days it cracks quite loud when powered on, and a moment or two of static in the volume, but it clears right up. Got back in to audio and cabinet design / building after a 20 year laps. Just was not happy with the out of the box systems and components that have been coming down the line. So, back to basics, and that warmth in sound that has been missing. Two channels, three amps, 540 watts @ 6 ohm on tap. Life is good. Thanks to the good folks at Parts Express
Date published: 2015-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Need an amp for computer speakers. This is it!I bought this to power a pair of computer speakers and it does that well. The slowly changing front dial light is kinda strange, but one learns to ignore that. It gets 5 stars because it does the job well with no drama. It simply works.
Date published: 2015-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mini amp big soundI bought this unit to use with in my garage. It works fine with my phone as an input and fills the room with sound with my generic 5.5 inch two=way speakers.
Date published: 2015-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works and sounds great!I needed an amp for computer speakers and thought this should work good. I bought 2 299-680 Phillips TV speakers and built little boxes for them. The sound is better than any computer speaker I have ever heard! Next, I am going to use the same combo for a sound dock for the grand kids.
Date published: 2015-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can't find a fault...Bought this for my first speaker build. Powering 2 Hivi b3ns in a .56 cu ft3 ported enclosure. Powers speakers just right, and sounds great as a boombox. Has yet to even get warm after hours of playing.
Date published: 2015-02-24
Rated 2 out of 5 by from It costs $10.40, and it's worth $10.40.I bought this unit because I was curious about it. It looks and feels very inexpensive. The off/on switch stuck (remedied by pushing and prying). I haven't tested it yet, but similar class D amps typically produce less than 1/2 the advertized performance. The Lepai equivalent amp is more expensive but comes with a power supply and has a much more quality feel and appearance.
Date published: 2015-01-09
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Kinter MA-170 2-Channel Mini Amplifier Bass Treble RCA In 2x18W

where do you get the power supply for ma 170

Asked by: daddydo
The power supplies in the related products section should be fine with this, currently we have #182-886 and #129-012 which will both work.
Answered by: Chrisf
Date published: 2015-02-12

Hi can you mount this (the kinter amp) inside a closed box? the instructions say use in ventilated area. the amp does not seem to get warm. thanks

Asked by: spudsho
Ventilation is required for this amplifier but as long as the box will leave some air space around the amp you shouldn't have any problems.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-02-11

Is this a class D or AB amp? What chip does it use?

Asked by: EdH240
These are class AB, the chip used is not specified by the manufacturer.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-12-04

What version is this? MA170E?

Asked by: rinthesun
The model number on the box and amplifier are MA-170.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-11-19

Will the Kinter MA-170 amplifier power two 8", 8 ohm JBL Industrial Series speakers? Is it bridgeable to increase output?

Asked by: BobbieJim
This amplifier will power them but it may be limited on total output depending on the application. Unfortunately they cannot be bridged.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-07-21

What kind of power cable does this come with?

Asked by: Bld0121
This does not include a power cable but requires a 2.1mm x 5.5mm DC plug.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-07-08
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