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D-60

Description
Solid state stereo power amplifier.

Introduced
1980

Discontinued
1982

Revisions
D-60 MKII: There actually exist a MKII version of this amplifier, but ARC only made about 12 of them. They were offered only to their dealers and it was never "officially" released.

Options
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MSRP (US new retail)
$1,795. Later decreased to $1,195.

Specifications

Power output 60 watts per channel minimum RMS (both channels operating) at 8 ohms from 1 Hz to 20 kHz with less than .25% total harmonic distortion. Typically less than .02% at rated power in midband. Approximate actual power available at "clipping" (both channels operating) 150 watts (4 ohms), 75 watts (8 ohms).
Power bandwidth  
Frequency response 1 Hz to 100 kHz
Input sensitivity 1.1 V RMS for rated power and load
Input impedance 30 K ohms
Output taps  
Output regulation  
Overall negative feedback  
Damping factor More than 500 at rated power and load
Distortion Intermodulation distortion: Less than .1% at rated output
Slew rate  
Rise time  
Hum & noise Wide band unweighted, more than 90db below 60 watts at 8 ohms-power line components (Hum) more than 80 db below 60 watts at 8 ohms
Power supply energy storage  
Power requirements 105-120/210-240 VAC 50/60 Hz 600 watts maximum. 120 watts at idle. 300 watts at rated power.
Other  
Dimensions 19" W x 5 ¼" H x 10 ½" D. Handles extend 1 ½" forward of the front panel. (Standard rack mount panel)
Weight 38 lbs. Net, 45 lbs. Shipping

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