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Crown I-Tech Series Amplifers

The Crown I-Tech Series amplifiers offer amazing power in a light weight chassis designed ease of use in touring and installed sound applications.

The onboard DSP features 24-bit, 96 kHz A/D and D/A converters to provide a wide range of signal processing capabilities, greatly reducing the need for additional rack components and wiring.

All models are compatible with the HiQnet Network and TCP/IQ networking.

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Pushbutton DSP presets simplify the setup for various loudspeaker arrays. The universal switching power supply reduces weight, offers Power Factor Correction and works anywhere in the world. I-Tech amplifiers have the highest output voltage in the industry (200V peak), which provides clean transient peaks. The 3rd-generation patented Class-I (BCA®) circuitry couples power efficiently to the load and allows low AC current drain. A front-panel control screen shows advanced diagnostics and status information.


Features

  • Accurate, uncolored sound with very low distortion for the best in music and voice reproduction
  • Connects to Harman Pro HiQnet and Crown TCP/IQ™ network.
  • Switch-mode universal power supply with Power Factor Correction.
  • Integrated DSP with LCD front panel display.
  • Backlit LCD screen allows easy setup, diagnostics, and DSP presets for various loudspeakers.
  • Three buttons below LCD screen for accessing menu items.
  • Power switch on front panel.
  • LED 'LINK ACT' indicator lights yellow to shows Ethernet network activity
  • LED 100 Mb indicator lights green to show a 100 Mb network connection.
  • LED indicators for power on, data activity and bridge mode.
  • LED indicator for signal presence, -10 dB, -20 dB, and clip for each channel
  • LED indicators for temperature and fault status for each channel.
  • LED indicates when amplifier ready to produce audio for each channel.
  • Analog input connectors are 3-pin female XLR connectors, one for each channel.
  • Two male XLR passive analog loop through connectors, one per channel.
  • Digital input connector is 3-pin female XLR connector for a digital signal in the AES/EBU format.
  • Digital active/re-clocked AES/EBU loop through on XLR digital output.
  • Network connection is RJ45 Ethernet connector for IQ TCP/IQ networking from a standard network cable.
  • Speaker output connectors are two high-current, 50A Neutrik Speakon NL4MLP, one per channel.
  • Speaker output binding posts are high-current, 60A color-coded 5-way binding posts, one pair per channel.
  • Extremely versatile, handling a wide range of speaker impedances and outputs.
  • Output power between 1250W and 3,500W per channel depending on model and load.
  • Efficient microprocessor controlled variable-speed forced air cooling.
  • Rugged all-steel 2U chassis construction.

Panel Layouts

Crown I-Tech Series Amplifiers Front panel
Crown I-Tech Series Amplifiers Rear Panel

Output Power Rating

 2-Ohm Stereo4-Ohm Stereo8-Ohm Stereo4-Ohm Mono 8-Ohm Mono
(Per Channel) (Per Channel)(Per Channel)(Bridge Mode)(Bridge Mode)
I-Tech 40001,800W2,000W1,250W3,600W4,000W
I-Tech 60002,500W3,000W1,500W5,000W6,000W
I-Tech 80003,500W4,000W2,100W7,000W8,000W
 

Guaranteed minimum power output per channel, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, <0.35% true THD, both channels driven. Rated power not part-tolerance dependent.


Technical Specifications

Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz +/- 0.25 dB (At 1 watt)
T.H.D. < 0.35 % at full rated power
Crosstalk > 70 dB (below rated power, 20 Hz to 1 kHz)
CMR > 50 dB (20 Hz to 1 kHz)
Signal to Noise Ratio> 105 dB, A-Weighted (Below rated 1 kHz power at 8 ohms)
IMD 60 Hz and 7 kHz at 4:1, from full rated output to –35 dB: < 0.35%
Input Sensitivity Adjustable in 0.1V steps from 1.4V to 9.7V
Input Level Max +15 dBu or +21 dBu, depending on input sensitivity
Input Impedance 20 k ohms balanced, 10 k ohms unbalanced (nominal)
Input ConnectorsA 3-pin female XLR connector for each channel
Digital InputAES/EBU, 24-bit, 32-48 kHz. Onboard sample-rate converter
Digital Input Connector3-pin female XLR, accepts a digital signal in the AES/EBU format
Digital Output Connector3-Pin male XLR active/re-clocked AES/EBU digital loop through
Latency (Inputs) 1.13 mS analog, 1.81 mS digital (96 kHz)
A/D, D/A Converters24-bit 96 kHz Cirrus Logic.
NetworkOnboard TCP/IQ, compatible with standard 100-Mb Ethernet hardware
Output Power See power chart above
Load Impedance 1 to 16 ohms per channel in Stereo, 2 to 8 ohms in Bridge Mono
Damping Factor20 Hz to 100 Hz > 5000
DC Output Offset< +/-3 mV (Shorted Input)
Speaker Connectors50A Neutrik® Speakon® NL4MLP one per channel, Two pairs of high-current, 60A color-coded 5-way binding posts
Analog Output Connectors3-Pin male XLR passive analog loop through one per channel.
Power Supply RequiredUniversal AC input, 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz (15%)
Maximum Mains Voltage277 VAC
VentilationDual-zone, microprocessor controlled variable speed fans, front-to-back airflow
Air Volume Required2.27 cubic metres per minute per unit
ConstructionSteel panels with black finish, Aluminium front panel, silver finish
DSP Section

24-bit conversion with 32-bit, floating-point DSP processing. Bypass mode available. Has 64 assignable filters with 9 different filter types. Includes all-pass filters, over 2 seconds of delay available per channel, and dual uncorrelated-noise and sine-wave generators.


Dimensions

Model ..... I-Tech 4000 ... I-Tech 6000 ...I-Tech 8000
Width ..... 483 mm ........ 483 mm ........483 mm
Depth ..... 411 mm ........ 411 mm ........411 mm
Height ..... 89 mm .......... 89 mm ..........89 mm
Weight .... 12.7 Kg ........ 12.7 Kg ........12.7 Kg
Crown I-Tech Series Amplifiers Dimensions

Ordering Information

DescriptionOrder Code
Crown I-Tech 4000 2-Channel Power AmplifierCRN-ITC-4000
Crown I-Tech 6000 2-Channel Power AmplifierCRN-ITC-6000
Crown I-Tech 8000 2-Channel Power AmplifierCRN-ITC-8000
The information presented on this page is provided by courtesy of Crown Audio Inc.
Revised: 23-Dec-2010 Copyright (C) 2010 Adena Limited