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  • The BasX A-100 offers all the essential features that make a great audio component, like a heavy duty power supply, great sounding high-current short signal path Class A/B amplifiers, industry standard unbalanced audio inputs, and full-sized five-way binding post speaker terminals. The BasX A-100 delivers a solid 50 watts per channel into 8 Ohms and 80 Watts per channel into 4 Ohms; plenty to drive most speakers to satisfying listening levels

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The BasX A-100 offers all the essential features that make a great audio component, like a heavy duty power supply, great sounding high-current short signal path Class A/B amplifiers, industry standard unbalanced audio inputs, and full-sized five-way binding post speaker terminals. The BasX A-100 delivers a solid 50 watts per channel into 8 Ohms and 80 Watts per channel into 4 Ohms; plenty to drive most speakers to satisfying listening levels.

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penglu614 asked this question on 05-17-2021 at 01:16 PM
05-17-2021 at 01:16 PM
It does well with speakers.

Emotiva's $229 BasX A-100 amplifier wows the Audiophiliac (https://www.cnet.com/news/emotivas-229-basx-a-100-amplifier-wows-the-audiophiliac/)



How about vivid transparency and uninhibited dynamics?

"With an audiophile recording as good as Austin Wintory's "The Banner Saga," the BasX A-100's vivid transparency and uninhibited dynamics came to the fore..."
05-17-2021 at 01:16 PM
Very well.
I use the A-100 as my desktop amp, driving a pair of PSB Alpha B speakers and feeding a 10" sub (using speaker level connections). Sounds excellent.

Keep in mind, the power switch is in the back. I've relocated it to the front for convenience.
rumata13 asked this question on 05-17-2021 at 01:01 PM
05-17-2021 at 01:01 PM
Some cans are tough to drive because of high impedances.
calidiy asked this question on 05-17-2021 at 01:13 PM
05-17-2021 at 01:13 PM
I'm not sure if you're mixing things up. If your saying your yamaha has preouts for adding additional speakers (eg. 5.1 vs 7.1 or 7.1 vs 7.1.2), then you can use this to power the additional speakers. although I would use this one for the mains and not tge atmos as this is a much better amp than the ones inside any receiver.

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15% discount? I like half price closeouts
It is a poor headphone amp for 99.5% of headphones. If most people are buying it for that then most are buying the wrong thing.

It has LOTs of power, like you said, but also LOTS of noise relative to good $100-$150 headphone amps and a high likelihood of channel imbalance. The recent Audioscience Review test
[audiosciencereview.com] shows distortion at .012%, Noise at 78dB below signal, and about .5dB L/R channel difference at 5W (likely higher at headphone volumes).
By comparison the $99 Schiit Heresy has .0007% distortion, Noise 103dB below signal, no channel imbalance...and PLENTY of power for 99.5% of all headphones. Plus, the Heresy has an external gain switch, so you do not have to open the chassis anytime you want to switch between high/low sensitivity headphones.
agreed. Not much of a discount for a discontinued model

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Nice! Been rocking one of these for years as a headphone amp for my HiFiMan HE-500s! Looks like theyre discontinuing it? I wonder why.
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Emotiva makes good stuff
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15% discount? I like half price closeouts
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This is a beast of a headphone amp.
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Seems to have some distortion until it's warmed up.
Most of this is greek to me
https://www.audiosciencereview.co...ier.20644/

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Save your money and get an Aiyima A07 with power supply for $80
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Quote from itsarectangle :
15% discount? I like half price closeouts
agreed. Not much of a discount for a discontinued model
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Save your money and get an Aiyima A07 with power supply for $80
The main selling point of the A-100 is not as an amp to drive speakers, although it does that pretty well, but it has an internal jumper that lets you send the full power of the amp to the headphone jack for hard to drive headphones.

Power Output (headphone output; direct drive mode)
(requires internal jumper; USE WITH CAUTION):

8 Ohms: 50 watts / channel
33 Ohms: 12 watts / channel
47 Ohms: 8.5 watts / channel
150 Ohms: 2.6 watts / channel
300 Ohms: 1.3 watts / channel
600 Ohms: 0.6 watts / channel
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Waiting for those craigslist related post.
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Quote from jsuh0 :
Save your money and get an Aiyima A07 with power supply for $80
yeap that rock my Procinema Promonitor 200 .. it sound real good too
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15% discount? I like half price closeouts
I have been using Emotiva amps for many years and they are almost half off at regular price. A 15% discount is solid when compared to similar quality brands at much higher prices.

I am not familiar with the A-100, but looking back on the $6k plus I have spent on Emotiva in the last 15 years I would not be quick to discount this amp.

Consider this 15% discount the equivalent to 65% off other high end brands.
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15% discount? I like half price closeouts
Yea I was like I hmmm. 20 something dollars off? Lol.
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