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Inputs and Outputs Notes
Protection Circuitry: The
Sony XM-2200GTX amplifier has 3-way protection circuitry which protects the amplifier in the
shuts off the amp when the operating temperature is too high
- Short circuit: shuts
off the amp when the speaker outputs are short-circuited
- DC Offset: shuts
off the amp when the speaker wires or ground lead is not securely
connected, generating direct current
Power/Protector LED: The
amplifier has an LED on the top panel which glows green when operating normally,
and changes to red when the protection circuit is activated.
Low-pass Filter: This amp is
equipped with a low-pass filter, continuously variable from 50-300Hz, with a
slope of 12dB/octave. You can turn off the filter for full-range operation.
Protection Cap: The XM-2200GTX comes with a
plastic protection cap that fits over the
power/ground/remote terminals to help prevent accidental short circuiting.
and Outputs Notes
The power and ground screw terminals are 0.54" wide to easily accommodate
Preamp Output: This amplifier
includes a stereo preamp output, which allows you to send an unfiltered signal
to another amplifier. You must be using the line level input, not the speaker-level input, in order to use the preamp output jacks.
Speaker-level Input Harness: The
amp comes with a 4-channel speaker-level input harness with a color-coded 8-pin
Molex plug on one end. This allows you to more easily connect this amplifier to
a factory deck or a receiver without preamp outputs.
Bridging the Amplifier: When
bridging the amplifier, the line input jack and speaker output terminals labeled
"BTL" are used. The input signal is plugged into the left channel
input and the output signal comes from the left positive and right negative
RMS Power Output (supply voltage at
- 200 watts x 2 into 4 ohms (20Hz to
20kHz, 0.1% THD)
- 250 watts x 2 into 2 ohms (20Hz to
20kHz, 0.15% THD)
- 500 watts bridged into 4 ohms (20
Hz to 20kHz, 0.15% THD)
Maximum Power Output:
watts x 2 into 4 ohms
- 600 watts x 2 into 2 ohms
- 1200 watts bridged into 4 ohms
Current Drain: at rated output:
48A (at 4 ohms)
Amplifier Wiring: This
amplifier uses two 40-amp fuses, so its total fuse rating is 80 amps. The
Streetwires 4-gauge amp wiring kits (item #s 211PS4B, 211PS4R, 211PS4BI,
211PS4RI) include an 80-amp fuse, and will accommodate the amp's fuse rating.
Other 4-gauge amp wiring kits carried by Crutchfield include a 60-amp fuse. If
you are using a 4-gauge amp wiring kit with a fuse rated less than 80 amps, the
fuse should be replaced with an 80-amp AGU fuse (item # 211AGU80).