Classe Audio CA-5200 Amplifier: First Look

  • Price: $8,000
  • Channels/Power: Five channels; 200-Watts per channel into 8 ohms/370-Watts into 4 ohms
  • Inputs: Single-ended and balanced

The CA-5200 is a powerful five-channel home theater amp based on the circuit design of Classe's CA-2200, the company's top o' the line stereo amp. Like the CA-2220 it features fully balanced circuits and a massively "overbuilt" power supply, and an "advanced mechanical platform chassis designed to defeat vibration and mechanical resonances. In addition, the CA-5200 boasts the bold, strikingly curved faceplate that adorns Classe's latest components. In stores now.