Premiere 5 and 7 Channel Amplifiers

Spectron's Premiere amplifiers are 500W (at 8 ohms) per channel audio power amplifier for home theater providing audiophile sound quality. The Premiere uses the same amplifier modules as the Musician III, the winner of mutliple awards.

The optional Signature Upgrade ($300/channel) provides fidelity of representation of timbral texture comparable to that of the best tube amplifiers and can be installed in two front or any other number of channels. This upgrade, involving extensive rebuilding of the reconstruction filter (the most important component in any class D amplifier), allows the true "live performance" experience to the most discerning listener ... or viewer.

Spectron's remote sense speaker cables ($595 per pair retail) offer sonic improvement conventional speaker cables cannot. Remote sense cables allow the speaker wires to be included in the amplifier's feedback loop. This cable has two pairs of wires, the first pair is the conventional connection to the speaker. The second pair is the sense pair. The sense pair senses the output of the amplifier at the speaker, not at the output of the amplfier, this corrects for losses and distortions in the speaker cable. (See the Remote Sense cable sheet for more details.). Each channel has both RCA and XLR outputs. Also, each channel has both binding post and Neutrik Speakon® outputs with the circuitry installed to allow use of Spectron's exclusive remote sense cables.

The Premiere is basically two 3 channel amplifiers in one box. There are two large power supplies (Two 2200 VA transformers), each supplying 3 channels. Two power cords are required to supply the necessary current during loud passages. While the Premiere can deliver over 3,000 watts of power, it will always draw much less power from the wall than a conventional amplifier.

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· Spectron's unmatched sound quality.
· Very low heat generation and low power usage. (Less air conditioning, lower electric bills.)
· Supports Spectron Remote Sense cables.
· Serviceable configuration: Plug in amp modules.
· Accepts either XLR or RCA input: True balanced line.
· Upgradable to digital input after standards are adopted.
· Short circuit protection.
Technical Specifications  
· Power

watts per channel, all channels driven
500 Watts at 8 Ohms
650 Watts at 4 Ohms
1100 Watts at 2 Ohms

· Distortion

<.03% from 1 Watt to 600 Watts at 8 Ohms ( in the listening range )
<.06% from 1 Watt to 600 Watts at 8 Ohms ( > 22 kHz)

· Frequency response ±.1 dB 20 Hz to 22 kHz at 8 Ohms
· Bandwidth 80 kHz
· Input impendance RCA: 50 kΩ XLR: 50 kΩ
  Output impedance @ 1khz: .018 Ohms
@ 20khz: .095 Ohms
Stable to 0.1 Ohms Load
  Damping ratio 500:1
  SNR 110 dB
· Noise <180 µV (22 Hz to 22 kHz) -83 dB below 1 Watt (A measure of hiss)
· Gain 26 dB (20 V/V)
· Power requirements 100, 120 or 240 VAC 50-60 Hz (Two power cords)
· Dimensions 17" (48.3 cm) rack mount x 7" (17.8 cm) tall x 14.5" deep (37 cm)
· Weight 72 lbs (33 kg), Shipping: 80 lbs (36 kg)
  Price US$14,995 - 5Ch
US$16,995 - 7Ch
· Optional Signature Upgrade

US $300 per channel

· Warranty 3 Year

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Musician III SE is also capable to operate in mono balanced mode resulting in dramatic improvements in dynamics and details.


Premiere combines multi channel home theater capability with audiophile sound quality. It uses the same amplifier technology as the renowned Musician.